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Yu-Gi-Oh! | Yu-Gi-Oh! | FANDOM powered by Wikia This article is about the franchise Yu Gi Oh Battle City Duels Mind Game Vol 10 For the original manga see YuGiOh manga For the Toei anime series see YuGiOh Toei anime For the first NAS anime series see YuGiOh anime For other uses of YuGiOh or King of Games see YuGiOh disambiguation YuGiOh 遊☆戯☆王 Yūgiō Japanese for Game King is a popular Japanese anime and manga franchise from Kazuki Takahashi that mainly involves characters who play a card game called Duel Monsters originally called Magic & Wizards in the manga See the section Card game below for different names of the game wherein each player purchases and assembles a Deck of Monster Spell and Trap Cards in order to defeat one another and gain victory It began as a manga in Japan in 1996 the YuGiOh franchise has since grown to an immensely successful global brand spawning various manga and anime series a reallife version of the card game featured in the story video games toys and many other products Composition The YuGiOh universe currently consists of four manga series six anime series and three films Manga YuGiOh original manga Main article YuGiOh manga The YuGiOh 遊☆戯☆王 Yūgiō manga ran from 1996 to March 8 2004 It was created by Kazuki Takahashi and was one of the most popular titles featured in Shueishas Weekly Shōnen Jump The manga initially focuses on Yugi Mutou as he uses games designed by Pegasus to fight various villains Yugi also gets into misadventures with his friends Katsuya Jonouchi Anzu Mazaki and Hiroto Honda The plot starts out fairly episodic and includes only three instances of Magic and Wizards in the first seven volumes In the eighth volume the Duelist Kingdom arc starts making the plot shift to a Duel Monsterscentered universe The editors were Yoshihisa Heishi and Hisao Shimada Kazuki Takahashi credits Toshimasa Takahashi in the Special Thanks column The English version of the YuGiOh manga is released in the United States and Canada by Viz Media in both the Shonen Jump magazine and in individual graphic novels The original Japanese character names are kept for most of the characters Yugi Jonouchi Anzu and Honda for instance while the English names are used for a minor number of characters e g Maximillion Pegasus and for the Duel Monsters cards It is published in its original righttoleft format and the manga is largely unedited The translators of the English manga are Anita Sengupta for volumes 17 and Duelist 1 and Joe Yamazaki for Duelist 224 and Millennium World Some content was revised in later printings of earlier volumes Viz released volumes 1 through 7 of the YuGiOh manga under its original title The Duelist Kingdom and Battle City arcs are released under the title YuGiOh Duelist while the Egypt arc is released as YuGiOh Millennium World As of the December 2007 issue the series has come to a close after a long five year run in the pages of Shonen Jump America YuGiOh R Main article YuGiOh R YuGiOh R 遊☆戯☆王 R Yūgiō Āru is illustrated by Akira Ito one of the artists who illustrated the original YuGiOh manga and supervised by Takahashi YuGiOh R is a spinoff of the original YuGiOh franchise with most of the same characters in a new plotline which takes place between the Battle City story arc and the Millenium World story arc The manga was first published in Shueishas monthly magazine VJump on April 21 2004 YuGiOh GX Main article YuGiOh GX manga The YuGiOh GX 遊☆戯☆王 GX Yūgiō Jī Ekkusu manga series is a manga adaptation of the YuGiOh GX television series The comic is illustrated by Naoyuki Kageyama and differs from the anime featuring new storylines and monsters as well as some personality changes in some of the characters The YuGiOh GX manga series was released in North America by Viz Media It has been serialized in the manga magazine Shonen Jump beginning in January 2007 Unlike the other manga serialized in the magazine one chapter of the manga is printed per issue Unlike the Englishlanguage editions of the original manga series the Englishlanguage YuGiOh GX manga uses the Englishlanguage anime names created by 4Kids Entertainment The GX episodes are rated 11 YuGiOh 5Ds Main article YuGiOh 5Ds manga A YuGiOh 5Ds 遊☆戯☆王 5Ds Yūgiō Faibu Dīzu manga began serialization in VJump Monthly Magazine from August 2009 It is written by Masahiro Hikokubo and Satou Masashi and like the GX manga features different storylines and monsters YuGiOh ZEXAL Main article YuGiOh ZEXAL manga A YuGiOh ZEXAL 遊戯王 ZEXAL Yūgiō Zearu manga began serialization in VJump Monthly Magazine December 18 2010 before