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Yu-Gi-Oh! is a Japanese anime series, based on the manga by Kazuki Takahashi. The First Season of Yu-Gi-Oh! premiered in Japan on April 18, 2000 and concluded on April 3, 2001 on TV Tokyo. An English adaptation of the series was made and premiered in the United States on September 29, 2001 and concluded on November 9, 2002 on Kids' WB!.

The second season premiered in Japan on April 10, 2001 and concluded on March 5, 2002 on TV Tokyo. The English adaptation premiered in the United States on November 16, 2002 and concluded on October 25, 2003 on Kids' WB!.

The third season was originally broadcast from March 12, 2002 to February 11, 2003. The English adaptation, broadcast on Kids' WB!, aired from November 1, 2003 to September 4, 2004.

The fourth season aired in Japan on TV Tokyo from February 18 to December 17, 2003. In the United States, the season aired on Kids, WB! from September 11, 2004 to May 28, 2005.

The fifth season aired in Japan on TV Tokyo from December 24, 2003 to September 29, 2004. In the United States, the season aired on Kids' WB! from August 27, 2005 to November 26, 2006.

All episodes of the series have been released on DVD and Blu Ray in the United States.

Series OverviewEdit

Color Season Episodes U.S. Season Premiere U.S. Season Finale
1 49 September 29, 2001 November 9, 2002
2 48 November 16, 2002 November 1, 2003
3 47 November 1, 2003 September 4, 2004
4 40 September 11, 2004 May 28, 2005
5 52 August 27, 2005 November 26, 2006
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Season 1 (2000-2001)Edit

This season follows Yugi Mutou, a timid, kind-hearted boy, who embarks on a journey with his friends - Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor and Téa Gardener - to Duelist Kingdom, a tournament on the island of the same name, to free his grandfather from imprisonment by Maximillion Pegasus - the season's main antagonist. While on the journey, he begins to learn more about the Millennium items, including his own Millennium puzzle, in which contains a 5,000 year old spirit that takes over when he duels. Joey enters the contest with Yugi in order to obtain the prize money to pay for his sister's eye operation. At first an inexperienced duelist, he works his way up to the tournament's top tier with Yugi. It also tells the story of Seto Kaiba - a ruthless, skilled duelist and company owner - who was ranked as the top duelist until Yugi defeated him. Plagued by his defeat, his company's image suffers and his brother gets kidnapped, forcing him to travel to Duelist Kingdom to retrieve him from the same imprisonment Yugi's grandfather faces. The last ten episode deal with the aftermath of Yugi's duel with Pegasus, featuring two episode sagas: "Legendary Heroes" and "Dungeon Dice Monsters".

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01 01 "The Heart of the Cards" April 18, 2000 September 29, 2001
Yugi and his friends are in awe over Grandpa’s collection of Duel Monsters cards, but when #1 ranked duelist and ruthless tycoon, Kaiba, kidnaps Grandpa to get the rare Blue-Eyes White Dragon card, Yugi must face Kaiba in the ultimate Duel Monsters showdown and avenge his Gramps!
02 02 "The Gauntlet is Thrown" April 25, 2000 October 6, 2001
Yugi and friends take a break from honing their card playing skills to watch Weevil and Rex Raptor compete in the Duel Monsters Regional Championship. When Yugi opens a package from Duel Monsters creator, Maximillion Pegasus, Yugi is forced to face him in the mysterious Shadow Realm where all the monsters and magic are real. Yugi loses, and Pegasus claims Grandpa’s soul as his prize! Yugi must travel to the Duelist Kingdom and win Pegasus’s tournament if he is ever to see his Grandpa again!
03 03 "Journey to the Duelist Kingdom" May 5, 2000 October 13, 2001
Yugi gives up one of his own Star Chips so that Joey can board the boat bound for Duelist Kingdom and duel to save his sister’s eyesight while Téa and Tristan stowaway to join their friends. But when word spreads that Yugi was the one who defeated World Champion Kaiba, the cheat Weevil tires to cripple Yugi’s deck by tossing his best cards overboard just as they reach the island!
04 04 "Into the Hornet's Nest" May 9, 2000 October 20, 2001
Once Yugi and his friends reach Duelist Kingdom, Pegasus announces that there are many strange secrets on the island which will make his ultimate tournament unlike any they’ve ever had. But when Weevil begins to use these mysterious new rules against Yugi in a duel, Yugi must not only figure the rules out, but master them if he’s to survive!
05 05 "The Ultimate Great Moth" May 16, 2000 October 20, 2001
After Yugi defeats Weevil’s first wave of Duel Monsters, he’s shocked to discover that Weevil has one last trick up his sleeve; a ravenous Great Moth that grows in power with every turn! Can Yugi find a way to destroy this winged beast before it destroys him?
06 06 "First Duel" May 23, 2000 November 3, 2001
As Joey searches for a dueling opponent he stands a chance of beating, he finds himself courageously accepting a challenge from veteran duelist, Mai. But when Mai begins to demonstrate an unnerving psychic-like ability, Joey becomes totally flustered, leaving him no choice but to figure out Mai’s secret strategy before falling victim to it!
07 07 "Attack from the Deep" May 30, 2000 November 20, 2001
Mako, the fisherman duelist and master of the Sea Deck, baits Yugi into a duel on his own sea playing field for a home-field advantage. Can Yugi adapt to these new settings to turn the tide of battle?
08 08 "Everything's Relative" June 6, 2000 November 17, 2001
If Yugi is eliminated from the tournament, KaibaCorp’s crooked Board of Directors will transfer control of the company from Kaiba to Pegasus! Kaiba’s younger brother Mokuba challenges Yugi to a duel, not only to protect his brother’s company but to regain their honor! Is Pegasus successfully manipulating possible allies against each other?
09 09 "Duel with a Ghoul" June 13, 2000 November 24, 2001
Yugi must duel a magical doppelganger of Kaiba created from the greed and powerlust Yugi wiped from Kaiba’s soul. But with his best cards resting at the bottom of the ocean, Yugi must discover a new strategy if he’s to survive fake Kaiba’s powerful Blue-Eyes White Dragon!
10 10 "Give up the Ghost" June 20, 2000 December 1, 2001
Yugi defeats Blue-Eyes White Dragon, but there are two more waiting in the wings! Will the real Kaiba reach Yugi in time to help beat this impersonator?
11 11 "The Dueling Monkey" June 27, 2000 December 15, 2001
Joey decides to battle Rex Raptor without his friends’ help to prove that he is man enough to take care of Serenity on his own. But as Rex Raptor’s relentless dinos destroys Joey’s best Duel Monsters, will Tristan’s card remind him that with his friends, he is never alone in battle?
12 12 "Trial by Red-Eyes" July 4, 2000 January 19, 2002
Joey duels valiantly, but Rex Raptor has unleashed his secret weapon: Red-Eyes Black Dragon! Joey must figure out the secret of Yugi’s gift, the Time Wizard card, without Yugi’s help or he’s taking the next boat out of Duelist Kingdom!
13 13 "Evil Spirit of the Ring" July 11, 2000 January 26, 2002
Yugi’s classmate Bakura, possessed by his Millennium Ring’s dark powers, traps Yugi and friends in a Shadow Game where they become the cards themselves! Not only must Yugi battle to avoid becoming a permanent part of the card game, but also free Bakura’s soul from the Millennium Ring’s control!
14 14 "The Light at the End of the Tunnel" July 25, 2000 February 2, 2002
Pegasus’s hired duelist PaniK cheats Mai of all her Star Chips, and Yugi vows to defeat him and win them back. But when PaniK’s Castle of Dark Illusions enshrouds his monsters in a black mist, how can Yugi defeat an enemy he cannot see?
15 15 "Winning Through Intimidation" August 1, 2000 February 2, 2002
Despite his astonishing disadvantage, Yugi boldly provokes PaniK: “I’ll finish you in three turns.” Is Yugi bluffing, or does he have the advantage in this battle of wits?
16 16 "The Scars of Defeat" August 8, 2000 February 9, 2002
Kaiba descends to the kingdom to face Pegasus! Has Kaiba changed since his battle with Yugi, or is he still the same merciless duelist? A battle between Kaiba’s Blue-Eyes White Dragon and Joey’s Red-Eyes Black Dragon holds the answers!
17 17 "Arena of Lost Souls, Part 1" August 15, 2000 February 16, 2002
The #1 American duelist Bandit Keith’s gang kidnaps Joey to a secret cave with a graveyard playing field. As Yugi and friends search for him, Joey faces Bandit Keith’s zombie monsters which become stronger as they return from the grave!
18 18 "Arena of Lost Souls, Part 2" August 22, 2000 February 23, 2002
Joey’s last ditch effort, his lucky Time Wizard card, fails against Bandit Keith’s zombie monsters. But as his lucky streak comes to an end, will his improving skills as a duelist and his love for his sister inspire him to victory?
19 19 "Double Trouble Duel, Part 1" August 29, 2000 March 16, 2002
Trapped in the labyrinth cave, Yugi and friends find an alternate exit, but the door is guarded by Pegasus’s Paradox Brothers. Yugi and Joey will no longer be battling solo; they band together in a team battle against the Paradox Brothers! The battle for all the Star Chips and entrance to Pegasus’s castle is on the line!
