Duelist Kingdom
Duelist Kingdom

Duelist Kingdom

決闘者 (デュエリスト) (おう) (こく)
  • 決闘者の王国
  • Dyuerisuto no Ōkoku




First chapter

60: "Challenge!!"

Last chapter

133: Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelist Duel 74


Monster World


Dungeon Dice Monsters

Section 4: Duelist Kingdom arc ( (だい) (しょう) 決闘者 (デュエリスト) (おう) (こく) (へん) Daiyonshō Dyuerisuto no Ōkoku-hen) is a story arc in the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga.

Maximillion J. Pegasus forces Yugi Mutou to participate in the Duelist Kingdom tournament. Yugi is accompanied by his friends, including Katsuya Jonouchi, who participates for the prize money to pay for an eye operation for his sister, Shizuka Kawai.












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Winners are in bold.

Game Players Penalty Game
Duel Anzu Mazaki Katsuya Jonouchi
Duel Dinosaur Ryuzaki Insector Haga
Duel Maximillion J. Pegasus Dark Yugi SOUL TV
Duel Insector Haga Dark Yugi
Duel Generic Duelist Mai Kujaku
Duel Mai Kujaku Katsuya Jonouchi
Duel Ryota Kajiki Dark Yugi
Duel Mokuba Kaiba Dark Yugi
Duel Dark Yugi Ventriloquist of the Dead Puppet Illusion
Duel Generic Duelist Mai Kujaku
Duel Dinosaur Ryuzaki Katsuya Jonouchi
Duel Player Killer of Darkness Mai Kujaku
Duel Player Killer of Darkness Dark Yugi Darkness of Naraku
Duel Seto Kaiba Katsuya Jonouchi
Duel Keith Howard
  • Maximillion J. Pegasus
  • Tom
Duel Ghost Kozuka Katsuya Jonouchi
Duel Meikyû Brothers
  • Dark Yugi
  • Katsuya Jonouchi
Labyrinth Coin Dark Yugi Meikyû Brothers
Duel Seto Kaiba Dark Yugi
Duel Seto Kaiba Maximillion J. Pegasus Mind Card
Duel Dark Yugi Mai Kujaku
Duel Keith Howard Katsuya Jonouchi Hand and Gun
Duel Dark Yugi Maximillion J. Pegasus


