Kids & Family
A middle-school kid, in a world where card games rule,must enter a parallel universe and battle for possession of a prized card to improve his life
S01:E01 - Vanguard of Destiny!
Mild-mannered Aichi loses his Vanguard card to Katsumi and chases him to a gaming shop.
S01:E02 - Ride to Victory!
Aichi, hoping to win his card back, learns the ins and outs of Vanguard while dueling Toshiki Kai.
S01:E03 - Welcome to Card Capital
When Kamui Katsurago challenges Card Capital's strongest fighter, Kai chooses Aichi to face him.
S01:E04 - Assault! Twin Drive!
Shop assistant Misaki takes up Vanguard with Aichi's help.
S01:E05 - Whirlwind! Kamui, the Grade-School Fighter!
Aichi's prospects to join the CF Research Club dim when the club faces the threat of closure.
S01:E06 - The Mysterious Card Shop!
Aichi and his friends visit Kamui's old card shop; Kamui disguises himself to avoid a battle.
S01:E07 - The Fearsome Soulblast!
Kenji Mitsusada forms the team Voyage; Mitsusada pays an unexpected visit to Card Capital.
S01:E08 - The King of Knights Enters the Fray!
Kamui and Nagisa battle; Misaki challenges Gouki after Gouki insults Card Capital.
S01:E09 - The Shop Tournament Begins!
Toshiki and Kenji use their best strategies to defeat each other in the third card shop battle.
S01:E10 - Enter the Ninja Fighter!
Kamui and Kai advance to the second round of the tournament, along with Ninja Master M, an eccentric player who dresses and acts like a ninja. He meets Aichi, who deduces that he is actually his teacher Mark Whiting, but he denies that claim . The tournament progresses to the second round matches with Aichi facing off against Ninja Master M while Kai plays against the previous tournament's champion Kazuki Inaba.
S01:E11 - Ninja Fighter Withdraws!
Kamui and Gouki make it into the final shop battle.
S01:E12 - Aichi vs. Kamui
A mysterious opponent challenges the gang at Card Capital using gloves that inflict real damage.
S01:E13 - Shop Tournament Winner Crowned!
Kamui takes on AL4's Kyou Yahagi in a card battle.
S01:E14 - The Fearsome Undead! the Granblue Deck!
Aichi has a brush with failure, but then Blaster Blade appears before him to provide encouragement.
S01:E15 - Thrilling! Emi's First Fight!
As Emi continues coming to the Card Capital Card Shop, the Manager convinces her to try the game out for herself.
S01:E16 - Team Q4 Heads for the Regional Tournament!
The Asteroid team leader, Ren, shows up during Misaki and Asaka's fight.
S01:E17 - New Allies
Kyou explains the special card-reading talent known as "PSYqualia"; Misaki battles Ren.
S01:E18 - White-Hot Tournament!
Ren's recent visit to Card Capital sends Kai down memory lane as he remembers his time with AL4.
S01:E19 - Showdown! Nova Grappler!
Tetsu battles Aichi in a match that reveals more knowledge about the power of PSYqualia.
S01:E20 - Hidden Message
Kai and Miwa battle Asteroid; Aichi and Kamui come face to face with Ren, the head of team Asteroid.
S01:E21 - Rematch in the Final Match!
Aichi's match against Gouki begins. Aichi remembers Gouki as a formidable opponent, and realizes that he cannot stay the same as before if he wishes to win. Using a combination of the skills of Barcgal and Future Knight, Llew, he Rides Blaster Blade from the deck, surprising Gouki.
S01:E22 - The Holy Dragon Descends
The fight between Aichi and Gouki continues. Aichi blocks Gouki's attack, and counterattacks with Alfred, bringing Gouki to five damage.
S01:E23 - Fateful Encounter
Aichi, Kamui and Misaki visit Card Shop PSY after Suiko's invitation. They meet an aloof red-haired stranger with a peculiar attitude. However, once the Ultra Rare group arrives, they learn that he is none other than Suzugamori Ren, the winner of the previous national tournament!
S01:E24 - The Indelible Memory
Kai reflects on his past and the reason for his determination to win.
S01:E25 - Beyond the Memories
Aichi focuses on using PSYqualia in his fight with Kai, who begins to come around to him.
S01:E26 - A Stormy Beginning! the National Championship!
Aichi leaves for the Asia Circuit; rambunctious hosts give an in-depth look at the game of Vanguard.
S01:E27 - Jurassic Army
Aichi makes it to the Asia Circuit finals and battles Leon; Aichi begins school at Miyaji Academy.
S01:E28 - Aggressive Movement! Tachikaze Deck!!
Gunji brutally corners Aichi with the speed and power of his Tachikaze deck, bringing the score to 5-3 in Gunji's favor. To make a reversal, Aichi rides his new ace card, Soul Saver Dragon. Managing to get a Critical trigger, it looks like the match has been decided, but luck favors Gunji, who gets a last-minute Heal trigger and survives, winning on the next turn.
S01:E29 - When the Moon Is Ful
Team Q4's second match against Team Muscle Brain begins. Team Muscle brain believes that training the body will result in a better mind, and thus practices brutal fighting prowess. However, when Kai steps up to the first match, he is able to annihilate his opponent easily by Superior Riding Blazing Flare Dragon. Misaki takes the second match, using a new line of cards located in the deck that was given to her by her parents before their death.
S01:E30 - The Strongest Team, Asteroid!
Shingo Komoi shadows Naoki after taking an interest in the Cardfight club.
S01:E31 - Beautiful Assassin
Kourin directly challenges Misaki after she repeatedly refuses to join the Cardfight Club.
S01:E32 - Demon World General
Aichi's club prepares for an exchange match against opponents from teams Aichi previously faced.
