Press Release: 4Kids TV™ LAUNCHES DOUBLE DOSE OF HIT SERIES YU-GI-OH!
4Kids TV™ LAUNCHES DOUBLE DOSE OF HIT SERIES YU-GI-OH!
Beginning November 4, Yu-Gi-Oh! Season One Joins Capsule Monsters as Part of the 4Kids TV™ Saturday Morning Lineup
NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 30, 2006) – Looking to satisfy your hunger for all things Yu-Gi-Oh!? Look no further! Beginning this Saturday (November 4), 4Kids Entertainment will relaunch the first season of the hit series Yu-Gi-Oh! on 4Kids TV (Fox affiliates nationwide).
Following the smash hit Capsule Monsters currently airing at 10 a.m, Yu-Gi-Oh! season one will debut at 11 a.m, giving Yu-Gi-Oh! newcomers and fans alike a chance to catch up on all the action packed storylines and characters!
Originally debuted in 2001 on the WB, the first season of Yu-Gi-Oh! was met with tremendous support spawning a wide range of card games, computer games, videos, t-shirts, and action figures. The first season tells the story of Yami Yugi, a young boy who receives magical powers when he successfully completes a puzzle given to him by his grandfather. With the help of his best friends, he uses his powers to duel monsters, and overcome evil forces.
Expanding on the overwhelming international phenomenon of Yu-Gi-Oh!, 4Kids Entertainment launched Capsule Monsters on September 9th. The series follows the exciting adventures of high-school freshmen Yugi and his three friends who are mysteriously transported into the strange world of Capsule Monsters. Now, armed with a Capsule Shooter, Yugi and his friends must take on the monsters that try to destroy them as well as complete the Five Trials so they can leave this strange world.
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2006
Air time: 10 a.m. ET – Capsule Monsters
11 a.m. ET – Yu-Gi-Oh! Season 1
Channel: 4Kids TV (4Kids Entertainment’s four-hour programming block on Saturday mornings on Fox affiliates nationwide.
About 4Kids Entertainment
Headquartered in New York City with international offices in London, 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE) is a global provider of children’s entertainment and merchandise licensing. 4Kids, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, provides domestic and international merchandise licensing; television, film, music and home video production and distribution; media planning and buying; product development and Web site development. For further information, please visit the Company’s Web sites at www.4KidsEntertainment.com and www.4Kids.TV.