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‘Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL’ Coming to Ameba TV

Children’s content platform to stream three seasons of Konami Cross Media’s popular animated series outside of Asia.

NEW YORK -- Konami Cross Media NY, Inc. has partnered with kids’ streaming platform, Ameba TV, to bring all three seasons of the popular animated series, Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL, to viewers around the world. The announcement was made by Konami SVP, director of digital operations, Mark Kirk.

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“As a kid focused, video-on-demand platform, Ameba TV allows the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand to increase awareness and reach younger fans,” commented Kirk. “We are pleased to expand the Yu-Gi-Oh! digital footprint with Ameba TV.”

“We’re so excited to add this standout series, which continues to maintain a global fan base, to our expanding streaming roster,” noted Ameba TV CEO, Tony Havelka. “We are committed to providing our viewers with some of the best in kids’ entertainment content from around the world and are thrilled that Konami appreciates the considerable brand value that results in sharing this highly popular brand via kids digital platforms like ours.”

Under the terms of the agreement, Ameba TV will acquire 146 half-hour episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL (in English), for streaming worldwide outside of Asia.

Source: Konami Cross Media NY