Yu-Gi-Oh! facts for kids

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Yu-Gi-Oh! is a manga series, two anime series, and a trading card game based on the two anime series.

The series follows the adventures of Yugi Mutou, a high schooler who plays a game called Duel Monsters. It has a spin-off called Yu-Gi-Oh! GX. Japan has an exclusive anime based on the first seven volumes of the manga.


"Yu-Gi-Oh cards" are a trading card game that uses monsters that Yugi and other characters on the show use. This trading card game is very popular with young children, teenagers, and even adults in Hong Kong and Taiwan.


Yu-Gi-Oh! is not only about Duel Monster. It's also about having hope and faith in not only your card but everything you do. Yugi's grandfather Sugoroku Mutou (Solomon Muto) owns a game shop. One day, Yugi finds a strange puzzle at the back of the shop, and tries to solve it. He tries to solve the puzzle for 8 years. When he is 16, he solves it. When he finishes the puzzle, he gets an extra soul. This soul is Dark Yugi (Yami Yugi), an Egyptian Pharaoh. Yami Yugi has lost his memory. Together, they must get it back. After that, Yugi must save the world from Dark Bakura (Yami Bakura), who is Dark Yugi's worst enemy.

A related work

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters is an animation based on Yu-Gi-Oh! comic.

Yu-Gi-Oh! GX The spin-off of Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters. The story is set several years after the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters story.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5DS The story is set many years after the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters story. A prominent new feature of the Yu-Gi-Oh 5DS series is the use of Synchro Monster.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal The newest Yu-Gi-Oh! anime series. Relevance of previous work is not declared. Xyz Monsters are introduced.

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