BEWARE: Fans of the Anime, this article does contain spoilers for Cardfight Vanguard season 4 aka Cardfight Vanguard: Legion Mate.
This news hit earlier this month, yet, it definitely stands to be repeated as this holiday season looks to be a big season for Cardfight Vanguard and Busiroad. Here’s the original press release on the five, yes FIVE, releases on November 21, 2014. The press release is from Busiroad Cardfight Vanguard English site.
5 English Edition Cardfight!! Vanguard Expansions Mega Release in November
Singapore (September 4, 2014) – Bushiroad announced the simultaneous release of 5 Cardfight!!
Vanguard English Edition expansions which will be on sale from November 21, 2014. These expansions
include 3 Trial Decks and 2 Extra Booster Packs, in addition to the previously announced special Fighters
Collection 2014 expansion set.
Trial Deck Vol. 14 ‘Seeker of Hope’, Trial Deck Vol. 16 ‘Divine Judgment of the Bluish Flames’ and Trial
Deck Vol. 17 ‘Will of the Locked Dragon’ will be released on the same date as Extra Booster Pack Vol. 11
‘Requiem at Dusk’ and Extra Booster Pack Vol. 12 ‘Waltz of the Goddess’.
Bushiroad also announced plans to release an English Edition exclusive expansion which will include
cards from multiple sets. This English Edition exclusive expansion, Booster Pack Vol. 16 ver. E ‘Legion of
Dragons & Blades’, is scheduled to release in December 19, 2014. The Sneak Preview Events will run
from December 12 to 14, 2014.
Trial Deck Vol. 14 ‘Seeker of Hope’ and Trial Deck Vol. 16 ‘Divine Judgment of the Bluish Flames’ features
units from the ever-popular <<Royal Paladin>> and <<Gold Paladin>> clan.
Trial Deck Vol. 17 ‘Will of the Locked Dragon’ will contain the quintessential nemesis <<Link Joker>>
<<Shadow Paladin>> and <<Genesis>> units will make a comeback with the all-new ‘Legion’ ability in
Extra Booster Pack Vol. 11 ‘Requiem at Dusk’ and Extra Booster Pack Vol. 12 ‘Waltz of the Goddess’
Bushiroad Inc. consists of 6 sub-entities: Bushiroad Inc., Bushiroad South East Asia Pte Ltd, Bushiroad
USA Inc., Bushiroad Media, Bushiroad Music, and New Japan Pro-Wrestling Co., Ltd.
Bushiroad South East Asia Pte Ltd was established in Singapore on November 12, 2011 in order to
expand the overseas market for Bushiroad card games such as Cardfight!! Vanguard, Weiβ Schwarz,
Chaos TCG and Five Qross.
Bushiroad USA Inc. was established in Los Angeles, California on May 18, 2012, to better cater to the
growing demand and interest in Cardfight!! Vanguard from both players and retailers in the USA.
That’s right. After only having it for a few months, the rest of the world will be getting the trail decks 14, 16 & 17 with extra boosters 11 & 12. These sets have cards that are currently being played in the Japanese meta as well as being played in season for of the anime. These sets feature some of the most popular clans and cards today. How will this affect the English meta? Time will tell as there was another announcement this past Friday. But will cover that in another post.
As to the mystery as to why Trial deck No. 15 was not used … well, again. Next post. In the meantime, Royal Paladin, Gold Paladin and Link Joker kick off this wave with new trial decks while Shadow Paladin and Genesis make impacts with their extra boosters. November 21st is a big step for Busiroad get Vanguard move towards the long rumored “simultaneous releases” worldwide. Make your wish lists now.