Image Number Japanese title English title
YGODDuel001.jpg Duel 60 Challenge!! 挑戦!!!
Yugi and his friends watch the Japanese Duel Monsters tournament finals on TV, before Yugi opens a package from Industrial Illusions, containing a recording of Maximillion J. Pegasus, the creator of Duel Monsters.
YGODDuel002.png Duel 61 Don't Draw That Card!! そのカードをひくな!!
Sono Kādo o Hikuna!!
Don't Draw That Card!!
Dark Yugi continues to duel Pegasus through the TV, but Pegasus is able to predict Yugi's moves.
YGODDuel003.jpg Duel 62 Countdown!! カウントダウン!!
Dark Yugi continues to duel Pegasus through the TV. However, Pegasus claims that the true game has just started. With limited film left on the tape, Pegasus also adds a time limit.
YGODDuel004.jpg Duel 63 I Won't Lose!! 負けられない!!
I Won't Lose!!
Yugi receives his invitation to Duelist Kingdom.
YGODDuel005.jpg Duel 64 Fate on the High Seas!! 洋上の因縁!!
Youjou no Innen!!
Fate of the Ocean!!
Yugi and his friends take the boat ride to the Duelist Kingdom tournament. They meet a number of contestants as they do so.
YGODDuel006.jpg Duel 65 Let the Duel Begin! 決闘開始!!
Dyueru Kaishi!!
Duel Start!!
The Duelist Kingdom tournament begins. Dark Yugi tracks down Insector Haga to get revenge for their encounter on the boat.
YGODDuel007.jpg Duel 66 The Trap 罠!!
The Trap!!
Dark Yugi continues his Duel with Insector Haga, who brings out an army of powered-up Insect-Type monsters.
YGODDuel010.jpg Duel 69 The Siren 魔性の女
Mashō no Onna
Femme Fatale
Katsuya Jonouchi and Mai Kujaku start their Duel.
YGODDuel011.jpg Duel 70 Things that Don't Change 変わらぬもの
Kawaranu Mono
Things that Don't Change
Katsuya Jonouchi and Mai Kujaku continue their Duel.
YGODDuel015.jpg Duel 74 Messenger From Hell 地獄よりの使者
Jigoku Yori no Shisha
Messenger From Hell
Mokuba explains why he tried to take Dark Yugi's Star Chips and reveals more of Pegasus true intentions. Dark Yugi is later arranged to face the Ventriloquist of the Dead in a Duel.
YGODDuel018.jpg Duel 77 On My Own この手で勝つ! !
Kono Te de Katsu!!
I'll Win With My Own Hands!!
Mai Kujaku arranges for Dinosaur Ryuzaki to Duel Katsuya Jonouchi.
YGODDuel020.jpg Duel 79 The Ticking Clock! 時を刻め!!
Toki wo Kizame!!
Time Ticking!!
Katsuya Jonouchi continues his Duel with Dinosaur Ryuzaki. "Flame Swordsman" easily disposes of Ryuzaki's Dinosaurs, but Ryuzaki knows he has a powerful card that can defeat it.
YGODDuel21.jpg Duel 80 The Night Intruder 夜とともに来た男
Yoru to Tomo ni Kita Otoko
The Man Who Came With the Night
Mai spends the night with Yugi and his friends. Meanwhile a strange man lurks the area, looking for Duelists.
YGODDuel022.jpg Duel 81 The Invisible Cards 見えないカード!!
Mienai Kādo!!
Invisible Cards!!
Dark Yugi faces the Player Killer of Darkness, who hides his monsters within the darkness.
YGODDuel025.jpg Duel 84 A Storm in the Kingdom 王国に嵐吹く!!
Ōkoku ni Arashi Fuku!!
The Storm Strikes the Kingdom!!
Seto Kaiba travels to Duelist Kingdom, having awoken from his coma.
YGODDuel029.jpg Duel 88 The Lurking Duelists 暗闇の襲撃者
Kurayami no Shūgeki-sha
Darkness Assailant
Kaiba reaches Pegasus Castle, but is refused permission to see Pegasus without 10 Star Chips. While Yugi and Jonouchi prepare for their second day of the tournament, they are spied on by Bandit Keith and his goons.
YGODDuel030.jpg Duel 89 Duel Without End () わらない決闘 (デュエル)
Owaranai Dyueru
Duel Without End
Jonouchi Duels Ghost Kozuka in the Graveyard field. Keith, who has spruced-up Ghost's Zombie Deck advises him against playing Zombies for the first few turns, which initially seems disadvantageous, as Jonouchi's monsters plow through them.
YGODDuel031.jpg Duel 90 Call of the Grave 墓場からの呼び声
Hakaba kara no Yobigoe
Call of the Grave
Jonouchi struggles against Ghost Kozuka's field of zombified monsters, Summoned by "Call of the Haunted". Meanwhile Yugi, Anzu, Honda and Bakura desperately search for Jonouchi.
YGODDuel032.jpg Duel 91 Death to the Undead! (ほろ) びる不死 (ふし) !?
Horobiru Fushi!?
Immortal Death?!
Jonouchi continues his Duel with Ghost Kozuka.
YGODDuel033.jpg Duel 92 Enter the Labyrinth! (おそ) いくる迷宮 (めいきゅう) !!
Osoikuru Meikyū!!
Attack of the Labyrinth!
Before Yugi, Jonouchi, Anzu, Honda and Bakura can leave the underground, Bandit Keith has his goons lock them in the tunnels, by rolling a boulder in front of the entrance. The groups search for another way out takes them to the Meikyû Brothers, whom Yugi and Jonouchi Duel in order to escape and gain spots in the finals.
YGODDuel038.jpg Duel 97 The Final Card 最後のカード!!
Saigo no Kādo!!
The Final Card!!
Having just Summoned "Black Skull Dragon", Dark Yugi and Jonouchi continue their Labyrinth Duel with the Meikyû Brothers.
YuGiOh!DDuel039.png Duel 98 Choose Wisely! どっちだ!!
Which One!!
In accordance with the Meikyû Brothers' rules, Dark Yugi and Katsuya Jonouchi have to choose the correct door in order to leave the maze.
YuGiOh!DDuel040.png Duel 99 The Last Piece 最後のかけら
Saigo no Kake-ra
The Final Area
Kaiba takes Croquet hostage and demands that Pegasus return Mokuba to him.
YGODDuel055.jpg Duel 114 The Bewitching Mai 幻惑の舞!!
Genwaku no Mai!!
The Bewitching Mai!!
The final four Duelists ready themselves and Mai and Dark Yugi start their Duel.
YuGiOh!DDuel056.png Duel 115 The Beautiful Trap! 美しき罠!!
Utsukushiki Wana!!
The Beautiful Trap!
YuGiOh!DDuel057.png Duel 116 Find Yourself! 自分を見つけろ!!
Jibun o Mitsukero!!
Find Yourself!!
YuGiOh!DDuel067.png Duel 126 The Perfect Defense 反撃不能!!
Hangeki Funou!!
Unable to Counterattack!!
Pegsasus' Millennium Eye allows him to read through all of Yugi's cards and strategies, making him able to counter every move Yugi makes.
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