Remastered Yu-Gi-Oh! Movie in Cinemas on June 13

posted on by Andrew Osmond
Includes English-dubbed premiere of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS

Manga UK has announced that it will release the digitally remastered version of Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie screenings in cinemas on Wednesday June 13. The screenings will include a "sneak peak" of the English-dubbed first episode of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS.

The UK release has a website here, and the film will screen at the following currently confirmed venues:

Belfast Odeon; Bluewater Showcase; Braehead Odeon; Bristol Showcase; Cardiff Odeon; Cardiff Showcase; Coventry Showcase; Derby Showcase; Dudley Showcase; Gateshead Vue; Glasgow Showcase; Kingston Odeon; Leeds Showcase; Leicester Showcase; Liverpool One Odeon; Liverpool Showcase; London Greenwich Odeon; London Haymarket Odeon; London Shepherds Bush Vue; London Stratford Vue; London Wimbledon Odeon; Manchester Great Northern Odeon; Manchester Printworks Vue; Manchester Showcase; Milton Keynes Stadium Odeon; Newcastle-Under-Lyme Vue; Nottingham Showcase; Paisley Showcase; Peterborough; Plymouth Vue; Portsmouth Vue; Reading Showcase; Southampton Showcase; Teesside Showcase; Walsall Showcase

Warner Bros. and 4-Kids produced Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie as an American original film based on the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime. It opened in the United States in 2004 and later aired in Japan as a TV movie in 2005. Fathom Events describes the story:

In “Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie”, a heroic Yugi squares off against archrival Kaiba in an adventure even more dangerous when the imaginary monsters in their playing cards become ferociously real… and when an old evil enters the fray. Who will win this ultimate smackdown? Whether you're a novice Duelist or a professional, you'll want to watch and find out!

Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS, the sixth television anime in the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, premiered in Japan last May. Crunchyroll later began streaming the series as it airs. Crunchyroll describes the story:

In “Den City” where the latest network has developed, people were dueling day and night in the VR world called "LINK VRAINS" managed by SOL Technology Inc. The main character, Yusaku Fujiki is a quiet high school student with a great insight. He has been dueling, transforming himself into his avatar "Playmaker", to battle the "The Knights of Hanoi” that plots to destroy "LINK VRAINS".

The series is ongoing in Japan; the 43rd episode will premiere on March 14.

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