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In General

  • Anytime Kamui uses the wrong expression and stand corrected by Misaki or anyone else, causing people to chuckle.
  • Anytime Suiko and Rekka tease Kourin by hinting that she has a crush on Aichi.
  • Morikawa is a walking Funny Moment. From his over-the-top outbursts about how destiny screwed him over, to his treatment of his horoscope as his bible, the memorable Episode 15 where he loses to Emi and any time he reacts to Kourin or ninjas, but the one massive source of comedy from Morikawa is probably anytime he gets called...
    Miwa/Kamui: Make-mi ("Lose-umi")!
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  • Almost every line by Screamin' and Dancin' Announcer, Shout, especially in the English Dub version since he's one of the few units who actually talks.
    Shout: 9 out of 10 doctors recommend drive triggers!

    Season 1 
  • Ride 5:
    • Kamui at first refused to fight Aichi because he seems weak. However, he got way angered when Emi gets close to Aichi, believing that they are a couple of sort. Next day, he challenges Aichi and won but still frustrated when Emi only came at Aichi again. When Misaki points out that those two are sibling, he went from a delinquent to a polite boy, referring Aichi as 'Onii-san' or included this honorifics upon addressing him.
    • Kamui and his friends referring Morikawa Katsumi as Makemi for his losing streaks.note 
  • Ride 16: The MC getting told to get off the stage.
    MC: And now the master of ceremonies you all know and love... me, MC Miya!
    Morikawa: I don't know you! Get off the stage you two-bit MC!
    • Miwa even joins in and mocks the MC for the way he holds the mike.
      Miwa: Get that little finger down!
  • Ride 41: Miwa gets so annoyed at Morikawa that he asks Izaki if he can hit Morikawa. Too bad he didn't follow through on it...
  • Ride 52:
  • Ride 57: Ren tripping over his own feet. Where else do you find a Big Bad who falls over as The Rival comes to challenge him?
  • Ride 61:
    • Asaka's first meeting with Ren. She first went to the Foo Fighter building to get stronger at Vanguard, only to meet him in front of the building which causes this priceless exchange:
      Asaka: Um... Are you waiting for someone?
      Ren: My name isn't "Waiting for someone".
      Asaka: No, I didn't mean that...
      Ren: It's not "I didn't mean that" either.
    • Then it turns out the reason Ren waited in front of the building was because he was waiting for the door to open. Asaka then points that the door is a few meters besides him. What makes this even funnier is that Ren was the one who commissioned the building to be made during his PSYqualia corruption.

