Yu-Gi-Oh Cosplay Conjures One of Yugi's Favorite Monsters

The Yu-Gi-Oh franchise is running at a steady clip these days even after the passing of the series' original creator, and one magical cosplay is ready to duel with the Dark Magician Girl! Original franchise creator Kazuki Takahashi has left a huge legacy behind as not only has the original run of the series become one of the most popular action franchises of all time, but each of its sequels and spin-offs that have launched in the years since have gone on to find their own relative success among anime and manga fans. That's before even factoring in the trading card game.  

The anime, manga, and trading card games have been such a hit with fans around the world through their runs thus far, and that means that in the year since fans have grown to love all sorts of memorable monsters. This all began with Yugi Mutou's original deck of cards, and though he has plenty of standouts of his own, the Dark Magician Girl likely ranks among one of the top picks among fans. Now there's even more proof as to why as artist @mingmiho on TikTok has brought the fan favorite to life with appropriately magical cosplay. Check it out: 

@mingmiho

Summoning Dark Magician Girl 💖 #cosplay #darkmagiciangirl #cosplayer #yugioh

♬ original sound – miho – miho

How to Check Out Yu-Gi-Oh's Anime and Manga

With so many anime and manga releases out there, thankfully there is a good way to check out the series' original run in multiple ways. If you wanted to look up the original manga run of the franchise, you can now find all chapters with Viz Media's digital Shonen Jump library. As for the anime, you can find the original series and many of its sequels now streaming with Crunchyroll. They tease the first Yu-Gi-Oh series as such: 

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"Meet Yugi and his best buds Joey, Tristan and Téa. They share a love for the newest game that's sweeping the nation: Duel Monsters! Legend has it 5000 years ago, ancient Egyptian Pharaohs used to play a magical game very similar to Duel Monsters. This ancient game involved magical ceremonies, which were used to foresee the future and ultimately decide one's destiny. They called it the Shadow Games. Since the game used so many magical spells and ferocious creatures, it wasn't long before the game got out of hand and threatened to destroy the world." 

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