Dueling Shows: With Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL, which aired the season after it. Both focus on middle school aged kids and card games. It helps that the creator of Vanguard actually started out as a manga-ka for Yu-Gi-Oh! R and Takahashi's (the creator of YGO) understudy.
Fan Nickname: Asaka is called rule 63 Aichi due to their physical similarities.
YandereAichi started to catch on after ride 44. Also PsyAichi.
Among his Japanese fans, Ren is often referred to as "Ren-sama".
Platina Ezel is frequently referred to as Pretzels or PEzel for short.
When Kai shows off having Psyqualia in the manga, it was quickly given the nickname Kaiqualia.
A real life example, Izumi Kitta, Misaki's voice actor, has a tendency to pull two triggers to break through her opponent's guards, and a lot of them are double critical triggers. This has earned her the nickname of Izuqualia.
NegiSpringfield is now a young Indian girls who loves doughnuts and controls cute witches.
After his near escape from being froze to death in the sea bed, GunzouChihaya now has the ability to trap people in ice.
No Export for You: Both 3DS games, Ride to Victory and Lock On Victory. The company that produced the games, Fu Ryu has said that they have no intentions of translating the games. The 3DS region lock doesn't help the matter either. So if you want to play the game, you have to buy a Japanese 3DS just to play it. This has prompted fans to send petitions to Nintendo to localize the games.