It’s time to du-du-du-du du-du-du-DUEL…opinions on a Yu-Gi-Oh! Movie! But not just any Yu-Gi-Oh! movie; we’re talking about THE Yu-Gi-Oh! Movie, its first theatrical feature, The Pyramid of Light! Recently re-released by Fathom Events in theaters earlier this year, the Mavericks managed to see it at the very same AMC theatre they originally saw it at when they were kids. Oh, the nostalgia! Of course, The Pyramid of Light has a notorious reputation for being a terrible film – it’s the second lowest rated animated movie on both Rotten Tomatoes AND Metacritic for heaven’s sake! So, did the Mavericks regret their decision to sit through this film again, or did the heart of cards guide them through? The answer might surprise you…

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Music Featured:

“Yu-Gi-Oh! Theme” by Wayne Sharpe
“You’re Not Me” by Marty Bags


About The Author Siddharth Gupta

Siddharth Gupta is an illustrator, animator, and writer based in Minnesota. They graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Animation from the School of Visual Arts, and have worked on projects for the University of Minnesota and the Shreya R. Dixit Foundation. An avid animation and comics fan since childhood, they've turned their passion towards being both a creator and a critic. They credit their love for both mediums to Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball, which has also defined their artistic and comedic sensibilities. A frequent visitor to their local comic book shop, they are an avid reader and collector, particularly fond of manga. Their favorite comics include The Adventures of Tintin by Herge, Bloom County by Berkeley Breathed, and pretty much anything and everything by Rumiko Takahashi.

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