Reika Tsumura
Personal data
Nicknames Rei (only by her boyfriend)
Alias The Dragon Empress
Age 17 (Season 1; Not seen)
18 (Season 2)
19 (Season 3)
20 (Season 4)
Gender Female
Species Human
Deck Dragon
Occupation Professional Duelist
Morality Good
Living status Alive
Additional info
Date of Birth Unknown
Place of origin Cairo, Egypt
Residence Domino City, Japan
Ethnicity Egyptian-Japanese
Nationality Egyptian-Japanese
Hair color Crimson red
Eye color Blue
Skin color Slightly tan
Love interest Zane Truesdale
Relatives Akira Tsumura (father)
Cleo Massri-Tsumura (mother)
Friends Zane Truesdale, Brooke Rivers
Powers and skills
Skills Dueling, martial arts
Equipment Duel Disk
Production notes
Created by ShadowSpirit020
Appearances Chaos of The Light

Reika Tsumura, also known as the Dragon Empress, is a Professional Duelist and the girlfriend of Zane Truesdale. Reika, as her title states, duels with a Dragon Deck, specifically "Rise of the True Dragons". 

Reika meets Zane after he finished Duel Academy and befriends him. She doesn't begin to date him until months before the GX Tournament. 

Physical description

When it comes to her appearance, it is clear that Reika got her looks from her mother. Reika is a slim and slender young woman with shoulder-length crimson red hair, her bangs almost covering her bright blue eyes and slightly tanned skin. 


Reika tends to keep to herself. She is kinda like Zane when it comes to not showing emotion. She loves a good duel which is how she and Zane met, through a duel.



  • Enhanced athleticism: Reika is highly athletic and very physically fit and is a gifted acrobat and can easily maneuver her body in complex movements


  • Duel proficiency: She is an extremely skilled duelist and is well known for using Dragon types, hence her nickname The Dragon Empress. She is able to work with anything she has on hand.
  • Multilingual: She is able to speak fluently in Egyptian and Japanese, and is able to fluently write in both languages as well. She tends to say things in Egyptian more.
  • Martial arts: She has a third-degree black belt in karate, thanks to her father making her take lessons.
  • Photographic memory


  • KaibaCorp Duel disk


Prior to the series

Not much of Reika is past is known. The only thing known is that she met Zane shortly after he graduated from Duel Academy.

Chaos of The Light

Reika is set to appear when Zane comes to the island during the GX Tournament. Reika meets Atticus Rhodes and Brayden Cross and talks to him about bringing the real Zane back.


Reika duels with a Rise of the True Dragon Structure Deck. Even though she is able to fall in the hands of the Dragon Capture Jar, she does not let that get to her. Reika has cards that prevent the usage of Dragon Capture Jar and has Dragon Piper to destroy the Trap card. 


  • Reika was originally a scrapped character, but after Legend of the Dragons story was cancelled, she was brought back to be Zane's love interest.
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