its anime counterpart debuted The beginning of the manga contains the same events as the anime but the story starts to diverge in Rank 10 leading to a completely different storyline The series is written by Shin Yoshida illustrated by Naohito Miyoshi and published by Shueisha Kazuki Takahashi also supervises the series YuGiOh ARCV Main article YuGiOh ARCV manga A YuGiOh ARCV 遊☆戯☆王ARC-Ⅴ Yūgiō Āku Faibu manga began serialization in VJump Monthly Magazine August 20 2015 The series is written by Shin Yoshida illustrated by Naohito Miyoshi and published by Shueisha while the Duels are written by Masahiro Hikokubo and Kazuki Takahashi supervises the series Like the GX and 5Ds manga the characters personalities differ from the anime and the storyline and monsters are different Anime YuGiOh Toei anime Main article YuGiOh Toei anime The logo for YuGiOh Toei version Japanese version YuGiOh is produced by Toei Animation as a 27episode anime based on YuGiOh manga volumes 17 volumes which do not focus much on Magic & Wizards nor is it connected in any way to YuGiOh Duel Monsters another YuGiOh anime series made by Nihon Ad Systems NAS but is often referred to as the first series to distinguish it from the latter or erroneously as YuGiOh SeasonSeries 0 The show first aired on TV Asahi on April 4 1998 and ended its run on October 10 1998 This show was never shown outside Japan presumbly due to the amount of violence involved in the series YuGiOh Duel Monsters Main article YuGiOh anime The logo for YuGiOh US version YuGiOh known in Japan as YuGiOh Duel Monsters 遊☆戯☆王 デュエルモンスターズ Yūgiō Dyueru Monsutāzu is the series that introduced YuGiOh to the Western world It was produced by NAS and was first aired on TV Tokyo on April 18 2000 It was later translated into more than 20 languages airing in more than 60 countries The series is mainly based on YuGiOh manga volume 8 except that it has some of the content of volumes 4 and 5 albeit watered down and shortened and onward and ended its 224episode run in Japan on September 29 2004 There are two Englishlanguage versions of the YuGiOh Duel Monsters anime a United States version by 4Kids Entertainment and a SouthEast Asian version by A S N On May 8 2001 4Kids obtained the U S merchandising and television rights to YuGiOh Duel Monsters from Konami They partnered up with Warner Bros and released their dubbed version of the anime on Kids WB on September 29 2001 under the title of YuGiOh The English YuGiOh anime is divided into a number of seasons The show aired from September 29 2001 through June 10 2006 Broadcasts The 4Kids English YuGiOh anime is broadcast on many channels In the United States it is broadcast on Kids WB In Canada it is broadcast on YTV In the United Kingdom it is broadcast on Nickelodeon CITV Childrens ITV on Freeview Channel 72 ITV2 ITV4 and in Australia on Network Ten and Nickelodeon Like many anime originally created for the Japanese market a number of changes including the names of most of the characters were made when the English YuGiOh anime was released During the dubbing process the broadcast version of YuGiOh was edited and adapted to suit US cultural tastes On October 19 2004 4Kids in association with FUNimation released uncut YuGiOh DVDs These DVDs include the original unedited Japanese animation and Japanese dialogue tracks with English subtitles as well as allnew English dubs with translations closer to the original dialogues Both language tracks use the original Japanese music Each DVD contains three episodes and there was a total of 3 DVDs released for a total of 9 episodes The fourth DVD called YuGiOh Uncut Vol 04 RedEyes Black Dragon DVD and containing episodes 1012 was already dubbed and completed ready to be sold and scheduled for release on May 4 2005 but was never officially released A 5th DVD containing episodes 1315 was also mentioned around the time of the announcement of the fourth DVD and before the indefinite delaycancellation but it is unknown if the DVD was merely planned for release or was actually completed and ready for release like the 4th DVD was For a few months the release dates for the 4th DVD had been constantly extended or delayed until it was confirmed that the product was not to be sold for an unknown amount of time if ever Shortly after that it had been confirmed 4Kids had decided to indefinitely delay future releases of the series saying that it was competing with sales of their edited version DVDs and that they had decided to stop the uncut DVDs to stop the competition supposedly for a limited amount of time until all their edited DVDs were released and competition was