20 20 "Double Trouble Duel, Part 2" September 9, 2000 March 23, 2002
Yugi and Joey pool their strengths and manage to fend off their opponents’ monsters, but things are about to change as the Paradox Brothers summon the almighty Gate Guardian, a monster that reflects all attacks! Is Joey helping Yugi in this duel, or is his lack of experience sealing their fate for defeat?
21 21 "Double Trouble Duel, Part 3" September 12, 2000 March 30, 2002
Yugi and Joey each unleash their strongest monster, Summoned Skull and Red-Eyes B. Dragon, but their strength pales in comparison to the tremendous power of Gate Guardian. Individually, our heroes have no chance, but they will unleash the greatest power of all: teamwork!
22 22 "Face Off, Part 1" September 19, 2000 April 6, 2002
Using the magic of the Millennium Eye, Pegasus traps Mokuba’s soul inside a card right before Kaiba’s eyes! In order to earn the right to challenge Pegasus, Kaiba must first beat Yugi and take his Star Chips. The rematch between Yugi and Kaiba is about to begin!
23 23 "Face Off, Part 2" September 26, 2000 April 13, 2002
Kaiba summons Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon, the strongest monster in the game fused from three Blue-Eyes White Dragons! Yugi has lost all his powerful Duel Monsters, but a true duelist never gives up!
24 24 "Face Off, Part 3" October 3, 2000 April 20, 2002
Yugi begins spinning a strategy to put Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon to rest, but he must decide whether to claim victory or spare Kaiba his life. Yugi’s heart is split in two!
25 25 "Shining Friendship" October 10, 2000 April 27, 2002
Having lost his star chips to Kaiba and his only opportunity to save Grandpa, Yugi is in a state of shock. Can Tea bring Yugi back to consciousness by defeating Mai for her extra star chips and teach Yugi the heart of the duelist?
26 26 "Champion Vs. Creator, Part 1" October 17, 2000 May 18, 2002
Yugi and the others have finally entered Pegasus' castle, where they learn that Kaiba is about to duel Pegasus. As the duel gets underway, it becomes clear that Pegasus is using his Millennium Eye to anticipate Kaiba's moves and see every card in his hand.
27 27 "Champion Vs. Creator, Part 2" October 24, 2000 May 25, 2002
Kaiba is helpless against Pegasus’ Toon World deck and mind-reading abilities. As the duel ends, Pegasus imprisons Kaiba’s soul into a card, just like Grandpa and Mokuba!
28 28 "The Night Before" October 31, 2000 August 31, 2002
It's the night before the semi-finals of the tournament, and the finalists and friends are treated to dinner. Yugi vows to overthrow Pegasus for the sake of his Grandpa. Meanwhile, Tristan leads an exploration party to uncover Pegasus’ secrets.
29 29 "Duel Identity, Part 1" November 7, 2000 August 24, 2002
The Duelist Kingdom semi-finals get under way, with Yugi facing off against Mai. Under Pegasus’ weighty glare, Yugi is distracted from his duel with Mai. After making foolish tactical errors and allowing Mai to gain a huge advantage with her Harpie’s Pet Dragon, will Yugi gather his focus or succumb to the intense pressure?
30 30 "Duel Identity, Part 2" November 14, 2000 August 31, 2002
Mai has rebounded from her previous loss to Joey to become a better duelist. Has Yugi learned from his loss to Kaiba, or is the emotional defeat still weighing on his heart?
31 31 "Keith's Machinations, Part 1" November 21, 2000 September 7, 2002
Joey frantically searches for the card that permits him to enter the final battle, not realizing Bandit Keith has stolen it from him. As he struggles to accept the fact that Serenity will be blind forever, he receives help from a new friend!
32 32 "Keith's Machinations, Part 2" November 28, 2000 September 7, 2002
After Bandit Keith’s Machine deck forces Joey to take the defensive, Joey mimics Keith’s battle strategy to metallize his Red Eyes Black Dragon! Is victory assured, or does the cheater Bandit Keith literally have one last card up his sleeve?
33 33 "Best of Friends, Best of Duelists, Part 1" December 5, 2000 September 14, 2002
Of the many duelists who entered the Duelist Kingdom tournament, only Yugi and Joey are left standing. Now, the two boys, who have supported each other throughout the tournament, must duel against each other for the chance to duel Pegasus.
34 34 "Best of Friends, Best of Duelists, Part 2" December 12, 2000 September 14, 2002
Yugi is shocked as Joey uses the Time Wizard card against him. The very same card Yugi gave to Joey as a sign of their friendship!
35 35 "Yugi vs. Pegasus: Match of the Millennium,
Part 1"
December 19, 2000 September 21, 2002
Yugi prepares for the ultimate battle against Pegasus with the souls of Grandpa, Kaiba, and Mokuba on the line. Meanwhile, Tristan and Bakura infiltrate the castle to find the Kaiba brothers, but is Bakura turning back into his evil self again?
36 36 "Yugi vs. Pegasus: Match of the Millennium,
Part 2"
December 26, 2000 September 21, 2002
Pegasus punishes Yugi using the same Toon Deck and mind-reading abilities he used on Kaiba. As Pegasus turns Yugi's monsters against him, Yugi loses the will to battle. Will Pegasus capture Yugi’s soul into a card, just like Kaiba?
37 37 "Yugi vs. Pegasus: Match of the Millennium,
Part 3"
January 9, 2001 September 28, 2002
Yugi has found a way to counter Pegasus' mind-reading ability: Yugi switches back and forth between his two separate spirits. Yugi is able to destroy Pegasus' Toon World, but the duel has only just begun. The next level of the deadly Shadow Game is about to start.
38 38 "Yugi vs. Pegasus: Match of the Millennium,
Part 4"
January 16, 2001 September 28, 2002
Yugi crumples in exhaustion under the crippling power of the Shadow Game. His friends yell desperate encouragement, but their voices cannot penetrate the sphere of darkness. Yugi’s chance at victory is slipping away, as is his life!
39 39 "Yugi vs. Pegasus: Match of the Millennium,
Part 5"
January 23, 2001 October 5, 2002
Pegasus summons Relinquished, a fearsome monster that can consume Yugi’s Duel Monsters! Yugi counters with… Kuriboh? The smallest, weakest creature in the game?
40 40 "Aftermath" January 30, 2001 October 5, 2002
Pegasus has been defeated, but a new journey is about to begin! Yugi meets a mysterious Egyptian named Shadi who enters Yugi’s mind with the Millennium Key.
41 41 "The Wrath of Rebecca" February 6, 2001 October 12, 2002
After successfully restoring the souls of Yugi's Grandpa, Kaiba, and Mokuba, Yugi and his friends return from the Duelist Kingdom only to meet a young girl named Rebecca who demands that Yugi's Grandpa return the Blue-Eyes White Dragon to her. Rebecca is there to claim back the card that Yugi's Grandpa allegedly stole from her own grandfather many years ago.
42 42 "Ties of Friendship" February 13, 2001 October 12, 2002
Rebecca mistakenly believes that Grandpa stole the Blue Eyes White Dragon from her grandfather. Yugi must defend the Blue Eyes to teach her that it’s not the power of the cards, but the heart that’s in them that counts.
43 43 "Legendary Heroes, Part 1" February 20, 2001 October 19, 2002
The two-faced Board of Directors of Kaiba Corporation trap Kaiba inside a virtual reality game. Mokuba recruits Yugi and Joey to free Kaiba from this ultimate game where losing equals death!
44 44 "Legendary Heroes, Part 2" February 27, 2001 October 19, 2002
The quest for Kaiba continues with a little help from… Mai? Yugi and his friends must adapt to a virtual world where the rules and strategies keep changing every step of the way.
45 45 "Legendary Heroes, Part 3" March 6, 2001 October 26, 2002
Yugi and friends rescue Kaiba, but they are still stuck in the game! The only exit is past a Five-Headed Dragon, but in the difficult duel, Joey, Mokuba, and Mai lose all their life points. Yugi and Kaiba, two former opponents, must work together to face the most difficult enemy of their lives.
46 46 "Dungeon Dice Monsters, Part 1" March 13, 2001 November 2, 2002
A new student, Duke Devlin, defeats Joey in a game of Duel Monsters, forcing Joey to become his servant. Duke orders Joey to wear a dog costume and humiliates him in public, leading Yugi to challenge Duke to a duel.
47 47 "Dungeon Dice Monsters, Part 2" March 20, 2001 November 2, 2002
In exchange for Joey's freedom, Yugi agrees to give up Duel Monsters forever if he loses. Unfamiliar with the rules of Dungeon Dice Monsters, Yugi gets off to a rough start. His chances do not improve as Duke reveals that he designed Dungeon Dice Monsters with Pegasus' aid.
48 48 "Dungeon Dice Monsters, Part 3" March 27, 2001 November 9, 2002
Yugi uses his innate gaming skills to turn the tables on Duke, but Duke has one more rule to mention: all creatures take up territory on the grid-like board. With no room to summon any new monsters, Yugi's position seems helpless.
49 49 "Dungeon Dice Monsters, Part 4" April 3, 2001 November 9, 2002
After Duke's all-powerful Orgoth the Relentless slices and dices Yugi's entire cadre of monsters to shreds, Yugi only has one turn left before he loses all of his heart points.

