Konami Cross Media NY, has partnered with Ameba TV to bring all three seasons of Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL to its streaming service. The announcement was made today by Konami Cross Media NY SVP, director of digital operations Mark Kirk.
“As a kid focused, video-on-demand platform, Ameba TV allows the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand to increase awareness and reach younger fans,” said Kirk, in making the announcement. “We are pleased to expand the Yu-Gi-Oh! digital footprint with Ameba TV.”
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“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), available worldwide — except in Asia.