Ducati Motor Holding

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Ducati Motor Holding (NYSE: DMH) is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer located in Bologna.

Ducati motorcycles have long been known for their excellence in design and performance. From the first post-war bicycle-like low-displacement motorbikes Ducati has grown over the years into a racing giant that is consistently competitive in both the racing arena and the world motorcycle marketplace.

In the 1960s, Ducati earned its place in motorcycling history by producing the fastest 250cc road bike available, the Mach 1. In the 1970s Ducati began producing large-displacement L-twin motorcycles and in 1973 released a L-twin with the trademark desmodromic valve design. In 1985, Cagiva bought Ducati. In 1996, Texas Pacific Group bought 51% of the company for $325 million and renamed the company Ducati Motor SpA. In December 2005 Ducati went back into Italian hands with the sale of Texas Pacific's stake to Investindustrial Holdings, the investment fund of Carlo and Andrea Bonomi. Ducati is best known for high performance motorcycles characterized by trellis-style frames and large capacity four-stroke, 90-degree L-twin engines featuring a desmodromic valve design. Modern Ducatis remain among the dominant performance motorcycles available today despite the aging technology of Desmo engine, which is nearing its 50th year in production. (Desmodromic valves are those which are positively closed by a leverage system, rather than relying on the more conventional springs to close the valves). While most other manufacturers have adopted wet-clutches (with the spinning parts bathed in oil) Ducati uses dry clutches in most of its motorcycles. This eliminates the power loss from oil viscosity drag on the engine even though the engagement may not be as smooth as the oiled versions. Although the exorbitant cost of servicing the Ducati's finicky engine can shock some owners, most will still agree that the improved ride quality, performance, and styling of Ducatis is worth the extra cost.

Product History

The chief designer of Ducati motorcycles was the late Fabio Taglioni (1920-2001). He introduced the Pantah 500 in 1979; its engine was updated in the 1990s in the supersport series. [1] In 1993, Miguel Angel Galuzzi introduced the Ducati Monster, a naked bike with exposed trellis and engine. Today the Monster accounts for almost half of the company's worldwide sales. The Monster, which has been out since 1994, has undergone the most changed of any motorcycle that Ducati has ever produced. After more than a decade of manufacturing, Ducati continues to create innovative changes to this classic motorcycle.

In 1995, the company introduced the Ducati 916 model designed by Massimo Tamburini, a water-cooled version that allowed for higher output levels and a striking new bodywork that featured aggressive lines, underseat exhausts, and a single-sided swingarm. Ducati has since ceased production of what many called the bike of the 1990s, supplanting it with the 749 and 999. Ducati now manufactures several lines of motorcycles, from the nakeds Ducati Monster, to the supersport 600, 750, 900 Sport and Supersport, superbike 749 and 999, adventure-tourer Multistrada 600 and 1000 and tourer ST3S.

Racing History

The company has enjoyed nine World Superbike championships in recent years. The company also races its motorcycles in MotoGP where it returns from a hiatus of over 30 years.


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The company also races its motorcycles in MotoGP where it returns from a hiatus of over 30 years. As well, "International" versions generally have multiple languages on all versions, and all versions of a given "International" title can play against each other via game link. The company has enjoyed nine World Superbike championships in recent years. The Japanese Game Boy Advance games with "Expert" or "International" in the title follow the rules of the OCG/TCG much more closely than the ones without. Ducati now manufactures several lines of motorcycles, from the nakeds Ducati Monster, to the supersport 600, 750, 900 Sport and Supersport, superbike 749 and 999, adventure-tourer Multistrada 600 and 1000 and tourer ST3S. Each game generally includes a few promotional cards (usually 3) for use with the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Ducati has since ceased production of what many called the bike of the 1990s, supplanting it with the 749 and 999. The Japanese version of the game, if any, is stated in the bracket.

In 1995, the company introduced the Ducati 916 model designed by Massimo Tamburini, a water-cooled version that allowed for higher output levels and a striking new bodywork that featured aggressive lines, underseat exhausts, and a single-sided swingarm. The newest game in each particular plaform is listed first, followed by the second newest, etc. After more than a decade of manufacturing, Ducati continues to create innovative changes to this classic motorcycle. The English version video games generally use the 4Kids English anime names, as opposed to the Viz English manga names. The Monster, which has been out since 1994, has undergone the most changed of any motorcycle that Ducati has ever produced. All Yu-Gi-Oh!-related video games are produced by Konami. Today the Monster accounts for almost half of the company's worldwide sales. All books are published by Shueisha and credit Kazuki Takahashi as the author.

