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The Blade of Light that Cuts Through Despair
Japanese 絶望を絶つ光刃
Rōmaji Zetsubō o Tatsu Kōjin
Alternative Titles
English Title Weathering the Storm
Season 2
Episode number 73
Air date Flag of Japan.png October 17, 2018

Flag of USA.png TBA

Opening Go forward
Ending Glory
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Episode listing Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS episode listing (season 2)
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Weathering the Storm or The Blade of Light that Cuts Through Despair known in the Japanese version is the seventy three episode of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS anime. In Japan will air on October 17, 2018. In Canada will air on April 19, 2020.


During his Duel with Playmaker, Bohman activates Storm Access and obtains a new Hydradrive. Playmaker is then inflicted with heavy damage. Ai then tells Playmaker that he has prepared something in advance just in case. In order to turn things around, Playmaker bets everything on Ai’s “secret weapon”!

Featured duel: Playmaker vs Bohman

Characters in Order of Appearance

  1. Jin Kusanagi
  2. Lightning
  3. Kengo Dojun/Blood Shephered
  4. Bit
  5. Boot
  6. Takeru Homura/Soulburner
  7. Flame
  8. Yusaku Fujiki/Playmaker
  9. Bohman
  10. Haru
  11. Linkuriboh (flashback)
  12. Earth (flashback)
  13. Windy (flashback)
  14. Aqua (flashback)
  15. Shoichi Kusanagi
  16. Ryoken Kogami


Japanese character name Japanese voice actor
Yusaku Fujiki/Playmaker Shouya Ishige
Ai Takahiro Sakurai
Takeru Homura/Soulburner Yuki Kaji
Flame Taku Yashiro
Shoichi Kusanagi Subaru Kimura
Ryoken Kogami/Revolver Shunsuke Takeuchi
Bohman Kenji Matsuda
Haru Ryoko Shiraishi
Lightning Issei Maeda
Boot Yano Masaki
Linkuriboh Aki Kanada