Rio, known as Ryo Kato in the Japanese version, is a character appearing in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Tag Force series. He is a Slifer Red student.
In Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 4, his name is given to Masaya Nakamura. In Tag Force 5 and Tag Force 6, his name is given to Kozo Nishino instead.
When the player receives Rio's Deck Recipe, they also receive a "Harpie's Brother" card.
Rio partners with Alvaro for the Tag Force Tournament.
Tag Force 2-3
- Top-Grade Salad
- Foie Gras
- Cook's Sandwich
- Dried Sardine
- Fried Noodle
- Spicy Fish Egg
- Fermented Soybean
Rio's Deck in the first game uses a large number of monsters that can flip themselves face-down, several of which have additional effects activated upon being Flip Summoned. He supports them with effects that increase their DEF or punish face-up monsters.
In Tag Force 2 and Tag Force 3, Rio's Decks revolve around summoning, protecting, and triggering the effect of "Criosphinx".
Back of a Front (裏の裏の裏) ★3
Tag Force 2
Rio's Decks in Tag Force 2 and Tag Force 3 are titled "Crio's Ambition" (クリオの野望) in the Japanese version.
Tag Force 3