FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Los Angeles, CA (December 30, 2013) – Bushiroad announces that the TV animation of its latest trading card game, Future Card Buddyfight, will be available on popular streaming sites, Hulu & YouTube, from January 3, 2014.
Hulu will begin streaming Future Card Buddyfight TV Animation in English dub, with new episodes released every Friday, starting from January 3, 2014. The episodes will be available for streaming immediately after the airing of the animation in Japan.
The animation in English dub will also be available on the official Future Card Buddyfight YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/fcbuddyfight from January 3, 2014 in most territories.
Bushiroad’s latest trading card game, Future Card Buddyfight, features the simultaneous releases of both English and Japanese editions of the game worldwide.
It launches in January, 2014, with the releases of Trial Deck Vol. 1: Dominant Dragons and Trial Deck Vol. 2: Savage Steel on January 24, 2014. The first booster for the series, Booster Pack Vol. 1: Dragon Chief, will release one week later on January 31, 2014, with a full schedule of products coming out throughout the remainder of 2014.
Future Card Buddyfight launch events are held simultaneously worldwide from January 24 to February 2, 2014 to commemorate the launch of the new trading card game. An exclusive promotional card and other gifts will be given out to all participants at the launch events.
Future Card Buddyfight TV Animation Synopsis:
In 2030, through “Buddyfight”, humans have started cultural interactions with residents from a parallel universe. Buddyfight is a game with selected humans as the “Buddyfighter”, and residents from the other world as the partner (known as “Buddy Monster”). These battles have high significance and sometimes it is even used to decide the fate of a nation, and naturally there are those who seek to use the Buddy Monsters for evil purposes.
One fine day, Gao Mikado, a 6th year elementary student at Aibo Academy, rescues a boy from some hooligans out of kindness, and this act catches the attention of a monster, “Drum Bunker Dragon” from the Dragon World. Drum takes a liking to the unconventional Gao, and forms a pact with him as a buddy. This is the story of their journey, and the deep bonds they forge with each other, as well as the various friends they meet along the way!
Bushiroad Inc. consists of 6 sub-entities: Bushiroad Inc., Bushiroad South East Asia Pte Ltd, Bushiroad USA Inc., Bushiroad Media, New Japan Pro-Wrestling Co., Ltd., and Hibiki Music Inc.
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 Victory Spark.
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.
Future Card Buddyfight (Japanese) - http://fc-buddyfight.com/
Future Card Buddyfight (English) - http://fc-buddyfight.com/en/
Bushiroad (Japanese) - http://bushiroad.com/
Bushiroad (English) - http://bushiroad.com/en/
Cardfight!! Vanguard Website (Japanese) - http://cf-vanguard.com/
Cardfight!! Vanguard Website (English) - http://cf-vanguard.com/en/
Weiβ Schwarz (Japanese) - http://ws-tcg.com/
Weiβ Schwarz (English) - http://ws-tcg.com/en/