The hit action-animated series Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal will be officially joining Nicktoons’ lineup in the US with a new deal that grants Nicktoons rights to two seasons of the show’s latest installment, along with along with the entire Yu-Gi-Oh! library which includes Classic Yu-Gi- Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5Ds.
The classic Yu-Gi-Oh! series recently debuted on the network and is currently airing back-to-back episodes from Monday through Friday at 8 pm. The newer Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, on the other hand, started airing last April 12th at 9pm via back-to-back episdoes. The newest series takes dueling to the next level as the series’ two heroes Yuma and Astral face the world’s best duelists at the World Duel Carnival, which is considered as the greatest tournament in history. The series is currently in its 11th consecutive year of broadcast in the US. The franchise is being handled by 4K Media in all territories except Japan.