At the joint press conference for its two trading card game franchises, Cardfight!! Vanguard and Future Card Buddyfight, held in Tokyo yesterday, Bushiroad appointed 29-year-old Japanese wrestler Kazuchika Okada as the official image character for Vanguard, and he costars with Hollywood actress Milla Jovovich in a new CM for the franchise. Okada belongs to New Japan Pro-Wrestling and the 44-year-old company became a subsidiary of Bushiroad in 2012. The CM will be start airing during the next 10th episode of the latest TV anime series Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT this Sunday.
Milla Jovovich and Kazuchika Okada
Interview between Milla Jovovich and Bushiroad founder Takaaki Kidani (with English/Japanese subtitles)
Source: Bushiroad press release
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