The official website of Cygames, Inc.’s Shadowverse card battle mobile game showcased a promotional video on Saturday, unveiling the fifth cours of Shadowverse Flame, the franchise’s second anime series. This upcoming quarter, known as the “Seven Shadows arc,” promises exciting developments. The website further divulged the July 8 premiere date for the new cours, along with the unveiling of the fresh opening and ending themes. An exclusive program will precede the premiere on July 1.
During the intermission, Old will grace the stage to deliver a captivating rendition of the opening theme song titled “Akari” (which translates to “Lamp”). As the curtains draw to a close, Ocha Norma will enchant the audience with their soulful performance of the ending theme song “Shekenare.”
The Flame anime of Shadowverse debuted on TV Tokyo in April 2022, with Crunchyroll providing simultaneous streaming of each episode. The fourth segment of the anime, titled the “World Ranking arc,” concluded in March, marking the 50th episode of the series.
Shadowverse’s anime adaptation presents an entirely original narrative, featuring characters exclusive to the anime. The first season revolves around Hiiro Ryūgasaki, a student enrolled in Tensei Academy. Unexpectedly, Hiiro acquires a mysterious smartphone that comes preloaded with the popular digital card game “Shadowverse.” Through the game, Hiiro encounters formidable adversaries, engages in tournaments, and forges meaningful connections with fellow players.
In the second season, the storyline delves into the personal growth and development of the protagonist, Light Tenryū, and his companions as they navigate the realm of Shadowverse.
The inaugural season of the anime made its debut in April 2020, with Crunchyroll serving as the streaming platform during its airing.
The collectible card game initially launched for iOS and Android devices in June 2016, followed by a release on PC via Steam in October 2016. Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle, the Nintendo Switch adaptation, premiered in Japan in November 2020 and subsequently reached Western audiences in August 2021.