Yu-Gi-Oh! is a multi-media franchise created by Kazuki Takahashi. Based on the original manga series, the franchise so far consists of several manga series, anime series, trading card game, video games, and numerous other forms of media as well as merchandise. The story of Yu-Gi-Oh! follows Yugi Mutou, he solves the ancient Millennium Puzzle and awakens his alter-ego which accompanies him on his adventures.