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
Birth date 31 October
Star sign Scorpio
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)
Jasper Tsumura <(son)
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, her ace being Red-Eyes Darkness Dragon. She is also the mother of Jasper Tsumura

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 afraid people will judge her because she became a teenage mother, so she tends to not tell people about her son.

After meeting Zane (before his losses) she learned to not listen to what people think and began to take Jasper with her.

Despite everything that's happened to her and what's happening with Zane, she loves a good duel.


Reika is a very skilled duelist, capable of working with strong and weak cards easily. She can adapt to most situations and can improvise with whatever she has on hand. Reika is also multilingual, capable of speaking and writing fluently in Egyptian and Japanese, she sometimes says things in Egyptian. Reika is also a skilled martial artist, having a third-degree black belt in karate. She is highly athletic and very physically fit and is a gifted acrobat and can easily maneuver her body in complex movements. Reika also has a Photographic Memory.


Prior to the series

Not much of Reika is past is known. The only thing she does reveal is that she was attacked when she was 16 and became the teen mother to Jasper Tsumura.

Chaos of The Light

Reika is set to appear when Zane comes to the island during the GX Tournament. Reika meets Kurai Yuki and talks to him about bringing the real Zane back.


Reika duels with a Dragon 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 scapped character, but after Legend of the Dragons story was cancelled, she was brought back to be Zane's love intereste.
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