S01:E33 - Blaster of Darkness
Takuto Tatsunagi appears while Naoki and Suiko duel.
S01:E34 - It's Summer! It's Camp! It's Vanguard!
The club meets the mysterious Kouji Ibuki and questions arise concerning the power of Delete.
S01:E35 - Results of the Training Camp
Tatsunagi Foundation chairman Takuto Tatsunagi discloses the secret of Ultrarare.
S01:E36 - The King of Underground Fights
Concert Master Takuto Tatsunagi battles Ibuki on a mission to uncover the Deletor unit's true power.
S01:E37 - The Return of the Ninja Master
The Destiny Conductor reveals himself and sends Suiko and Rekka to Fukuhara to spread his influence.
S01:E38 - Miwa's Ability
Ren tries to turn Asaka back to normal through a cardfight.
S01:E39 - Return to Regionals
As the zombies advance on Card Capital, Kai reaches for a new power to save his possessed friends.
S01:E40 - Dangerous Scent
Kyou, Aichi and the Cardfight Club encounter Rekka, Kyou and other PSYqualia zombies at Card Heroes.
S01:E41 - Kyou's Revenge
Ibuki arrives just in time to witness Kyou, now a PSYqualia zombie, challenge Ibuki.
S01:E42 - Psyqualia
Aichi and Naoki battle using PSYqualia; Kourin interferes.
S01:E43 - Black Vanguard
Misaki faces Kourin at the Tatsunagi mansion and attempts to save him.
S01:E44 - Unexpected Visitor
Aichi becomes a PSYqualia zombie; Ibuki blocks Kai, Ren and the others from their next objective.
S01:E45 - Shadow Paladin
Ibuki's hatred of Vanguard drives him as he battles Kai.
S01:E46 - The Coiling Thread
Misaki fights a possessed Aichi at the Tatsunagi mansion, hoping to save him.
S01:E47 - Another Asteroid
Ren confronts the Destiny Conductor but must defend against the enemy's unknown Starhulk units.
S01:E48 - Lonely Fight
Aichi unexpectedly resists his PSYqualia brainwashing and challenges Ibuki to a fight.
S01:E49 - Kai's Battle
Aichi regains his freedom at a heavy cost as he loses his drive to be a Vanguard fighter.
S01:E50 - At the End of the Battle...
Aichi and the Destiny Conductor kick off the final battle to determine the fate of Vanguard.
S01:E51 - Golden Glow
Aichi faces the final battle to save planet Cray and the game he loves.
S01:E52 - Songstress of the Sea
Blaster Blade and his pals compare the vanguards from Fukuhara High with those from Miyaji High.
S01:E53 - The Battle Begins! Tournament Finals
With the goal to defeat Team Asteroid, Team Q4 is ready for the Finals of the National Championship! Misaki and Kamui are thrilled because of the powerful teams they see there: Team Wonder Boys, Team Wild Angel, Team Suthern Wings, in fromt with Team Caesar, Team Asteroid and Team FFBS.
S01:E54 - Gladiator
Team Q4 battles the powerful Team Caesar in the semifinals! First up is Kamui versus the "Gladiator", who'll do everything in his power to protect the "Emperor"! Then it's Misaki's turn against the "Empress", who's no longer playing nice!
S01:E55 - Caesar's Empress
The epic battle between Misaki and the "Empress" of Team Caesar concludes here! Misaki is great at memorizing cards, but Yuri seems intent on teaching her that there's more to winning a Vanguard fight than relying on probabilities.
S01:E56 - The Man They Call "The Emperor"!
Aichi is in the middle of the most challenging match of his life against Kenji Mitsusada, the "Emperor", a former national Vanguard champion!
S01:E57 - Fateful Showdown!
We finally learn how and why Ren received his power, PSYqualia! Then, only hours away from the final round of the national tournament, Kai challenges Ren to a desperate battle. Kai was able to bring Aichi back from the dark side of PSYqualia.
S01:E58 - Clash! Overlord
Kai's desperate battle with Ren continues! Kai has brought out his ultimate card, Dragonic Overlord The End, but Ren also has an ace up his sleeve!
S01:E59 - Fighting for the Top Spot
The final round of the Vanguard National Championship Finals Tournament begins at last! The first match is between Kamui and Tetsu "The General" Shinjou, but Tetsu seems distracted.
S01:E60 - Wall of the General
The first match of final round of the Vanguard National Championship Finals Tournament continues between Kamui and Tetsu. Kamui is going to give it all his got in this match, but will it be enough for him to win against Tetsu "The General" Shinjou?
S01:E61 - Feelings Towards Asteroid
The second match of final round of the Vanguard National Championship Finals Tournament begins between Asaka and Misaki. With Tetsu's victory win against Kamui, Team Asteroid is in the lead.
S01:E62 - Lord of the Fight
The fierce battle between Asaka and Misaki continues. Asaka uses every tactics to approach victory for Team Asteroid but can Misaki's ultimate hit?
S01:E63 - Two Powers, Side-by-Side
The fight between Aichi Sendou and Ren Suzugamori begins. Ren's Psyqualia continues to grow more powerful throughout the fight and he taunts Aichi for refusing to use it.
S01:E64 - The Truth of Psyqualia
Aichi stares down a Phantom Blaster Dragon with it's skill activated, then Ren calls another Phantom Blaster Dragon which through a heavy sacrifice he manages to hold off the assault of both. Aichi seems to turn the game in his favor when he Rides Alfred Early and Calls Blaster Blade to Retire the Rear-Guard Phantom Blaster Dragon with it's Skill.
S01:E65 - Awakening of the Twin Blades
The season finale brings the conclusion to Aichi and Ren's epic Cardfight!! for them, it's a matter of which team is going to win the National Championship, but little do they know that the outcome is tied in to the fate of the real planet Cray.