New Yu-Gi-Oh! Movie to Debut in North America


NEW YORK: Screenvision Media has teamed up with 4K Media to distribute the upcoming anime film Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions to more than 500 theaters across the U.S. and Canada.

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions, which comes from original creator Kazuki Takahashi, will feature the return of such characters as Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba, Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor, Téa Gardner and Bakura. The movie will kick off its limited theatrical run in the U.S. and Canada on January 20.

“Fans of the iconic Yu-Gi-Oh! series have been anxiously awaiting the release of Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions in the U.S. and Canada, and we are delighted to have the exclusive opportunity to share it with them through this special theatrical engagement,” said Darryl Schaffer, the executive VP of operations and exhibitor relations at Screenvision Media. “Our robust exhibitor network and storytelling capabilities before, during and after the movies promise to maximize the impact of this exciting launch for both 4K Media and moviegoers alike.”

“This is an exciting opportunity for 4K Media to introduce this engaging and action-packed boys’ brand to the next generation of Yu-Gi-Oh! fans through a major theatrical event,” added Kristen Gray, the senior VP of operations and business and legal affairs at 4K Media. “Our fans will be thrilled to see Yugi and his friends reunited and set for more adventures in this latest chapter as envisioned by Kazuki Takahashi, the original creator.”