Takahashi had always been interested in games, claiming to have been obsessed as a child and is still interested in them as an adult. In a game, he considered the player to become a hero. He decided to base the Yu-Gi-Oh!
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With friendship being one of the major themes of Yu-Gi-Oh! Henshin, the ability to turn into something or someone else, is something Takahashi believed all children dreamed of.
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He considered Yugi's "henshin" Dark Yugi, a savvy, invincible games player, to be a big appeal to children. Takahashi said that the card game held the strongest influence in the manga, because it "happened to evoke the most response" from readers. Prior to that point, Takahashi did not plan for the card game to make more than two appearances. Takahashi added that this is "a pretty consistent theme. Duel Monsters anime. Takahashi added "The story is quite violent, isn't it? The original Yu-Gi-Oh! Unlike most other media, it features a variety of different games. The editors were Yoshihisa Heishi and Hisao Shimada.
The English version of the Yu-Gi-Oh! 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. Maximillion Pegasus and for the Duel Monsters cards. The manga is published in its original right-to-left format and is largely unedited, although instances of censorship appear such as editing out the finger in later volumes. Viz released the first volume of the Yu-Gi-Oh!
Millennium World. A spin-off manga titled Yu-Gi-Oh! R was illustrated by Akira Ito under Takahashi's supervision. The story is of disputed canonicity and takes place in the original manga's universe, between the Battle City and Millennium World arcs, where Yugi and his friends must stop a man named Yako Tenma who plans to use Anzu Mazaki's body to revive the deceased Pegasus. Viz Media released the series in North America between and The first Yu-Gi-Oh! This adaptation was never released outside Japan. This series is heavily abridged from the manga, skipping many chapters, and often changes details of the manga stories it does adapt, featuring several key differences from the manga.
It also adds a new regular character to the group, Miho Nosaka, who was originally a one-shot minor character in the manga. This adaptation is not related to any other works in the franchise. Loosely adapting the manga from chapter sixty onwards, the series features several differences from the manga and the Toei-produced series and largely focuses around the game of Duel Monsters, tying in with the real life Yu-Gi-Oh!
A remastered version of the series, focusing on specific duels, began airing in Japan from February 7, The adaptation received many changes from the Japanese version to tailor it for international audiences. These include different names for many characters and monsters, changes to the appearance of the cards to differentiate them from their real-life counterparts and various cuts and edits pertaining to violence, death, and religious references to make the series suitable for children.
An album containing some tracks from the English dub music entitled Yu-Gi-Oh! An uncut version, featuring an all-new English dub track and the original Japanese audio, began release in October , in association with Funimation Entertainment. Only three volumes, comprising the first nine episodes, were ever released. The names were also Americanized, but the series setting and the original music remained intact.
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Bankruptcy code. Konami currently distributes the series and its spin-offs, in addition to producing English dubs through its renamed subsidiary, 4K Media Inc. Capsule Monsters is a twelve-episode spin-off miniseries commissioned, produced and edited by 4Kids Entertainment, which aired in North America between September 9,  and November 25, It is set before the end of Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters , apparently somewhere between episodes and , and involves Yugi and his friends being pulled into a world filled with real Duel Monsters they can summon using capsules.
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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 Yu-Gi-Oh! It was published in Japan by Shueisha on September 3, and has four sections. Two weeks after Yugi's battle with Kaiba in Death-T, Yugi gets a call from Kaiba, who tells him to meet for a game at the top floor of Kaiba Corporation. Mokuba stumbles in on them, and tells Yugi that Kaiba has not yet awoken from his catatonic state. It turns out that the Kaiba that Yugi is playing against is a "Cyber Kaiba", controlled by the KaibaCorp computer, using all of Kaiba's memories.
It also contains a plethora of compiled information from the story, including a list of names for the various games and Shadow Games that appear in Yu-Gi-Oh!
The art book was released on December 16, and contains a number of illustrations done for the bunkoban releases of the manga, compilations of color illustrations found in the manga, and brand new art drawn for the book. The book includes episode information and pictures regarding the first Yu-Gi-Oh! It also features an ani-manga version of the Yu-Gi-Oh! The Yu-Gi-Oh! The book features scenes from the crossover movie, Yu-Gi-Oh!
Duel Monsters series, character profiles, duels and interviews with the staff of the movie. A fold-out double-sided poster is included with the book. The Movie , was first released in North America on August 13, The movie was developed specifically for Western audiences by 4Kids based on the overwhelming success of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Warner Bros. Its characters are from the Yu-Gi-Oh!
An extended uncut Japanese version of the movie premiered in special screenings in Japan on November 3, under the title Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: Pyramid of Light. The movie was then aired on TV Tokyo on January 2, Trading Card Game cards. The Home Video Release also gave out one of the free cards with an offer to get all four cards by mail though the promotion ended in December 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 movie, and not just the premiere.
Movie: Super Fusion! Taking place a few years after the events of Yu-Gi-Oh! Like the previous seasons, 4Kids Entertainment licensed the series outside Japan and aired it in North America between October 10, and July 12, , though episodes — were not dubbed. The manga differs from that of the anime, featuring new storylines and monsters, as well as some personality changes in some of the characters.
The series is published in North America by Viz Media. It was later licensed by 4Kids and aired in North America between September 13, and September 10, This series focuses around a motorcycling duelist named Yusei Fudo and introduces new concepts such as Turbo Duels, duels which take place upon motorbikes called Duel Runners, and Synchro Monsters, which were also added to the real life trading card game. A manga adaptation by Masahiro Hikokubo and Satou Masashi began serialization in V-Jump from August and, like the GX manga, differs from the anime in storyline and characterization.
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The manga is also published in North America by Viz Media. Zexal is the third main spin-off series, which aired in Japan between April 11, and March 23, , which aired for episodes. The story revolves around a boy named Yuma Tsukumo who, joined by an interstellar being known as Astral, must gather the Numbers cards that make up his memory. The series adds yet another monster type, Xyz Monsters, which were added to the trading card game. The manga adaptation written by Shin Yoshida and illustrated by Naoto Miyashi, began serialization in the extended February issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine, released on December 18, Arc-V is the fourth main spin-off series, which aired for episodes between April 6, and March 26, , following Yu-Gi-Oh!
The series introduces Pendulum Monsters and Pendulum Summoning, which were added to the trading card game. The series follow a new protagonist named Yusaku Fujiki who engages in duels on a virtual world under the alias "Playmaker", determined to take down an elusive group of hackers known as the "Knights of Hanoi". The series introduces Link Monsters, which are also added to the trading card game. On July 21, , it was announced that a new series will premiere in Trading Card Game is a Japanese collectible card battle game developed and published by Konami.
Based on the Duel Monsters concept from the original manga series, the game sees players using a combination of monsters, spells, and traps to defeat their opponent.
First launched in Japan in , the game has received various changes over the years, such as the inclusion of new monster types to coincide with the release of new anime series. In , Guinness World Records called it the top-selling trading card game in history, with There are several video games based on the Yu-Gi-Oh!
Aside from various games released for consoles and handheld systems, arcade machines known as Duel Terminals have been released which are compatible with certain cards in the trading card game. The manga has sold 40 million copies. Shonen Jump. Jakala said that while the commercials for the second series anime made the anime appear "completely uninteresting," the comic "is unexpectedly dark and moody.
At the time when the manga series started to garner more popularity among Japanese children with the second series anime, video games, and trading card game, because of its somewhat "dark story lines, leggy girls and terrifying monsters", the series wasn't popular among Japanese parents, who believed that Yu-Gi-Oh! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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