Yu-Gi-Oh! fans have taken notice of Yugi, Kaiba, and Joey’s most iconic monsters because they’re cool, but they actually have a much deeper meaning that makes them even better and even more important. more important to the show than fans might think. It also gives more meaning to the dynamic between Yu-Gi-Oh!’s three main characters.
The three main characters of Yu-Gi-Oh! are all very different, but these differences make their character interactions so fun to watch. Yugi is the noblest of the three and also the best duelist, flexible enough to adapt to many different situations. Kaiba is rude and stubborn, willing to crush his enemies in any way possible to prove he is the best. Ultimately, Joey is the worst duelist of the three but also the one who improves the most throughout the series. Yugi and Kaiba are great rivals, Yugi and Joey are close friends, and Kaiba sees Joey as an incompetent duelist, not missing any opportunity to burn him with witty insults.
The most iconic monsters of Yu-Gi-Oh! Represents its main characters
Each of their monsters reflects the basic personality traits of these three characters. Yugi’s Dark Mage is the ultimate mage in terms of attack and defense, meaning that its all-round stats are the best for magic users, which demonstrates its versatility as well as its ability. the omnipotence of its owner. Kaiba’s blue-eyed white dragon is the strongest monster in terms of attack, representing his ferocious ambition and overwhelming power. Finally, Joey’s Red-Eyes Black Dragon is the weakest of these monsters, but not by much, and the card’s description mentions that it has a ferocious attack, befitting its courageous tenacity. of its users.
How these tags relate to each other is also connected to the motivation of the person using them. Joey’s dragon is completely inferior to Kaiba’s dragon, which is exactly how Seto sees him. However, it is only slightly weaker than Yugi’s Dark Magician, which shows Joey and Yugi are very close friends despite the former technically being a weaker duelist. And of course, while Kaiba initially seems like a more fearsome duelist than Yugi, similar to how Blue-Eyes outclasses Dark Magician in attack, Yugi ends up being the more versatile player and therefore better.
Yugi and Kaiba have an even deeper connection to their main monster
In the “Dawn of the Duel” arc in the final season of the anime, it was revealed that the Dark Mage and the Blue-Eyes White Dragon had a personal connection to their user in a past life, with the dragon’s origins Kaiba’s is surprisingly dark. However, even without this obvious connection, the card details themselves are enough to bind the monsters to their owners. This is an important part of what makes these things happen Yu-Gi-Oh! The cards are iconic because they not only remind fans of the coolest monsters in the original anime, but also subtly remind viewers of the great characters who wield them.