Welcome to Yugiou no uta, a lyrical icon challenge community dedicated to our love for the anime, manga, and TCG series Yu-Gi-Oh!. Each week, starting on Mondays and ending on Fridays at Midnight EST, song lyrics will be chosen and a new challenge shall begin. Each week is different.
Rules // Guidlines
. All submissions are to be only from Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Manga and Anime (see more information below).
. Fanart, Doujinshi, and images from the TCG and other merchandise are not allowed. if you wish to use a Duel Monster for an icon challenge, look for screencaps with them.
.ONLY challenges, voting, winner announcements, banner posts, or moderator posts/community updates/news are allowed to be posted within this community. Affiliation applications must be submitted as either a comment to a post or through contact with lavaliere.
. You are not allowed to vote for your own icons.
. You are not allowed to showcase the icons used in the current challenges on other communities. this includes using them as personal icons. If you wish to use the icons after that challenge is over with, please send a message to me and i will give you the person's name that created it so you may give credit where it's due.
. When making icons, please use at least three consecutive words from the song used for the current challenge. Also, the text must be legible. If you do not follow this guideline, your icons will be disqualified!
. You are allowed to make up to two icons for a challenge. Note: Moderators are only allowed one icon per challenge, and only on a challenge not their own.
. Also, you must create new icons for current challenge. if you are found to be using an icon made before the challenge (including bases), your icon will be disqualified!
. You can now only place once per challenge. Meaning if your two icons have won first and second, you will be awarded the higher place (first) and your second placing icon will be bypassed to the next person with the highest ranking.
Only Yu-Gi-Oh!: Duel Monsters Manga and Anime icons are allowed. This means that there are no YGO DM Generation X or Season One icons allowed. Below is a list of all the Japanese titled Seasons with their NA versions that are allowed in challenges.
Japanese Title . Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters . Yu-Gi-Oh! DM Battle City . Yu-Gi-Oh! DM Battle Ship (including Noah) . Yu-Gi-Oh! DM Alcatraz Duel Tower . Yu-Gi-Oh! DM Orichalcos Doom/Doma . Yu-Gi-Oh! DM Kaiba Grand Prix . Yu-Gi-Oh! DM Memory Arc/Ultimate Dark RPG
English Title . Yu-Gi-Oh! . Yu-Gi-Oh! Battle City Duels [DVD title] . Yu-Gi-Oh! Enter the Shadow Realm . Yu-Gi-Oh! Enter the Shadow Realm . Yu-Gi-Oh! Waking the Dragons . Yu-Gi-Oh! Grand Championship . Yu-Gi-Oh! Dawn of the Duel
MANGA: Any of the original YGO manga is allowed, meaning the Japanese volumes 1-38, or the English-ShonenJump released manga. YGO R and the Gospel of Truth are not allowed.
Despite the fact that not all of the manga is published in the US yet, I'll still allow it.
. Challenges are given on Sunday Nights (before 12am Monday). All submissions are allowed until Friday 12AM EASTERN TIME.
. Voting will be done from Saturday 12Am till Sunday 12AM Eastern Time.
.Voting is done via a Poll. You will be given a selection of submitted icons from which to choose the following:
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.When you submit your icon it is done as a comment to the Challenge entry. Comments are screened, and when submitting your icon, please submit like: