Ring in the New Year with Classic Heroes in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game

El Segundo, Calif. (January 15, 2020) – Villains beware, the time for heroes is now in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG)! Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) is excited to kick off a new year of Dueling with four tremendous releases, bringing protagonists of the past into the present with new support and style! Then it's time to turn toward the future with the Winter 2020 100-card booster set, featuring cards from the final chapter of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS. You'll also find remarkable legacy support and new powerhouse cards that fit almost any strategy.

Heroes unite! Legendary Duelists: Magical Hero heralds the return of protagonists from the first five Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series, with Yugi himself leading the charge! Fans of Dark Magician and Dark Magician Girl will find incredible new cards for Dueling's greatest duo, starting with a first-ever Fusion Monster that brings the legendary Spellcasters together in one card: The Dark Magicians! Wielding 2800 ATK, they can draw you extra cards and Set what you drew to your Spell & Trap Zone. You can even activate the card you drew if it is a Quick-Play Spell or Trap!

Upgrade your Warrior arsenal with new Elemental HERO cards! The latest “Elemental HERO” Fusion Monster boosts your forces for every Attribute you control, supercharging your HERO attackers with stunning spot removal. Search your Deck for Jaden's signature monsters with a new Quick-Play Spell, arm your favorite HERO with an amazing Equip, and revive your greatest attacker with a new Trap Card that can double its ATK and negate the effects of every opposing card on the field!

ou'll also find impressive new Pendulum, Synchro, and Xyz Monsters, like a mind-boggling new Magician with five amazing abilities and a “Warrior” Synchro that clears the field, gains thousands of Attack Points and can revive up to three of Yusei's greatest Level 8 monsters! Factor in some stellar support cards and it's a good day to be on the right side of justice.

Legendary Duelists: Magical Hero debuts January 17 with 56 cards: 29 Commons, 10 Rares, 8 Super Rares and 9 Ultra Rares. MSRP: $1.99 Per 5-Card Pack.

Celebrate the advent of Spring! Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring is one of the most popular Side Deck cards today; now you can embrace the blossoms with four accessories that protect and carry your cards in style, just in time for the changing of the seasons. The Ash Blossom Card Case comfortably fits your full Main, Side and Extra Deck for a total of 70 sleeved cards. It also comes with a decorative divider featuring flowery flourishes to keep your Deck organized.

Sleeve up with Ash Blossom Card Sleeves to shield your strategy! Each pack comes with 50 tournament regulation sleeves. Pair them with the Ash Blossom Game Mat to keep your moves smooth and your cards clean: it's a full-sized rubber mat with subtle Zone markings that complement the Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring design. And finally, spotlight your trades with the Ash Blossom 9-Pocket Duelist Portfolio, a 10-page side loading folio that displays up to 180 cards.

All four accessories in the Ash Blossom accessory collection release January 17: the Ash Blossom Card Case, MSRP $4.99; the Ash Blossom Game Mat, MSRP $14.99; the Ash Blossom 9-Pocket Duelist Portfolio, MSRP $9.99; and the Ash Blossom Card Sleeves, MSRP $3.99 per 50-Sleeve Pack.

The hits from the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! feature film return in Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions Movie Pack Secret Edition, re-releasing all 57 cards as premium Secret Rares. From Yugi's Dark Magican Girl and Chocolate Magician Girl to Kaiba's Neo Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon and Blue-Eyes Alternative White Dragon, all the starring cards from the feature film are back in marquee rarity.

Every box of Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions Movie Pack Secret Edition also comes with 3 of 6 Ultra Rare variants: Krystal Dragon or Duza the Meteor Cubic Vessel, Dark Magician or Blue-Eyes White Dragon, and one of the legendary Egyptian God Cards Slifer the Sky Dragon or Obelisk the Tormentor! You'll get three Secret Rare packs and three Ultra Rare variants in each box, all at an unbelievable price.

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions Movie Pack Secret Edition arrives January 24 with 3 of 6 Ultra Rare variant cards and three 5-card Secret Rare packs. MSRP: $9.99 Per Box.

Dueling A.I.s launch straight into the future with an all-out attack in Ignition Assault, debuting Ai's “@Ignister” cards from the final chapter of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS. The reinvented theme leverages Ritual, Fusion, Synchro, Xyz and Link Summoning to create a breakthrough Cyberse strategy, so fans of Dark Neostorm will find exciting new uses for Cynet Mining.

A new tribe of Beast-Warriors enter the fray with a friendly approach that doesn't demand an Extra Deck. Be on the lookout for a stellar Level 7 that you can Special Summon if your opponent controls a monster and you don't. With 2500 ATK and an effect that destroys one opposing monster per turn, it could see play in lots of different Decks. You'll also find a megalithic new Ritual theme where the monsters replace Ritual Spells, and an all-new World Premiere strategy of pirates and plunder. Get ready for a high-seas heist, because the piratical theme lets you thieve and pillage your way to victory, by playing cards from your Extra Deck without materials!

Power up the Decks you already have with new support for the Dragonmaid and Generaider themes from Mystic Fighters, plus new tricks for the Karakuri, the Mayakashi, the Unchained and even Sky Strikers! A new “Sky Striker Ace” monster teams with Raye for new combos and consistency, while a fresh “Sky Striker Maneuver” keeps your Aces in the fight. Special Summon the latest Gizmek any time there's a monster in the Extra Monster Zone, and from there it can steal a monster, equip it, and Special Summon it to your side of the field. A new Link-1 lets you shuffle away a threat from the Extra Monster Zone, and a new Normal Spell combines the power of Raigeki and Harpie's Feather Duster to destroy all of your opponent's attack mode monsters, OR their Spell and Trap Cards!

Duelists can get a preview of Ignition Assault at Sneak Peeks scheduled for January 25 and/or January 26 at participating Official Tournament Stores. Duelists can find more information and a list of locations here: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/sneakpeek.html.

Ignition Assault explodes into stores on January 31 with 100 all-new cards: 48 Commons, 20 Rares, 14 Super Rares, 10 Ultra Rares and 8 Secret Rares. MSRP: $3.99 Per 9-Card Pack.

Every Saturday and Sunday, Duelists can now watch a new episode of the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series, Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS, on Teletoon in Canada – check local listings for times. Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS is available subtitled on Crunchyroll and will be simulcast with a new episode available one hour after it is broadcast in Japan, at 6:25AM EST (Simulcast currently available in the US and Latin America). Watch here: http://www.crunchyroll.com/yu-gi-oh-vrains!

In addition, all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL episodes every Tuesday as well as all of classic Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's can be seen on www.yugioh.com in the United States. In Canada, Duelists can watch episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V every Friday and Saturday on Teletoon! For more information on KONAMI or the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, please visit www.yugioh-card.com or call 310-220-8630 to speak directly with a Yu-Gi-Oh! customer support team member.

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