[1] In 1993, Miguel Angel Galuzzi introduced the Ducati Monster, a naked bike with exposed trellis and engine. Several books based on the manga and anime have been released in Japan and outside of Japan. He introduced the Pantah 500 in 1979; its engine was updated in the 1990s in the supersport series. These volumes have no bearing on the 2nd series TV series as aired in the United States, which is the source of all US merchandising attempts. The chief designer of Ducati motorcycles was the late Fabio Taglioni (1920-2001). Manga fans argue that the first several volumes are not merchandising-based. . The merchandising of Yu-Gi-Oh!-related products and games has drawn criticism from adults and anime fans, and the series is widely described as toyetic.

Although the exorbitant cost of servicing the Ducati's finicky engine can shock some owners, most will still agree that the improved ride quality, performance, and styling of Ducatis is worth the extra cost. The October 27, 2001 issue of TV Guide named Yu-Gi-Oh! one of this season's top 10 best new kids' shows. This eliminates the power loss from oil viscosity drag on the engine even though the engagement may not be as smooth as the oiled versions. in 2001, the English version of Yu-Gi-Oh! instantly became the number 1 Saturday morning show for kids on network television, and has consistently maintained its lead with strong ratings among boys, leading Kids' WB! to expand the show to six days a week beginning April 1, 2002. While most other manufacturers have adopted wet-clutches (with the spinning parts bathed in oil) Ducati uses dry clutches in most of its motorcycles. Upon its airing in the U.S. (Desmodromic valves are those which are positively closed by a leverage system, rather than relying on the more conventional springs to close the valves). But so far, only three of the seven boosters in Japanese version have been released, with the last one released in June 2003.

Modern Ducatis remain among the dominant performance motorcycles available today despite the aging technology of Desmo engine, which is nearing its 50th year in production. On March 29, 2003, Mattel released the English version of the first booster of Dungeon Dice Monsters in America, under the title DragonFlame. Ducati is best known for high performance motorcycles characterized by trellis-style frames and large capacity four-stroke, 90-degree L-twin engines featuring a desmodromic valve design. Among the three, only Dungeon Dice Monsters has been released as a real collectible game, but the game wasn't popular, and currently no more new figures are released. In December 2005 Ducati went back into Italian hands with the sale of Texas Pacific's stake to Investindustrial Holdings, the investment fund of Carlo and Andrea Bonomi. Apart from Magic & Wizards, there are also other games that were originally created as fictitious games for Yu-Gi-Oh! manga and was later turned into video games, the most famous ones being:. In 1996, Texas Pacific Group bought 51% of the company for $325 million and renamed the company Ducati Motor SpA. Currently, Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG/TCG have been released in more than 40 countries.

In 1985, Cagiva bought Ducati. for Gameboy Color, known as Yu-Gi-Oh! Dark Duel Stories. In the 1970s Ducati began producing large-displacement L-twin motorcycles and in 1973 released a L-twin with the trademark desmodromic valve design. Later on in the same year (March 19), Konami released its first Yu-Gi-Oh! videogame in the U.S. In the 1960s, Ducati earned its place in motorcycling history by producing the fastest 250cc road bike available, the Mach 1. by Upper Deck Entertainment under the new name, Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, with the release of its first set, Legend of Blue-Eyes White Dragon. From the first post-war bicycle-like low-displacement motorbikes Ducati has grown over the years into a racing giant that is consistently competitive in both the racing arena and the world motorcycle marketplace. And on March 1, 2002, the English version of the game was brought to the U.S.

Ducati motorcycles have long been known for their excellence in design and performance. Succeeding the popular Carddas version, Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG was an instant hit. Ducati Motor Holding (NYSE: DMH) is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer located in Bologna. The gaming rule of this version is much more sophisticated and mature compared with the Carddas version, while at the same time does a much better job in preserving the style and feeling of M&W. The third version, Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG, was first released on February 4, 1999, by Konami. They cannot be used in the later-released Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG.

