Yu-Gi-Oh!

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Yu-Gi-Oh! (遊☆戯☆王, Yūgiō, lit. King of Games) is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998 and October 10, 1998. An animated film based on the series was released in Japanese theatres on March 6, 1999. The opening theme is "Kawaita Sakebi" (渇いた叫び, Thirsty Cry) by Field of View whilst the ending theme is "Ashita Moshi Kimi ga Kowaretemo" (明日もし君が壊れても, Even If You Break Tomorrow) by Wands. The series was followed by a different adaptation produced by Nihon Ad Systems and Konami, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, which began airing in 2000. Adapting the first seven volumes of the manga series, whilst also introducing some original storylines, the story follows a boy named Yugi Mutou, who is timid and often bullied. One day, he manages to solve a mysterious item known as the Millenium Puzzle, said to grant a wish to whomever solves it. Upon completing the puzzle, however, Yugi is possessed by a spirit residing in the puzzle, known only as 'Dark Yugi'. From that day forth, whenever someone with a dark heart threatens Yugi's friends, Yugi becomes

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