Discovery’s K2 buys Yu-Gi-Oh! series

Italian kids channel K2 has acquired Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V, the latest series in the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime franchise. The series is distributed by Konami’s sales arm 4K Media. In Italy the brand is repped by local producer and distributor Cattleya (Gomorrah), which struck the agreement with Discovery-owned K2. Cattleya had previously shopped the Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal series to […]

4K Media scores first major deal for Yu-Gi-Oh!

Konami’s 4K Media has scored its major programming deal for the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime brand since securing the rights outside of Asia last year. US children’s channel Nicktoons has bought two seasons of the latest installment, Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL, along with the entire Yu-Gi-Oh! library, which includes Classic Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5Ds. A 4K Media […]

Konami’s 4K Media sells Yu-Gi-Oh! to France, Italy

Video game company Konami’s TV distribution and brand management unit 4KMedia has sold the latest installment of anime series Yu-Gi-Oh! into France and Italy, following  MIPCOM and MIPJunior. 4K manages the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime brand outside Asia and former 4Kids executive Brian Lacey is part of the company. In France 4K has shopped the latest 49-episode […]