|Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelist - Duel 165|
"Mirai" no Hajimari!!
The Beginning of the "Future!"
The Future is Now
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"The Future is Now!", called "The Beginning of the "Future!"" in the Japanese manga, is chapter 165 of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelist manga in the English version and chapter 224 of Yu-Gi-Oh! in the Japanese version.
Having defeated Mai, Dark Marik subjects her to a Penalty Game. Then the last Duel of the Battle City semi-finals between Kaiba and the eight duelist, revealed to be Ishizu Ishtar, Marik's sister, starts.
The following cards appeared in this chapter. Cards in italics debuted here.
In the Yu-Gi-Oh! second series anime, the end of the 92nd episode, ""Mind Game: Mai Vs. Marik, Part 3"" and beginning of the 93rd episode ""A Duel with Destiny, Part 1"" are based on this chapter. There are a number of differences including:
- In the anime, Jonouchi wasn't wearing his school uniform.
- In the anime, Anzu was wearing a diferent clothes.
- In the anime, Mai was captured by "Sacred Stone of Ojhat" instead of "Viser Shock".
- Dark Marik trapped Mai inside an hourglass with sand falling over her instead of exposing her to flesh-eating scrabs.
- In the anime, they show a long time before the next Duel starts but in the manga it starts directly after the previous Duel ends.