Only 10 cards were released for this version, and Konami didn't have any gaming rules for these cards, as they were intended for collection purpose only. The two versions are different in terms of design, with the looks of the former closer to those in the manga, to an extent that their effect texts are all directly quoted from the manga. These cards are not to be mixed up with those of Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG released later by the same company. The second version of the Yu-Gi-Oh! cards was released by Konami on December 16, 1998, included as special pack-in cards in the first Yu-Gi-Oh! video game, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters [7].

The game was popular, although it used a simplified and modified version[6] of the gaming rule used in the manga, and is less faithful to the manga compared with Konami's versions of the game. Only three boosters had been released for this version before the license of the card game was sold to Konami later. The first version, known as the Carddas version, was first released by Bandai in September 1998. Magic & Wizards has been brought to life in three versions, by two different companies.

Crawford (Maximillion Pegasus in the English versions), whom both share the same number of letters. The name of Magic's creator is mirrored through the creator of Duel Monsters, Pegasus J. The similarities between the games, of note card design (brown with an oval on back), effects and terminology (discarding, graveyard, sacrifice), usage, and pictures (including occult or religious based icons, alluding to the early days of Magic: The Gathering) are all there. With the advance of the manga, the game continued to evolve, becoming more complicated.

Takahashi realized that he had hit on something, so he modified the storyline to feature more of the card game. After the first appearance of the game in the manga (in Volume 2, Duel 9), the reader response on it was enormous[5], and Shonen Jump started getting calls from readers who wanted to know more about the game. The original plan of Takahashi was to phase out M&W, which took him only one night[4] to design, in just two episodes. According to the author, the game was designed as such because he felt that the rules of Magic were too complicated, and he wanted to create something similar but simpler[3].

Compared with its predecessor, M&W was very simple when it was first introduced in the manga: there were only two types of cards (Monster & Magic Cards); the result of a monster battle only relied on the Attack and Defense Points of the monsters and the effects of Magic Cards (which only appeared occasionally). Designed by Kazuki Takahashi, Magic & Wizards (M&W), is a popular card game worldwide. Different names can be used to refer to the game depending on where it appears:. The Yu-Gi-Oh! anime and manga series introduces an original card game created by Takahashi.

There are several games in the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime and manga that were originally created as fictitious games for the series and was later turned into real games or video games. The story goes on as Jaden faces challenges from different students in Duel Academy, and later finds himself entangled in a conflict related to the hidden secrets of the academy. Jaden, receiving low marks in his admission tests, is placed in the Slifer Red dormitory (Osiris Red) reserved for students with the lowest grades. Yu-Gi-Oh! GX follows the story of Jaden Yuki (Judai Yuki in the Japanese version), a young talented duelist who is given the card "Winged Kuriboh" by Yugi before Jaden's admission to Duel Academy (Duel Academia in the Japanese version), an elitist boarding school established by Seto Kaiba.

As the story goes on, the two of them, together with Yugi's friends, Anzu Mazaki, Katsuya Jonouchi, Hiroto Honda, etc., try to find the secret of the Pharaoh's lost memories and his name, - by the card game Duel Monsters (Magic & Wizards in the original Japanese manga and Yu-Gi-Oh! R) which is mirrored in the shadow games (Yami no Game in Japanese). Upon completing the Puzzle, he is possessed by another personality which is later discovered to be the spirit of a 3000-year-old (or, in the English anime, 5000-year-old) Pharaoh, who forgot everything from his time. Yu-Gi-Oh! (all anime, manga and movies except Yu-Gi-Oh! GX) tells the tale of Yugi Mutou, a shorter-than-normal high school student who was given an ancient Egyptian artifact known as the Millennium Puzzle in pieces by his grandfather. The Duel Monsters themselves, as the primary battle agents in the series' card duels, can also be considered major characters, especially the three God Cards: Obelisk the Tormentor or The God of the Obelisk ("Giant Soldier - God of Obelisk" in the Japanese version), The Winged Dragon of Ra or The Sun Dragon Ra ("Winged Dragon - God of Ra"), and Slifer the Sky Dragon ("Saint Dragon - God of Osiris").

