Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS MOVIE PROMOTION TO ENTERTAIN VISITORS AT SIX FLAGS THEME PARKS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
NEW YORK – December 7, 2016 – 4K Media Inc., the Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. subsidiary that manages the global Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside of Asia, has partnered with Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, on a special new holiday promotion for the upcoming theatrical release of Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS.
Six Flags is excited to host this unique promotion for the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand.
During Holiday in the Park®, Six Flags’ annual holiday extravaganza which opened November 19 and operates on select days through January 1, visitors to the parks in New Jersey (Six Flags Great Adventure), the Washington, D.C. area (Six Flags America), Georgia (Six Flags Over Georgia), Missouri (Six Flags St. Louis), Texas (Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags Fiesta Texas), and California (Six Flags Magic Mountain and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom), will be treated to an exciting preview of the movie on Six Flag TV, the in-park television network that entertains the parks’ millions of guests as they stroll throughout the parks.
On Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11, and again on December 17 and 18, volunteers will be on hand to explain and demonstrate how to play the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME. Tagged as “Demo Days,” the on-site demonstrations are designed to engage new enthusiasts for the brand while also reminding fans of the upcoming movie’s U.S. release on January 27, 2017.
Jennifer Coleman, Vice President of Marketing and Licensing, said: “We are pleased to present this exciting opportunity for people to experience the world’s favorite trading card game at their favorite theme park. Six Flags is the perfect promotional partner for us to engage with our fans, gain new fans and share in the excitement over the Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS movie release.”
Stephanie Borges, Vice President of North America Strategic Marketing and Partnerships Corporate Alliances, Six Flags adds: “Six Flags is excited to host this unique promotion for the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand. We are always looking for fun and entertaining ways to enhance the park experience and we believe our guests will enjoy playing the game with family and friends.”
In Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS, the stakes have never been higher; the rivalries never as fierce; the risks never so great. One wrong move—one card short—and it’s game over for good. A decade in the making, Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS features new designs and an all-new story from the original creator of the global phenomenon, Kazuki Takahashi. His masterful tale features anime’s most beloved characters in their long-awaited return: Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba and their faithful friends Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor, Téa Gardner and Bakura. It’s the most highly anticipated re-YU-nion ever!
In addition to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, video games and feature films, the brand also includes the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated franchise, with over 700 episodes spanning from the first series “Yu-Gi-Oh!” Duel Monsters, followed by “Yu-Gi-Oh! GX”, “Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s”, “Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL” and “Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V.”
ABOUT SIX FLAGS ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.
ABOUT 4K MEDIA INC.
New York City-based 4K Media Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.) is a brand management and production company best known for its management of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise outside of Asia. This year, the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime brand celebrates its 15th anniversary of entertaining and engaging young audiences in the United States and globally outside of Asia.
2017 marks its next exciting theatrical release, Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS. Beyond Yu-Gi-Oh!, 4K Media is also actively expanding both its licensing and production slate to incorporate other brands including the recently announced representation of Rebecca Bonbon. The Yu-Gi-Oh! website is available at www.yugioh.com