After falling through a time-slip, Yusei Fudo (who has just had his powerful card stolen by a mysterious stranger) meets with Judai Yuki and Yugi Muto, who agree to help Yusei defeat the ... See full summary »
A young boy named Yugi Muto defeats the world Champion, Seto Kaiba, in a duel with the help of the mysterious Millenium puzzle,the support of the friends and the heart of the cards. Yugi ... See full summary »
Many years in the future after the exploits of Yugi Mutou, Domino City has become a shadow of its former self: Neo Domino City. There lies a strong divide between the rich and the poor, and... See full summary »
Thanks to the Leo Corporation, headed by Reiji Akaba, new advancements to Solid Vision, the holographic system that gives life to the Duel Monsters card game, give physical mass to monsters... See full summary »
Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld,
Daniel J. Edwards
Yugi Mutou is a shy young boy who has finally completed his grandfather's Thousand-Year puzzle. Little does he realize that this puzzle unleashes an alter ego who challenges anyone who hurts Yugi to a game. The losers often pay dearly.
The theme for the new work is "Let's take one step forward and try it!" Yuusaku hates standing out, and at his school he doesn't. However, Yuusaku starts meeting others through duels, and starts moving forward.
The story takes place in the near future in a city called Heartland. The story focuses on Yuma Tsukumo, a young duelist who strives to become the Duel Monsters champion, despite being an ... See full summary »
Johnny Yong Bosch,
Kazuki Takahashi also paid special attention in redesigning the iconic duel monsters: * Dark Magician: this version looks similar to it's appearance in Duel Art. Originally, Dark Magician was more blue and purple than black. This was because in the manga, a completely black character weighs the page down and can be difficult to deal with, but this is not a concern in movies. * Blue-Eyes Alternative White Dragon: When designing monsters, Takahashi felt adding a lot of lines can make them look cool at the cost of quality, and that simple designs are most beautiful. However, as he was dealing with animation, lighting and other effects would bring out the differences, so he designed this "Blue-Eyes" with a style not used before. * Dark Magician Girl: with the iconic apprentice of Dark Magician, Takahashi redrew the Dark Magician Girl to be more feminine and girlish in her appearance. See more »
[to the simulation of Atem]
You could never stand up to my power. Not then. Not now. And with this power, I will crush you!
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The only changes from the Japanese release foe the American version are the character's names, the cards, and the signs. See more »
Glorious Return of Duel Monsters to the Big Screen
This movie was amazing; especially, when compared to the series. In length it is the equivalent to a 7-part episode, and they would be 7 of the best episodes of the series. It has a very similar feeling to watching the duel with Pegasus or the Egyptian God card duels of the series.
The animation is superb, and though a little bit of CGI/2.5D is used, it is very mild, looks good, and much more clean than is often seen in Pokemon movies.
The beginning is a little slow at times, but the rest of the movie is very well paced with plenty of dueling and plenty of lore. It is a wondrous follow-up to the Duel Monsters series. In a period when many long-awaited sequels and remakes of well-known franchises are failing, this one brings back all the nostalgia and joy of Duel Monsters.
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