The main character of Yu-Gi-Oh! GX is Jaden Yuki (Judai Yuki in the Japanese version), an energetic boy who possesses great talents in Duel Monsters. Yugi's best friends Katsuya Jonouchi (Joey Wheeler), Anzu Mazaki (Téa Gardner), and Hiroto Honda (Tristan Taylor) are also primary characters, as well as Dark Yugi's main rival, Seto Kaiba. His true name is revealed to be "Atem"), a darker personality held in the Puzzle. The main characters of Yu-Gi-Oh! (all anime, manga and movies except Yu-Gi-Oh! GX) are Yugi Mutou (Yugi Muto in the English anime), a shy, pure-hearted high school student and gaming expert who possesses an ancient Egyptian relic called the Millennium Puzzle; and the Nameless Pharaoh, otherwise known as Dark Yugi (Yami Yugi) (Dark Yugi is also known as "the other Yugi" and the "Nameless Pharaoh" (Namonaki Pharaoh in Japanese).

See also:. Main articles:. or Japan) got 1 of 4 free Yu-Gi-Oh! cards. People who attended the movie during its premiere (U.S.

The movie was then aired on TV Tokyo on January 2, 2005. The Japanese version of the movie premiered in special screenings in Japan on November 3, 2004 and normal theaters on Christmas Eve, 2004, under the title Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: Pyramid of Light (遊戯王デュエルモンスターズ 光のピラミッド). In the movie, Yugi faces Anubis, his arch-rival from his time. Its characters are from the second series Yu-Gi-Oh! anime.

The movie was developed specifically for Western audiences based on the overwhelming success of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise in the U.S. The second movie, often referred to as simply "Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie", was first released in North America on August 13, 2004. Main article: Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light. Yugi tries to bring Shougo's courage out in a duel with Seto Kaiba, who has his eyes on Shougo's rare card.

The movie is about a boy named Shougo Aoyama who is too timid to duel even after he got a powerful rare card, the legendary Red-Eyes Black Dragon, in his Deck. Its characters are from the first series Yu-Gi-Oh! anime. A 30-minute movie produced by Toei Animation, it was first shown in theaters on March 6, 1999. Known as simply "Yu-Gi-Oh!", this first movie of Yu-Gi-Oh! has been released only in Japan.

The translator of the English manga is Anita Sengupta. As of June 2005, the Egypt arc can be found in Shonen Jump. The Duelist Kingdom and Battle City arcs is released as Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelist, while the Egypt arc is released as Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium World. Viz released volumes 1 through 7 of the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga under its original title.

Published in its original right-to-left format, the manga is largely unedited, especially compared to the English anime. Maximillion Pegasus) and the Duel Monsters cards. The original Japanese character names are kept for most of the characters (Yugi, Jonouchi, Anzu, and Honda, for instance), while the English names are used for a few characters (e.g. The English version of the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga is released by VIZ Media in both the Shonen Jump magazine and in individual graphic novels.

It has not aired on Ireland TV since only showing epsodes 1-4, where only 3-4 where seen and made note off. The Japanese version might premier in Japan first before the US release. According to a 4kids representive, however, the first DVD volume of the series will be released in the US in Spring/Summer 2006, with a TV broadcast in the Fall. Not much else is known about Capsule Monsters so far - it has not yet premiered in the United States or Japan and there is no information on it on the 4Kids website as of February 5th, 2006.

After initial confusion amongst fans - particularly over the discovery of the series in such an unlikely place - information was gathered from 4Kids that clarified the nature of the show. Historically, it was not unusual for RTE to premiere episodes of the Yu-Gi-Oh! dub some time ahead of other markets, but their lack of any kind of promotion or fanfare in doing so meant that Capsule Monsters was unknown right up until (what is believed to be) the third episode was accidentally stumbled across by Livejournal user Angryhamster, who posted the news and screencaps to a Livejournal community, Play the Damn Card. The first mention of Capsule Monsters came on the retailer website, Talkin' Sports in December 2005, but this information was not widespread, and the existence of the project remained unknown to almost the entire fanbase until February 2006, when the Irish television network RTE 2 began to air the episodes. It is similar to the Virtual RPG arc in many respects, but it doesn't seem to have anything to do with the early Capsule Monster Chess game featured in early volumes of the original manga.