Season 2 (2001-2002)Edit

This season follows Yugi and his friends - Joey, Tristan and Téa - to the Battle City tournament on a quest to prevent the spread of evil by Marik, the season's new antagonist. The competition organized by Seto Kaiba in an attempt to gather more powerful cards, including the three Egyptian god cards - one of which was given to him by Ishizu Ishtar, as part of her plan to stop her brother from succeeding. Marik plans to use the three cards to take over the world with the help of his servants, known as the Rare Hunters. He uses them to capture Yugi's friends and Kaiba's brother, to lure them out to duel for their Egyptian god cards. After taking out Marik in the form of Mai, Serenity and Duke join the others at the finals, which take place on Kaiba's company blimp flying over the city. There, they learn the truth about Marik and his origins as well as the hidden abilities of the coveted Egyptian God Cards.

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50 01 "The Mystery Duelist, Part 1" April 10, 2001 November 16, 2002
An arcane fortune teller steals the Millennium Puzzle, and Yugi must defeat him in a duel to win it back! However, this is no ordinary soothsayer; he’s a familiar and formidable foe from Duelist Kingdom… or is he? Can Yugi beat him all alone without the help of his friends or the spirit inside the Puzzle?
51 02 "The Mystery Duelist, Part 2" April 17, 2001 November 16, 2002
The mysterious menace controlling Bandit Keith shatters the Millennium Puzzle into pieces before setting the dueling arena ablaze! Can Yugi put the Millennium Puzzle back together and save the spirit before the entire room is engulfed in flames?
52 03 "The Past is Present" April 24, 2001 November 23, 2002
The origin of Duel Monsters is revealed! Using the magic of the Millennium Necklace, Egyptian historian Ishizu Ishtar shows Kaiba how Duel Monsters was played millenniums ago! The ancient games have resurrected in modern times, along with three almighty beasts of unstoppable devastation – the Egyptian God Monsters!
53 04 "Steppin' Out" May 1, 2001 November 23, 2002
The spirit of the Millennium Puzzle realizes that his memories of ancient Egypt have faded, but Téa is going to help him uncover the mysteries of his past! However, their search is interrupted by the dancing duelist Johnny Steps and his musical monsters of rock!
54 05 "Obelisk the Tormentor" May 8, 2001 November 30, 2002
To face the future, Yugi must first look into the past! Yugi learns that he was a powerful Pharaoh who saved the world five thousand years ago, and he must now save the world again! Meanwhile, Kaiba tests the hidden powers of his Egyptian God Card Obelisk the Tormentor against the fury of Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon!
55 06 "Stalked by the Rare Hunters" May 8, 2001 December 14, 2002
Joey is cornered by a group of sinister Rare Hunters who force him into a duel where if he loses, the Rare Hunters get his precious Red-Eyes Black Dragon! Though Joey pummels his foes with his mighty monster armada, eliminating life points isn't the only path to victory.
56 07 "Yugi VS. Rare Hunter, Part 1: Battle City Begins” May 15, 2001 January 11, 2003
It's time to master new rules and monsters; let the Battle City Tournament commence! In the first duel of the tournament, Yugi challenges the Rare Hunter to win back Joey's Red-Eyes Black Dragon. However, Yugi's falling into the same trap that led to Joey's demise!
57 08 "Yugi VS. Rare Hunter, Part 2: Up Against Exodia” May 22, 2001 January 18, 2003
Yugi figures out the Rare Hunter's strategy to summon the almighty Exodia, but it's too late to stop him! The Rare Hunter already has four pieces of Exodia in his hand, and the fifth and final piece is on top of his deck! How can Yugi stop the unstoppable Exodia?
58 09 "Espa Roba - The ESP Duelist, Part 1" May 29, 2001 January 25, 2003
The psychic duelist Espa Roba defeats Rex Raptor as easy as a chumpasaurus, and Joey's next on his hit list! What chance does Joey have when Espa Roba has the telepathic ability to read all the cards in Joey's hand?
59 10 "Espa Roba - The ESP Duelist, Part 2" June 5, 2001 February 1, 2003
Joey discovers that Espa Roba's extrasensory perception was a hoax, but he's not yet free from Espa's mental manipulations! Espa Roba's Jinzo not only slaughters all of Joey's monsters, but grows in power every turn! Joey's luck has come to an end... or has it?
60 11 "The Master of Magicians, Part 1" June 19, 2001 February 8, 2003
The magician duelist Arkana transports Yugi to the world’s most lethal dueling arena where the loser gets sent to the Shadow Realm! Yugi must win this duel or he'll lose much more than his Dark Magician!
61 12 "The Master of Magicians, Part 2" June 26, 2001 February 8, 2003
It’s Dark Magician versus Dark Magician! However, while Yugi only controls one Dark Magician, Arkana has three residing in his deck! Though outnumbered, Yugi will never give up, as long as he believes in the heart of the cards!
62 13 "The Master of Magicians, Part 3" July 3, 2001 February 8, 2003
To counter Arkana's Dark Magician, Yugi pulls a rabbit out of his hat: the Dark Magician Girl! It's the battle of the sexes to determine the true master of magicians!
63 14 "Playing with a Parasite, Part 1" July 10, 2001 February 15, 2003
The trickster Weevil Underwood spins a web of lies to bait Joey into a lopsided duel! Weevil secretly infests Joey’s deck with a parasite that prevents Joey from summoning strong monsters! Without the support of his most powerful beasts, what chance does Joey have against a monster that even Yugi didn’t dare face at Duelist Kingdom: Perfectly Ultimate Great Moth!?
64 15 "Playing with a Parasite, Part 2" July 17, 2001 February 22, 2003
Joey swats Perfectly Ultimate Great Moth only to have Weevil let loose the ferocious Insect Queen, the crown jewel of insects that grows in strength for every creepy crawler it cannibalizes! Will Weevil’s royal ravager swarm Joey into submission?
65 16 "Mime Control, Part 1" July 24, 2001 March 8, 2003
Yugi faces off against another of Marik’s nefarious Rare Hunters – the silent but deadly Strings! Strings stops all of Yugi’s attacks with Revival Jam, a slippery slime that resurrects whenever it’s destroyed! How can Yugi win if he can’t even put a dent in Strings’s life points?
66 17 "Mime Control, Part 2" July 31, 2001 March 8, 2003
Strings summons one of the most powerful creatures in the history of Duel Monsters... the Egyptian God Monster Slifer the Sky Dragon! What chance does Yugi’s band of mortal monsters have against an Egyptian God?
67 18 "Mime Control, Part 3" August 7, 2001 March 15, 2003
The spell Infinite Cards allows Strings to hold an unlimited number of cards in his hand, so Strings’s Slifer the Sky Dragon can grow to infinite attack power! Can Yugi discover Slifer’s one fatal flaw before he’s annihilated by tens of thousands of attack points?
68 19 "Legendary Fisherman, Part 1" August 14, 2001 March 22, 2003
Joey squares off against the sea duelist Mako Tsunami and his bevy of underwater beasts! If Joey wins, he’ll have all six Locator Cards necessary to enter the Battle City Finals, but if he loses, he can kiss the finals goodbye! However, little does Joey realize that he has bigger problems than this duel; the Rare Hunters are closing in on his location.
69 20 "Legendary Fisherman, Part 2" August 21, 2001 March 29, 2003
Mako’s oceanic warrior The Legendary Fisherman unleashes a wave of destruction by stealthily destroying Joey’s monsters from the depths of the sea! Joey has to put his skills, training and experience to the ultimate test before he’s all washed out!
70 21 "Double Duel, Part 1: Yugi and Kaiba Vs. Lumis
and Umbra”
August 28, 2001 May 3, 2003
Abductions abound! Marik, with the help of Bakura, kidnaps Joey and Téa! To make matters worse, the Rare Hunters also kidnap Mokuba to force Yugi and Kaiba to take on tag team duelists Umbra and Lumis on top of a skyscraper! The losers will be sent plummeting into the Shadow Realm!
71 22 "Double Duel, Part 2: Yugi and Kaiba Vs. Lumis
and Umbra”
September 4, 2001 May 10, 2003
Lumis and Umbra systematically dismantle Yugi and Kaiba’s tumultuous teamwork! Can Yugi and Kaiba learn to put their differences aside before they’re sent on a one-way trip into the Shadow Realm?
72 23 "Double Duel, Part 3: Yugi and Kaiba Vs. Lumis