    Season 2: Asia Circuit 
  • Ride 69:
    Rekka: Kyun! Kyun!
    • Rekka vs Suitcase. Winner: Suitcase.
  • Ride 70:
    • Suiko and Rekka teasing Kourin for giving Aichi 'Blond Ezel' card, hinting that she definitely hold a crush on the young Bluenette.
    • The shop cat's exasperated expression near the end of the episode.
  • Ride 73: All of it, because team Q4's opponents this time are fortune tellers who all have their own quirks, but especially Misaki's fight.
  • Ride 74: Whenever Kamui says "Emi", Reiji and Eiji will block the TV, resulting in more hilarious yelling by Morikawa. At one point, the cat switched the television off just right before that, and Miwa praised it.
  • Ride 77: The entire ride full stop. The entire episode is so ridiculously over-the-top that it rapidly reaches Narm levels and just keeps going... In the real world this even created a meme called CARD FIGHTS!! IN AVALANCHES! Doubles as Moment of Awesome.
  • Ride 78:
    • "Card Shop Morikawa".
    • Kamui's mental image of Tetsu.
  • Ride 79: Oh God, Kamui, where did you learn the term "Booby Stars"?
  • Ride 80: Every single line by Ren until he regained PSYqualia.
  • Ride 82:
    • Ren sticking out his tongue at Koutei after losing to him.
    • Kenji is finally happy that he won against Ren. Cue to the MC saying "HOWEVER..." which leads to Yuri and Gai apologizing to him. The look on Kenji's face is priceless. And that happened right after that Testosterone Poisoning, Hot-Blooded scene of Great Daiyusha.
    • Miwa's explanation on the All Stand 3 Rear Guard rule is hilarious. Morikawa is retired in favour of the Shop Manager, WITH WINGS!!!
  • Ride 83:
  • Ride 84: Now where to start...
    • Let's start with Ren using FOODQualia in cooking
    • Kai vs. Lobster. Winner: Lobster.
    • The entire scene of the courage test, especially Misaki's and Asaka's.
    • When Kamui finds out that Ren's the one who cooked the food. Ren's response in the English version is just downright hilarious and wrong at the same time.
      Ren: *Blows a kiss* Eat up, big boy!
  • Ride 85:
    • Kamui's DRAMATIC training.
    • Kai's appropriate timing of FINAL TURN left and right is also quite funny.
    • Izaki couldn't get any fish. It's funny not because a fish leaped up right after he said that, because if you remember Morikawa had been wrestling with a variety of fishes in the background earlier on, and he caught them barehanded.
  • Ride 89:
    • Team Q4 and Team Battle Weeds. As the four players flip over their starting Vanguard, we're treated with an upbeat battle BGM, until...
      Misaki: Little Witch, Lulu!
      Kamui: Battleraizer!
      Team Battle Weeds: Dramatic Pause
    • Team Battle Weeds declare that they will defeat Q4 for betraying the name of plants, causing Kamui to snap and manage to battle normally.
    • Before this, Kamui seems to be stressed because he does not understand how Vanguard Tag Fight works, causing Aichi and Misaki to be taking over for most of the fights. You can even see he has a manual book for it and he had swollen eyes because he study it without sleeping in the night.
    • Izaki Yuuta decipher Eiji's abbreviation, 'Makemi is always a Makemi'. It hits the spot and Morikawa went ballistic on him.
  • Ride 91:
    • Sharlene breaks into Jilian's monologue, which resulted in a Boke Tsukkomi routine of the two.
    • "SUPER" Perfect Raizer, even Misaki likes the name.
    • Sharlene snaps, resulting in a Battle Aura and gave Kamui a scolding so hard until Kamui changes from using "Ore" to "Boku."
  • Ride 93: The return of "Kyun kyun RAIDO!!"
  • Ride 94: Leon and Kyou just completely ignoring the antics of their minions to go off and have a cardfight on their own.
  • Ride 95:
    • Kamui was waiting for his opponent, who was running late, cue to the sound of a carriage, and Nagisa steps out from the carriage and PROPOSE to him, in front of the audiences!!! Kamui's reaction was like...WTF!?
    • Ride 96's preview has Kamui wearing a white tuxedo which just shows how hilarious the next one is going to be.
  • Ride 96:
    • If the end of Episode 95 fails to make you laugh, Episode 96 brought it Up to Eleven with Team Handsome's randomness flying around following Nagisa's "proposal" and Kamui's reaction.
    Kamui: The Great, SINGLE me draws/rides/calls...
  • Ride 97: Joker X, I wonder who his identity is...
    • Morikawa's guess is Mr. Mark Whiting.
    • No one, not even Kamui till the end noticed that he is in fact Shinjou Tetsu despite being aware that he is the only one opponent most of the time who keep saying 'Soul Charge!'.
      • To make it even worse (or, actually, better), Kamui spends his whole fight annoyed by just how much Joker X remined him of Tetsu.
    • And then there's Ren, who didn't recognize it either, but thinks they should recruit him for AL 4. He actually tells that to Tetsu, who somehow manages to keep a straight face.
  • Ride 99: In the midst of a Wham Episode, we have this exchange.
    Kai: Ren, we're counting on your nose. Let's hurry up.
    Ren: Sure...... But I will tell you that I'm no dog!
    Asaka: Nyaa!
    Kai: Whatever, just get moving.

