Sanshiro's trapped in a game set in an alternate universe, but how can he beat all the other competitors when he's been paired with cowardly monsters?!
Sanshiro's chances of having an adventure are slim to none in his tiny island hometown, until the day a mysterious stranger invites him to play a game... Without warning, Sanshiro is taken to a backwards universe to play BakéGyamon--a game pitting monsters against monsters. Along the way he meets other players who have a particular reason for being there--to obtain the wish that is granted to the winner. But how far can Sanshiro get when the monsters he's been paired with are a bunch of little mud balls?!
A monstrous battle game with a twist!
The battle begins in earnest as the final 32 are paired up tournament-style. With the playing field a mock Tokyo Tower, there's only one way to go...up! Sanshiro will now have to use his battle skills against the very people he wants to befriend!