Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (Japanese: 遊☆戯☆王デュエルモンスターズGX ) is an anime spin-off television series of the original Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters anime.
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX is a mix of action, adventure and fantasy produced by Studio Gallop and directed by Hatsuki Tsuji.
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX premiered on TV Tokyo on October 2004. Yu-Gi-Oh! GX was later licensed by 4Kids Entertainment, now known as 4K Media Inc.
The English version of Yu-Gi-Oh! GX aired on Network Ten, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Nicktoons, FOX and The CW.
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX ended its run on March 2008 with a whooping 180 fun-filled episodes.
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX takes place ten years after the events from the original Yu-Gi-Oh! series. Juudai Yuuki, an aspiring young duelist, heads off to attend Duel Academy, one of the most prestigious schools in Duel Monsters history.
Duel Academy is founded by the infamous Seto Kaiba to train young duelists in the fundamentals of becoming not just duelists, but large business owners altogether.
Juudai heads off to new heights in the Duel Monster history using his Elemental Hero deck and a Winged Kuriboh which he received from the former world champion, Yugi Mutou.
There he meets fellow students, make new friends and gain a few bitter rivals.
Although being placed in the lowest rank of Duelists, the Osiris Red, he forges head on any challenges, putting his skills to the test whilst proving his worth as a Duelist and earning their respect.
He will have to face mountains of challenges from the Slifer Red, Ra Yellow and Obelisk Blue before he can become the Academy’s number one duelist.
The manga adaptation of Yu-Gi-Oh! GX was published in Shueisha’s V Jump and Shonen Jump magazines on December 2005.
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX ended on March 2011 with its chapters collected into 9 tankobon volumes.
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX was later licensed by Viz Media for a North American release.