and Umbra"
September 11, 2001 May 17, 2003
Yugi and Kaiba start to exhibit signs of teamwork, but it’s too little too late when Umbra and Lumis summon Masked Beast Des Gardius, a monstrous menace even more powerful than Blue-Eyes White Dragon!
73 24 "Double Duel, Part 4: Yugi and Kaiba Vs. Lumis
and Umbra"
September 18, 2001 May 24, 2003
Yugi combines his magnetic monsters into the polar powerhouse Valkyrion the Magna Warrior! However, little does Yugi know that Umbra and Lumis have one final mask to turn Yugi’s monsters against him.
74 25 "The Rescue" September 25, 2001 June 14, 2003
Yugi and Kaiba are on a rescue mission to save their friends! But along the way, all their worries and secrets are revealed as they relive the troubles they’ve faced… and will be facing in the future!
75 26 "Friends 'Til the End, Part 1" October 2, 2001 June 28, 2003
It’s friend vs. friend as Marik mind controls Joey to duel against Yugi! The loser will be dragged into the ocean to sleep with the fishes! Can Yugi break Joey out of his spell, or will Joey break Yugi?
76 27 "Friends 'Til the End, Part 2" October 9, 2001 July 5, 2003
Though Joey decimates Yugi’s life points, Yugi can’t bring himself to attack his dear friend! Yugi summons Joey’s favorite monster Red-Eyes Black Dragon to try to bring Joey back to his senses. Will seeing his favorite card help Joey break Marik’s spell, or is Yugi’s last ditch effort a lost cause?
77 28 "Friends 'Til the End, Part 3" October 16, 2001 July 12, 2003
Yugi starts to break Marik’s spell over Joey, but he now must duel without the Millennium Puzzle! When Joey draws the card he needs to decimate Yugi’s life points, what chance does Yugi have, especially on his own?
78 29 "Friends 'Til the End, Part 4" October 23, 2001 July 19, 2003
There’s only one minute left in the duel before the loser is sent plummeting to the depths of the sea! Will these best friends actually send each other to their doom? However, there may be a special savior who just regained her eyesight.
79 30 "Shadow of a Duel" October 30, 2001 August 16, 2003
It’s the battle of the ghouls as Bakura unleashes his army of ghosts against Bonz’s zealous zombies for the right to enter the Battle City Finals! But for whom will the final bell toll when this duel is played in the Shadow Realm.
80 31 "Lights, Camera, Duel" November 6, 2001 August 23, 2003
It’s the game of love as Hollywood heartthrob Jean-Claude Magnum challenges Mai to a duel in order to win her hand in marriage! Will Mai succumb to Jean-Claude’s charm, not to mention his cadre of ninja monsters, or will she send him packing back to Tinseltown?
81 32 "Let the Finals Begin!" November 13, 2001 August 30, 2003
Let the Battle City Finals begin! The eight finalists will have their skill and endurance put to the ultimate test in a dueling arena thousands of feet in the sky! Yugi and friends finally meet the other finalists, but none of them are who they appear to be.
82 33 "The Dark Spirit Revealed: Yugi Vs. Bakura,
Part 1”
November 27, 2001 September 6, 2003
It’s the first duel of the Battle City Finals as Yugi squares off against the evil spirit of the Millennium Ring that's possessing Bakura! Yugi quickly dispatches Bakura’s grotesque ghouls, but Bakura has a sinister strategy straight from the graveyard
83 34 "The Dark Spirit Revealed: Yugi Vs. Bakura,
Part 2"
November 27, 2001 September 13, 2003
Bakura activates Destiny Board, which will cause Yugi to lose automatically in five turns! If that’s not bad enough, Bakura’s Dark Sanctuary damages Yugi’s life points every time Yugi attacks! Unable to attack and running out of time, Yugi’s trapped!
84 35 "The Dark Spirit Revealed: Yugi Vs. Bakura,
Part 3"
November 27, 2001 September 13, 2003
Yugi’s Slifer the Sky Dragon is about to unleash the final blow to win the duel, but Bakura may not survive the blast from the almighty Egyptian God Monster! Will Yugi attack and advance in the finals, or will he surrender to save Bakura’s life but lose the only chance to protect the world from Marik’s evil?
85 36 "Rage of the Egyptian Gods" December 4, 2001 September 20, 2003
The origin of the Egyptian God Cards is finally revealed! The mysterious Shadi takes Yugi on a journey back in time to the creation of Duel Monsters… and the dangerous powers it released!
86 37 "Awakening of Evil, Part 1" December 11, 2001 September 20, 2003
In the second duel of the Battle City Finals, Odion, disguised as Marik, befuddles Joey with numerous traps to bring the duel to a stalemate. However, Joey has Giant Trunade, the perfect counter to Odion’s strategy that guarantees Joey victory… or is Joey falling into another trap?
87 38 "Awakening of Evil, Part 2" December 18, 2001 September 27, 2003
Odion’s Embodiments of Apophis run roughshod over Joey’s monsters… and his life points! Can Joey effectively utilize the monsters he won earlier in the tournament, or is he already too flustered to mount a successful counterattack?
88 39 "Awakening of Evil, Part 3" December 25, 2001 September 27, 2003
It’s a feeding frenzy as Odion’s Serket devours Joey’s monsters to morph into greater and powerful stages of evolution! How can Joey defeat Serket when it ingests Joey’s monsters whenever they’re summoned on to the field?
89 40 "Awakening of Evil, Part 4" January 8, 2002 October 4, 2003
Odion uses a phony Egyptian God Card to summon the third Egyptian God Monster The Winged Dragon of Ra and targets it to annihilate the rest of Joey’s life points! However, is Odion able to control the ultimate power of an Egyptian God, or will The Winged Dragon of Ra punish all those unworthy of summoning it?
90 41 "Mind Game: Mai Vs. Marik, Part 1" January 15, 2002 October 4, 2003
The third duel of the Battle City Finals between Mai and Marik is no ordinary duel; it’s a battle in the dreaded Shadow Realm where losing life points equals losing your memories! As Marik’s true sinister self comes to the surface, does Mai stand a chance against this malevolent evil?
91 42 "Mind Game: Mai Vs. Marik, Part 2" January 22, 2002 October 11, 2003
As Mai loses more and more of her memories under Marik’s relentless assault, she loses confidence in her dueling abilities. Will Yugi and friends’ neverending support bring her back to victory, or will her shattered mind be trapped in the Shadow Realm for eternity?
92 43 "Mind Game: Mai Vs. Marik, Part 3" January 29, 2002 October 11, 2003
Mai gains control of Marik’s The Winged Dragon of Ra, but she’s unable to decipher how to unleash its massively powerful abilities! Can Mai solve the mystery of the Egyptian God Card before Marik solves it himself and incinerates Mai with the full fury of The Winged Dragon of Ra?
93 44 "A Duel with Destiny: Kaiba Vs. Ishizu, Part 1" February 5, 2002 October 18, 2003
In the fourth duel of the Battle City finals, Kaiba’s mystery opponent is… Ishizu! With the power of her Millennium Necklace, Ishizu can see the future, including every card Kaiba is planning to play! Does Kaiba stand a chance against an opponent who knows his moves even before he does?
94 45 "A Duel with Destiny: Kaiba Vs. Ishizu, Part 2" February 12, 2002 October 18, 2003
Ishizu, using the magic of her Millennium Necklace, has already seen the outcome of the duel – she will defeat Kaiba with her trap! How can Kaiba win when it’s already destined that he will lose? It’s time for Kaiba to change the future!
95 46 "The Tomb-Keeper's Secret" February 19, 2002 October 25, 2003
IAs Marik’s evil grows, Ishizu reveals the secrets of her bloodline: How did Marik transform from a kind child into a power-hungry tyrant out for world domination? Can Yugi save Marik from the edge of darkness, or is he already beyond salvation?
96 47 "Showdown in the Shadows: Marik Vs. Bakura,
Part 1"
February 26, 2002 October 25, 2003
With their previous pact broken, Bakura duels Marik for the right to control the Millennium Rod and the Millennium Ring, and the loser will be trapped inside the Shadow Realm forever! To tip the odds, Bakura gains an unexpected ally in the form of… another Marik?
97 48 "Showdown in the Shadows: Marik Vs. Bakura,
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March 5, 2002 November 1, 2003
Bakura and good Marik summon The Winged Dragon of Ra, ready to blast and banish evil Marik into the Shadow Realm! But The Winged Dragon of Ra has more than one special ability, and evil Marik knows how to use them all!

