Yu-Gi-Oh! R was V-Jump’s (a monthly gaming magazine created by Weekly Shonen Jump) continuation of the popular manga on April 21, 2004. The beginning plot was used from Yu-Gi-Oh!’s GameBoy Advance game, Reshef of Destruction (DM-8), Click here to read more about the game. It only makes sense since V-Jump is a gaming magazine. It has no connection with the original series.