Since this series starts two weeks from now in Japan (April 6 to be exact), I thought I'd make a thread about it with preliminary info:
Plot summary and cast for 1st story arc:
The cast:Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V centers around Yuya Sakaki, as he tries to escape from harsh reality by smiling. But one Duel leads him to make a determination to confront the difficulties and he will get the power of infinite possibilities. The show's main theme is "Take a step forward with courage!!"
Yuya is a student at a preparatory school, learning to become an "entertainment Duelist", a type of professional Duelist.
The story is set in Maiami City on the coast of Japan. Leo Corporation is run by its president Reiji Akaba. Thanks to the spread of the company's "Solid Vision with mass," "Action Duels" are born in Maiami City and has reached worldwide popularity. Children look up to star-level Pro Duelists, and they learn Summoning and Duel styles at various large and small cram schools, including the Yushu Juku that Yuya attends and the largest such school, Leo Duel School (LDS).
One day, Yuya ends up fighting an exhibition match with the current champion of Pro Duel world…
Yuya Sakaki: An 8th Grader who loves to entertain others. He’s a bit short, but he has a resilient and spry body, and he’s honing his skills in Action Duel at Yushu Juku . His dream is to become an “Entertainment Duelist” who makes everyone smile, just like his father! The sparkling pendant he wears is his lucky charm.
Yuzu Hiiragi: Yuya’s childhood friend who often cheers him on and encourages him. She’s a powerful and level-headed girl. The school of Yushu Juku is run by her father, where she and Yuya study Action Dueling. Her Special Skill is being a Tsukkomi with a Harisen.
Reiji Akaba: The President of “Leo Corporation”, a major company in the city of Maiami. He possesses a genius-level intellect, and is a Super-Elite Duelist to boot. He is the youngest Duelist in history to be certified to Duel in the Professional Circuit, at age 15.
Shiunin Sora: Interested in the Pendulum Summon Yuya does in his Duels, this mysterious boy decides to become his apprentice. He’s so cute that everyone falls madly in love with him!?
Plot summary and cast for the new story arc:
The nine Lancers crossed into the other dimensions!
-Thanks to the efforts of Yuuya and others, the invaders from the Fusion Dimension were stopped by a narrow margin. Reiji formed the Lancers group, with Yuuya as a central member, in order to fight against the other dimensions. In order to form an alliance with the Duelists of the Synchro Dimension, the group crossed into their dimension!
-Sakaki Yuuya: In order to save his lover Yuzu, whose whereabouts is currently unknown, Yuuya went to the Synchro Dimension, as a member of the Lancers.
-Serena: A Duelist who came from the Fusion Dimension. Strongly resembles Yuzu, in terms of facial features and height.
-Akaba Reiji: Used Elite Duelists to form his Lancers group, in order to stop the ambition of his father, Akaba Leo.
-Dennis Macfield: An exchange student from LDS Broadway branch. He seems to have some connection with the Fusion Dimension, but…?