Title: A World Ruled by Fear!
Series: Yu-Gi-Oh! R
Author/Artist: Akira Ito
Rating: 3.5 of 5 Stars
Yugi and Jonouchi’s battles advancing them into Kaiba Corp continue. The Card Professors are folding like a house of cards before them, but that is all according to Yako Tenma’s plan.
Who is insane, twisted by the Jashin, the evil god cards, that even Pegasus never dared to create.
So Yugi and Jonouchi must save Anzu from the top protege of Pegasus, who wants to reincarnate Pegasus in Anzu’s body.
And finally, Seto shows up to take back his company. He might be an arrogant ass hat, but he’s a hardcore duelist through and through and nothing is going to stop him.
Holy smokes! While book 1 was all lightning fast battles, this was some real drama, plot reveals and some hardcore duels.
This book typified what I like about Yu-Gi-Oh!.
Given, having played both Yugioh and Magic the Gathering, I know that you don’t always get the cards you want/need. So put that aside and the battles here are just flat out fun.
It was also good to see what Yako’s real agenda is and how insane it is. What a nut job! It wasn’t until near the end of the book that Seto and Mokuba show up to take back their company. Seto is drawn with an intensity that just jumps off the page and the duel he’s in crackles with energy. As for poor little Mokuba, that kidnap bait, he is drawn really weirdly. He reminded me of a demon monkey and his part is negligible as always. I’m just waiting for Yako to kidnap him, hahaha!
Overall, I was really pleased with this book. If the rest of the series keeps to this level, I’ll be buying the paper copies for sure.