Based on the card game of the same name, the anime follows Yugi Mutou, who one night manages to complete an ancient Egyptian artifact known as the Millennium Puzzle, which leads him to inherit another spirit known as Yami. Together with his friends, they face many adversaries and foes by playing the popular Duel Monsters card game, based on an ancient game played by the Egyptians thousands of years ago.

Season 0 - Episode 6: Desperate Situation!! Burning Friendship Battle Edit

Shadi, the man from Egypt, attacks Yoshimori, and then infiltrates Anzu's room of mind to make her play Yugi right into his hands to play a Shadow Game. Yugi has to win or Anzu will fall from the roof of the school to her death.

Season 2 - Episodes 50 & 51Edit

Bandit Keith is possessed by Marik.

Season 2 & 3 - Episodes 73, 75, 81, 84, 85, 95, 97, 135, 136, 140 and 141Edit

Throughout the second and third seasons, Téa Gardner/Anzu Mazaki is often taken control of by Marik Ishtar, who is the main villain of the Battle City arc. He takes control of her mind with the Millennium Rod which he uses to speak through her and make her do tasks for him. When Marik's dark side takes control of his body, his good side lives inside Téa's mind and possesses her to communicate with some of the others. Even tries to fight his dark side to get his body back through controlling her.