"Creatures from the five civilizations corresponding to Nature, Water, Light and Darkness, can be brought into our world through a special card game - Duel Masters.
Though many kids and adults play this game, only the best can call forth these creatures. They are known as Kaijudo masters. And this is the story of one such Kaijudo master. His name is Shobu Kirifuda.
Shobu, along with many other kids, competes in tournaments for the Duel Masters trading card game. But, unlike the other players, Shobu is unique, possessing a special skill passed down by his father.
As he competes in Duel Masters tournaments, Shobu meets colorful characters who try to defeat or manipulate him to their own ends. His skills represent a threat and a power that many want to control.
Despite any of the villains and pitfalls he encounters, Shobu plays the game for one simple reason - he loves to play ..." from tokyopop.com