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|Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS - Episode 001|
Ore no Na wa Pureimēkā
My Name is Playmaker
|Japanese air date||
May 10th, 2017
|Episode listing||Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS episode listing (season 1)|
"My Name is Playmaker" is the first episode of the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS anime. It will air in Japan on May 10th, 2017.
Den City is the city where the newest network technology was developed. There we have the Link VRAINS, a cyberspace managed by the SOL Technologies Inc. where people Duel night and day. Our protagonist, Yusaku Fujiki, is a cool student with excellent observation abilities. In order to defeat a group who plans to ruin the LINK VRAINS, the Knights of Hanoi, he transforms into his avatar Playmaker and duels them. One day, Yusaku gets the information that SOL Technologies Inc. are desperately searching for: a mysterious lifeform from Shoichi Kusanagi, a hacker who shares Yusaku's goals. Noticing the Knights of Hanoi are also after it, Yusaku prepares a trap and plans his capture strategies...