Yu☆Gi☆Oh!, No Game No Life Recommendations
The Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise is today strongly associated with the eponymous card game, but early in the manga it contained a dazzling variety of high-stakes, often life-or-death games, and the first anime adapts this portion of the series. If one is drawn to NGNL for the concept of betting everything on a game - any game - one will find it echoed here. In a way, however, the two stories are flipped around; Sora eschews magic, battles against magical cheats, and struggles against magical foes, while the spirit of the Millennium Puzzle (although certainly hating when his opponent cheats) is more than willing to
The main characters in both of these series have to play a lot of games and are rather good at it, in fact they have yet to lose a game. If you like anime with a lot of cool and exciting games in them, then you should check these anime out!
These two animes center on playing any kind of game from coin tossing to chess while the main character is a very smart guy that manages to win despite being cheated.