Yugi Muto (Japanese: 武藤 遊戯, Hepburn: Mutō Yūgi), known as Yugi Muto in the English dub, is a fictional character who was created by Kazuki Takahashi and is the main character of the manga series Yu-Gi-Oh!. Yugi is introduced as a friendless teenager who is solving an ancient Egyptian puzzle known as the Millennium Puzzle, hoping it will grant him his wish of forming bonds. Yugi revives an ancient spirit called Atem (闇遊戯, Yami Yūgi) (Yami Yugi in the English dub). During the series, Yugi forms friendships with the supporting cast, interacts with Atem and learns about his secrets. Besides the manga, Yugi has also appeared in the anime adaptations, films and video games based on the franchise.