over However even now after all versions of their edited DVDs have been sold there still is no news on whether or not they plan to bring back the Uncut series To this day the fourth DVD and possibly fifth still remain unreleased and the current status of the uncut DVDs and their future is unknown In May 2009 4Kids Entertainment began to release full uncut Englishsubtitled Japaneselanguage YuGiOh episodes through their YouTube account Many fans were very happy with this recent development but those subtitled episodes were criticized for using the English dub character names in the subtitles as opposed to the Japanese names 4Kids stated that they planned to release the entire series subtitled on their YouTube channel in the near future but an announcement in August 2009 stated that all the Japanese episodes were to be removed due to legal issues with ADK one of the primary producers of the anime and Shunsuke Kazama the original Japanese voice of Yugi However the English dub is still available and 4Kids still plans to release subtitled versions of YuGiOh GX and YuGiOh 5Ds along with their English counterparts However due to the legal issues with Kazama 4Kids has stated that they may have to drop all of the audio for Yugis lines YuGiOh GX Main article YuGiOh GX The logo for YuGiOh GX US version Set a few years following the events of the previous series YuGiOh GX known as YuGiOh Duel Monsters GX in Japan follows a boy named Judai Yuki Jaden Yuki in the English version as he attends Duel Academy in the hopes of becoming the new Duel King The series ran for 180 episodes between October 6 2004 and March 26 2008 Like the previous series 4kids handled western distribution and made several edits YuGiOh Capsule Monsters Main article YuGiOh Capsule Monsters The logo for YuGiOh Capusle Monsters YuGiOh Capsule Monsters 遊☆戯☆王 カプセルモンスターズ Yūgiō Kapuseru Monsutāzu is a twelveepisode anime commissioned produced and edited by 4Kids much like YuGiOh The Movie Pyramid of Light It is set before the end of the second YuGiOh anime series YuGiOh Duel Monsters apparently somewhere in season 5 Capsule Monsters involves Yugi Yūgi Joey Jōnouchi Téa Anzu Tristan Honda and Yugis grandfather Solomon Sugoroku being pulled into a world where Duel Monsters are real They find monster capsules that they can use to summon monsters It is similar to the Virtual RPG arc in many respects but it does not seem to have anything to do with the early Capsule Monster Chess game featured in early volumes of the original manga It is currently the only animated YuGiOh media not to be released in Japan YuGiOh 5Ds Main article YuGiOh 5Ds The Japanese logo for YuGiOh 5Ds YuGiOh 5Ds 遊☆戯☆王 5Ds Yūgiō Faibu Dīzu is another anime spinoff of the original YuGiOh franchise with a new protagonist Yusei Fudo and a new plotline revolving on five dragon cards which when brought together will revive a beast called the Crimson Dragon The main difference between this and other YuGiOh shows is that they focus on duel on motorcycles in stadiums using duel disks called Duel Runners and a new breed of monsters called Synchro Monsters are introduced It started airing on TV Tokyo on April 2 2008 and started airing in the United States on September 13 2008 once again licensed by 4Kids and featuring similar edits The spinoff also begins the trend of introducing new Summon mechanic to the series with this one being Synchro Summon YuGiOh ZEXAL Main article YuGiOh ZEXAL The logo for YuGiOh ZEXAL A new YuGiOh series is to be announced at the Japanese encore screening of YuGiOh 3D Bonds Beyond Time on February 20 2011 2 It is to be called YuGiOh ZEXAL 3 In the near future the main characters name is Yuma Tsukumo as he is encountered by a spirit named Astral They are working together to gather the scattered and dangerous Number cards They are the missing pieces of Astrals memory This series also introduces a new type of Summon called Xyz Summon YuGiOh ARCV Main article YuGiOh ARCV The logo for YuGiOh ARCV YuGiOh ARCⅤ read as Arc Five is a YuGiOh anime series the fourth main spinoff series which began airing in Japan on April 6 2014 following the end of YuGiOh ZEXAL The series focuses on a new protagonist Yuya Sakaki As with the previous spinoffs it focuses on and introduces a new type of Summoning this time Pendulum Summon Unlike other Spinoffs this spinoff does not reduce the importance and the appearances of previously introduced Summons to focus on the newly introduced one Fusion Synchro Xyz Summon still retain importance With a brief Ritual Summon present YuGiOh VRAINS Main article YuGiOh VRAINS YuGiOh VRAINS is the fifth main