Season 3 (2002-2003)Edit

This season picks up where season two left off, with the characters taking an unexpected detour to Noah's home base. There, Yugi and the others are transported to a digital universe, created and controlled by Noah, where they are forced to duel the Big Five in order to escape with their mind in their own bodies. The second half of the season focuses on the resumption of the Battle City tournament finals, where the final four duelists, Yugi, Joey (Katsuya), Kaiba, and Marik (Malik), fight for the championship title as well as the end of the Shadow Games.

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98 01 "A Virtual Nightmare!" March 12, 2002 November 1, 2003
As Kaiba’s blimp speeds towards KaibaCorp Island for the final rounds of the Battle City Tournament, the ship is hijacked by a mysterious boy named Noah and his henchmen – five familiar foes from Yugi and Kaiba’s past who are out for revenge! With the power of cyberspace on Noah’s side, Yugi and friends are trapped inside a new and dangerous Duel Monsters game!
99 02 "Isolated in Cyber Space, Part 1" March 19, 2002 November 8, 2003
Noah displays the power of his virtual world by splitting up Yugi’s gang and flinging them into the far reaches of his self-created universe! The first to duel under the all-new Deck Master System is Yugi against Big 1 Gansley’s Deepsea Warrior! Can Yugi master the complex new rules, or will the rules master him?
100 03 "Isolated in Cyber Space, Part 2" March 26, 2002 November 8, 2003
As Yugi struggles to make heads or tails of the Deck Master System, Big 1 continuously uses his Deck Master ability to send all of Yugi’s attacks right back at him! How can Yugi defeat an opponent when all his attacks take away his very own life points? Meanwhile, Kaiba and Mokuba confront painful visions of their miserable childhood, but within the heartache may lurk the key to Noah’s true intentions.
101 04 "Isolated in Cyber Space, Part 3" April 9, 2002 November 15, 2003
Yugi’s running out of life points, but can his cute little Deck Master Kuriboh unleash his furry fury to turn the tide of battle? In a different realm of cyberspace, Téa’s kidnapped by a group of ferocious – and hungry – Hitotsu-Me Giants! Is she going to be chowder, or will she get help from an unlikely – and tuxedo-ed – rescuer?
102 05 "Freeze Play, Part 1" April 16, 2002 November 15, 2003
Prepare for a feathered fight when Téa squares off against Big 2 Crump’s Nightmare Penguin where the loser will be trapped forever in a block of ice! Téa has barely dueled in her life, but now she has to master the new Deck Master System rules! Yugi wants to come to her aid, but Noah transports him into an endless labyrinth. Can either one escape, or is there no exit from the cyber world?
103 06 "Freeze Play, Part 2" April 23, 2002 November 22, 2003
As Téa’s body continues to turn into a giant popsicle, can she find a way to melt Big 2’s strategy? Or will Big 2’s penguin horde waddle all over her? Yugi better find the exit to the maze before Téa becomes a permanent ice sculpture!
104 07 "Courtroom Chaos, Part 1" April 30, 2002 November 22, 2003
Joey squares off against the judicial jerk, Big 3 Johnson, who takes the Deck Master form of the awesome adjudicator Judge Man! Judge Man’s Deck Master ability allows Big 3 to clear the courtroom of all of Joey’s monsters with a single pounding of his gavel! How can Joey defeat a foe who can destroy Joey’s monsters at will?
105 08 "Courtroom Chaos, Part 2" May 7, 2002 November 29, 2003
Just when Joey seems to gain the upper hand, he hits the longest streak of bad luck in the history of mankind! Has Joey’s luck finally run out, or is a crooked judge ignoring the rules of the law?
106 09 "Mechanical Mayhem, Part 1" May 14, 2002 November 29, 2003
Big 4 Nezbitt challenges Duke, Tristan, and Serenity for the right to gain control of three bodies at once! As Serenity’s lack of dueling experience quickly becomes apparent with bonehead plays, will Serenity’s errors cost her team the ultimate price when Tristan and Duke can’t cover for her mistakes?
107 10 "Mechanical Mayhem, Part 2" May 21, 2002 December 6, 2003
One down, two to go! With the loss of Tristan, Serenity is heartbroken. Can she pull herself together and remember the lessons Tristan taught her to turn the duel around? Tristan may be gone, but he did leave a gift behind...
108 11 "Settling the Score, Part 1" May 28, 2002 December 13, 2003
Tristan’s back... but he’s not who he appears to be when he kidnaps Mokuba! It’s time for Kaiba to stop monkeying around and rescue his brother, but he’s confronted by Big 5 Leichter! Will Kaiba be able to defeat him in time before he loses the lead on his brother?
109 12 "Settling the Score, Part 2" June 04, 2002 December 20, 2003
With Lector's Jinzo Deck Master destroying all his traps, Imperial Order destroying all his spell cards, and Lector's unreachable Satellite Cannon striking from space, Kaiba doesen't seem to stand a chance. Mokuba's unwavering faith in Kaiba inspires him to believe that his brother will pull out the victory, but Noah has plans to ruin their brotherhood.
110 13 "Noah's Secret" June 11, 2002 January 10, 2004
Kaiba arrives at Noah’s sanctuary to rescue Mokuba, but Mokuba wants to stay with Noah! Has Mokuba seen the evil within Kaiba, or is something more sinister in the works? Meanwhile, the Big Five are done playing games; they’re going to steal our heroes’ bodies by force!
111 14 "Merger of the Big Five, Part 1" June 18, 2002 January 17, 2004
Noah gives the Big Five one last chance to redeem themselves in a five-on-two tag team duel where Yugi and Joey take on the entire Big Five! Despite their dueling legacy, can Yugi and Joey win against the combined quintuple intellect of the cunning and devious KaibaCorp Board of Directors?
112 15 "Merger of the Big Five, Part 2" June 25, 2002 January 24, 2004
The Big Five concentrate their attack on Joey in hopes of knocking him out so that Yugi would be forced to duel all alone against their entire formidable force! To make matters worse, the Big Five keep switching their Deck Masters to take advantage of each of their unique abilities! Outmanned and overpowered, Yugi and Joey are near the end of the line!
113 16 "Merger of the Big Five, Part 3" July 2, 2002 January 31, 2004
The Big Five summon an almighty dragon that previously defeated Joey, Mai, and Mokuba in an alternate virtual world! Facing their ultimate challenge, Joey and Yugi pull out all the stops, but is that enough to avoid their minds being scattered over virtual reality?
114 17 "Brothers in Arms, Part 1" July 16, 2002 February 7, 2004
It’s a duel for control of KaibaCorp when Noah squares off against Kaiba! But can Kaiba fight at full strength after he learns the hidden truth about Noah’s tragic past?
115 18 "Brothers in Arms, Part 2" July 23, 2002 February 14, 2004
Noah’s Shinato's Ark steals monsters into its keep to use as an impenetrable wall of servants! How can Kaiba hurt Noah when Noah has an endless stream of monsters to protect himself with? And with every turn that passes, Noah’s secret strategy creeps to the forefront
116 19 "Brothers in Arms, Part 3" July 30, 2002 February 21, 2004
Kaiba’s about to finish off Noah, but Mokuba protects Noah from his final blow! Will Kaiba not forgive this treachery and sacrifice his beloved brother in exchange for freedom from Noah’s cyber prison, or will the brotherly bond remain unbreakable under rocky circumstances?
117 20 "Noah's Final Threat, Part 1" August 6, 2002 February 28, 2004
Yugi, fed up with Noah’s treachery, takes Kaiba’s place in the duel. However, for every turn that passes, one of Yugi’s friends is transformed into stone! As more and more of his friends harden into solid rock, can Yugi defeat Noah before he runs out of turns and transforms into stone himself?
118 21 "Noah's Final Threat, Part 2" August 18, 2002 March 6, 2004
One-by-one, Yugi’s friends are petrified into solid stone statues! But even though the gang is frozen solid, their spirits live on! Their combined souls energize Yugi into a noble fight, but is spirit going to win the duel when Yugi’s just not drawing the right cards?
119 22 "So Close Yet So Far" August 20, 2002 March 20, 2004
Yugi has defeated Noah... but they still can’t escape from the virtual world! The real reason behind their entrapment is revealed... as is the true villain pulling the strings! All the secrets are exposed as Yugi and friends learn that there was never a chance to escape from the virtual world in the first place!
120 23 "Burying the Past, Part 1" August 27, 2002 April 3, 2004
A missile will destroy the underwater base in thirty minutes, but our heroes are still trapped inside and can’t escape! As Kaiba squares off against his stepfather Gozaburo for their final anguishing battle, Yugi and friends are attacked by endless hordes of monsters! Their only hope is Noah, but they can’t expect help from their enemy... can they?
121 24 "Burying the Past, Part 2" August 27, 2002 April 17, 2004
Kaiba squares off against Gozaburo – and his own demons – to try to finally conquer his painful past, but how can Kaiba defeat Gozaburo’s Exodia Necross which can’t be destroyed by spells, traps, or attacks? Time is almost up before the missile’s explosion destroys Yugi and friends! Will the Battle City finalists beat the clock and live to duel another day?
122 25 "Back to Battle City, Part 1" August 27, 2002 May 1, 2004
Yugi and friends arrive at KaibaCorp Island where the Battle City finalists will compete in the ultimate dueling arena, the majestic Duel Tower that stretches hundreds of feet into the clouds! Get ready for the awesome four-person battle royal where any duelist can attack anyone else!
123 26 "Back to Battle City, Part 2" September 3, 2002 May 8, 2004
Honor, friendship, revenge... As each duelist remembers what they’re fighting for, the battle royal rages on where none of the duelists know where the next attack is going to come from!
124 27 "Back to Battle City, Part 3" September 3, 2002 May 15, 2004
Joey may have fought some of the fiercest fights in Battle City, but has all his frontline training taught him to become an elite duelist, or is he still a cut below the other three big boys of Duel Monsters?
125 28 "The Darkness Returns, Part 1" September 10, 2002 May 15, 2004
Marik ensnares Joey in a Shadow Game where each duelist’s heart is linked with his monsters... literally! Every time a monster receives damage, the duelist feels the pain instead! Can Joey survive, much less win, a duel where he’s actually losing life points?
126 29 "The Darkness Returns, Part 2" September 17, 2002 May 22, 2004
Not only does Marik’s Helpoemer send Joey’s powerful cards to the graveyard before Joey can use them, but Joey also receives damage for every monster that goes to the graveyard! Running low on cards and life points, Joey’s opportunities for staging a comeback are nearly depleted!
127 30 "The Darkness Returns, Part 3" September 24, 2002 May 22, 2004
Trapped and near termination, Joey thinks this duel can’t turn any worse... but Marik has all the pieces necessary to summon The Winged Dragon of Ra! Can Joey prevent Marik from summoning the Egyptian God Card, or is victory simply not in the cards?
128 31 "The Darkness Returns, Part 4" October 8, 2002 May 29, 2004
Marik transforms The Winged Dragon of Ra into its powerful form, the Egyptian God Phoenix! If Joey can’t withstand the inferno flames of the Phoenix’s blazing fire, he’ll be burned to a crisp and lose the duel... plus his only chance to save Mai from her mental prison!
129 32 "Clash in the Coliseum, Part 1" October 15, 2002 May 29, 2004
It’s the rematch we’ve all been waiting for! Yugi and Kaiba square off for the first time since Duelist Kingdom in front of thousands of ravenous fans for the right to challenge Marik! It’s time to duel!
130 33 "Clash in the Coliseum, Part 2" October 22, 2002 June 5, 2004
While Kaiba combines the magnetic menace XYZ-Dragon Cannon for unmatched attack power, Yugi only has one lowly Queen's Knight to protect himself! Even worse, Kaiba has all the monsters necessary to summon Obelisk the Tormentor to finish Yugi off! Though overwhelmed and outmatched, nothing is going to stop Yugi from trying to summon his Egyptian God first!
131 34 "Clash in the Coliseum, Part 3" October 29, 2002 June 12, 2004
The battle between the Egyptian Gods has begun! When Yugi’s Slifer the Sky Dragon clashes against Kaiba’s Obelisk the Tormentor, what will happen when two Egyptian Gods fight each other? It’s time to find out which Egyptian God is truly stronger!
132 35 "Clash in the Coliseum, Part 4" November 5, 2002 June 19, 2004
The clash of the two Egyptian God Monsters releases mystical energies that show Yugi and Kaiba visions of the ancient Egyptian past! What new answers do these images unlock, and what prophecies do they make for the future?
133 36 "Clash in the Coliseum, Part 5" November 12, 2002 June 26, 2004
Kaiba summons three powerful Blue-Eyes White Dragons, but Yugi has no monsters remaining in his deck that can withstand their might! Is losing only a matter of time for Yugi, or will a long-dormant card from a fallen friend help turn the tide of battle?
134 37 "Clash in the Coliseum, Part 6" November 19, 2002 July 3, 2004
Kaiba not only controls Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon, the monster he used to defeat Yugi at Duelist Kingdom, but his Final Attack Orders card leaves Yugi with only three cards remaining in his deck! If Yugi loses like he did in Duelist Kingdom, he’ll have to give up not only his Egyptian God Card, but also his one chance to save the world from Marik’s evil!
135 38 "Battle for the Bronze, Part 1" December 3, 2002 July 10, 2004
Tired of Kaiba’s insults, Joey challenges Kaiba for third place in the Battle City Tournament! Has Joey mastered enough strategies to take down the top dog, or is Kaiba going to wallop Joey like a pathetic puppy?
136 39 "Battle for the Bronze, Part 2" December 10, 2002 July 17, 2004
Kaiba attacks with his mighty Blue-Eyes White Dragon, but Joey has no monsters to defend with! Joey’s luck has run out, so it’s time for him to rely on skill! Meanwhile, Téa challenges Marik for control of the Millennium Rod, but will she survive against Marik’s mystical powers of great evil?
137 40 "Battle for the Bronze, Part 3" December 17, 2002 July 24, 2004
Joey and Kaiba’s battle reaches its roaring climax with the result of the duel hinging on one final spin of Time Wizard’s wheel! Will Joey take down his biggest headache and actually teach Kaiba a thing or two about being a true duelist?
138 41 "The Final Face-Off, Part 1" December 24, 2002 July 31, 2004
It’s the critical Battle City showdown with the fate of the world at stake: Yami Yugi vs. Marik! In this twisted Shadow Game, if Yami Yugi loses, Yugi is taking a permanent vacation into the Shadow Realm! But if he wins, good Marik will be sent to the Shadow Realm while evil Marik remains! How can our hero win a duel where both outcomes are tragic?
139 42 "The Final Face-Off, Part 2" January 7, 2003 August 14, 2004
Marik proves that his Winged Dragon of Ra is the stronger Egyptian God Card by destroying Slifer the Sky Dragon! None of Yugi’s cards can withstand its relentless assault, but a gift from Kaiba may be the key to turn the duel around.
140 43 "The Final Face-Off, Part 3" January 14, 2003 August 21, 2004
It’s Obelisk the Tormentor vs... Obelisk the Tormentor? Yugi can’t strike Marik’s life points because Marik’s indestructible Egyptian God Slime resurrects every turn! And with every turn that passes, Marik is one step closer to taking down Yugi with a final strike from The Winged Dragon of Ra.
141 44 "The Final Face-Off, Part 4" January 21, 2003 August 28, 2004
Even with the infinite attack strength of Obelisk the Tormentor, Yugi still can’t defeat The Winged Dragon of Ra! With Yugi at the end of his rope and the maniacal Marik waging all-out war, can Marik’s oldest friend reach him in time to help him come to his senses before his insanity overwhelms him?
142 45 "The Final Face-Off, Part 5" January 28, 2003 August 28, 2004
Marik’s Winged Dragon of Ra has destroyed both Slifer the Sky Dragon and Obelisk the Tormentor! Will the combined force of all of Yugi’s monsters be enough to defeat an Egyptian God Card that terminated two other powerful Egyptian God Cards? The fate of the duel, and the world, hangs in the balance with the finale of the Battle City Tournament!
143 46 "One for the Road" February 4, 2003 September 4, 2004
KaibaCorp Island is set to explode in mere minutes, but the blimp’s engines are offline! If that isn’t bad enough, Kaiba and Mokuba are nowhere to be found! Can Yugi and friends escape from the island in time, or will they sink to the bottom of the sea?
144 47 "Looking Back and Moving Ahead" February 11, 2003 September 4, 2004
As Téa and Serenity tour around the Town of Domino and reminisce about their friends’ battles during Battle City, they learn how much they’ve grown, how far they’ve come, and how far they have left to go!

