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Yami Yugi Wig Tutorial by Malindachan Yami Yugi Wig Tutorial by Malindachan
Hope this is helpful! This tutorial also works great with Yugi wigs and other crazy styles like DBZ characters too! Yugi's just got different bangs, and with Dragon Ball wigs you can use the same process for the spikes, but then make the hairline out of extra wefts (See this tutorial here for hairlines: [link] ).

This is the wig base I used: [link]
It's pretty awesome since the wefts in the back are sewn upwards, and it's super thick.

And here's where you can get wefts: [link]

Go here for more wig styling tutorials I've done: [link]

YU-GI-OH! is (c) Kazuki Takahashi
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Neteater Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015
This is perfect, thank you.
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Rivaiye Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014
woha...that's the best Yami Yugi Wig i've ever seen! :faint:
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yugifan115 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
so friggin cool!
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kiwikeung Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
May I ask how to stick the wig on the cardboard cone so tidily and straightly?
I would like to cos Yugi but I stick the wig messily.
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sammycullen123 Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Student General Artist
I HAVE to know!  Can I commission you to make me a wig like this?  Please respond back!!! :D
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dejaipatrelli Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
I have to say I have seen alot of ppl making yugi wigs.....but yours is far best looking one I have ever seen!
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DarkWolfAshleyPurdy Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Student Interface Designer
what measurements would you give for the cones??
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Monstewr Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Best yugi wig/cosplay ever!!
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MaryAnime Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist
OMG, your wig is absolutely awesome! :iconilavplz:
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Hawkeye9906 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love your wig!!! It's so pretty!!!!!!!!!!! excited Hayato Kimata (Oh my god really) [V1] 
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DivineNightShade Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
It looks AMAZING! :)
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VeriiCrosszeria Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist
I cab't read it, it's too smal >_< but I Need this
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ChaseTheDarkness23 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
click on the picture itself. it'll zoom in lol
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nekomarshmallow999 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's epic!!! I love it (^w^)b
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Loveless-Yokai Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
Best Yu-gi-oh wig I've ever seen.Great tutorial!
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Sacha31 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Great tutorial!! I've never seen Yugi's hair perfect like that!! You really did an amazing job!!! GREAT!!
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atempharaoh Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
This is amazing~! Thank you for the tutorial. :) Clap Yami Likes it Pikachus nuzzles cheeks
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CailinMarieCosplay Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
...how the eff do you get this monster on your head without ruining your work? D:
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C-Conztantine Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013
Really impressive wig and  perfect cosplay!! :iconspazattackplz:
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Cinniecon Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013
This is AMAZING!!!!
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OtakuForTheWin Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I hope to do something like this one day
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1azyryan1 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
One day.....I will be able to do this...I want to cosplay Yugi or Yusei so bad o.o But I'm so intimidated by their hair XD
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boweki Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013
gonna try this out, love how the end result looks :D
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ALanguageOfHistory Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
ribewukfbewfew ;v; just what i needed!! a life saver!! 0w0
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o0Joke0o Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013
do think its possible to do this for a sora wig..? 0o
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ILUVYAMI111 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I was wondering if I could get some tips on how to make this because I want to be Yami at Kami con next year ^^ I wanted to be him this year but I never got the wig started ;P
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SHer-5 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
Now I start to wonder how the hair in the anime will look down.

>.> Maybe he has cones! Maybe just a lot of hair .m.
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sketchy-ketchup Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist
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SHer-5 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013
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anime-nympho Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013
Thank you so much for sharing this
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MidorikoXP Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
you are a genius!
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MYoshira Featured By Owner May 27, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Amazing job! :3 ♥
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ChaseTheDarkness23 Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm looking over this, not thinking about doing this for Yami Yugi, but maybe for someone else. I'm thinking about trying this on a Pikachu Gijinka wig. Do you think it would work or should I try going about it a different way? I'm just trying to get a completely natural look instead of using a headband and fabric ears. Talk about laaaaame XD
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jotaro-shima Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG this is the best. I plan to go as SSJ Goku from DBZ in the future and this would work great. Thank you for posting this.
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xFannyx Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
I'm not into Yu-Gi-Oh, but that's impressing. Awesome work!
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IceprinceNoah Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot <3
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Hawkeye9906 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
That looks really good!
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Umbreon-art Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Also, how many wefts do you recommend buying?
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Umbreon-art Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Do you have any other wig suggestions? The one you mentioned is out of stock.
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XeroNecross Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I just realized how tough a time a REAL Yugi Moto would have doing his hair... I mean I know he's a cartoon character and all, but if he were real... Not only would shampoo companies be rick but the hair gel companies would be in paradise!
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keniakittykat Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
Awesome! Seriously the best I've seen so far. This tutorial would be very useful for interested cosplayers... Too bad I have no use for it, because it looks fun to make! ^^
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MechanicalPenguin Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
I can't believe I missed seeing you at Katsucon. As far as I knew, I was the only YamiYugi there! =D

Great wig. Must have been annoying to work with cones and hair though. I just used hair.
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Akarui-no-Sakura Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my...well wow! You're probably one of the only people I've seen who can pull Yami off! You did an awesome job here! :clap:
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Tatlifly Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
...So it IS possible to wear 1:1 Yami hair and still look good. I always thought this character is just not meant to be cosplayed without modifying his hair a lot because it looks so unnatural. Well, I guess I must believe my own eyes. : D Many thanks for the tutorial, this was really helpful! Yami's been on my cosplay list awhile but I had no idea where to start with his hair

Also, I find it unbelievable that this can be done with just one package of wefts.
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DrPeteVenkman Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank you. Thank YOU THANK YOU! I have been adding to my wig styling methods from various friends and donated tutorials. This helps a lot!
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GokuFan13 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013
How many packages of wefts did you order to make a spikey wig like this one??
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Tibra-chan Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013   Artist
Best Yami/Atem wig ever!!
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FrozenReaper783 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
This is pretty awesome! I think I shall make my Yami-Yugi wig like this, one question I do have is: Is is machine wash and/or dryer safe? I've never put anything with hot-glue or fabric glue in the washing or drying machine
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