spinoff of the YuGiOh anime series It is scheduled to air in Japan in May 2017 following the end of YuGiOh ARCV It features a new main protagonist Yusaku Fujiki As with the previous spinoffs it focuses on and introduces a new type of Summoning this time Link Summon Films YuGiOh The Movie Main article YuGiOh The Movie The first film of the series was simply titled YuGiOh and was released only in Japan A thirtyminute film produced by Toei Animation it was first shown in theaters on March 6 1999 Its characters are from the first series YuGiOh anime The film is about a boy named Shōgo who is too timid to duel even after he got a powerful rare card the legendary RedEyes Black Dragon in his Deck Yugi tries to bring Shōgos courage out in a duel with Seto Kaiba who has his eyes on Shōgos rare card YuGiOh The Movie Pyramid of Light Main article YuGiOh The Movie Pyramid of Light YuGiOh The Movie Pyramid of Light often referred to as simply YuGiOh The Movie was first released in North America on August 13 2004 The film was developed specifically for Western audiences by 4Kids based on the overwhelming success of the YuGiOh franchise in the United States Warner Bros distributed the film in most Englishspeaking countries Its characters are from the second series YuGiOh anime In the film Atem faces Anubis the Egyptian God of the Dead The extended uncut Japanese version of the film premiered in special screenings in Japan on November 3 2004 under the title YuGiOh Duel Monsters Pyramid of Light The film was then aired on TV Tokyo on January 2 2005 Attendees of the film during its premiere U S Yu Gi Oh Battle City Duels Mind Game Vol 10 or Japan got 1 of 4 free YuGiOh Trading Card Game cards The cards were Pyramid of Light Sorcerer of Dark Magic Blue Eyes Shining Dragon and Watapon The Home Video Release also gave out one of the Free Cards with an offer to get all 4 by mail though the promotion ended in December 2004 In Australia New Zealand Germany and the United Kingdom free promotional cards were also given out however they were given out at all screenings of the film and not just the premiere Two fans managed to steal a box of 2400 cards in California Disguised as Warner Bros workers they made off with the cards claiming that wrong cards were sent and promising a new shipment 4 YuGiOh 3D Bonds Beyond Time Main article YuGiOh 3D Bonds Beyond Time YuGiOh 3D Bonds Beyond Time known in Japan as YuGiOh Movie Super Fusion Bonds that Transcend Time 劇場版 遊☆戯☆王 ~超融合!時空を越えた絆~ Gekijōban Yūgiō ~ChōYūgō Jikū o Koeta Kizuna~ also known as YuGiOh 10th 遊☆戯☆王 10th is a 3D film released on January 23 2010 in Japan with a North American release in Spring 2011 It celebrates the 10th anniversary of the first NAS series as opposed to the anniversary of the manga and features an original storyline involving Yugi Muto Jaden Yuki Judai Yuki from YuGiOh GX and Yusei Fudo from YuGiOh 5Ds fighting against a new enemy named Paradox 8 It was first teased with short animations featured at the start of episodes of YuGiOh 5Ds during the third season Characters See also CategoryCharacters The main characters of YuGiOh all anime manga and films except YuGiOh GX YuGiOh 5Ds YuGiOh ZEXAL are Yugi Mutou spelled Yugi Muto in the English anime a shy purehearted high school student and gaming expert who possesses an ancient Egyptian relic called the Millennium Puzzle Another character is named the Nameless Pharaoh or Yami Yugi also known as Dark Yugi the other Yugi and eventually Atem the latter is his real name revealed only near the end of the series a darker personality held in the Millennium Puzzle Yugis best friends Katsuya Jonouchi Joey Wheeler in the Englishlanguage anime versions Anzu Mazaki Téa Gardner and Hiroto Honda Tristan Taylor are also primary characters as well as Yugis main rival Seto Kaiba The main character of YuGiOh GX is Jaden Yuki Judai Yuki in the Japanese versions an energetic boy who possesses great talents in Duel Monsters He can also communicate with the spirits of certain cards Jaden attends a special academy to study how to play Duel Monsters Jaden combats various opponents who seek to controldestroy the world battling the Sacred Beast cards the Society of Light Nightshroud and The Supreme King who Jaden later turns into himself While Jaden is a poor student his Dueling aptitude is regarded as the best in the whole school despite his grades and Dorm Rank He has had rivalries with many of the other duelists attending there including Chazz Princeton Zane Truesdale Bastion Misawa and Vellian Crowler The main character of YuGiOh 5Ds is Satellite resident Yusei Fudo a genius