Following a boy who solves the ancient Millennium Puzzle, Yu-Gi-Oh is one of the most successful franchises of all time. The beloved franchise has also been providing its players to collect Funko Pop Vinyls of its characters and not just trading cards for a really long time. So let’s take a look at Yu-Gi-Oh character cards and how much they are worth.
Yu-Gi-Oh is originally a Japanese manga series about gaming, which is written and illustrated by Kazuki Takahashi. It was adapted into an anime series and trading card game as well and serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine between September 1996 and March 2004. And during the airing of the show, the franchise has also created released the Yu-Gi-Oh TCG based on the game Duel Monsters.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
The Japanese collectible card battle game is developed and published by Konami. The game based on the Duel Monsters concept from the original manga series sees players using a combination of monsters, spells, and traps to defeat their opponent. Yu-Gi-Oh was first launched in Japan back in 1999 and has received various changes over the years, such as the inclusion of new monster types to coincide with the release of new anime series. Back in 2011, Guinness World Records called it the top-selling trading card game in history, with 25.2 billion cards sold worldwide.
So the TCG cards have gone really strong until today that they have sold about 35 billion so far. So, let’s take a look at those anticipated cards a little together and take a throwback to our old days along with it.
Funko Pop Vinyl creations and Values
So the fans have been able to collect the beloved anime show’s characters thanks to cute Funko Pop Vinyl creations of Funko Inc. But still, there isn’t a figure of every character from Yu-Gi-Oh, unfortunately, although some favorite ones have already been created. The values of the figures are based on Pop Price Guide and can change as well. And the names below are not all of the creations, but the favorite ones. So, you can find more characters from the show when you lookout.
- Value: $13
The main protagonist of Yu-Gi-Oh just made his Funko Pop debut in 2020. Even though he’s a talented duelist as well, Yugi doesn’t duel often because his counterpart Yami usually possesses him to duel.
- Value: $19
Yugi Muto is known as Yamu Yugi, who is the spirit of the Millenium Puzzle assembled by himself and he was the first Yu-Gi-Oh Funko Pops released back in 2018. We especially know him by his yellow hair with three streaks along with his big eyes. He usually takes Yugi’s place in duels and I think none of the fans could forget his transformation before Millenium Puzzle comes out the light. Yami Yugi is currently available to purchase.
- Value: $9
Yugi’s best friend Joey is also a talented duelist, at least almost talented, even though he mostly messes up during duels. His signature for Duel Monster is the Red-Eyes Black Dragon. His Funko Pop was also released in 2020 along with his best friend’s figure and is currently available to purchase.
- Value: $14
Obsessed for beating Yugi in Duel Monsters, Seto Kaiba was one of the original Yu-Gi-Oh Pops released back in 2018. He usually tries to beat Yugi with the Blue-Eyes White Dragon or Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon, but still, he isn’t also a villain always. He just doesn’t have better things to do, I suppose.
- Value: $28
Yami Marik is the sinister alter-ego that possesses Marik, who is the antagonist of the Battle City arc. He looks much more sinister and different than Marik with his stuck-up hair and purple cape. Yami Marik’s figure was also released last year and is currently available to purchase as a Chalice Collectibles Inc exclusive. So it’s a little bit more expensive than others as well.
- Value: $13
Maximillion Pegasus is the main villain of Yu-Gi-Oh’s first season and also known as Pegasus J. Crawford in the Japanese iteration of the show. But later in the series, he befriends Yugi and becomes his ally and friend, although his past as a villain of the Duelist Kingdom arc. He is the owner of the Millenium Eye and the creator of Duel Monsters in the series. His figure of Funko Pop was also released in 2020 and is currently available to purchase.