Yugi Muto is the main character of the anime, manga, and card game of his name called Yu-Gi-Oh! Like everyone else in the show, he is a duelist who relies on special cards that allow him to beat opponents. Friends of his are Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor, and Tea Gardner who all entered the championship to duel other powerful duelists. It is shown that Yugi has a split side named Yami-Yugi who often releases during duels and other times from the pyramid necklace he wears. Yugi himself is naturally demure, conscientious and friendly almost to the point of naivety which is why he often relies on his alter-ego to take over for him when confronting an adversary.
He is also known in the series to be a holder of one of the three god cards. The one card he has is called Slifer the Sky Dragon. Other notable monster cards of his are Dark Magician and Kuriboh. He is seen living with his Grandpa it is never known what happened to Yugi's parents.