    Season 3: Link Joker 
  • Ride 105:
    Naoki: Stand Up...My(Boku}...
    Aichi: "My(Boku)..."?
    Naoki: M-My mistake! One more time! Strike, my(Ore) avatar!
    • Actually, if you look a little earlier, you realize he was mimicking Aichi, further increasing the funniness of this CMOF.
  • Ride 106:
    • Morikawa's reaction when he founds out that Kourin is attending Aichi's school, and even worse, shares the same class. This starts off a chain reaction of funny moments:
      • Morikawa's solution #2 - Transfer into Aichi's school.
      • Morikawa's solution #3 - Live in Aichi's school but, this is quickly shot down as only students and their guardians are allowed into the school grounds.
      • Morikawa's solution #4 - Be Aichi's father. The look on Misaki's face is PRICELESS. Kamui comments that he refused to acknowledge a guy with a weird head (weird spiky hair to be specific) as his dad. Morikawa then angrily grabbed Kamui and messes with his hair, saying that Kamui was one to talk since the latter also had weird spiky hair.
    • Naoki asking if he can re-ride Discharging Dragon, just so he can make it more Hot-Blooded.
    • Naoki's victory dance after he won against Kourin, and there are audiences around.
  • Ride 107: Shingo saying that he wasn't there for Kourin but for Aichi.
  • Ride 108: The whole thing with the Football team.
  • Ride 110 to 112.
    • Morikawa had his Imagine Spot of Kourin ditches Miyagi to enter Hitsue High School because her current school doesn't have Morikawa or a vanguard club.
    • Kourin puts on an awkward Face Palm when Naoki declares Break Time for his Break Ride, causing everyone to wonder if he wants to rest for a while and Miwa commented with an eerie grin that Naoki in Miyagi team might be Morikawa in Hitsue team (not directly of course), which Morikawa is clueless and Izaki chuckle awkwardly.
    • Morikawa's envy towards Izaki having to battle Kourin during Miyaji vs Hitsue school battle. After it's over, Miwa tells Izaki to run as Morikawa chases after him because of it.
    • Shingo being way overconfident while fighting Miwa, just because he hasn't see him in any Vanguard magazines. Not a good idea...
  • Ride 114:
    • Naoki's ways of asking Mai to teach him how to battle after he loses to an intimidating way. Until Misaki and Aichi comes in. Hilarity ensure. This becomes especially funny in the dub when you consider both Mai and Misaki have the same voice actress.
    • Shingo's match against Emi. Once again Shingo's overconfidence habit rears it head again, while at the same time he's in the dark about Aichi and Emi being siblings. He not only LOSES to her, his 'so-called' plan fails.
  • Ride 116:
    • Naoki telling Suiko that she doesn't belong in a sailor uniform. The reactions of the rest of the Vanguard club and the sound of shattered glass in the background says it all.
      In the dub: Naoki: "Hey... Aren't you a little OLD to be in a school uniform?"
    • Then comes Suiko's response in saying she wants to make Naoki her pet in a creepy manner. Cue Oh, Crap! faces from the others.
  • Ride 133: Tetsu's flashback of Ren trying to get him into Cardfight!! Vanguard. This includes: Swapping his lunch for a deck, putting a deck in his shoe locker, getting his goons into Vanguard, and stalk him when he's in the toilet.
  • Ride 139: When Misaki is told about the romantic legend of the tree by the lake, in the English dub, she compares what she heard to "being in prison".
  • Ride 140: Student Council President and Vice President of Miyaji Academy practiced their skills in vanguard to defeat Aichi and the others at their own game so that their club will be disbanded, overnight in fact. The next night, they sneaked up to battle Shingo and Naoki who was fighting each other. When Naoki declares Break Time (in his language he actually means Break Ride), he overwhelm not only Shingo but the Student Councils because they did not took that into account during their overnight practice and ended up retreating. What makes it funny is that the Student Councils forgot that Naoki has No sense in using proper vanguard terms and ended up making an example out of Naoki.
  • Ride 144: Kamui's Imagine Spot of him chasing over Emi and Mai makes the audiences Face Palm on the spot. Then he tries to do the same with Reiji and Eiji but snaps out of it because just how wrong it would be.
  • Episode 149:
    • The Student Council President and Vice President of Miyaji Academy tries to sneak up on Naoki, Solid Snake style. IT DOESN'T WORK.
    • We can see the flashback where they practiced Vanguard again. This time the President himself uses Naoki's Break Time!.
  • Episode 159: In the Japanese version, when Kai is bragging about how powerful his new Overlord is, Ren sounds somewhat impressed and scared. In the dub? Ren replies "Oh my, I'm all tingly." in a completely uncaring tone of voice. You can't watch it and not burst out laughing at the sheer audacity of Ren being flippant to Kai in that situation.

    Season 4: Legion Mate 
  • Ride 196: This exchange between Gouki and Gai during their fight
    Gouki: Your sister is quite manly/macho
    Gai: *Awkward smile* Please don't say that in front of Nee-san (Yuri)
    Gouki: My little sister is cute Attack!
    Gai: Nee-san is scary guard!


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