Season 4 (2003)Edit

This season introduces a new enemy into the fold, Dartz, who uses the magic of the Orichalcos stones and his three servants – Alister, Rafael, and Valon - and to bring chaos to the world. Yugi, Joey, and Kaiba face off against the three, using the three legendary dragon cards from the monster world. Meanwhile, Dartz slowly acquires KaibaCorp as well as the souls of Yugi, Joey and Pegasus.

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145 01 "A New Evil, Part 1" February 18, 2003 September 11, 2004
The three Egyptian God Cards are stolen! A terrifying new villain emerges! And, as if things couldn’t get any worse, real monsters begin to appear around the world, terrorizing the population! Can Yugi and the gang discover how these strange events are connected, much less solve them, before the planet is destroyed? It’s a whole new adventure as the world descends into chaos!
146 02 "A New Evil, Part 2" February 25, 2003 September 18, 2004
With Seal of Orichalcos, not only can Gurimo have ten monsters on the field at once, but each creature receives a power boost from Orichalcos’s malevolent energies! Yugi better find a way to protect himself against Gurimo’s super horde, for the loser of the duel will have his soul sealed away forever!
147 03 "Legend of the Dragons" March 4, 2003 September 25, 2004
Not only is our world on the brink of apocalypse, but an entire domain of monsters is also on the verge of collapse! The guardians of both Earth and the monster domain must unite and fight against the largest terror they have ever faced, a malevolent menace whose body is miles in length!
148 04 "The Creator Returns" March 11, 2003 October 2, 2004
Confusion abounds when enemies become friends... and friends become enemies! Yugi and the gang set off on a cross-country trek when they’re asked for help from a one-eyed former foe! But will they get to him in time, for he is being watched by a “friend” who may have joined the dark side.
149 05 "Deja Duel!, Part 1" March 18, 2003 October 9, 2004
Kaiba returns to Duelist Kingdom for a showdown against Pegasus! Wielding his newest whacked-out Toon terrors, Pegasus is ready to repeat his previous victory against Kaiba! Will Kaiba discover the secret behind Pegasus’s strategies before he loses his soul, just like he did on his first trip to Duelist Kingdom?
150 06 "Deja Duel!, Part 2" April 8, 2003 October 16, 2004
Not only does Alister’s mighty fiend gain attack points for every fiery monster on the field, but it can also take control of Kaiba’s monsters! With Alister’s army growing while Kaiba’s squad whittles into nothing, will Alister get his seething revenge, or will Kaiba be recognized as a true duelist and get aid from the monster domain?
151 07 "An Unexpected Enemy" April 15, 2003 October 23, 2004
On the way to Industrial Illusions, Yugi and friends are ambushed by a band of motorcycle thugs - until their favorite friend soars to the rescue on the wings of her Harpie Lady! Mai’s back to help Yugi take down Dartz and save the world from annihilation... or is a topsy-turvy twist in the works?
152 08 "My Freaky Valentine, Part 1" April 22, 2003 October 23, 2004
Can this be?! Mai has joined the enemy! Wielding the sinister sorcery of Seal of Orichalcos, Mai plans to trap Joey’s soul for Dartz’s malevolent master plan! Is she brainwashed, or is there some deeper reason for her unexpected transformation?
153 09 "My Freaky Valentine, Part 2" April 29, 2003 October 30, 2004
Taking advantage of the arcane abilities of Seal of Orichalcos, Mai coordinates her Harpie Ladies into devastating combat formations to whittle Joey’s forces into worthless waste! With Joey’s soul moments away from oblivion, is this the last we’ll ever see of him, or will a legendary guardian recognize Joey as a true duelist?
154 10 "My Freaky Valentine, Part 3" May 6, 2003 October 30, 2004
With the potent powers of Claw of Hermos, Joey transforms Time Wizard into an almighty... hammer? Dazed and confused, can Joey master the uncanny abilities of his new card to pound Mai’s Harpie Ladies before they slash him to shreds? And even if Joey wins, Mai’s soul will be sent into the ether! It’s a no-win situation!
155 11 "The Challenge" May 13, 2003 November 6, 2004
Professor Hawkins has discovered startling connections between the world’s chaotic conundrums, the Orichalcos stones and an ancient lost civilization! However, before he can reveal his findings to Yugi, he’s kidnapped by Rafael! Yugi’s on the trail, but is this an elaborate plan to trap the Pharaoh?
156 12 "Fate of the Pharaoh, Part 1" May 20, 2003 November 6, 2004
Isolated on a steep mesa in Death Valley, it’s a Wild West showdown between Yugi and his fiercest challenge yet: Rafael and his group of guardian monsters! Rafael’s strong symbiotic relationship with his monsters won’t allow him to let a single one rest six feet under in the graveyard! Will Yugi be quick on the draw and break through his gang of guardians, or will Rafael show that he’s the new sheriff in town?
157 13 "Fate of the Pharaoh, Part 2" May 27, 2003 November 13, 2004
Dartz’s master plan is finally revealed, and capturing Yugi’s soul is the catalyst to reset the very essence of history! With humanity on the line, Yugi calls on the legendary strength of Timaeus, but when it’s not enough to crack Rafael’s defense of gargantuan guardians, will Yugi resort to desperate measures and go against everything he believes in to make the riskiest move of his life?
158 14 "Fate of the Pharaoh, Part 3" June 3, 2003 November 13, 2004
Using the awesome abilities of Seal of Orichalcos, Yugi grinds Rafael’s guardians into garbage... but he’s also slowly succumbing to the card’s evil influence! As darkness grows within his heart, Yugi’s monsters turn sinister! Yugi will do anything to win, including indiscriminately forsaking his precious monsters, but the consequences of his non-heroic acts may be his undoing!
159 15 "Trial by Stone" June 10, 2003 November 20, 2004
Dartz has captured Yugi’s soul! Having betrayed his dearest friend, the Pharaoh sinks into the darkest depths of despair and loses his will to save the world! Broken and unmotivated, how will our heroes ever rescue Yugi, especially when Dartz has a duo of nefarious new recruits ready to eradicate them?
160 16 "On the Wrong Track, Part 1" June 24, 2003 November 20, 2004
Divide and conquer - it’s a train ride to terror! A cross-country expedition turns tragic when Dartz’s new duelists separate Yugi from Joey in order to capture their souls separately! Stuck in the middle of nowhere, can Joey win without Yugi’s support against ranks of ravaging raptors? And can Yugi, in his greatest moment of weakness, pull himself together before he joins the other lost souls by taking the last train to oblivion?
161 17 "On the Wrong Track, Part 2" June 24, 2003 November 27, 2004
While Weevil sneakily infests and genetically manipulates Yugi’s monsters to metamorphose them into crude creepy crawlers, Rex Raptor’s prehistoric predators take a more forceful approach and run roughshod over Joey’s forces! Nothing will stop Weevil and Rex Raptor from quenching their thirst for revenge that’s been brewing since Battle City by capturing Yugi and Joey’s souls!
162 18 "On the Wrong Track, Part 3" July 1, 2003 November 27, 2004
Having lost the trust of Timaeus, Yugi can no longer use his guardian dragon against Weevil’s insect invasion! Discouraged and confused, Yugi has lost his dueling instincts! As for Joey, Rex Raptor’s deadly dinos have Joey struggling to find a monster that has even the remotest chance of withstanding their relentless assault! Will Joey realize that a certain iron knight, weighed down by his cumbersome armor, hasn’t unleashed his full power yet before he’s squashed into Jurassic juice?
163 19 "Self Destruction" July 8, 2003 January 29, 2005
The train derails and plummets into a chasm, leaving Yugi and Téa totally lost in the Rocky Mountains! Not only do they have to make their way back to civilization, but Yugi is about to embark on his greatest spiritual journey yet when he meets the mysterious Ironheart! Yugi is on a vision quest where he must travel through a past of evil to find and conquer his greatest foe... himself!
164 20 "Reliving the Past" July 22, 2003 January 29, 2005
Weakened by his journey into the dark reaches of his heart, Yugi is in no shape to duel... but Dartz doesn’t care! Dartz sends out his ancient annihilator Orichalcos Soldier to finish Yugi once and for all! Ironheart struggles to help him, but he may pay the ultimate price from a battle that started ten thousand years ago.
165 21 "Deck of Armor" July 29, 2003 February 5, 2005
Valon is ready to take on the world and fight... for the heart of Mai? And the first adversaries standing in his way are Duke and Rebecca! Not only is it a two-on-one handicap match, but Valon’s armor monsters have zero attack points! All the cards appear to be on Duke and Rebecca’s side, but when there’s more to the armor than meets the eye, who really has the advantage?
166 22 "Flight of Fear, Part 1" August 12, 2003 February 5, 2005
Buckle your safety belts – it’s a duel thirty thousand feet in the air as Alister squares off against Kaiba on top of an airplane flying at hundreds of miles per hour! If that wasn’t enough to make Kaiba airsick, the pilot’s missing, the autopilot is malfunctioning and the plummeting plane is on a collision course with a massive mountain!
167 23 "Flight of Fear, Part 2" August 19, 2003 February 12, 2005
Alister dispatches his airborne arsenal Air Fortress Ziggurat, a mechanical menace that’s not only armed with countless cannons but can also summon a battalion of Robot Tokens! How can Kaiba defeat an endless rank of robots, much less a monster the size of the plane itself? He’s running out of time to think of a plan - the plane is minutes away from crashing!
168 24 "Paradise Found" August 19, 2003 February 12, 2005
Dartz has taken over KaibaCorp! The timing couldn’t be any worse - the only supercomputer in the world that can decipher the Atlantean hieroglyphics is housed within the four walls of KaibaCorp! Can Kaiba, with Yugi’s help, break into his own company which he’s protected with the latest in security technology? Not only is the company built to punish every unwanted intruder, but vicious monsters are hot on their tail, ready to feast on them!
169 25 "Fighting for a Friend, Part 1" September 2, 2003 February 19, 2005
Dartz launches the final phase of his plan by having his minions of Orichalcos Soldiers attack all around the world, leaving Yugi and gang with no one left to trust! With chaos running rampant, Valon separates Joey from his friends for a final showdown with Mai’s heart on the line! How can Joey beat Valon by himself when both Duke and Rebecca couldn’t even leave a dent in Valon’s armor?
170 26 "Fighting for a Friend, Part 2" September 9, 2003 February 19, 2005
Decked out in high-tech body armor and weapons, Valon is pummeling Joey with punishing punches! Valon’s helmet also feeds him crucial data on Joey’s monsters, allowing him to analyze and assess the optimum strategy to render Joey’s forces obsolete! Can Joey outthink the computer before he’s downsized into oblivion?
171 27 "Fighting for a Friend, Part 3" September 16, 2003 February 26, 2005
With his scientifically-advanced armor, Valon systematically dismantles Joey’s every move! However, Joey is ready to strike back with his own modern armory as he combines Claw of Hermos with Rocket Warrior to form a never-before-seen cannon with incredibly devastating capabilities! As Joey fires the final obliterating blast, victory is in his grasp... or is there more to Valon’s techno tactics than meets the eye?
172 28 "Fighting for a Friend, Part 4" September 23, 2003 February 26, 2005
Joey and Valon’s battle rages to its roaring climax as Joey attempts to turn the duel around by augmenting the very same armor that Valon used against him! But is Joey’s strategy just a pale imitation that’s never as good as the original? And there’s also no rest for the weary – after their duel is over, a new duelist is ready to pick up the pieces and battle the winner!
173 29 "Fighting for a Friend, Part 5" October 1, 2003 April 16, 2005
Broken and battered after his exhausting battle against Valon, Joey can barely stand up, much less duel! However, he has no time to rest before he faces a fresh and determined Mai! Both their souls are once again on the line inside Seal of Orichalcos, but unlike last time, this duel is NOT going to end in a draw! Can Joey make it two victories in a row, even if it means trapping Mai’s soul away forever?
174 30 "Grappling with a Guardian, Part 1" October 8, 2003 April 23, 2005
It’s a rematch between the Pharaoh and Rafael – but this time, the Pharaoh doesn’t have Yugi to protect him! Is the Pharaoh still haunted by his devastating loss at the hands of Rafael? He better pull himself together, because Rafael is taking off the kiddie gloves and unleashing even more powerful guardians than before!
175 31 "Grappling with a Guardian, Part 2" October 15, 2003 April 30, 2005
Rafael, unlike the Pharaoh, fully knows how to harness the powers of Seal of Orichalcos to annihilate the Pharaoh while also fortifying his own defenses! But as Rafael embraces the darkness within his heart, he starts breaking his own bond with his monsters by destroying them for the greater cause! Rafael appears to be losing control and creating an opening for the Pharaoh’s counterattack, but he has even more dreadful displays of terror in mind to finish off the Pharaoh.
176 32 "Grappling with a Guardian, Part 3" October 22, 2003 April 30, 2005
From the depths of darkness, Rafael calls forth Guardian Dreadscythe, a ravaging reaper that can never be defeated... for it resurrects automatically! As the invincible sickled stalker shaves off the Pharaoh’s life points every turn, how can the Pharaoh survive this onerous onslaught, much less rescue Rafael from the darkness feasting on his soul?
177 33 "A Duel with Dartz!, Part 1" October 29, 2003 May 7, 2005
It’s time for the endgame! After discovering the location of Dartz’s secret base in the middle of the ocean, our heroes are on their way to stop him once and for all – with the entire navy as their escort! However, Dartz’s island is magically guarded with thundering maelstroms and tornadoes that prevent anyone from approaching! Can they reach Dartz before he resurrects the lethal Grand Dragon Leviathan from its millennial slumber?
178 34 "A Duel with Dartz!, Part 2" November 5, 2003 May 7, 2005
Dartz’s deepest secrets are finally revealed – including the fact that he’s over 10,000 years old! How can he still be alive after many millennia? How did ancient Atlantis sink to the bottom of the sea? And why does Dartz really want to destroy the Pharaoh? As the answers to the most puzzling questions are exposed, the Pharaoh and Kaiba realize just how much is at stake in this ultimate duel against a terror thousands of years in the making!
179 35 "A Duel with Dartz!, Part 3" November 12, 2003 May 14, 2005
Dartz plants the souls of our captured heroes into Mirror Knights to use them as puppets to fight the Pharaoh and Kaiba! How can the Pharaoh duel when attacking Dartz may force him to attack Yugi? Does he dare risk eliminating his best friend forever? Our heroes better beware, for this is the least of Dartz’s malevolent manipulations as his dark designs come to light!
180 36 "A Duel with Dartz!, Part 4" November 19, 2003 May 14, 2005
It’s a multi-pronged attack as Dartz adds a third ring to Seal of Orichalcos, stopping the Pharaoh and Kaiba from doing... anything! Even when they manage to attack, Dartz’s Orichalcos Kyutora absorbs all damage! Furthermore, to add insult to injury, Dartz summons the thundering Orichalcos Shunoros to destroy the Pharaoh and Kaiba! It’s game over, for even the guardian dragons are little match against this battling behemoth!
181 37 "A Duel with Dartz!, Part 5" November 26, 2003 May 21, 2005
Kaiba’s soul has been captured, leaving the Pharaoh all alone to fend for himself against the invincible forces of Dartz and the Orichalcos! Will his friends reach out from the beyond to give him one last fighting chance before the Pharaoh sinks into the inescapable depths of despair? For in the darkest time of need, hope still resides among the legendary dragons as they reveal their true identities.
182 38 "A Duel with Dartz!, Part 6" December 3, 2003 May 21, 2005
Dartz calls forth Divine Serpent Geh, a sinister snake with infinite attack points! Yugi counters by joining the three legendary dragon knights into the mighty Timaeus the Knight of Destiny, but is that enough to combat a monster with limitless strength? As the great forces clash, the gateway opens for the final endgame as the world-devourer Grand Dragon Leviathan and the legendary Atlantis rise out of their watery grave!
183 39 "Rise of the Great Beast, Part 1" December 10, 2003 May 28, 2005
It’s the brawl for it all! All the monsters of Earth join forces with the survivors of the monster domain for an epic showdown against Grand Dragon Leviathan with the fate of both worlds hanging in the balance! But the tide of battle is turning against our heroes as Grand Dragon Leviathan unfurls gruesome tentacles to snatch Yugi and his friends and absorb them into its body!
184 40 "Rise of the Great Beast, Part 2" December 17, 2003 May 28, 2005
Grand Dragon Leviathan’s thunderous roars unleash hundred-foot tall waves worldwide to wash away all traces of humanity! How can Yugi’s simple soul stop the annihilation of the planet from the greatest natural disaster in history? Billions of lives are at stake in the thrilling conclusion where failure means extinction!

