Bounty Hunter, Blood Shepherd
Blood Shepherd
Japanese 賞金稼ぎブラッドシェパード
Rōmaji Shōkinkasegi Buraddo Shepādo
Alternative Titles
English Title The Shepherd
Season 2
Episode number 53
Air date Flag of Japan May 23, 2018

Flag of USA TBA

Opening go forward
Ending BOY
Storyboard Machitani Shunsuke
Animation director Noh Gil-bo
Episode guide
Episode listing Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS episode listing (season 2)
Previous Episode 52
Next Episode 54
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The Shepherd or Bounty Hunter, Blood Shepherd known in the Japanese version is fifty three episode of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS anime. It will air in Japan on May 23 2018. In Canada will air on October 20, 2019 

Synopsis Edit

Blood Shepherd challenges Playmaker to a Duel. He manages to figure out Playmaker’s strategy, and uses his Drone deck to perform a series of combo to overwhelm Playmaker and seal off his strategy.

Featured duel: Playmaker vs Blood Shepherd Edit

The Duel is conducted as a Speed Duel.

Turn 1: Blood Shepherd

Blood Shepherd summons "Drone Pawn" from his hand. Then Blood Shepherd sets a card.

Turn 2: Playmaker

Playmaker summons "Clock Wyvern" from his hand. He activates "Clock Wyvern's" effect. By halving his ATK points, Playmaker special summons a "Clock Token". If there are Cybverse monsters on the field, Playmaker special summoned "Backup Secretary". Playmaker used "Clock Wyvern" and "Backup Secretary" to link summon Link 2 "Ephase". Then Playmaker uses "Clock Token" and "Elphase" to link summon link 3 "Shootingcode Talker". Blood Shepherd activates continues trap card "Capture Drone". Link monster effects are negated as well the monster can't attack. They can't also be tribute or used to Link summon. Blood Shepherd locked "Shootingcode Talker". Playmaker sets a card.

Turn 3: Blood Shepherd:

Blood Shepherd used "Drone Pawn" to link summon Link 1 "Battledrone Sergeant" He activates the effecto of "Capture Drone" Once per turn, Blood Shepherd can special summon drone tokens up to number of target link markers. He used "Shootingcode Talker's" link markers to special summon three "Drone tokens" He sets the three Drone tokens to link summon link 3 "Battledrone General"

Duel continues in the next episode

Characters in Order of Appearance Edit

  1. Yusaku Fujiki/Playmaker
  2. Ai
  3. Kengo Dojun/Blood Shepherd
  4. Shoichi Kusanagi
  5. Emma Bessho/Ghost Girl
  6. Aoi Zaizen/Blue Angel/Blue Girl
  7. Akira Zaizen (flashback)

Cast Edit

Japanese character name Japanese voice actor
Yusaku Fujiki/Playmaker Shouya Ishige
Ai Takahiro Sakurai
Shoichi Kusanagi Subaru Kimura
Akira Zaizen Shouma Yamamoto
Aoi Zaizen/Blue Angel/Girl Yuki Nakashima
Emma Bessho/Ghost Girl Yuna Kamakura
Dojun Kengo/Blood Shepherd Takanori Okuda
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