TV (27 eps)
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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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noname0302's avatar by noname0302 on Aug 18, 2014
Score: 4.5/10

As a kid, you will like this, because it has action, its pretty original and its colorful. If you ever play the games however, you quickly realize that basically every player in the series is retarded. Believe me. I played something like 300 games with my roommate with full deck codes and lets just say that the complexity of the game in the anime doesnt even come near the real thing. If you hadnt tried out the... read more

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

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