Battle Spirits Burning Soul is the 7th anime series of the Battle Spirits franchise, and the first to be animated by Bandai Namco Entertainment's internal BN Pictures, airing 7 months after Battle Spirits Saikyo Ginga Ultimate Zero.
The Battle Spirits Warring States Era is on rise. The Institution for Battle Spirits Administration (IBSA) has at last created a virtual system for spirits to battle in 3D. Thanks to this, the popularity of Battle Spirits has erupted all over the nation. All over, rivalries like that of local warlords have broken out between champion battlers. The battlers have but one objective, reach the top in Battle Spirits... Therefore unifying the nation. Now, the unification of this world will be risked with Battle Spirits... In this story of heated battlers... Who charge through this world of war.
Burning Soul is notible for breaking away from many of the more fantastical elements the show is known for. Gone is the Battlefield and the Life Armor, replaced by a Virtual System and personal flying platforms. The world and story itself is more grounded as well.
Burning Soul also introduces the Soul Core machinic.
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- Doing In the Wizard: Burning Soul lacks a lot of the fantastical elements present in the previous seasons, such as the Battlefield and life armor being replaced with a VR System with custom Floating Platforms.
- Jidai Geki
- Opposing Combat Philosophies: Burning Soul is full of these with two characters sharing each color, in contrast to the past seasons.
- Yukimura's Red deck focuses on Spirit combat, using Clash and especially Consective blade to take out spirits and wipe out the life, and uses Soul Burst. Toshii's on the other hand focuses on Red's Spirit destruction to clear the field, and uses Soul Drive.