"Looking Back", known as "Hanoi’s Recollection" in the Japanese version, is the thirty-eighth episode of the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS anime. It aired in Japan on February 7, 2018 and aired on Teletoon on January 6, 2019. It became available with official subtitles via Crunchyroll on the same day. This episode is a clip show.

As the Tower of Hanoi gradually approaches its completion, Varis reflects on the battles that had been waged in LINK VRAINS. And now, carrying on the wishes of Dr. Kogami with firm resolve, Varis makes his move...

Featured cards

The following cards appeared in this episode. No cards debuted in this episode.

Playmaker (Yusaku Fujiki)
Varis' flashbacks


This is the first episode preview of the series to be narrated by Varis instead of Kolter.

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