mechanic adept Duelist and Signer His rival is another Signer named Jack Atlas who betrayed Yusei and his friends in order to get out of Satellite Other important characters are Akiza another Signer and Duelist with psychic powers the twin siblings Luna and Leo and Crow Hogan Yusei and his fellow Signers battle the Dark Signers the Earthbound Immortals Yliasters Three Emperors and finally their leader Zone All three of these Duelists teamed up in Bonds Beyond Time to battle Paradox a time traveling agent sent by Zone in an effort to change the future of the world and save it from destruction by destroying the card game in the past The Duel Monsters themselves as the primary battle agents in the series card duels come into play as characters from time to time especially Kuriboh Dark Magician Dark Magician Girl Jinzo and the Ojama Trio Generally Duel Monsters like the Egyptian God Cards the Legendary Dragons the Sacred Beast Cards the NeoSpacians the Five Signer Dragons of 5Ds the Earthbound Immortals Meklord Emperors the Number Xyz Monsters and the Four Dimensional Dragons are of much greater importance to the various storylines rather than other Duel Monsters The main characters of YuGiOh ZEXAL are Yuma Tsukumo a hotblooded boy introduced as a notoriously poor Duelist at the beginning of the series who holds a belief that Dueling a person makes them your friend and Astral an otherwordly amnesic being whose memories have scattered into the 100 Number cards The Numbers are also sought by other parties and individuals including Shark the skilled number one bully of the school Kite Tenjo a Number Hunter working for Dr Faker the mysterious Vetrix Family and the Barians the sworn enemies of Astral World who drive the search for the Numbers behind the scenes Behind the actions of the Barians is their deity Don Thousand The main character of YuGiOh ARCV is Yuya Sakaki a Dueltainer who acts to entertain the crowd during the new Action Duels He creates the new Pendulum Summoning method and is soon targeted by those who want access to the cards in addition to being caught up in the interdimensional struggles that he and his childhood friend Zuzu Boyle are linked to Opposing Professor Leo Akaba is Yuyas rival Declan who has formed a team of Lancers to combat the extradimensional threat which include Yuyas friend Gong rival Sylvio and enigmatic and scarred Shay Central plots YuGiOh tells the tale of Yugi Muto a shorterthanaverage high school student who was given the fragmented pieces of an ancient Egyptian artifact the Millennium Puzzle by his grandfather Upon reassembling the Puzzle he is possessed by another personality who is later revealed to be the spirit of a 3000yearold Pharaoh 5000yearsold in the English anime called Atem with no memory of his own time As the story goes on the two of them together with Yugis friends try to find the secret of the Pharaohs lost memories and his name with the Duel Monsters card game being an ever prevalent backdrop or plot device YuGiOh GX set 10 years after the first series follows the story of Jaden Yuki Judai Yuki in the Japanese version a talented young duelist who is given the card Winged Kuriboh by the nowadult Yugi before Jadens admission to Duel Academy Duel Academia in the Japanese version an elitist boarding school established by Seto Kaiba Jaden who receives low marks in his admission tests is placed in the Slifer Red dormitory Osiris Red which is reserved for students with the lowest grades The story goes on as Jaden faces challenges from different students in Duel Academy He later finds himself entangled in a conflict related to the hidden secrets of the academy YuGiOh 5Ds is set in a distant future where the residents of the povertystricken town called Satellite provide the manpower to sustain a utopia called New Domino City Neo Domino City in the Japanese version a futuristic version of the fictional Japanese metropolis called Domino City where some of the events of the original YuGiOh took place The story centers around five characters known as Signers who have birthmarks bearing one part of a monster called the Crimson Dragon which saved the world in the past by sealing demons known as the Earthbound Immortals into the earth as the Nazca Lines The main character named Yusei Fudo is a Signer Each Signer has a unique dragon monster In later episodes they fight Dark Signersduelists who try to revive the Earthbound cards YuGiOh ZEXAL is set in a new city Heartland City and features far more futuristic technology than seen in 5Ds Duel Disks are now tabletlike devices called DPads which link with DGazer communicators