30.04.2024 09:00

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Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. (KONAMI) is thrilled to announce that the company has just set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the most entrants in a trading card game tournament, as well as breaking its own GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the largest trading card game tournament.

A total of 7,443 participants registered for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Japan TOKYO 2024 event, recognised as a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS achievement for the most entrants in a trading card game tournament*. YCSJ TOKYO 2024 took place across 28-29 April at the Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center). It was held for the first time as a two-day event to commemorate the 10th YCSJ.

YCSJ TOKYO 2024 saw a final number of 7443 people taking part in the tournament.  The GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the largest trading card game tournament** was previously held by KONAMI and the 100th YCS in Long Beach, California, USA, which took place across 23-25 March 2012. Official ceremonies awarding both GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS certificates to KONAMI were held at the event, with entrants watching on.

YCSJ TOKYO 2024 also crowned its champion, Yutaro Takahashi. Not only are they the winner of the 10th YCSJ, they’re also the winner of the largest trading card game tournament ever, placing ahead of 7,442 other entrants to claim the title. After winning the 10th YCSJ, Yutaro Takahashi said, “I am happy to be a champion! It was thanks to the practice with my friends whom I met through ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG.’ I will do my best to win the next event as well!”

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*The largest number of people who played against each other in the same venue at the same time.

**The largest number of people participating in one trading card game tournament.

Today, the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) is available across the globe, with products distributed in more than 80 countries and 9 languages, to be enjoyed by fans of all ages.

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The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is one of the most popular trading card games in the world with over 25 billion cards sold. It is a game of strategy, where players create individual Decks of cards collected from Structure Decks and Booster Packs. Two players engage in a Duel while using cards that represent powerful Monsters, magical Spells and surprising Traps. Duelists with well-constructed Decks, dominating monsters, solid strategy and good fortune are the victors in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. is the exclusive licensee and rights holder to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


About Konami Group

Konami Group was established in 1973, starting as an amusement machine manufacturer for arcades. Over the years, the company has grown to include different business units across various markets. Currently, KONAMI GROUP CORPORATION includes the Digital Entertainment, Amusement, Gaming & Systems, and Sports Businesses. The company went public on the Osaka Securities Exchange in 1984, the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, and the London Stock Exchange in 1999. For more information, visit:


About Konami Digital Entertainment

Konami Digital Entertainment, which is the core company of Konami Group, develops entertaining content for mobile, console and card games. The company is known for global franchises such as eFootball™, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, Castlevania, and Contra, as well as the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game series.

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