Yu-Gi-Oh! - Episode 184

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Yu-Gi-Oh! - Episode 184
DMx184 Spirits thank the Yugis



Hikari no Naka wo Ayume

Japanese translation

Walk into the Light


Rise of the Great Beast - Part 2

Episode number


Japanese air date

December 17, 2003

English air date

May 28, 2005

Japanese opening


English opening

Season one theme

Japanese ending

These Overflowing Feelings Don't Stop

English ending

Season one theme

Episode listing Yu-Gi-Oh! episode listing (season 4)
Previous Rise of the Great Beast - Part 1
Next Unwanted Guest - Part 1

"Walk into the Light" is the 184th episode of the Yu-Gi-Oh! (second series anime). It marks the end of the Doma Arc.

Featured Battle: Yugi + Yami vs. Dartz & "The Great Leviathan" - Part 2

Battle continues from previous episode.

  • Yugi attempts to help Yami, but the latter tells him to stay back and that "this is [his] battle", in which he's staking his 'justice' and his 'beliefs'. Yugi gasps: Yami said the same thing in episode 158 when he used the "Seal of Orichalcos".
  • Yami tells him that this time it's different. He warns Yugi that, one day, they'll have to split and Yugi will have to handle on his own. And it's happening right now. Yami keeps on saying that they must accomplish his tasks. They're interconnected by everyone's thoughts.
  • Yami recalls the Duel he had with Yugi's spirit in the Stone Wastelands and Yugi's parting words.
  • By now, the "Great Leviathan" has become a blackish shape with yellow eyes, maybe meaning that it has lost part of its power and it's degrading into a more simpler form. It looms over Yami, apparently surprised at Yami's resistance. Yami claims that there's something inside of which cannot be erased no matter what.
  • Yami then announces that the container of memories which he built together with his friends won't vanish. It's the container of 'Light'. He then commands for the 'Dark' of the heart of this planet to vanish within this so-called container. The "Great Leviathan" tries to hold on, but it's eventually assimilated and destroyed.
  • And just in time, since the tsunami generated by the rise of Atlantis is just looming over New York City. It vanishes all of sudden, leaving the military men on board the aircraft carrier totally baffled: the commander wonders if a miracle has occurred.

The Light Returns

  • Ironheart, Chris, and Skye appear in spirit. They welcome back the spirit of Dartz, who thanks to Yami is no longer under the control of the Orichalcos God. Ironheart tells Dartz that Yami has shouldered all of Dartz's sins.
  • Ironheart tells Yugi & Yami to cross the portal: the future is awaiting them. They do so, and then Chris tells Dartz that they'll rejoin Iorei's (Dartz's deceased wife and Chris' mother) spirit.
  • As Atlantis continues to crumble, the rest of the people in the temple flee since another tsunami is looming over it although Yugi & Yami are nowhere to be found.


Everywhere else in the world, trapped souls have been returned to their rightful bodies who wake up from their slumber. First Weevil Underwood and Rex Raptor, then Alister, Valon, and Mai Valentine.

Yugi wakes up on a deserted island, alongside Yami's spirit. "Dark Magician Girl" appears before them, along with the 3 Legendary Knights Timaeus, Hermos, and Critias. She thanks Yugi and Yami for their help: both worlds have been saved. She adds the following: "The souls of those whose flesh is already destroyed shall come back with us as well. I am sure that they wish to help build an idealistic world for the Duel Monsters to inhabit.". Yami also thanks the Legendary Knights for their help in making him get rid of his own 'Dark'.

The KaibaCorp helicopter arrives to pick up Yugi and Yami's spirit. Yugi knows that "Dark Magician Girl" wanted to add that, since Yami sealed the planet's curse inside of him, if he were to be stained by the 'Dark' of the heart again, the "Great Leviathan" would be able to come back. But Yugi is sure that it cannot happen and that Yami has achieved a new 'Light' and has become a true Pharaoh.

This concludes the Doma (season 4) story arc.

Differences in adaptations

  • The start of the episode is shortened - the original episode starts from around the last minute of the previous episode, whilst the dub episode cuts in before the second shot of Yami screaming as he endures the Great Leviathan's attack.
  • In the dub, Yami's flashback was different from the Japanese version.
  • In the first flashback, the scene was extended to have Yami activate "The Seal of Orichalcos".
  • In the second flashback, it shows part of Yami and Yugi's Duel.
  • In the third flashback, the scene where Ironheart, Chris, and Skye tried to give Yami "The Eye of Timaeus" card was removed.
  • The scene where Yami and his friends found Joey's body was removed.
  • In the fourth flashback, Rafael's soul being caught in The Seal of Orichalcos and Kaiba losing the Duel with Dartz was removed.
  • In the fourth flashback, Yami's eyes are glowing green.
  • In Alister's flashbacks, he has a flashback about his brother Mikey instead of his Duel with Kaiba and him giving the broken Dyna Dude to his little brother.
  • In Valon's flashbacks, the end of his Duel with Joey is shown instead of him using "Burning Knuckle" to collide with Joey's "Big Bang Dragon Blow".
  • In Mai's flashbacks, it shows the beginning of how she entered the Doma organization, when she met Yugi's friends and running towards Joey before he become unconscious.
  • All English letters are removed.
  • The spikes on "Cyber Harpie Lady's" breasts were removed.
  • Mai's cleavage was removed.
  • The hexagram on "Dark Magician Girl" is removed.


  • Rex's shirt is black, instead of yellow.

Featured cards

The following cards appeared in this episode. Cards in italics debuted here.

Duel Monsters (Spirit)
Joey Wheeler
Seto Kaiba


  1. This card was played as a Normal Monster. It is an Effect Monster in the TCG/OCG.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 This card was seen in Yugi's hand during episode 157 only in the dub.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 This card was seen in Yugi's hand during episode 157.
  4. This was played as a Quick-Play Spell Card. It is a Trap Card in the TCG/OCG.
  5. This card belongs to Mai, but it was given to Valon as a gift.

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