to display images through Authentic Reality rather than holograms The story centers around the Numbers scattered Xyz Monsters which are also the memories of the mysterious being known as Astral Astral teams up with amateur Duelist Yuma Tsukumo in order to recover the Numbers but other parties are hunting the Numbers as well Kite Tenjo who works for Dr Faker and the Vetrix Family out for revenge against Dr Faker as their hunt for Numbers brings them into conflict with one another YuGiOh ARCV is set in another new City Paradise City Maiami City in the Japanese where new Duels called Action Duels are the latest craze Duel Disks have returned to focusing on holographic technology but the ARC System used in Action Duels enables Duelists to interact with the holograms with mass Action Duels involve huge and varied Fields and contain Action Cards that can aid the flow of a Duel The primary character is Yuya Sakaki son of the pioneer of Action Duels and codeveloper of the ARC System Yusho Sakaki who during a match with the Pro League Champion creates a new Summoning technique Pendulum Summoning This newfound Summoning draws the attention of the Leo Coporations CEO Declan Akaba while as the Arc League Championship unfolds greater powers involving Fusion Synchro and Xyz Summoning begin to take hold The early chapters of YuGiOh feature a variety of different games but from the Duelist Kingdom arc onwards the focus is shifted to a card game called Duel Monsters Duel Monsters is played using a holographic image system created by Seto Kaiba following his first match with Yugi In the manga and first series anime these were initially performed on tables using holographic tubes while the second series anime uses huge holographic fields Starting with the Battle City arc as well as the series that followed duels are performed using portable Duel Disks invented by Seto Kaiba which allows duels to happen anywhere Terminology TCG & OCG Glossary Original games There are several games in the YuGiOh anime and manga that were originally created as fictitious games for the series and was later turned into real games or video games Card game BlueEyes White Dragon The YuGiOh anime and manga series introduces an original card game created by Takahashi Different names can be used to refer to the game depending on where it appears Magic & Wizards M&W the original name of the card game used in the original YuGiOh Japanese and English versions manga YuGiOh R and in the Japanese version of YuGiOh GX In the case of the English manga the game is renamed Duel Monsters in laterreleased chapters Duel Monsters used in Toei Animations YuGiOh anime the second series YuGiOh anime Japanese and English versions manga English version only and film The name is introduced to replace Magic & Wizards probably due to its similarity to Magic The Gathering YuGiOh Official Card Game Duel Monsters YuGiOh OCG the original name of the real YuGiOh card game released by Konami used mostly in Asia YuGiOh Trading Card Game YuGiOh TCG the name used in locations where Upper Deck Entertainment distributed the YuGiOh OCG whose distribution has since been taken over by Konami History Designed by Kazuki Takahashi Magic & Wizards M&W is a popular card game worldwide Compared with its predecessor M&W was very simple when it was first introduced in the manga there were only two types of cards Monster & Magic Cards the result of a monster battle only relied on the Attack and Defense Points of the monsters and the effects of Magic Cards which only appeared occasionally According to the author the game was designed as such because he felt that the rules of Magic the Gathering were too complicated and he wanted to create something similar but simpler The original plan of Takahashi was to phase out M&W which took him only one night to design in just two episodes After the first appearance of the game in the manga in Volume 2 Duel 9 the reader response on it was enormous and Shonen Jump started getting calls from readers who wanted to know more about the game Takahashi realized that he had hit on something so he modified the storyline to feature more of the card game With the advance of the manga the game continued to evolve becoming more complicated The similarities between the games of note card design brown with an oval on back effects and terminology discarding graveyard sacrifice usage and pictures including occult or religious based icons alluding to the early days of Magic The Gathering are all there The name of Magics creator is mirrored through the creator of Duel Monsters Pegasus J Crawford Maximillion Pegasus