Season 5 (2003-2004)Edit

Episodes 199-210 of this season are actually a twelve-episode mini-series commissioned, produced, and edited by 4Kids Entertainment titled Capsule Monsters that originally aired after the series finale. The miniseries is officially considered to be part of Yu-Gi-Oh! Season 5, taking place between the events of the Grand Championship and Dawn of the Duel. This is the only Yu-Gi-Oh! saga not to see a release in Japan, despite the fact that it was animated by Studio Gallop, the studio that animated the rest of the series.

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185 01 "Unwanted Guest, Part 1" December 24, 2003 August 27, 2005
Yugi and the gang have saved the world from Dartz and his Grand Dragon Leviathan, but they’re about to face their biggest challenge yet – How will they get home when they have no money?! Fortunately, Kaiba has a plan... but there’s a catch! It’s time for the KaibaCorp Grand Championship!
186 02 "Unwanted Guest, Part 2" January 7, 2004 August 27, 2005
Yugi is trapped inside the Duel Dome, and the only way to escape is by defeating the Duel Computer – a calculating contraption programmed with the skills of the world’s top duelists! Since the Duel Computer has access to thousands of cards to create a devastating deck, how can Yugi win when he’s forced to use an amateur deck that barely contains any spell or trap cards?
187 03 "Let the Games Begin!, Part 1" January 14, 2004 September 3, 2005
It’s the start of the KC Grand Championship! Sixteen of the world’s greatest duelists are all vying for a chance to challenge Yugi as the King of Games! There’s no time for Joey to revel in the festivities, for he’s in the first match against the not-so-mysterious masked duelist Apdnarg Otum! But when Joey forgets that it’s time to duel, if he doesn’t reach the duel arena in time, he’s disqualified! Will Joey’s bonehead move cost him the tournament before he even draws his first card?
188 04 "Let the Games Begin!, Part 2" January 21, 2004 September 3, 2005
Mysteries abound! How does Apdnarg Otum know all of Joey’s strategies? How can Joey stop Apdnarg when the masked master gathers his ancient cards to unleash the fiercest monster from the great past? But the biggest mystery is: How can Joey not know who Apdnarg Otum is?
189 05 "Child's Play" January 28, 2004 September 10, 2005
It’s the second match of the KC Grand Championship as Rebecca faces the kung-fu kicking Asia champion Vivian Wong! However, there’s more at stake than just winning the duel – Yugi’s heart is on the line, whether he likes it or not! At the other end of Kaiba Land, a couple of familiar former champions sneak into the tournament, only to find themselves facing a threat that sends shockwaves throughout all the competitors!
190 06 "Down in Flames, Part 1" February 4, 2004 September 10, 2005
The first round is over, leaving eight duelists to compete for the right to face Yugi for the KC Grand Championship! Unfortunately for Joey, his next opponent is Zigfried Lloyd, the dashing duelist who defeated both Weevil and Rex Raptor in one turn! Things may be bad for Joey, but Kaiba has his hands full when all the rides in Kaiba Land go haywire! Can Kaiba find out who’s behind all the sabotages before the tournament is ruined?
191 07 "Down in Flames, Part 2" February 11, 2004 September 17, 2005
Zigfried activates Ride of the Valkyries, the same card that defeated both Weevil and Rex Raptor at the same time! If that one card can defeat two duelists instantly, what chance does Joey have all by himself? Joey better have one last card to turn this duel around before Zigfried’s Valkyries carry him off to Valhalla!
192 08 "A Brawl in a Small Town, Part 1" February 18, 2004 September 17, 2005
In the semifinals of the KC Grand Championship, it’s a duel between child prodigies as Rebecca faces Leon Wilson and his fairy tale faction! Rebecca is counting on Yugi to cheer and support her, but Yugi has bigger problems to ponder – Grandpa is missing!
193 09 "A Brawl in a Small Town, Part 2" February 25, 2004 September 24, 2005
Yugi finds Grandpa’s kidnapper, but is it really a kidnapping? The truth is painful – literally! While Yugi unravels the truth, Rebecca is starting to unravel when her dragons fall prey to Leon’s fervent fables! Rebecca must think of a new plan quick or there will be no happy ending!
194 10 "One Step Ahead, Part 1" March 3, 2004 September 24, 2005
It’s Zigfried vs. Leon for the right to challenge Yugi in the KC Grand Championship Finals... but Kaiba stops the duel! Why would Kaiba interfere in his own tournament? The answers may lie in the very origins of KaibaCorp and the invention of the Duel Disk!
195 11 "One Step Ahead, Part 2" March 10, 2004 October 1, 2005
It’s a battle between Zigfried’s Valkyries and Kaiba’s Blue-Eyes White Dragon! Zigfried quickly gains the advantage by destroying Kaiba’s monsters before he can even draw them! With Zigfried’s army growing in strength while Kaiba’s forces falter, Zigfried appears unstoppable!
196 12 "Sinister Secrets, Part 1" March 17, 2004 October 1, 2005
It’s Yugi vs. Leon for the title of King of Games at the KC Grand Championship! However, something sinister lurks in the shadows, for this duel is more than just getting the crown! Zigfried’s greatest revenge is about to commence as his real master plan is unleashed!
197 13 "Sinister Secrets, Part 2" March 24, 2004 October 8, 2005
Leon is Zigfried’s younger brother, and he’ll avenge his family’s loss! Leon’s fairy tales are giving Yugi nightmares, but the worst is yet to come because Leon has Zigfried’s mysterious and special card. Zigfried claims the card will take down KaibaCorp, but how can one card instantly destroy what Kaiba spent years building up?
198 14 "Sinister Secrets, Part 3" March 31, 2004 October 8, 2005
Golden Castle of Stromberg is infecting the world’s Duel Disks with a virus that will destroy KaibaCorp! If Yugi doesn’t destroy the card, the virus program can’t be stopped – but Golden Castle of Stromberg can’t be destroyed by traps or spells! How can Yugi destroy a card that was engineered for ultimate survival and optimal destruction? KaibaCorp is on the edge of bankruptcy in the conclusion of the KC Grand Championship saga!
199 15 "Getting Played" September 9, 2006
What starts out as a typical day at Domino High School turns out to be anything but typical. The gang sets off on an exotic trip for four to India, but when their plane crashes in a deserted forest, their relaxing vacation turns into a dangerous game of survival!
200 16 "Divide and Conquer" September 16, 2006
Realizing that they’ve become part of a real-life version of the Capsule Monsters board game, the gang struggles to find a way out.
201 17 "Reunited at Last" September 23, 2006
Reunited at last, Yugi and his friends rejoice. But their celebration is soon interrupted by a pack of man-eating wolves, a giant turtle and an angry Genie!
202 18 "Fortress of Fear" September 30, 2006
Grandpa translates an ancient stone tablet which directs the gang to locate the “Fortress of Fear.” Now they have until sunset to find this mysterious structure or they’ll be trapped in the world of Capsule Monsters forever!
203 19 "Eye of the Storm" October 7, 2006
Yugi and his friends discover that in order to return home to the real world they must pass a series of tests known as the Five Sacred Trials - the first of which pits them against enormous sand worms and a mysterious voice that travels with the desert wind.
204 20 "Trial of Light and Shadow" October 14, 2006
After narrowly escaping their battle in the desert, the gang finds themselves stranded on a mysterious floating island. Here they must face a monster that derives its strength from the sun itself! But is this creature of light working alone!?
205 21 "Red-Eyes Black Curse" October 21, 2006
It’s on to level three as Yugi and his friends are transported to a lava-covered wasteland. To make matters worse, Joey is possessed by an evil force, and destroying it may mean destroying Joey as well!
206 22 "Fruit of Evolution" October 28, 2006
Yugi and his friends are faced with an impossible task – locating a magical apple in a forest full of apple trees. As if that wasn’t difficult enough, they find themselves trapped in an endless maze with dangerous creatures around every turn!
207 23 "The Fiendish Five, Part 1" November 4, 2006
The gang stumbles upon a small kingdom dominated by a clan of fierce dragons known as The Fiendish Five. If they fail to slay these beasts, one of Yugi’s friends must give up his soul!
208 24 "The Fiendish Five, Part 2" November 11, 2006
Yugi and his friends defeat the Fiendish Five…or so they think! These ferocious dragons have merged together and are now more powerful than ever! Will the gang complete their fifth and final test, or will they be trapped forever in the world of Capsule Monsters!?
209 25 "The True King, Part 1" November 18, 2006
Although the gang has passed the five sacred trials, the most dangerous test is yet to come. Now Yugi must face the spirit of Alexander the Great in an all-out Capsule Monsters war with the ultimate stakes!
210 26 "The True King, Part 2" November 25, 2006
Yugi’s friends are unconscious, leaving him to defeat Alexander the Great on his own! However with the indestructible Reshef the Dark Being in his corner, Alexander seems undefeatable!
211 27 "Tomb of the Nameless Pharaoh" April 7, 2004 October 15, 2005
Grandpa found the Millennium Puzzle decades ago, but little is known about the terrors, traps, turmoil and treachery he faced to find the ancient artifact! See how it all began as we learn how Grandpa unearthed the Millennium Puzzle – for without his discovery, Yugi would never have solved the Millennium Puzzle forty years later!
212 28 "Spiritual Awakening" April 14, 2004 October 22, 2005
The evil spirit within the Millennium Ring has reunited with Bakura, yearning and prepped with a diabolical new monster to create the ultimate Shadow Game! And his first target is... Kaiba! The pieces are quickly coming together for the final chapter in the saga of the Pharaoh!
213 29 "Memoirs of a Pharaoh" April 21, 2004 October 29, 2005
Yugi and friends are going to the dawn of the duel, to the land where it all began, to the land where the Pharaoh’s mysteries lie: Egypt! The Pharaoh begins his journey to recover his memories, separating himself from Yugi and traveling thousands of years back in time! What will the Pharaoh discover about the secrets of his past? And is this the last time Yugi and the Pharaoh will see each other?
