Yu-Gi-Oh! is fun. The trading card game from Konami is fun too. So why is Korea's version an out-of-the-blue bummer?
Recently on 2ch, Japan's largest forum, one member uploaded photos of a Korean Yu-Gi-Oh! pack. Let's have a look.
Here's the pack (obviously).
Business as usual, until...
You get to the missing child card. Yeah. This is truly sad and makes opening a pack of Yu-Gi-Oh! cards an unexpected downer. (Of course, this is not even vaguely near to the terrible sadness the parents of these missing children must feel, and I am most certainly not implying such.)
On these cards, there is a URL for www.missingchild.or.kr, which is the country's National centre for Missing Children.
I'd imagine parents of missing children would do anything to get their children back -- and my heart goes out of them. And, in a way, this is kind of like putting missing children on the back of milk cartons.
That being said, are the kids who buy these Yu-Gi-Oh! cards really supposed to look for other missing kids? Does that happen? Honestly, I'm not sure, but I do hope it's working, though, and that missing kids are being found.