Originally a manga, the Yu-Gi-Oh franchise has know great success being adapted into many seasons of anime and an extremely addictive trading card game. Any fan of the card game is sure to have a discerning eye when it comes to rarity and limited releases, and now is your chance to get your hands on some Japanese cards to add to your collection, strengthen your deck, and make your friends jealous! Here are 5 Japanese Yu-Gi-Oh cards no true fan of the series can pass up.
Exodia the Forbidden One
Draw this card and get ready to obliterate your opponent. Let’s start things off with one of the most iconic cards in the whole game. It’s a great idea to add the Japanese version of this pivotal piece in the 5 card instant win to your collection.
Happies Feather Duster
Not only is this card extremely powerful by clearing your opponents magic and trap cards, it is still legal for tournament play in Japan! Add this classic card to your collection and get rid of those pesky traps that hinder your path to victory.
In terms of level 4 XYZ monsters, Daigusto Emeral has a great effect making it an extremely useful card. Due to it’s popularity, purchasing this card can be a little expensive, but if you opt for the Japanese version it will cost you only a fraction of the price of the English version.
Classic Dark Magician
“The ultimate wizard in terms of attack and defense.” Dark Magician is another hallmark of the series and can now be yours in this classic Japanese printing. It commands a higher price than most cards, but remains a jewel for the collection for any Yu-Gi-Oh player.
PSY-Framelord Omega has seen a lot of competitive play in the past few years, and for good reason. It’s high attack and troublesome effect make it a great synchro summon for most side decks. While you may have trouble getting your hands on this english version due to it’s rather high price, its low cost in Japan makes it impossible not to not to bolster your game with this powerful card.
Hopefully these 5 cards give you a good idea of what kind of Japanese cards are available online. Whether to add classic cards to your collection or legitimately strengthen your deck, searching for the Japanese versions of Yu-Gi-Oh cards open the door to a range of possibilities.