Someone Wants $10 Million for This Yu-Gi-Oh Card

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This isn't just any Yu-Gi-Oh card. It is apparently a one of a kind Yu-Gi-Oh card. And it's one that has an astronomical price tag: a cool ten million bucks!


Printed on stainless steel, this unique Black Luster Soldier card was given to the winner of the first nationwide Yu-Gi-Oh tournament in Japan in 1999. On, the seller states that this one-of-a-kind card cannot be used in tournament play.

Above, you can see the card. There's a tag on it that reads "genuine article" (honmono or 本物) in Japanese.

When asked why the card is so expensive, the seller pointed out that this is a one-of-a-kind item, and it's not for sale anywhere else. Well, yeah...

It's priced at 998 million yen ($10 million) and comes with a letter of authenticity as well as a handful of other apparently rare cards as freebies. But if you cough up the cash, you might want to have an armed guard pick up your purchase.

【遊戯王限定】本物の世界に1枚のカオス・ソルジャー(証明書付 ステンレス製)美品 [ via オタクニュース]

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