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* In ''Duel Monsters'', the manga villain "The Ventriloquist of the Dead" is replaced with "The Imitator of Death", who disguises himself as Seto Kaiba's ghost. In the Japanese, it's never really stated whether or not he's a {{Shapeshift|ing}}er, or just a MasterOfDisguise. The English dub by Creator/FourKidsEntertainment tries to explain this by him actually ''being'' Kaiba, more specifically, his evil side, created as a result of Yami's "Mind Crush" penalty game, whom [[ArcVillain Pegasus]] freed from the Shadow Realm... which only raises several questions: "How did he come to life in the first place if the whole point of Yami's Mind Crush on Kaiba was to ''destroy'' his evil side?" "Why was he sent to the Shadow Realm if he's just a LiteralSplitPersonality of Kaiba?" "Why has something like this never happened any of the other times Yami used Mind Crush?" "Why does he even have a separate form, much less one that looks ''nothing'' like Kaiba?"
* Most ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' shows use either the excuse of friendly competition or ancient dark magic to explain why people feel the need to partake in the franchise's local AbsurdlyHighStakesGame, but ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'' takes place in a CyberPunk future, and for its first few arcs, mostly had neither. To facilitate the traditional "[[BadassBiker hero]] evades the DirtyCop on a motorbike" situations, they came up with the idea that the protagonists and cops ride D-Wheels, the series's infamous motorcycles, and that if a person begins a Duel, the D-Wheel locks itself to a given speed depending on the state of the Duel, and losing causes the D-Wheel to forcibly come to a stop. This means the cops can catch a person by challenging them to a Duel and beating them, and the person can escape by beating them... and in the process, raises a massive pile of questions. Just for starters, "Wouldn't a motorbike that pulls the brakes whenever it loses a game [[NoOSHACompliance be incredibly unsafe?]]", "Why don't criminals just remove the D-Wheel's ability to play the game and make themselves uncatchable?", "Why do the cops design their own motorbikes to stop; [[HonorBeforeReason do they just want to play fair]]?", "If winning the game lets cops catch criminals, why don't they make cards for cops that just instantly win the game?", "If they can reduce the speed of a criminal's motorcycle, why can't they make it stop dead?", and "Have none of these cops ever heard of guns?" For the most part, fans just shrug it off with RuleOfCool.

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* In ''Duel Monsters'', the manga villain "The Ventriloquist of the Dead" is replaced with "The Imitator of Death", who disguises himself as Seto Kaiba's ghost. In the Japanese, it's never really stated whether or not he's a {{Shapeshift|ing}}er, or just a MasterOfDisguise. The English dub by Creator/FourKidsEntertainment tries to explain this by him actually ''being'' Kaiba, more specifically, his evil side, created as a result of Yami's "Mind Crush" penalty game, whom [[ArcVillain Pegasus]] freed from the Shadow Realm... which only raises several questions: "How did he come to life in the first place if the whole point of Yami's Mind Crush on Kaiba was to ''destroy'' his evil side?" "Why was he sent to the Shadow Realm if he's just a LiteralSplitPersonality of Kaiba?" "Why has something like this never happened any of the other times Yami used Mind Crush?" "Why does he even have a separate form, much less one that looks ''nothing'' like Kaiba?"
* Most ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' shows use either the excuse of friendly competition or ancient dark magic to explain why people feel the need to partake in the franchise's local AbsurdlyHighStakesGame, but ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'' takes place in a CyberPunk future, and for its first few arcs, mostly had neither. To facilitate the traditional "[[BadassBiker hero]] evades the DirtyCop on a motorbike" situations, they came up with the idea that the protagonists and cops ride D-Wheels, the series's infamous motorcycles, and that if a person begins a Duel, the D-Wheel locks itself to a given speed depending on the state of the Duel, and losing causes the D-Wheel to forcibly come to a stop. This means the cops can catch a person by challenging them to a Duel and beating them, and the person can escape by beating them... and in the process, raises a massive pile of questions. Just for starters, "Wouldn't a motorbike that pulls the brakes whenever it loses a game [[NoOSHACompliance be incredibly unsafe?]]", "Why don't criminals just remove the D-Wheel's ability to play the game and make themselves uncatchable?", "Why do the cops design their own motorbikes to stop; stop? [[HonorBeforeReason do Do they just want to play fair]]?", fair?]]", "If winning the game lets cops catch criminals, why don't they make cards for cops that just instantly win the game?", and "If they can reduce the speed of a criminal's motorcycle, why can't they make it stop dead?", and "Have none of these cops ever heard of guns?" dead?". For the most part, fans just shrug it off with RuleOfCool.

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* In ''Duel Monsters'', the manga villain "The Ventriloquist of the Dead" is replaced with "The Imitator of Death", who disguises himself as Seto Kaiba's ghost. In the Japanese, it's never really stated whether or not he's a {{Shapeshift|ing}}er, or just a MasterOfDisguise. The English dub by Creator/FourKidsEntertainment tries to explain this by him actually ''being'' Kaiba, more specifically, his evil side, created as a result of Yami's "Mind Crush" penalty game, whom [[ArcVillain Pegasus]] freed from the Shadow Realm... which only raises several questions: "How did he come to life in the first place if the whole point of Yami's Mind Crush on Kaiba was to ''destroy'' his evil side?" "Why was he sent to the Shadow Realm if he's just a LiteralSplitPersonality of Kaiba?" "Why has something like this never happened any of the other times Yami used Mind Crush?" "Why does he even have a separate form, much less one that looks ''nothing'' like Kaiba?"
* Most ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' shows use either the excuse of friendly competition or ancient dark magic to explain why people feel the need to partake in the franchise's local AbsurdlyHighStakesGame, but ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'' takes place in a CyberPunk future, and for its first few arcs, mostly had neither. To facilitate the traditional "[[BadassBiker hero]] evades the DirtyCop on a motorbike" situations, they came up with the idea that the protagonists and cops ride D-Wheels, the series's infamous motorcycles, and that if a person begins a Duel, the D-Wheel locks itself to a given speed depending on the state of the Duel, and losing causes the D-Wheel to forcibly come to a stop. This means the cops can catch a person by challenging them to a Duel and beating them, and the person can escape by beating them... and in the process, raises a massive pile of questions. Just for starters, "Wouldn't a motorbike that pulls the brakes whenever it loses a game [[NoOSHACompliance be incredibly unsafe?]]", "Why don't criminals just remove the D-Wheel's ability to play the game and make themselves uncatchable?", "Why do the cops design their own motorbikes to stop; [[HonorBeforeReason do they just want to play fair]]?", "If winning the game lets cops catch criminals, why don't they make cards for cops that just instantly win the game?", "If they can reduce the speed of a criminal's motorcycle, why can't they make it stop dead?", and "Have none of these cops ever heard of guns?" For the most part, fans just shrug it off with RuleOfCool.
* ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'' ran into a similar problem with its AR Vision concept. The idea was that instead of the projected hard-light holograms of earlier shows, the monsters were shown on an eyepiece worn by the characters that was linked to an AugmentedReality network, for something more realistic than the earlier approach. Unfortunately, this one raised even more questions than the old holograms, largely because the writers treated them the same way - among them being "if the monsters are immaterial, then why do people still flinch when they get hit?" and "If the AR projections are only visible to people linked to a wireless network, then why is it visible to people like the Barians or the Number Guardians, who have no possible way they could be linked to it?" It also raises the question of why seemingly everyone in the world (even Roku, whose whole personality is being old-school) has switched to a new system that's much less technologically impressive than the old one - and if you consider later shows to be in the same canon as ''ZEXAL'', why everyone in the whole world then switched back.

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