214 30 "The Intruder, Part 1" April 28, 2004 November 5, 2005
The past is quickly becoming perilous as the fearless bandit king Bakura has invaded the Pharaoh’s palace to take down the keepers of the seven Millennium Items single-handedly! Meanwhile, Yugi and friends search for the only door within the endless labyrinth of the Puzzle that leads to ancient Egypt, but how can they find a door that even the Pharaoh couldn’t find? If they can’t find the exit, they’ll be lost in the labyrinth forever!
215 31 "The Intruder, Part 2" May 5, 2004 November 12, 2005
Even with the potent power of Obelisk the Tormentor, the Pharaoh couldn’t prevent the bandit Bakura from escaping! Everyone knows that treacherous thief will return for a rematch, so Seto has a plan to create a powerful army... but not only is his strategy dangerous, it’s inhumane!
216 32 "Makings of a Magician" May 12, 2004 November 19, 2005
Mahad vows to stop the bandit king Bakura’s sneak attacks once and for all, but he may have made a promise he can’t keep! The bandit Bakura’s Diabound is more powerful than before because it has the ability to absorb its opponent’s abilities! Two entered the underground chamber, but only one will escape in the most dangerous duel yet!
217 33 "Birth of the Blue-Eyes" May 19, 2004 November 26, 2005
Mahad, the first of the Pharaoh’s guardians, has fallen! Even worse, the bandit king Bakura now has the Millennium Ring, making his Diabound even more unstoppable! However, in these darkest of times, there are glimmers of hope – not only have Yugi and pals finally found their way to ancient Egypt, but Seto may have found the power to defeat the bandit Bakura within a fragile young girl.
218 34 "Village of Lost Souls" May 26, 2004 December 3, 2005
The origins of the Millennium Items are revealed! Who forged these powerful artifacts, and why were they created? Though the Millennium Items are powerful, such power comes with a heavy price... a debt that may never be able to be repaid!
219 35 "A Reversal of Fortune" June 2, 2004 December 10, 2005
The Pharaoh calls forth the mighty Egyptian God Slifer the Sky Dragon to fight the bandit Bakura’s Diabound, but when Diabound starts attacking the townspeople, the Pharaoh must protect them, even if it means sacrificing himself! Furthermore, Diabound can hide in the darkness, so how can the Pharaoh and the guardians fight an enemy they can’t see?
220 36 "In Search of a King" June 9, 2004 December 17, 2005
The bandit Bakura has stolen the Millennium Puzzle and sent the Pharaoh plummeting into the abyss – now he’s another step closer to obtaining all seven Millennium Items and resurrecting the malevolent Zorc, the greatest evil of all time! While the bandit king is close to executing his master scheme, Aknadin has set his own grand plan into motion – now that the Pharaoh is gone, he wants Seto to become the new Pharaoh!
221 37 "Village of Vengeance, Part 1" June 16, 2004 January 7, 2006
Yugi and the Pharaoh are reunited, but the Pharaoh is powerless without the Millennium Puzzle! However, that won’t stop the Pharaoh from a final showdown against the bandit king Bakura – he departs for the notorious thief’s cursed village where the spirits of old are ready to tear the Pharaoh down! Yugi and pals have their own mission to help save the world, but little do they realize that their seemingly-innocent journey will soon have them risking their lives.
222 38 "Village of Vengeance, Part 2" June 23, 2004 January 14, 2006
It’s the showdown in the sands between the bandit Bakura and his ever-growing Diabound versus the Pharaoh, Mahad the Dark Magician and the remaining guardians of the Pharaoh! Though our heroes outnumber the bandit king, countless wandering spirits in the underground temple give their strength to Diabound! If the Pharaoh falls, the supreme evil Zorc will finally rise to destroy the planet!
223 39 "Village of Vengeance, Part 3" June 30, 2004 January 21, 2006
With the help of his father’s spirit, the Pharaoh and his guardians defeated the bandit Bakura’s Diabound and stopped the horrible Zorc from resurrecting... or did they? A traitor is revealed amongst the guardians’ midst!
224 40 "Village of Vengeance, Part 4" July 7, 2004 January 28, 2006
The secret is out! The Pharaoh’s journey was more than a trip to the past – it’s the greatest Shadow Game ever created! Yami Yugi and Yami Bakura’s Shadow Game has already reached apocalyptic proportions, but it’s only the beginning of cataclysmic events! Aknadin has taken the form of the powerful Great Shadow Magus and embedded the seven Millennium Items into the sacred stone! The countdown to Zorc’s resurrection – and the end of civilization – has started!
225 41 "Village of Vengeance, Part 5" July 14, 2004 February 4, 2006
Zorc’s incredible shadow energies have resurrected the bandit Bakura and his Diabound! With a second chance at revenge, the bandit king has broken up the Pharaoh’s team so that he can divide and conquer them one at a time! With his horde of monsters hunting our heroes, will any of them survive to see another day?
226 42 "Name of the Game" July 21, 2004 April 1, 2006
Karim is the next to fall under the bandit Bakura’s assault, and the ravaging robber won’t stop until he conquers the rest! The hope of mankind rests on Yugi’s shoulders as he arrives at the final temple chamber where the Pharaoh’s name is located, but something unexpected is waiting for them - a sinister surprise that could cost them their lives! Yuri and friends may have trouble figuring out what to do, but the bigger question lies with Seto - will he join Aknadin and help destroy the Pharaoh, or will he stay with the Pharaoh and turn his back on his own father? A girl with blue eyes may sway Seto’s decision!
227 43 "The Dark One Cometh, Part 1" July 28, 2004 April 8, 2006
After a nearly eternal slumber, the all-powerful Zorc has resurrected, plunging the world into darkness! Zorc has one goal - annihilate the world! The present era is not safe either, for if Zorc destroys the past in this Shadow Game, the present will be destroyed as well! However, all hope is not lost because Yugi and friends have learned the Pharaoh’s name! Unfortunately, Yami Bakura stops Yugi and challenges him to a duel where losing all your life points means losing your life!
228 44 "The Dark One Cometh, Part 2" August 4, 2004 April 14, 2006
The Pharaoh and his guardians are down to their last line of defense as Shada falls victim to Zorc! The Pharaoh desperately wants to summon the Egyptian Gods, but he can’t without his Millenium Puzzle! Mankind’s last chance may lie with Shimon - he’s ready to turn the tables by calling forth a legendary and unstoppable obliterator!
229 45 "The Dark One Cometh, Part 3" August 11, 2004 April 22, 2006
Even Exodia the Forbidden One was unable to defeat Zorc! However, Exodia was able to buy enough time for the Pharaoh to get his Millenium Puzzle back - he can now summon the almighty Egyptian Gods! It’s time for the Pharaoh’s counterattack in the biggest brawl in history!
230 46 "The Dark One Cometh, Part 4" August 18, 2004 April 29, 2006
The 3 Egyptian Gods have been defeated! The Pharaoh is severely hurt and unable to stop Zorc from setting fire to the city, but our heroes aren’t giving up! It’s not double vision when Seto and Kaiba transcend time to confront Zorc!
231 47 "In the Name of the Pharaoh!" August 25, 2004 May 6, 2006
The Pharaoh and Kaiba’s combined strength couldn’t defeat Zorc! All our powerful heroes have fallen… except Yugi! Yugi must give the Pharaoh his name, but Yugi doesn’t know how to read ancient Egyptian text! All bets are off in the final clash where Yugi has to protect the past to save the future!
232 48 "The Final Journey" September 1, 2004 May 13, 2006
Pharaoh Atem, Yugi and friends have defeated the bandit Bakura and Zorc, but the final test still awaits! Yuri must duel… Atem! As they set sail to the final dueling grounds, everyone realizes that after many years, this may be the final night Yugi and Atem have together.
233 49 "The Final Duel, Part 1" September 8, 2004 May 20, 2006
The time of destiny is now! Yugi vs. Atem! If Yugi defeats Atem, he proves he is ready to stand on his own, and Atem can join his friends in the world beyond… but Yugi and Atem will be separated forever! If Atem defeats Yugi, they can stay together… but Atem will not journey to the next world! the final test is about to begin!
234 50 "The Final Duel, Part 2" September 15, 2004 May 27, 2006
Atem has summoned all 3 Egyptian Gods! What chance does Yugi have against these powerful creatures that no one has been able to defeat? Yugi better think of a strategy quickly or this duel will be over soon!
235 51 "The Final Duel, Part 3" September 22, 2004 June 3, 2006
Not only does Atem still have all 3 Egyptian God cards, Yugi doesn’t have a single monster on the field! Yugi claims that he has a combo that will defeat the Egyptian Gods, but is he simply bragging or does he actually have a plan? The duel of destiny between the closest of friends rages on!
236 52 "The Final Duel, Part 4" September 29, 2004 June 10, 2006
Yugi and Atem - more than friends, closer than brothers. Will they stay together, or is it time to say goodbye? It’s the final answers, the final duel and the final time we will see our friends in the rousing conclusion to Yu-Gi-Oh!

MoviesEdit

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01 Yu-Gi-Oh! March 6, 1999 N/A N/A
This was a 30-minute movie produced by Toei Animation in Japan. The movie is about a boy named Shougo Aoyama, who is too timid to duel, even after he got a powerful rare card in his deck, the legendary Red-Eyes Black Dragon. Yugi tries to bring Shougo's courage out in a duel with Seto Kaiba, who has his eyes on Shougo's rare card.
This movie follows the plot line developed in the first Yu-Gi-Oh! anime series.
02 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light November 3, 2004 August 13, 2004 July 30, 2005
The evil sorcerer Anubis wants revenge on Yami Yugi, and awakens after Yugi Muto solves the Millennium Puzzle. Yami Yugi had defeated Anubis a long time ago, yet Anubis re-appears to face him. This evil god possesses the cards Andro Sphinx and Sphinx Teleia, which can be merged into Theinen the Great Sphinx. He also has the Pyramid of Light, the most powerful card and a Millennium Item; so, he wants revenge by using Kaiba to defeat Yami Yugi in order to completely revive as the King of Destruction, and to annihilate mankind.

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