TV (27 eps)
3.09 of 5 from 14,365 votes
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Yugi Mutou was a boy who was constantly bullied – until one day he managed to put together an ancient and mysterious puzzle that no one has been able to solve for two hundred years. Now, whenever Yugi's friends are threatened, a strange transformation occurs, and Yugi seems to become an entirely different person. This transformed Yugi is a master of games, and uses these spontaneously-invented games to trap and to punish the bad guys. At the end of each game, his opponent appears to suffer a painful death; but it is soon revealed that this was all in their minds – or was it?

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MikaEhara's avatar by MikaEhara on Jan 29, 2015
Score 4/10

God, I tried to watch this when I was little and I really enjoyed it. I thought it was cool, all the fighting and the really cool animation. But honestly, the animation is mediocre, the story is subpar at best, and the supposed difficulty of the actual game is no where similar in real life. Honestly, the game was 150 times easier than the anime made it seem and that forced me to hate the characters. I wish this... read more

Hachikira's avatar by Hachikira on Jan 9, 2016
Score 6/10

As someone who's been a lifelong fan of the card game it was interesting to see its origin like as a kid I had never known there was a series before the 2000 one that I grew up with.   This is more of a slice of life school type of thing  and to be honest looking at this is simlear to looking at the original pokemon concept art just in series form .              ... read more

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