An unspecified number of years after the end of Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters , the card game has become a worldwide phenomenon, with schools having been established for the purpose of training students to become professional duelists. To that end, he must take an entrance exam to qualify, and on his way there, he encounters Yugi Muto himself, who gifts Jaden with a " Winged Kuriboh " card. Jaden meets Yugi and receives " Winged Kuriboh ".
See the full list. Title: Welcome to Duel Academy 01 Aug Jaden Yuki arrives late for the duel academy entrance exams. The principal insists he be given a chance, the Vice Princpal reluctantly agrees. He doesn't want Jaden there, and uses his own personal deck for the exam, to get rid of the late comer Written by Jesse Sanchez.
The plot centers around Jaden Yuki and his friends, and tells of their adventures at Duel Academy, a school that teaches students how to play the card game Duel Monsters. Season one, known as the Seven Stars Saga , covers their first year at the Academy. The first half of the season begins with Jaden arriving as a freshman and being placed into the Slifer Red dorm. Jaden makes new friends and settles into his new life at the Academy. Despite getting low grades in class, he is recognized as a strong duelist by his peers.