They find monster capsules that they can use to summon monsters. Set before the end of the second Yu-Gi-Oh! anime series (Yu-Gi-Oh: Duel Monsters) - apparently somewhere in season 5 - Capsule Monsters involves Yugi, Joey (Jonouchi), Téa (Anzu), Tristan (Honda), and Yugi's grandfather (Sugoroku) being pulled into a world where Duel Monsters are real. Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters is a twelve-episode mini-series commissioned, produced, and edited by 4Kids (much like Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie - Pyramid of Light). Yu-Gi-Oh! GX premiered on Cartoon Network in October 2005.

Like the second series, it is licensed by 4Kids and has many of the same edits and names changes. Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX has an English version, titled Yu-Gi-Oh! GX in North America. Main article: Yu-Gi-Oh! GX
. Some people mistake Toei's series for a lost first season of the TV show, and refer to it as "Season (or Series) 0".

4Kids has not translated the 27 episodes produced by Toei that make up the first series Yu-Gi-Oh! anime. Each DVD contains three episodes. Both language tracks use the original Japanese music. These DVDs include the original, unedited Japanese animations and Japanese dialogue tracks with English subtitles, as well as all-new English dubs with translations closer to the original dialogues.

On October 19, 2004, 4Kids, in association with FUNimation, released uncut Yu-Gi-Oh! DVDs after years of petitions from Yu-Gi-Oh! fans. Like many anime originally created for the Japanese market, a number of changes (including the names of most of the characters) were made when the English Yu-Gi-Oh! anime was released. In the United States it is broadcast on Kids' WB! and on Cartoon Network; in Canada, it is broadcast on YTV; while in the United Kingdom and Australia, it is broadcast on Nickelodeon. The English Yu-Gi-Oh! anime is broadcast on many channels.

So Season 3 is known as Yu-Gi-Oh! Enter the Shadow Realm, Season 4 is known as Yu-Gi-Oh! Waking the Dragons, the first part of Season 5 is known as Yu-Gi-Oh! Grand Championship, and the second part of Season 5 is known as Yu-Gi-Oh! Dawn of the Duel. Starting from Season 3, a subtitle was added to the series title. (NOTE: the second opening started on January 11, 2003). So far, four seasons have been released:.

The English Yu-Gi-Oh! anime is divided into a number of seasons. and released their dubbed version of the anime on Kids' WB! on September 29, 2001, under the title Yu-Gi-Oh!. They partnered up with Warner Bros. merchandising and television rights to Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters from Konami.

On May 8, 2001, 4Kids Entertainment obtained the U.S. See also: Yu-Gi-Oh! (second series anime). It currently airs in the US on Cartoon Network as part of its Miguzi program block at 5:00 pm Monday-Friday. Also produced by NAS, it was first aired on TV Tokyo on October 6, 2004.

The series mainly focuses on the life in a duelist academy known as Duel Academia. version), and a new plotline that is not based on the original manga (the "GX" in the title stands for "Generation neXt"). Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX (遊戯王デュエルモンスターズGX), often known as "Yu-Gi-Oh! GX", is an anime spin-off of the original Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, with a new protagonist, Judai Yuki (renamed Jaden Yuki in the U.S. Main article: Yu-Gi-Oh! GX.

Mainly based on Yu-Gi-Oh! manga volume 8 and onward, the series ended its 224-episode run in Japan on September 29, 2004. Produced by NAS, it was first aired on TV Tokyo on April 18, 2000, and later translated into more than 20 languages and airs in more than 60 countries. Often referred to as simply "Yu-Gi-Oh!" or the "second series" of the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime, the series, titled Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (遊戯王デュエルモンスターズ) in Asia and Yu-Gi-Oh! elsewhere, is the series that introduced Yu-Gi-Oh! to the Western world. Main article: Yu-Gi-Oh! (second series anime).

First aired on TV Asahi on April 4, 1998, the series ended its run on October 10, 1998. It is not connected in any way to Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, another Yu-Gi-Oh! anime series made by Nihon Ad Systems (NAS), but is often referred to as the "first series" to distinguish it from the latter. Produced by Toei Animation, this 27-episode anime is based on Yu-Gi-Oh! manga volumes 1-7, which do not focus much on Magic & Wizards. Main article: Yu-Gi-Oh! (first series anime).

The comic is illustrated by Naoyuki Kageyama. Main article: Yu-Gi-Oh! GX
The Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX manga series is actually a manga adaptation of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX (titled Yu-Gi-Oh! GX in English speaking countries) television series. Although there is no explicit explanation on the meaning of "R" in the title, the letter probably stands for "Reverse", "Revolution", "Rebirth", or 'Retold[2]. The manga was first published in Shueisha's monthly magazine V-Jump on April 21, 2004.

