Edit Anime Information
What would you like to edit?
 

Duel Masters


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Duel Masters 2.0
Japanese: デュエル・マスターズ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 21, 2002 to Apr 4, 2003
Premiered: Fall 2002
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Studio Jack
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Hibari
Source: Original
Duration: 21 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 5.921 (scored by 7,367 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #67942
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2646
Members: 13,005
Favorites: 21
5.92
Ranked #6794Popularity #2646Members 13,005
Add to List
Episodes: /26

Synopsis

The world of Duel Masters is one of five great civilizations. Through a card game, duelists can bring these worlds into existence, making what was previously abstract into reality. These skilled duelists are known as Kaijudo masters.

Shobu Kirifuda is the best player at his local playground, and seeks to become a world-class master like his father. His first step on the road to conquest begins with winning a local tournament. Rather, it should have, except he is destroyed by the best Kaijudo master in the world, Knight. Shobu loses, but upon remembering the words of wisdom his father instilled into him, decides to continue on the road of becoming a duelist who can enjoy the game for what it is. And so begins his journey to victory-and as we all know, the journey is the most important part!

Background

No background information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding background information here.

Related Anime


Characters & Voice Actors

Kirifuda, Shobu
Kirifuda, Shobu
Main
Kobayashi, Yumiko
Japanese
Kobayashi, Yumiko
Kokujo, Kyoshiro
Kokujo, Kyoshiro
Main
Kishio, Daisuke
Japanese
Kishio, Daisuke
Tasogare, Mimi
Tasogare, Mimi
Main
Nakajima, Saki
Japanese
Nakajima, Saki
Knight
Knight
Supporting
Konishi, Katsuyuki
Japanese
Konishi, Katsuyuki

Staff

Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Akahoshi, Masanao
Akahoshi, Masanao
Script
Kanemaki, Kenichi
Kanemaki, Kenichi
Script
Kanemura, Katsuyoshi
Kanemura, Katsuyoshi
Art Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Yume ga Kanau Toki (夢が叶うとき)" by Nao

Edit Ending Theme

No ending themes have been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding an ending theme here.




More reviewsReviews

OtakuFreak
Nov 21, 2007
Well, it's been a while since I wrote a review and so far I've only wrote reviews about animes I like. Today I felt like talking about an anime that I didn't like. That anime is called Duel Masters. Yes, Duel Masters. This Mediocre version of Kazuki Takahashi's Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters is completely horrible. This show makes Beyblade look good. Seriously.

Okay let me break it down to you. In Japan they have many franchises that are usually based on Animes, now they're starting to do the opposite making Franchies into Anime. It completely sucks. I mean it, it's really bad. Every time I hear that read more
I found this review Helpful
trzr23
Nov 6, 2010
[ PROs and CONs REVIEW ]

PROS:

+If you’re aged 12 or below, then you might actually like this anime.

+If you prefer Cartoon Network and Disney type cartoons over actual anime, then this is a real treat. The 3D creature animations are cool.

+The actual Duel Masters Trading Card Game isn’t half bad. I bought a few packs and played it with my friends around 7 years back. It’s pretty entertaining if you understand the concept.

+Dubbing is, to an extent, well done in English. No idea about the JAP version.

+The comedy is at a passable level and you find yourself laughing with AND at the show.

+And of course, read more
I found this review Helpful
askafahu
Apr 26, 2014
Well, the main focus of Duel Masters is to get the 5/9 year old kids. I remember enjoying Duel Masters when I was a kid but today when I look at it, I find it mediocre.

* Absolutely no work on the characters, soundtrack and design

* You could say a Yu-Gi-Oh rip-off mixed with a different story

* The basic concept of this show was to advertise their products and make kids buy dueling cards (I fell for that too, I have a lot od decks which I don't know what to do of now)

If I look at this Anime as a kid, I would give it read more
I found this review Helpful

Recommendations


Recent News


Recent Forum Discussion

Anyone know where to get this?
Fronzel - Apr 1, 2011
2 replies by ibraheem234 »»
Feb 25, 11:10 AM
Poll: Duel Masters Episode 19 Discussion
Shocked - Jan 2, 2015
0 replies by Shocked »»
Jan 2, 2015 6:54 PM

Recent Featured Articles

Top 10 Best Card Game Anime: Heart of the Cards

Top 10 Best Card Game Anime: Heart of the Cards

Nothing screams "anime" like a good old fashioned card battle. Two passionate characters build up their decks and fight it out for all the glory. Today, we'll take a look at the shows that truly represent anime card battles in their own unique way.
Cardfight!! Vanguard: The World of Cray

Cardfight!! Vanguard: The World of Cray

Ever wondered what the Vanguard units' world is like? A realm where dragons, knights, aliens, and even the undead coexist in one place, where forces of light and dark fight for control over the land. Let's explore the six nations of Planet Cray as well as the clans that fall under each of them.