Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters is an American animated series based on the Duel Masters trading card game created by Wizards of the Coast.


It is a revival of the Duel Masters franchise from Japan to American territories, and was produced by Hasbro Studios and MOI Animation.

It started airing on The Hub in June, 2012. It ran for 2 seasons, each containing 26 half hour length episodes.

The franchise was discontinued in August 2014.


"Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters is an animated action-adventure fantasy series that tells the story of Raiden "Ray" Pierce-Okamato, a talented 14 year-old creature tamer, ‘whisperer’ and duelist who along with his friends Allie and Gabe, battle the evil forces that are appearing in our world who have come through the Veil, to wreak havoc.

In the world of Duel Masters, other-worldly creatures, “kaiju” co-existed with mankind for thousands of years. All was peaceful for centuries, but now The Veil has begun to tear, and creatures are coming to Earth with frightening regularity. Mankind’s hope rests with those brave few who can tame the creatures…The Duel Masters!"


  • Kaijudo Wiki - Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters Wiki


  • With this new series, the Kaijudo: Trading Card Game and Online Game was released on June 26. This Kaijudo TCG is not compatible with the Duel Masters TCG, although game-play is nearly exact.