Tier of Fear: AL4 JPN Meta Week 1 Recap

So the first week has passed since the release of Booster Set 02: Strongest AL4! and the meta has shifted to accommodate the new clans. This week we will be looking at two VGCS events and the weekly shop tournaments to see just how much has changed. Format Details: This format began on the 31st of August 2018 and the format will end on the 27th … Continue reading Tier of Fear: AL4 JPN Meta Week 1 Recap

Tier of Fear: VTD04 JPN Format

With the Bushiroad Championship Series starting up and the launch of Booster Set 02: Strongest AL4! in Japan, I believe it is time to take a look at the Japanese meta post-VTD04 Ren Suzugamori. Since the majority of our Bushiroad Championship Series events are under this format, let us take a look how the format shaped up. Format Details: This format began on the 10th of August … Continue reading Tier of Fear: VTD04 JPN Format

World Cardfight: Bushiroad Championship Series

Today marks the beginning of the Bushiroad Championship Series, the world-wide official Bushiroad tournament season with over 20 events leading up to the BCS Finals on the 20th of January in Japan next year. This is the first official competitive season for the English version of Cardfight Vanguard’s standard format, which I will be summarising, comparing and analysing each event. The goal is to find … Continue reading World Cardfight: Bushiroad Championship Series

Victory Ride 02: No Life King, Death Encore.

So, I think everyone in the community guessed that this week’s Bushiroad live stream would feature Dark Irregulars and their boss unit; No Life King, Death Anchor. We had already received the Pale Moon and Murakumo VR cards in previous weeks and Bushiroad was clearly saving Phantom Blaster Dragon to build up hype for Booster Set 02. So, without further ado, let us have a look … Continue reading Victory Ride 02: No Life King, Death Encore.

Victory Ride 01: Phantom Blaster Dissapointment.

So, like every Friday, Bushiroad usually gives us a high rarity card to end the week on a high note before the next episode of the anime. With two missing triple rare cards remaining in Booster Set 02 (One for Pale Moon and the other, most likely for Murakumo although it isn’t confirmed), my expectation was quite mediocre. After seeing the majesty of Death Anchor … Continue reading Victory Ride 01: Phantom Blaster Dissapointment.

Stand up the Vanguard!

Welcome to the inaugural post of The VanGuardian, what I hope to be one the best online resources for the Cardfight Vanguard competitive community. As a fellow competitive card fighter and overall TCG enthusiast, I am extremely passionate about the future of Cardfight Vanguard and I hope my skills in data analysis, logical reasoning, forecasting and my attractive writing style will create an enjoyable reading … Continue reading Stand up the Vanguard!