YuGiOh Vol. #17: The Mystery Duelist (Mania.com)

Date: Tuesday, December 09, 2003
Release Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2004

What They Say
The Mystery Duelist - Part I
It's a blast from the past when Bandit Keith returns from exile and steals Yugi's Millennium Puzzle! If Yugi wants it back, he must duel Bandit Keith all by himself! Can Yugi survive without the help of his friends or the spirit living inside the Millennium Puzzle?

The Mystery Duelist - Part II
Bandit Keith decimates Yugi's monsters with new and powerful ultra rare cards! Has Bandit Keith increased his dueling skills exponentially, or is he under the spell of a much more powerful villain? Either way, if Bandit Keith defeats Yugi, the mental bond between Yugi and the spirit inside the Millennium Puzzle will be severed forever!

The Past is Present
The origin of Duel Monsters is revealed! With the magic of the Millennium Necklace, Egyptian game historian Ishizu Ishtar reveals that thousands of years ago, a trio of legendary monsters named Obelisk The Tormentor, Slifer The Sky Dragon, and The Winged Dragon of Ra, brought Earth to the brink of extinction! In present times, the sinister Marik and his Rare Hunters, a shadowy sect more powerful than Pegasus, are gathering these monsters to conquer Earth! Can Yugi and Kaiba stop this new menace before the world plunges into anarchy?

Steppin' Out
When the pressures of a mysterious new foe and the dangers of the unknown past threaten to overwhelm Yugi's soul, there's nothing like hanging out with Tea to take his mind off things! But when the dancing duelist Johnny Steps' musical monsters rock Yugi's creatures into submission, will the stress crack Yugi, or will Tea's unwavering support help Yugi relieve his blues?

The Review!

English Language

Review Equipment

Age Rating: 3 & Up
Region: 1 - North America
Released By: FUNimation Entertainment, Ltd.
MSRP: 14.98
Running time: 60
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Disc Resolution: 480i/p (mixed/unknown)
Disc Encoding: MPEG-2
Series: YuGiOh