|Name||Translated: Yuya Sakaki|
|Appearances||Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V: Shattered Soul|
|Related|| ( counterpart)|
Yushi (Link Dimension counterpart)
|Likes||Entertainment, Smiles, Yuzu|
|Voice Actor(s)||English: |
Japanese: Kensho Ono
The syllable "Yū" (
Yūya's name may also derived from Yūya, a powerful Egyptian courtier during the eighteenth dynasty of Ancient Egypt, father of Tiye, the Great Royal Wife of Amenhotep III. When the latter died, his son ruled the Ancient Egypt as Amenhotep IV, but later changed his royal name for Akhenaten, whose namesake may have inspired Akhenaden, the father of Priest Seto and uncle of Atem.
Yuya is a young teenage boy with crimson eyes, and dual-colored green and crimson hair of average length sticking out in downwards pointing spikes all around his head in a similar manner to, with the exception of one short upwards pointing spike of green hair. He wears his good-luck charm on a simple string around his neck, and a buckled choker, and a pair of golden goggles with orange lenses on his forehead, with a blue star obscuring the right lens. Yuya wears a simple orange t-shirt with a thick, silver-buckled brown belt over it, green pants with what appear to be "Deck pockets" on each leg, and magenta shoes, as well as crimson wristbands. He also wears his gold and red lined white school jacket over his shoulders like a cape, in a similar manner to .
A fun-loving and energetic boy, Yuya is very theatrical and loves to entertain people, traits he seems to inherited from his father,. He idolized and loved his father very much and wishes to become an entertainer like him one day. After his father disappeared during an important match, Yuya was left heartbroken and traumatized by the event because his beloved father was labeled as a "coward". As had stated, Yuya acts like a fool merely to beat people for insulting him about his father disappearing. Due to Yuya's buffoonery, his friends and other people are often baffled by Yuya's behavior and believes he doesn't take things seriously. Because his father was so famous, his friends and other people seems to have high expectations of Yuya to live up to his father's reputation while simultaneously quick to bring up Yusho's "cowardice" or scold him for his clownish actions. Yuya has a habit of putting his goggles over his eyes when he is either upset or embarrassed, something he did since he was young. When Yuya Duels, he announces "Ladies and gentlemen!" when he is about to perform a finishing move.
- While he's the main protagonist at the original version of the Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V: Shattered Soul, switching roles with Yuzu. anime, Yuya becomes more of a deuteragonist character in
- Both Yuya and Yuzu obtain at the same time in Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V: Shattered Soul.
- Unlike Shattered Soul. in , Yuya while a deuteragonist, still gets in
- Yugipedia. for his original anime incarnation at
|Yuzu Hiiragi - Yuya Sakaki|
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