Yu-Gi-Oh is still one of the most beloved manga, anime and game franchises of all time, and a great cosplay helps celebrate who kicked it all off by reigning with Yugi Muto’s Pharaoh Atem! Kazuki Takahashi’s original manga series has launched a number of different sequels and spin-offs since it first launched all those years ago, but there are many fans out there who still hold the original run of the franchise in high esteem. It’s hard to deny why, as the Pharaoh’s journey back then was pretty exciting early on.
Throughout the series, fans watched Yugi Muto work with the ghost in the Millennium Puzzle until they discovered Atem’s real name and origin. This concluded with a cool final arc that completely dived into the ancient Egyptian part of it all, and with that, a cool reveal of Atem’s original look. It’s this regal pharaoh look that artist Realistic-Software68 brought to life with an equally regal cosplay on Reddit. Check it out below:
How to keep up with Yu-Gi-Oh’s Anime and Manga
If you wanted to look up the original manga run of the franchise and see how it all started from the jump, you can now find all the chapters with Viz Media’s Shonen Jump digital library. As for the anime, you can find the original series and many of its sequels streaming right now with Crunchyroll. They tease the first Yu-Gi-Oh series as such:
Meet Yugi and his best buddies Joey, Tristan and Téa. They share a love for the latest game to sweep the land: Duel Monsters! According to legend, 5,000 years ago, ancient Egyptian pharaohs played a magical game very similar to Duel Monsters “. This ancient game involved magical ceremonies, which were used to predict the future and ultimately decide one’s fate. They called it the Shadow Games. Since the game used so many magical spells and ferocious creatures, it didn’t take long for the game to come out. hand and threatened to destroy the world.”
What did you think of Atem’s pharaoh look Yu-Gi-Oh’the original series? Where does that first series rank among your favorite runs in the anime franchise in general? Let us know all your thoughts on it and everything about anime in the comments!