Today at the LA Screenings, execs from 4Kids Ent. announced a raft of international sales for the second season of its hit anime series YU-GI-OH! GX. The 52 new episodes have been picked up by Nickelodeon in the U.K., Latin America and Spain; Media Set in Italy; RTE in Ireland; Canal J in France; and YTV in Canada. The company is expected to announce other major markets, including Germany, in the coming weeks.
YU-GI-OH! GX season two offers more fast-paced adventures revolving around the Duel Academy, the most prestigious duelist training school in the world. As Jaden and the gang begin their sophomore year, top-ranked professional duelist Aster Phoenix enrolls in the Academy, sparking a series of mysterious events that lead up to a major revelation.
A top-rated show on Cartoon Network’s Miguzi programming block in the U.S., the first season of the series also airs on major broadcast outlets around the world and will premiere on Cartoon Network Scandinavia in September.