Yu-Gi-Oh! Film to Hit Theaters in U.K., Ireland


LONDON: Manga Entertainment has teamed up with 4K Media to exclusively distribute the new Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions movie to more than 120 cinemas in the U.K. and Ireland.

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions will be theatrically released in the U.K. and Ireland on February 1, 2017, and will run as a limited-time engagement. The film features the return of such characters as Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba, Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor, Téa Gardner and Bakura. It comes from original creator Kazuki Takahashi.

Andrew Hewson, the marketing manager of Manga Entertainment, said: “Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions is the film fans have been waiting ten years for, and we are absolutely delighted to be bringing this to audiences in the U.K. and Ireland. This is an amazing opportunity for us to work closely with 4K Media to showcase this fantastic film to original fans as well as introduce the brand to a whole new generation. For a limited time only you can catch your favorite Yu-Gi-Oh! characters up on the big screen in their latest action-packed adventure!”

“With its successful history of distributing top anime brands throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, Manga Entertainment was our natural choice to take on this important role for the theatrical release of Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions,” added Kristen Gray, 4K Media’s senior VP of operations, business and legal affairs. “Kazuki Takahashi has envisioned another must-see adventure for Yugi and his friends that will surely delight existing fans while creating new ones.”