Bushiroad has announced that the sequel for their Cardfight!! Vanguard overDress anime will premiere in July 2022. The new season is titled Cardfight!! Vanguard will+Dress and will feature 16 new fighters chosen from around the world to compete against one another in a special tournament.
News of a third and fourth season for Cardfight!! Vanguard overDress was confirmed in a special strategy presentation by Bushiroad last September. The anime’s first season ran from April to June 2021, while the second season broadcasted from October to December a few months later.
The anime’s cast includes Shouta Aoi as Yuuyu Kondou, Yuuki Ono as Danji Momoyama, Yuuma Uchida as Touya Ebata, Amane Shindou as Megumi Ookura, Masahiro Itou as Zakusa Ishigame, Hikaru Touno as Tomari Seto, Shuuta Morishima as Masanori Iseki, and Yuki Nakashima as Mirei Minae.
The production staff includes Ken Mori (The Rising of the Shield Hero monster designer) as director, Ryuutarou Suzuki (Revue Starlight movie unit director) as assistant director, Hiroyuki Saita (Revue Starlight character designer) as character designer and chief animation director, CLAMP as the original character designer, Natsuko Takahashi (Farewell, My Dear Cramer) and Mori as the series scriptwriters, and Momoko Toyoda (Shadows House scriptwriter) as assistant composer.
Other staff include Takeshi Takakura (Revue Starlight co-mecha designer) as mechanical designer, Sayaka Kashiwamura (The Millionaire Detective Balance: UNLIMITED co-art director) as art director, Hikari Komiya (Revue Starlight: Rondo Rondo Rondo assistant color designer) as color designer, Natsuki Takei (Fire Force Season 2 co-assistant photography director) as photography director, and Hijiri Kuwano (Melody of Oblivion co-music composer) as music composer. Kinema Citrus, Gifuto Animation, and STUDIO JEMI are the animation production studios.
The story follows Yuuyu, a 15-year-old boy who can sense others’ feelings and can’t say no to requests. When he runs away from home due to his sister’s hobby, he meets Megumi Okura and is invited to the Wonder Hill amusement park. There, a group called Team Blackout plays a special game called Vanguard. Yuuyu is drawn in by the game’s powerful allure and starts making new friends along the way.