- Ambiguously Gay: Ryou Bakura suffers from this trope so badly that his father had to equip him with a gaydar to protect him. Said gaydar is also responsible for clearing up any ambiguity in the case of Pegasus and Yami Yugi. Just kidding, Pegasus was a Red Herring.
- Easily Forgiven: Yugi forgives Kaiba for hospitalizing his grandfather way back in the first episode for no plausible reason.
- Hates Being Touched: Kaiba, specifically when it's by people without any money.
- Screw The Rules, I Have Green Hair!
- Stiff Upper Lip: This is the only advice that the extremely British Bakura can give Joey in a card game.
- You Duel Like A Cow