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Same Face University is a Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V Fan Comic published on Tumblr by Karina Fayek (aka dilfosaur). It's a College AU that takes Yuya and his alternate counterparts and puts all four of them in a shared apartment. It also features many other characters from the series, including Yuzu and her alternate counterparts (who also share their own apartment next door), as well as Kurosaki, Sawatari, Jack and Crow, among others. Hilarity (and shipping) ensues.

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Being more of a lighthearted, episodic, Slice of Life series, there isn't really an ongoing arc, and while several pairings are explored (sometimes more than one for the same character), none has actually become "official" as of yet, leaving their status open-ended.

You can find the comic here. Doodles and additional content can be found here.


This work provides examples of the following:

  • All There in the Manual: dilfosaur occasionally posts additional information about the characters in her Tumblr. Most notably, there's a post with character profiles for all four "Yuyas" and "Yuzus" (plus Kurosaki), with information such age and majors they're studying, as well as some backstory.
  • Art Shift: The art style varies wildly between panels. Specifically, the degree of realism and amount of detail changes depending of context.
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  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Much like in canon (though in clearly a Lighter and Softer version), Dennis Mackfield. He subtweets all of the Yuyas. Except Yuri.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: Kurosaki is head over heels in love with Yuto (which he secretly reciprocates), but refuses to say anything due to Yuto's obliviousness.
  • Everyone Can See It: Everyone but Yuto is aware of Kurosaki's (very obvious) feelings for him. The other Yuus even thought they were a couple at first.
  • Heel Realization: Played for Laughs. Yuri tries to make an April Fools prank by greeting Kurosaki while dressed as Yuto. Kurosaki's completely innocent and genuine smile after greeting him back makes Yuri go through this.
  • I Was Quite The Fashion Victim: Yugo seems to have gone through every single fashion phase during his teenage years. Now he suffers from his teenage self's choices.
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  • Kissing Under the Influence: During a party, Yugo makes out with Yuto while drunk. Serena kisses Yuzu while the latter (along with Rin and Ruri) is carrying her on the way back from the same party. Serena ends up with (accidental) injured knees.
  • Oblivious to Love: Yuto, alas. It doesn't even go through his head that the heartfelt love songs written by Kurosaki (which Kurosaki claims he "just thought they sounded nice") might be actually about him.
  • Perky Goth: Ruri, and Yuto to a lesser extent.
  • Ship Tease: Ooooh, boy, there are many. Some of the most prominent ones are Yuto/Kurosaki, Yugo/Yuto, Yugo/Rin and Yuya/Sawatari.
  • Token Evil Teammate: Yuri.
  • When She Smiles: Kurosaki is The Stoic and is noted to be a really scary guy; therefore, occasions where he smiles towards anyone other than Yuto and Ruri are extremely rare. One in particular (and a completely genuine one, at that) makes Yuri go through a Heel Realization.
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