Illustrated by Akira Itou, one of the artists who illustrated the original Yu-Gi-Oh! manga, and supervised by Takahashi, Yu-Gi-Oh! R (遊☆戯☆王R) is a spin-off of the original Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, with most of the same characters in a new plotline, which takes place between the Battle City arc and the Egypt arc. Main article: Yu-Gi-Oh! R. Starting around the eighth volume, the Duelist Kingdom arc starts and the plot shifts to a Duel Monsters-centered universe. The plot starts out as fairly episodic and there are only three instances of Magic and Wizards in the first seven volumes.

The manga originally focused on Yugi Mutou as he uses games designed by himself to fight various villains, and gets into misadventures with his friends Katsuya Jonouchi, Anzu Mazaki, and Hiroto Honda. Running from 1996 to March 8, 2004, the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga created by Kazuki Takahashi was one of the most popular titles featured in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump. The Yu-Gi-Oh! universe consists of two manga series (the original series is split into three parts in the English translations), three anime series, and two movies. .

Begun as a manga in Japan in 1996, the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise has since grown to an immensely successful global brand, spawning various manga and anime series, a real-life version of the card game featured in the story, video games, toys, and many other products. See the section "Card game" below for different names of the game) wherein each player purchases and assembles a deck of Monster, Magic, and Trap Cards in order to defeat one another. Yu-Gi-Oh! (遊☆戯☆王 Yūgiō, Japanese for "King of Games"[1]) is a popular Japanese anime and manga franchise from Kazuki Takahashi that mainly involves characters who play a card game called Duel Monsters (originally called Magic & Wizards in the manga.
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Shueisha. Yu-Gi-Oh! R (遊☆戯☆王R) Volume 1. Akira Itou (2005). ISBN 4-08-782134-X.

Shueisha. 64. ^  Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game Duel Monsters Master Guide (遊戯王オフィシャルカードゲームデュエルモンスタース MASTER GUIDE), p. Yu-Gi-Oh! Carddas version (A Japanese page).

^  DOP (September 25, 2002). Time Magazine. 'I've Always Been Obessed With Games' . ^  Lisa Takeuchi Cullen (June 4, 2001).

Shueisha. Yu-Gi-Oh! (遊☆戯☆王) Volume 30. ^  Kazuki Takahashi (2003). Macromedia Shockwave is required to play the game.

Click "CLICK HERE", then click "ゲームスタート" and complete the puzzle to see words from the author concerning M&W (or see it in the discussion page). ^  Words from the Millennium Puzzle Game (A Japanese site. ^  In volume 1 of the Yu-Gi-Oh! R manga, Akira Itou explains the manga, which describes a hidden story that does not appear in the original Yu-Gi-Oh! manga, as a "reverse" (リバース) of the original one, in an effort to expand the Yu-Gi-Oh! world. ^  Yūgi (遊戯) means "game"; Ō (王) means "king".

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters II: Dark Duel Stories. Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule GB. Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters 4: Battle of Great Duelist. Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (no official website available).

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny. Yu-Gi-Oh! The Duelists of the Roses (website) (Yu-Gi-Oh! True Duel Monsters II: Succeeded Memories). Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monster Coliseum (Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monster Coliseum). Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories (website) (Yu-Gi-Oh! True Duel Monsters: Forbidden Memories).

Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos: Yugi the Destiny (North America and Europe only). Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos: Kaiba the Revenge (North America and Europe only). Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos: Joey the Passion (North America and Europe only). Yu-Gi-Oh! Online (website).

Yu-Gi-Oh! Nightmare Troubadour (website) (Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: Nightmare Troubadour). Yu-Gi-Oh! The Falsebound Kingdom (website) (Yu-Gi-Oh! Falsebound Kingdom). Yu-Gi-Oh! Dark Duel Stories (website) (Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters III: Tri-Holygod Advent). Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duel Academy (Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters GX: Mezase Duel King).