in the English versions whom both share the same number of letters Official Card Game and Trading Card Game Main articles Bandai OCG OCG and TCG Magic & Wizards has been brought to life in three versions by two different companies The first version known as the Carddas version was first released by Bandai in September 1998 Only three boosters had been released for this version before the license of the card game was sold to Konami later The game was popular although it used a simplified and modified version of the gaming rule used in the manga and is less faithful to the manga compared with Konamis versions of the game The second version of the YuGiOh cards was released by Konami on December 16 1998 included as special packin cards in the first YuGiOh video game YuGiOh Duel Monsters These cards are not to be mixed up with those of YuGiOh OCG released later by the same company The two versions are different in terms of design with the looks of the former closer to those in the manga to an extent that their effect texts are all directly quoted from the manga Only 10 cards were released for this version and Konami didnt have any gaming rules for these cards as they were intended for collection purpose only They cannot be used in the laterreleased YuGiOh OCG The third version YuGiOh OCG was first released on February 4 1999 by Konami The gaming rule of this version is much more sophisticated and mature compared with the Carddas version while at the same time does a much better job in preserving the style and feeling of M&W Succeeding the popular Carddas version YuGiOh OCG was an instant hit And on March 1 2002 the English version of the game was brought to the U S by Upper Deck Entertainment under the new name YuGiOh Trading Card Game with the release of its first set Legend of BlueEyes White Dragon Later on in the same year March 19 Konami released its first YuGiOh videogame in the U S for Gameboy Color known as YuGiOh Dark Duel Stories a translation of YuGiOh Duel Monsters 3 TriHoly God Advent Currently YuGiOh OCGTCG have been released in more than 40 countries Other games Apart from Magic & Wizards there are also other games that were originally created as fictitious games for YuGiOh manga and was later turned into video games the most famous ones being Capsule Monster Chess Capmon a sort of preMage Knight collectible miniatures game Video game Capsule Monster Coliseum Monster World a roleplaying chess game Video game Monster Capsule GB available in Japanese only Dungeon Dice Monsters DDM known in the Japanese manga as Dragons Dice & Dungeons DDD a dungeon crawl boardgame where the tiles are created by unfolding the faces of 6sided dice Video game Dungeon Dice Monsters Capsule Monsters a board game inspired by the earlier Capsule Monster Chess Among the four Dungeon Dice Monsters and Capsule Monsters have been released as real collectible games but neither proved popular and currently no more new figures or cards are released On March 29 2003 Mattel released the English version of the first booster of Dungeon Dice Monsters in America under the title DragonFlame But so far only three of the seven boosters in Japanese version have been released with the last one released in June 2003 Mattel also released the YuGiOh Capsule Monsters Collectible Figure Game in North America and Canada but only produced 1 Booster Pack and a two player Starter Set Video games Main article Official YuGiOhrelated games All YuGiOhrelated video games are produced by Konami The English version video games generally use the 4Kids English anime names as opposed to the Viz English manga names which are nearly the same as the Japanese names At ComicCon 2006 Konami announced that the YuGiOh video games had sold a total of 17 5 million copies world wide Each game generally includes a few promotional cards for use with the YuGiOh TCG The Game Boy Advance games with Expert International or World Wide Edition in the title follow the rules of the OCGTCG much more closely than the ones without As well International versions generally have multiple languages on all versions and all versions of a given International title can play against each other via game link Books Main article YuGiOhrelated books Several books based on the manga and anime have been released inside and outside Japan References ↑ nick de YuGiOh German ↑ httpwww animenewsnetwork comnews20101209newyugiohseriestobeannouncedinfebruary ↑ httpygocafe blogspot com ↑ Brevet Brad 13 August 2004 YuGiOh Trading Cards Stolen CraveOnline Media LLC httpwww comingsoon netmoviesnews501140yugiohtradingcardsstolen Retrieved 14 May 2016