"The Circuit That Draws the Future" is the fourty-sixth episode of the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS anime. It aired in Japan on April 4, 2018, and became available with official subtitles via Crunchyroll on the same day.

Playmaker and Ai are barely hanging on, with only a few Life Points left. The situation is all but hopeless for them. However, the two of them refuse to give up, and keep on fighting. In order to overcome Varis' near-perfect tactics, Playmaker bets everything on one last draw. At the same time, the Tower of Hanoi is also on the verge of completion. Can Playmaker defeat Varis and stop Hanoi's plan once and for all?!

Featured Duel: Playmaker vs. Varis

Duel continues from the previous episode.

Turn 9: Varis

Turn 10: Playmaker

Featured cards

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



  • This is the first time in the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise that an odd number of Life Points are halved.
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