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Eternal Duelist Soul (Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters 5: Expert 1) (English version uses "Duel Monsters 6" interface). Yu-Gi-Oh! Dungeon Dice Monsters (Yu-Gi-Oh! Dungeon Dice Monsters). Yu-Gi-Oh! Worldwide Edition: Stairway to the Destined Duel (Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters 6: Expert 2, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters International ~Worldwide Edition~). Yu-Gi-Oh! The Sacred Cards (Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters 7: The Duelcity Legend).

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 (website) (Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: Expert 3). Yu-Gi-Oh! Reshef of Destruction (website) (Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters 8: Reshef of Destruction). Yu-Gi-Oh! Destiny Board Traveler (Yu-Gi-Oh! Sugoroku's Sugoroku). Yu-Gi-Oh! 7 Trials to Glory: World Championship Tournament 2005 (Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters International 2).

Yu-Gi-Oh! Character Guide Book - The Gospel of Truth (遊戯王キャラクターズガイドブック―真理の福音― Yūgiō Kyarakutāzu Gaido Bukku Shinri no Fukuin) - ISBN 4-08-873363-0 - This book is a character guide related to the manga. Volume 5 ISBN 4-08-782053-X. Volume 4 ISBN 4-08-782047-5. Volume 3 ISBN 4-08-782135-8.

Volume 2 ISBN 4-08-782041-6. Volume 1 ISBN 4-08-782764-X. Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game Duel Monsters Official Card Catalog The Variable Book - This is a collection of card catalogues.

    . This also has a Q & A related to certain cards, and the book comes with the "multiply" card.

    Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game Duel Monsters Official Rule Guide -- The Thousand Rule Bible - ISBN 4-08-782134-X - This is a rule book and strategy guide for the Junior and Shin Expert rules. Yu-Gi-Oh! (novel) - ISBN 4-08-703086-5 - This is a novelization of the first two story arcs of the manga. Yu-Gi-Oh! Enter the Shadow Realm: Mighty Champions by Jeff O'Hare - ISBN 0439671914 - Published by Scholastic Press - A book with puzzles and games related to Yu-Gi-Oh!. Yu-Gi-Oh!: Monster Duel Official Handbook by Michael Anthony Steele - ISBN 0439651018 - Published by Scholastic Press - A guide book to Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and characters.

    Video game: Dungeon Dice Monsters. Dungeon Dice Monsters (DDM), known in the Japanese manga as Dragons Dice & Dungeons (DDD) — a dungeon crawl boardgame where the tiles are created by unfolding the faces of 6-sided dice. Video game: Monster Capsule GB (available in Japanese only). Monster World — a role-playing chess game.

    Video game: Capsule Monster Coliseum. Capsule Monster Chess (Capmon) — a sort of pre-Mage Knight collectible miniatures game. Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG) — used in places where Upper Deck Entertainment distributes Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG. Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game: Duel Monsters (Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG) — the original name of the real Yu-Gi-Oh! card game released by Konami, used mostly in Asia.

    The name is introduced to replace Magic & Wizards, probably due to its similarity to Magic: The Gathering. Duel Monsters — used in Toei Animation's Yu-Gi-Oh! anime, the second series Yu-Gi-Oh! anime (Japanese and English versions), manga (English version only), and movies. In the case of the English manga, the game is renamed Duel Monsters in later-released chapters. Magic & Wizards (M&W) — the original name of the card game, used in the original Yu-Gi-Oh! (Japanese and English versions) manga, and Yu-Gi-Oh! R.

    Yu-Gi-Oh! media and release information. The Ceremonial Battle. Millennium World (also known as "Dawn of the Duel"). Grand Championship.

    Waking the Dragons. Virtual World. Battle City. Duelist Kingdom.

    Shadow Realm. Shadow Game. Orichalcos. Millennium Items.

    Sacred Beast Cards. God Cards. Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (for characters in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX). Yu-Gi-Oh! R (for characters in Yu-Gi-Oh! R).

    Yu-Gi-Oh! anime, manga or movie only characters. Yu-Gi-Oh! anime and manga characters. Yu-Gi-Oh! main characters. Season 5 (episode 185-224), aired from August 27, 2005 to present.

    Season 4 (episode 145-184), aired from September 11, 2004 to May 28, 2005. Season 3 (episode 98-144), aired from November 1, 2003 to September 4, 2004. Season 2 (episode 50-97), aired from November 16, 2002 to November 1, 2003. Season 1 (episode 1-49), aired from September 29, 2001 to November 9, 2002.

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