4K Media Inc. Launches New Yu-Gi-Oh! Website
(New York, NY) February 10, 2014 -- 4K Media Inc. rang in the New Year with the launch of the Yu-Gi-Oh!.com (http://www.yugioh.com/) website - the official fan site for the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series franchise worldwide outside of Asia. Appealing to both the television and trading card game fans of the brand, the website offers a comprehensive Yu-Gi-Oh! online experience. Website highlights include:
- Complete series overviews.
- In-depth information on characters as well as the cards that appear in the series.
- Streaming of more than 770 full-length episodes (including 164 subtitled)
available for viewing in the US.
- Over 1,900 card information pages available at launch, with new card information
- News and information about consumer products.
The website is optimized to be viewed on multiple devices including PCs, tablets and smartphones. It also integrates many social networking features.
“The launch of this new site is the first phase of our Yu-Gi-Oh! digital strategy that allows users to engage the brand wherever and whenever they want,” says Mark Kirk, SVP Digital Operations.
The Yu-Gi-Oh! series is currently in its 12th consecutive year of broadcast in the U.S. and most major markets worldwide. The series and brand continue to captivate children, particularly boys, through its best-selling trading card game, animated series and motion picture releases.
About 4K Media Inc.
4K Media Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., manages the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise outside of Asia. 4K Media handles brand management, licensing and marketing of Yu-Gi-Oh!, as well as the production and distribution of the Yu-Gi-Oh! television series excluding Asia. The Yu-Gi-Oh! animated franchise, with over 650 episodes, consists of the original Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX and Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, has been translated and broadcast in 90 countries on many of the leading networks.
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