The official website for Bushiroad’s Cardfight!! Vanguard franchise announced on Wednesday that Cardfight!! Vanguard Gaiden if, the newest anime series in the franchise, will premiere TV Aichi and TV Tokyo on May 30 at 8:00 a.m. The anime was previously delayed from its original April 11 premiere to April 25 due to the effects of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and was later delayed again to May.
The story focuses on Kōji Ibuki (an antagonist in the Gekijōban Cardfight!! Vanguard series) and Suiko Tatsunagi.
Bushiroad and Akira Itō are credited with the original work.
The anime explores an alternate universe to the main series.