Void Aichi: It isn't fair Kai and Gaillard went to Europe together and we didn't go with them.

Gaillard lives there and Kai-kun has the freedom to do as he pleases now that he’s graduated, but there’s still some time before the rest of us are able to join them. It can’t be helped.

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maezu:


ヴァンガード by シジミ

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アイチお疲れさま~! by ばんちー

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This still isn’t my final form, Aichi.

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There are a number of people doing this, and have been intending to for a couple of weeks, so here goes.

It was almost three years ago that Vanguard came crashing into my life and it was honestly one of the best things to ever happen to me. Friends from YuGiOh days had been talking about it and Cardfighting on Skype, trying to talk me into it. For a while, I was apprehensive; having no skill at YuGiOh, to try and learn a whole new card game felt daunting. Truthfully, the first of Vanguard I watched was the Believe in My Existence scene in Episode 50 and completely got the wrong end of the stick; I thought Kai-kun was the protagonist who could manifest on Cray, which had its own separate plot, that Aichi was Blaster Dark and the two planets’ plots had collided with Kai-kun working towards a resolution.

Six weeks later I happened a chance, and dared to ride. The opening episodes pulled me in without even realizing it; for an entire week, Cardfight!! Vanguard took up the time not spent sleeping or in/working for classes, managing to catch up right as the show landed in the centre of Kai-kun and Ren’s fight. Since then, Vanguard has become something incredibly dear to me. Because of it, I was able to wind up finding Tumblr and make so many incredible friends, people that mean so much to me and want to treasure forever.

The same is the case with the characters; within them, I could love a world that isn’t ours, but isn’t too far away. For Aichi and Kai-kun, in particular, I developed a special bond; I can see myself in them so much, maybe more than a person is meant to. They, the show and the people I’ve met because of it have been there for me through highs and the lowest points of my life. And I knew the day would come when things would change when Link Joker-hen was unveiled. Even still, it’s incredibly difficult to take.

For the fandom, each person has their own choice, and as Touya said, G isn’t the Vanguard we know, maybe we shouldn’t look at it as a continuation. Some people are able to let go easier, but given what Aichi and Kai-kun mean to me, on top of being hesitant with change, it’s not that easy for me. But I don’t want to write G off. For now, I’m going to find the path that I’m to take; I was hesitant with Vanguard in the beginning, but wound up loving it to pieces, so there might really be nothing to worry about. And I want to be there to welcome Aichi, Kai-kun and the others back.

Until it’s clear what future Vanguard and I share, we’ll ride it out somehow; I want to stay with all the amazing people it brought to me when I was in the world alone and too afraid to reach out, when I reached my limit and became lost, the people who made things clear to me and pulled me back from the brink. I’m staying with Fanguard, even if it’s just stepping back from the forefront and indulging the past, roleplaying with Aichi and the others; whether my path follows those going forward or deviates, it doesn’t end here.

I want to thank you, everyone, for being here and coming together over this anime that made us laugh, cry and feel so intensely for; the people that stuck by me when things got too tough, and those that inspire me. I want to get the chance to thank everyone properly and continue supporting Vanguard. Whatever the future, it’ll be okay, because I’ve had a wonderful experience with Vanguard so far and hope to ride on.

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kaedemoriren:

rough translation

Wingu:
It’s late but I watched the final episode of Vanguard today…
Why is it that… when I saw it I felt bad… all of a sudden all these memories… oh no…
To all the cast, thank you for all your hard work, to all the staff and everyone else who was involved in Vanguard, and Takuya as well, wasn’t it fun!
I’m glad you are my mate.
Thank you for all your hard work.
Taku:
Oh, senpai.
It’s ok. These tears from your eyes.
You are one that leads (You are Sendou). I am one that paddles (I am Kai).
When we set sail I wondered where we would go, from the bottom of my heart I am truly happy that I met you.
Thank you very much.
Let’s keep the passion going on the radio!
Wingu:
No, no, I can’t be the only one here who was not able to be there…
Because you were always by my side, even when you overdid it, I could hang in there!
Truly, thank you.
Yeah!! The radio will still continue so let’s continue to work hard(*^_^*)

kaedemoriren:

rough translation

Wingu:

It’s late but I watched the final episode of Vanguard today…

Why is it that… when I saw it I felt bad… all of a sudden all these memories… oh no…

To all the cast, thank you for all your hard work, to all the staff and everyone else who was involved in Vanguard, and Takuya as well, wasn’t it fun!

I’m glad you are my mate.

Thank you for all your hard work.

Taku:

Oh, senpai.

It’s ok. These tears from your eyes.

You are one that leads (You are Sendou). I am one that paddles (I am Kai).

When we set sail I wondered where we would go, from the bottom of my heart I am truly happy that I met you.

Thank you very much.

Let’s keep the passion going on the radio!

Wingu:

No, no, I can’t be the only one here who was not able to be there…

Because you were always by my side, even when you overdid it, I could hang in there!

Truly, thank you.

Yeah!! The radio will still continue so let’s continue to work hard(*^_^*)

kamui-the-great:

"Why would I- OH, I meant to say sealed!"

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"D- Don’t worry, Kamui-kun, I understand. And I wouldn’t doubt you!"

kamui-the-great:

"Good! Your lips are peeled!"

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"Uh— Y- Yeah. My lips are sealed alright, I won’t say anything. So please don’t peel them—

kamui-the-great:

Onii-san that was supposed to stay a secret.”

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"But you asked— Don’t worry, no-one else is around right now, so it’s still our secret".

kamui-the-great:

"Doesn’t explain how he managed to beat the Great Kamui!"

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"Didn’t he pull a double Critical Trigger to jump over your shield? I guess he’s as lucky as Kai-kun".

kamui-the-great:

"The Sub-Manager is pretty good I’ll give him that…"

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"He must have picked up everything from watching us all playing for so long, and all the time before we were regulars at Card Capital".

kamui-the-great:

"But what if Kai ends up teaching the cats how to play Vanguard, and they end up being good at playing it?"

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"More friends for Sub-Manager to play with? They could have a Kids vs. Cats tournament. Gaillard’s done a great job teaching the kids".

kamui-the-great:

"He started already huh? Wouldn’t surprise me if those two ended up adopting all of the stray cats in Europe."

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"Looks like it~ They could use the orphanage Gaillard lives at. He takes in the kids, Kai-kun takes in the cats. They’d have plenty of friends to play with if you put both sides together and it’ll make everyone so much happier".