Manga Series creator is coming up with a new series. You can expect creator Kazuki Takahashi to publish a new short for his “Yu-Gi-Oh!” suggests the latest reports. The latest series will be featured in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.
The Anime News Network notes that the two-part short will “link the end of the manga” with the latest “Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions” anime film.
The source quotes, “The first part will run in the 19th issue on April 11 and the second part will run in the 20th issue on April 18. The 19th issue will also bundle a Yu-Gi-Oh! card.”
4K Media posted the first US trailer for Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions on Monday.
Takahashi will be directly involved in the scripting and the character designs. He will be serving as chief production supervisor as well. The latest film will open on April 23 in Japan, and in late 2016 outside the country. The date is not finalised yet.
Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine talks about the latest film. The source says, “In the past Yūgi Yami and Kaiba have clashed many times!! Yami Yūgi, who resides in Yūgi Mutō’s body, and Kaiba will have a duel that bets their pride and accepts each other’s mutual experience.”
Satoshi Kuwabara (Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal II) will be directing the latest venture.
Here are some details on the cast and characters.
- Shunsuke Kazama as Yūgi Mutō
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Seto Kaiba
- Hidehiro Kikuchi as Hiroto Honda (Tristan Taylor)
- Hiroki Takahashi as Katsuya Jōnōchi (Joey Wheeler)
- Junko Takeuchi as Mokuba Kaiba
- Maki Saitou as Anzu Masaki (Téa Gardener)
- Rica Matsumoto as Ryō Bakura
Additional cast members include:
- Actor Kento Hayashi in his first voice acting role as Aigami, a mysterious boy who appeared before Yūgi and the others as they went about their usual daily life.
- Kana Hanazawa as Sera, a mysterious girl who accompanies Hayashi’s character Aigami
- Satoshi Hino as Mani, who travels with Aigami to perform their mission.
- Kendo Kobayashi as Kudaragi
- Jungle Pocket as minions of the Kudaragi Group
All the above information have been extracted from the Anime News Network.