"The Deleted" known as "Blackened Sun" is the twenty-second episode of the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS anime. It first aired in Japan on October 11, 2017. It became available with official subtitles via Crunchyroll on the same day, and aired on Teletoon on November 11, 2018

Yusaku and co. investigate a mysterious phenomenon known as "The Deleted", where the victims can't log out of LINK VRAINS and stay unconscious in the real world. They successfully identify who the next victim might be through the data they collected. In order to prevent more damage, Yusaku and co. decide to take action.

Featured cards

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

Link VRAINS Duelists and The Deleted victims
Knights of Hanoi

In other languages

Language Title
Flag of Thailand Thai ดวงอาทิตย์ที่ถูกย้อมด้วยความมืด

Differences between adaptions

  • Emma is omitted from the dub and has no speaking lines or a scene.
  • George's flashback scenes of him fighting back the bullies is cut.
  • Naoki getting mad at Yusaku and the other students reacting to him is cut.
  • McKendrick Kellenbocker's name on his ID card is edited out and subsequently replaced with "Student ID CARD".
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