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Yu-Gi-Oh! tells the tale of Yugi Mutou, a shorter-than-average high school student who was given the fragmented pieces of an ancient Egyptian artifact, known as the Millennium Puzzle, by his grandfather. Upon resembling the Puzzle, he is possessed by another personality who is later revealed to be the spirit of a 3,000-year-old Pharaoh with no memory of his own time. As the story goes on, the two of them, together with Yugi's friends, try to find the secret of the Pharaoh's lost memories and his name, with the Duel Monsters (Magic & Wizards in the original Japanese manga and Yu-Gi-Oh! R) card game an ever prevalent backdrop or plot device.