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Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS heads to Australia

The latest Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series is heading to Australia. Nine Network’s 9Go! digital multi-channel will premiere Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS on Saturday, April 6th at 3PM. The fifth Yu-Gi-Oh! spinoff series is once again produced by NAS and first began airing in Japan on TV Tokyo in May 2017. The series became the first entry in the property to get an official ongoing simulcast on anime ...


Starlight Film and Konami Team Up for Contra Film Adaptation

One can blame (or laud) the positive reception to Netflix’s animated adaptation of the Castlevania videogame franchise, but a recent report has revealed that Starlight Film has entered into a partnership with game developer Konami, under which a live action film and TV drama series will be produced based on the iconic run-and-gun shooter franchise, Contra. It shouldn’t be hard to imagine what ...


Netflix Castlevania 2nd Season Ordered Upon Debut

The animated adaptation of Konami’s iconic videogame series Castlevania has only debuted on Netflix, but the streaming service has already shown confidence in its success via an order of a new batch of episodes from producers Frederator Studios, under the WOW! Unlimited Media Umbrella. For the uninitiated, the series s based on the classic action horror game franchise from Konami and written ...


Original Metal Gear Fan Remake Shut Down

I feel asleep while this news broke out, but in a shocking twist that would rival Hollywood Hogan’s Fingerpoke of Doom, Konami has just shut down a fanmade remake of the original MSX Metal Gear game, after initially giving the team their blessing. This is disappointing news as the project has gained enough traction to attract notable talents, including devs that previously worked on games like ...


41e’s Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Gets New International Deals

41 Entertainment has recently announced that their hit CG animated comedy series Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures has licensed its home entertainment rights (including home video, electronic sell-through, and transactional video on demand rights) to Universal Pictures Germany for the German speaking territories of Europe. Universal Pictures Germany has also acquired seasons 1 and 2 as well as ...

4Kids Entertainment to Sell Yu Gi Oh Franchise to Saban?

4Kids Adjourns Section 363 Auction

International children;s entertainment and merchandise licensing company 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. has just announced that they have received a competing bid from 4K Acquisition Corp, which is an indirect subsidiary of Japanese corporation Konami Corp. The competing bid has Konami offering to purchase all of the assets of 4Kids in a transaction under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code. ...

Zone of the Enders HD Collection

Zone of the Enders HD Collection

E3 is fast approaching, and Konami seems ready to start with the promotion of its upcoming HD remastered collection for Zone of The Enders, and they’re promoting it with anime-style footage from the Gundam/Code Geass producers Sunrise. Konami also provided a video interview with the Big Boss himself: ...

Exclusive clip from Pacman Season 1 DVD

Exclusive clip from Pacman Season 1 DVD

As one of the first bankable mascots that came out of videogames, Pac-man has a long storied history, as he went from being an arcade mainstay who gobbled up an entire nation’s quarters to a popular franchise that has spawned sequels, spin-offs, toys, games, and more. Famed cartoon studio Hanna-Barbera was the first to recognize the pellet-gobbling, ghost-munching character’s ...


Beyblade Metal Masters duels into stores this fall on Nintendo DS

Following the success of last year’s Beyblade Metal Fusion video games, Hudson has teamed up with Nelvana once again to keep the tops spinning with Beyblade: Metal Masters for Nintendo DS. The latest title features more than 30 Beyblades, online gameplay, a new story mode and more. Gamers will get to experience the great battle Masamune and Gingka have when the game hits store shelves ...


Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal evolves on 4Kids Toonzai starting October 15th

Despite an ongoing legal dispute with Japanese partners, 4Kids Entertainment has decided to continue on with production of the English version of Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal. The series will air on the company’s CW4Kids Toonzai block, with a global debut set for 2012. The series will be the focal point of the company’s showcase at this year’s MIPCOM. There will be 52 episodes of the series ...

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game turns 10

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game turns 10

Sure, there’s a whole on-going legal nightmare with 4Kids, TV Tokyo Corporation and Nihon Ad Systems – but that wont stop the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise from moving forward! Especially as the mighty Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game reaches it’s 10th anniversary! That’s right, we’re talking ten years for Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, and there’s already big plans in motion. Konami ...

Konami deals Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Trading Card Game Duelist Pack: Yusei 3

Konami deals Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Trading Card Game Duelist Pack: Yusei 3

In just a few short weeks, Konami Digital Entertainment will debut the latest duelist pack from the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Trading Card Game Duelist Pack: Yusei 3. The pack hits stores on January 25th, and is made up of 30 cards. Each set features eight new cards — four monsters, two Spell Cards, and two Traps. In terms of locating those “hard to get” ...

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