Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters

Japanese name: Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters TV Series image
Japanese name: 遊戯王デュエルモンスターズ
English name: The King of Gamers Duel Monsters; Yu-Gi-Oh!
Dates: April 18, 2000-September 29, 2004
September 29, 2001-June 10, 2006 (United States)
Broadcast time: Tuesday, 19:28-19:55 (7:28-7:55 pm)
Number of episodes: 224
Animation Studio: Studio Gallop
Production Company: NAS (Nihon Ad Systems)
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
Kids' WB! (United States)
Creator(s): Kazuki Takahashi (manga)
Series Director: Kunihisa Sugishima
Episode Director(s):
Planning: Junki Takegami (series composition), Jun Maekawa (series composition), Shin Yoshida (series compositon), Akemi Mende (series composition)
Writer(s): Junki Takegami
Art Director: Nobuto Sakamoto, Mitsuharu Miyamae
Art Design: Chiho Nakamura (color)
Character Designer(s): Shingo Araki, Michi Himeno, Takahiro Kagami (monsters)
Animator(s): Takahiro Kagami (director), Eiji Hirayama (director), Masahiro Hamamori (director), Michiaki Sugimoto (director)
Sound: Takuya Hiramitsu (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, fantasy, magic, reincarnation, card games, high school, teenagers
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Note(s): This is the second Yu-Gi-Oh series, an alternative version to Yu-Gi-Oh (1998) series.

This series has a sequel: Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters GX.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: November 27, 2005
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