4K Media, the Konami Digital Ent. subsidiary that manages the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside Asia, has secured a theatrical distribution agreement with Cinépolis for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions in Latin America this month. The latest feature adventure for Yugi and co will run for two weekends in 10 countries across the region — April 22-23 and 29-30.
Screening information available here.
Kristen Gray, SVP of Operations and Business & Legal Affairs at 4K Media, said, “We are pleased to partner with Cinépolis to bring Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions to loyal fans in Latin America who will now be able to immerse themselves in the full theatrical experience of the film.”
Based in Mexico, Cinépolis boast the second highest number of exhibition attendees worldwide. It operates in more than 594 multiplexes with over 4,900 screens in 13 countries, serving more than 300 million patrons.
“We are excited to bring the latest installment of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise to Latin America, as we know there is a strong and growing fan-base eager to engage with the brand,” added Miguel Riveria, VP of Film Programming at Cinépolis. “We look forward to working closely with 4K Media and continue the success of the film.”
Synopsis: 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.
The film has already opened theatricallly in Japan, US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, San Marino, Monte Carlo, Germany, Austria, UAE and Kuwait.