The official website of the Duel Masters Versus (Duel Masters VS) anime has revealed that a sequel season of the series titled Duel Masters Versus Revolution (Duel Masters VS R) will be airing this April.
The new anime will be the 11th overall anime in the Duel Masters franchise. The anime will be set after the events of the most recent anime that aired in April last year. The main cast of the anime is expected to return, which includes:
- Yumiko Kobayashi (Black☆Star in Soul Eater) voices Katta Kirifuda
- Ryuzou Ishino (Wufei Chang from Mobile Suit Gundam Wing) voiced the role of Bucyake
- Masayoshi Sugawara (First Major Role) as Hokaben
- Tange Sakura (Sakura Kinomoto in Cardcaptor Sakura) voicing as Lulu Takigawa
- Eriko Hirata (Shizue Fuwa from Loups=Garous) who voices Benchan
The main staff of Duel Masters Versus includes:
- Director: Shinobu Sasaki (Area no Kishi Assistant Director)
- Series Composer: Yoichi Kato (Aikatsu!, Youkai Watch)
- Art Director: Shinji Kawaai (Senran Kagura, Doraemon: Nobita no Kyoryu)
- Sound Director: Akiko Fujita (Hanayamata, Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata)
- Music: Jun’ichi Igarashi (Rockman.EXE Beast+, Gokujou!! Mecha Mote Iinchou)
- Animation Studio: Ascension (Area no Kishi, Colorful)
Here is the announcement trailer for the anime:
The Duel Masters franchise began in 1999 as a manga written and illustrated by Shigenobu Matsumoto. It was published in Shogakukan’s CoroCoro Comic magazine from the series’ debut till 2005, for a total of 17 volumes. An anime adaptation of the manga was produced in 2002 by Studio Hibari (Weiß Survive, Sumomomo Momomo). Since then there has been many manga and anime adaptations based on the series since 2002, including 12 TV anime series. The series has also been adapted into a trading card game, produced by Takara Tomy and Wizards of the Coast. The final expansion of the card game released in 2006.
Here is a synopsis of the original series from MAL:
A mysterious organization is interested in fledging duellist Shobu Kirifuda’s ability to bring Duel Master creatures to life. With the support of his friends, Shobu duels with passion, discipline, and heart as he strives to be like his father and become the next Kaijudo master.
The Duel Masters Versus Revolution anime will be airing later this April during the Spring 2015 anime season. More information about the anime will be released later in the year.
You can visit the anime’s website here: http://www.shopro.co.jp/tv/duelmastersvs/
Source Article and Images – Duel Masters Versus Anime Website
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