4K Media, the Konami Digital Entertainment subsidiary that manages the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside Asia, has secured theatrical distribution deals in a further three territories for the upcoming feature release, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions.
Newly announced are theatrical runs in Australia & New Zealand through Madman Entertainment (early 2017); Italy, San Marino & Monte Carlo through Dynit SrL (March 10, 2017); and Germany & Austria through KSM GmbH (early 2017). These join previously announced partnerships in the US & Canada with Screenvision Media (Jan. 27, 2017; two-weeks in over 500 theaters) and in the UK & Republic of Ireland with Manga Entertainment Ltd. (Feb. 1, 2017).
“With these partnerships, Yu-Gi-Oh! fans around the globe will be able to experience ribution deals in a further three territories for the upcoming feature release, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions on the big screen,” said Kristen Gray, 4K Media’s SVP of Operations, Business and Legal Affairs. “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!