4KIDS HOME VIDEO PRESENTS
A ONE-TIME-ONLY PREVIEW OF THE NEW DVDYU-GI-OH!
™ CAPSULE MONSTERS™ LIVE AT YUGIOH
MONDAY, MAY 22, 2006 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT
This Exclusive Streaming Event Celebrates YU-GI-OH!
™ CAPSULE MONSTERS™
Direct-To-DVD Release On Tuesday, May 23, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NEW YORK (May 10, 2006) – 4Kids Entertainment
Home Video, Inc., the home video unit of 4Kids Entertainment
, Inc. (NYSE: KDE), will offer Yu-Gi-Oh!
fans an exclusive online advance viewing of Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters
, the new direct-to-DVD release. www.Yu-Gi-Oh!
.com, the official Yu-Gi-Oh!
Web site, will stream the entire 90-minute DVD on Monday, May 22, 2006 beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT. This premiere event comes on the eve of the highly anticipated DVD release of Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters
on May 23, 2006.Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters
pits Yugi, Tea, Tristen and Joey against a new crop of ancient monsters who are out to destroy them. To defeat the monsters, the kids must now work together as a team and abandon their trusty Duel Disks for different technology — Capsule Shooters.
"Because so many Yu-Gi-Oh!
fans rely on Yu-Gi-Oh!
.com for the latest inside information on the legendary series, we wanted to reward the fans by giving them a sneak peek at our latest home video release," said Joe Lyons, Director of Home Entertainment at 4Kids. "We expect that having the North American premiere of Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters
online - an unprecedented event for 4Kids - will help generate a lot of buzz around this release."Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters
Saving the world from destruction week after week is no easy task. So, when Joey wins an exotic trip for four, Yugi and his friends decide to take a much-needed vacation … or so they think! Before reaching their destination, their plane crash-lands in a deserted forest where the gang meets the mysterious Dr. Alex Brisbane, an archeologist who has made an astonishing discovery. Here in a remote area thousands of miles from Egypt lies a great pyramid that contains an incredible secret — a portal to another dimension — the world of the Capsule Monsters!
When Yugi and his friends enter this pyramid, they are magically transported to a dangerous realm inhabited by ancient creatures. Lost in a mystical labyrinth, they must complete a series of trials in order to find the passage back home. It's a battle for survival as Yugi trades in his Duel Disk for a Capsule Shooter in life-threatening challenges that are so much more than just a game!
DVD Extras: Deleted Scenes
TITLE: Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters
RUNNING TIME: Approximately 95 minutes
PREBOOK DATE: 4/18/2006
STREET DATE: 5/23/2006
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About 4Kids Entertainment
Headquartered in New York City with international offices in London, 4Kids Entertainment
, Inc. (NYSE: KDE) is a global provider of children's entertainment and merchandise licensing. 4Kids, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, provides domestic and international merchandise licensing; television, film, music and home video production and distribution; media planning and buying; product development; and Web site development. For further information, please visit the Company's Web sites at www.4KidsEntertainment.com and www.4Kids.TV.
About FUNimation EntertainmentFUNimation
® Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation
(NASDAQ: NAVR), is a brand management company and one of the nation's leading independent home video entertainment companies. The company has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands, and manages a full spectrum of rights with its brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, Internet, and home video sales and distribution.