YUGIOH: Dark Side of Dimensions Movie release
Thursday January 12, 2017
4K MEDIA ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTORS FOR
Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS
U.S. & Canadian Movie Premiere and Opening Set For January 2017
NEW YORK, NY November xx, 2016 – 4K Media Inc., the Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. subsidiary that manages the global Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside of Asia, announced today that it has secured theatrical distribution agreements in four key global territories for its upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS movie.
The film will be released in the following territories with the following partners:
• Australia and New Zealand, Madman Entertainment – opening in late January 2017
• United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, Manga Entertainment LTD – opening on February 1, 2017
• Italy, San Marino and Monte Carlo, Dynit SrL – opening March 10, 2017
• Germany and Austria, KSM GmbH - opening in early 2017.
In making the announcement, Kristen Gray, 4K Media’s SVP of Operations, Business and Legal Affairs, stated: “With these partnerships, Yu-Gi-Oh! fans around the globe will be able to experience Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS on the big screen. We are pleased to be partnering with companies that are well-versed in the distinctions of releasing anime theatrically and that understand both their local audiences and the unique interests of our anime fans.”
In Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS, the stakes have never been higher; the rivalries never as fierce; the risks never so great. One wrong move—one card short—and it's game over for good. A decade in the making, Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS features new designs and an all-new story from the original creator of the global phenomenon, Kazuki Takahashi. His masterful tale features anime's most beloved characters in their long-awaited return: Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba and their faithful friends Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor, Téa Gardner and Bakura. It's the most highly anticipated re-YU-nion ever!
As previously announced, Screenvision Media, a national cinema advertising leader, has formed an alliance with 4K Media to distribute Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS movie to over 500 theatres across the United States and Canada. The feature film, confirmed for a two week limited-time engagement, will now be released nationwide on January 27, 2017. Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS will premiere in New York City on January 24th. 4K Media will run a Sweepstakes on yugioh.com from November 18 – December 2, 2016 giving fans a chance to win a trip to New York City and attend the Premiere.
In addition to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, video games and feature films, the brand also includes the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated franchise, with over 700 episodes spanning from the first series “Yu-Gi-Oh!” Duel Monsters, followed by “Yu-Gi-Oh! GX”, “Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s”, “Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL” and “Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V.”