The plot starts out fairly episodic and the first seven volumes includes only three instances of Magic Wizards. The movie was then aired on TV Tokyo on January 2, 2005.
The series is published in North America by Viz Media. Yu-Gi-Oh!: Monster Duel Official Handbook by Michael Anthony Steele - isbn, Published by Scholastic Press - A guide book to Yu-Gi-Oh! A remastered version of the series, focusing on specific duels, began airing in Japan from February 7, 2015.