Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS (Japanese: 遊☆戯☆王VRAINS(ヴレインズ)Hepburn: Yū-Gi-Ō Vureinzu) is a Japanese anime series animated by Gallop. It is the sixth Yu-Gi-Oh! anime series. It is the fifth main spin-off anime series in the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise following Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V. It was originally scheduled to air in Japan in April 2017 after the conclusion of Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V, but it was delayed to May 10, 2017. The series follows Yusaku Fujiki. It takes place in a high school environment in Den City. Crunchyroll announced that they licensed the series for official simulcast in North America and Europe.

Daigo Riffs

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Episode Number 1
Date Released YouTube: 6/24/2017
Vidme: 6/24/2017
Link YouTube

DaigoUKnow covered the first 3 episodes in the first episode of Daigo Riffs.

Daigo portrayed characters using exaggerated voices, abridging events as they went along, as well as complaining/yelling about things that rub him the wrong way. He made a joke about two of the major characters looking similar to Mike Tyson and Miku Hatsune, and took every chance to insult/belittle Shima.

It is evident that due to certain events happening, such as a dragon literally breaking through a firewall, he loses his mind to the point of talking to himself in a couple instances.

Other jokes Daigo makes involve metallic hair dye and how an employee of a major corporation is looking for someone to kill a teenager in virtual reality. The episode eventually ends with a last bit of meta humor, with Shima commenting on how a "Knight of Hanoi" has shown up in Link VRAINS.


Daigo Riffs

  • Like in some earlier Daigotaku episodes, the background was a flat color, displaying images at the center of the screen.
  • Daigo mentions the movie Spy Kids 3: Game Over, jokingly comparing the character Toymaker to Yusaku's avatar, Playmaker.