Kaijudo

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Kaijudo
Kaijudo (TV series) logo.png
Also known as 'Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters (season 1)
Kaijudo: Clash of the Duel Masters (season 2)
Genre
  • Action/Adventure
  • Animation
Developed by Henry Gilroy
Andrew R. Robinson
Voices of Scott Wolf
Dee Bradley Baker
Grey DeLisle
John DiMaggio
Oded Fehr
Andrew Kishino
Phil LaMarr
Jason Marsden
Freddy Rodriguez
David Sobolov
James Arnold Taylor
Alanna Ubach
Kari Wahlgren
Keone Young
Theme music composer John Jennings Boyd
Eric V. Hachikan
Composer(s) Michael McCuistion
Lolita Ritmanis
Kristopher Carter
Carl Johnson
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 52 (list of episodes)
Production
Producer(s) Gary Hartle
Haven Alexander
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Hasbro Studios
Moi Animation
Budget US$20 million
Release
Original network Hub Network
Original release June 2, 2012 (2012-06-02) – December 28, 2013 (2013-12-28)
Website www.hubworld.com/kaijudo/shows/rise-of-the-duel-masters

Kaijudo is an American animated action/adventure TV series which is related to the Kaijudo collectible card game issued by Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro since 1999. It is a re-imagining of the widely successful Duel Masters franchise. It is produced by Hasbro Studios, animated by Moi Animation in South Korea, and developed by Henry Gilroy and Andrew R. Robinson for Wizards of the Coast. The series, partly owned by Hasbro, aired on the Hub Network in the United States from June 2, 2012 to December 28, 2013.

The show's first season is titled Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters. The second season, premiered on June 21, 2013 on Hub Network, is titled Kaijudo: Clash of the Duel Masters. Hub Network didn't pick up a third season, but the storyline of the show continued through the official Kaijudo website and the card game releases until August 29, 2014, ending on a cliffhanger.[1][2][3] The official website closed on December 3, 2014.[4] The series follows the adventures of a young boy named Ray from San Campion who possesses the rare ability to summon and duel alongside fantastical creatures from a parallel dimension.

Characters[edit]

Ray and his two best friends Allie and Gabe join the ranks of the mysterious Duel Masters to ensure the survival of both races.

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 26 June 2, 2012 (2012-06-02) December 15, 2012 (2012-12-15)
2 26 June 21, 2013 (2013-06-21) December 28, 2013 (2013-12-28)

Home Media[edit]

Shout! Factory began releasing the series in December 2012. United Kingdom-based Clear Vision has rights for the first two seasons through Region 2, including most of Western Europe and the Middle East.

Region DVD title Episodes Time length Release date
1 Creatures Unleashed[5] 1–5 110 minutes December 4, 2012
1 Dragonstrike 6,7,23,25,26 110 minutes April 30, 2013
1 Darkness of Heart 8,9,18,19,20 110 minutes September 24, 2013

Franchise[edit]

Collectible card game[edit]

A trading card game which the series is associated with was released on June 26, 2012.[6]

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