ZEXAL Logo Japanese
Genre Action, Adventure, Comedy, Manga
TV anime
Director Satoshi Kuwabara
Studio Studio Gallopref Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL staff, cast and music information</ref>
Licensor Nelvana
Network TV Tokyo
Episodes 59 as of June 11th, 2012
Succeeded by Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's

Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL is a Yu-Gi-Oh! manga series which began on December 18, 2010. It is written by Shin Yoshida with Kazuki Takahashi supervising the series.


The story takes place in the distant future and focuses on a boy named Yuma Tsukumo, the number one bad boy at his school. Something unexpected happens when Ryoga challenges him to a Duel as the mysterious ghost, Astral, appears before them and new legend begins.


Main charactersEdit

  • Astral is a mysterious entity and one of the main protagonists, along with his partner Yuma Tsukumo.
  • Yuma Tsukumo is the main protagonist who wants to become a Duel Champion despite his not good at it. His currently partnering with Astral to acquiring the Numbers for his memories.
  • Kotori Mizuki is one of the main protagonists and serves as Yuma Tsukumo's important friend and main support.
  • 'Cathy is one of the main protagonists and one of Yuma's friends.