"Aim For Number 1 in the World! Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL Special Featuring Kouhei Uchimura" is a special hour-long, non-canon episode of Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL. It first aired in Japan on September 17, 2012.

Such a special is a through documentation of the "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Card Game World Tournament! What is the fate of the Japanese boys aiming for the top of the world? Furthermore, there's a message and special animation featuring Kohei Uchimura, a recent Gold Medalist.

Featured Duels

Yuma Tsukumo vs. Astral

Turn 1: Yuma
Yuma's hand contains "Stinging Swordsman", "Flelf", "Gagaga Girl", "Wonder Wand" and "Mirror Force". He draws "Monster Reborn". He Normal Summons "Gagaga Girl" (1000/800).

Turn 2: Astral
Astral's hand contains "Gogogo Golem", "Ganbara Knight", "Goblindbergh", "Monster Slots" and "Kurivolt". He draws "Cross Attack". He Normal Summons "Gogogo Golem" (1800/1500). "Gogogo Golem" attacks and destroys "Gagaga Girl" (Yuma 4000 → 3200)

Turn 3: Yuma
Yuma draws and Normal Summons "Gagaga Magician" (1500/1000). He equips "Gagaga Magician" with "Wonder Wand", increasing its ATK by 500 (1500 → 2000). "Gagaga Magician" attacks and destroys "Gogogo Golem" (Astral 4000 → 3800).

The rest of the Duel is skipped. Yuma wins.

Yuma Tsukumo vs. Taiki

Turn 1: Taiki
Taiki Sets a monster and three cards.

Turn 2: Yuma
Yuma Normal Summons "Gagaga Magician" (1500/1000). "Gagaga Magician" attacks the Set monster, which is "Muscle Gardna" (1800/2000) (Yuma 4000 → 3500). Taiki activates his face-down "Secret Barrel", inflicting 200 damage to Yuma for each card in his hand and on his field (Yuma 3500 → 2300). Yuma Sets a card.

Turn 3: Taiki
Taiki draws "Mist Valley Falcon" and Sets a card.

Turn 4: Yuma
Yuma Normal Summons "Ganbara Knight" (0/1800). He overlays his two Level 4 Monsters to Xyz Summon "Number 39: Utopia" (2500/2000) in Attack Position. Yuma attacks "Muscle Gardna" but Taiki activates his face-down "Magic Cylinder", negating the attack and inflicting damage equal to the attacking monster's ATK to Yuma damage. (Yuma 2300 → 0)

Featured cards

The following cards appeared in this episode. Cards in italics debuted here.


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Aim for Number 1 in the World! Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL Special Featuring Kohei Uchimura +