Konami Cross Media NY, Inc. 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 Mark Kirk, SVP, Director of Digital Operations at Konami Cross Media NY. Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL (pronounced /zeaɾɯ/ in Japanese, mimicking the English word “zeal”; pronounced /ˈzek.səl/ “ZECK-sul” in English) is a Yu-Gi-Oh! anime and manga series and the successor to the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s series. It was followed by Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V on April 6, 2014.
The story takes place in the distant future and focuses on a boy named Yuma Tsukumo, the number one bad boy at his school. Something unexpected happens when Ryoga challenges him to a Duel as the mysterious ghost of Astral appears before them, a new legend begins.
“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.”
“We’re so excited to add this standout series, which continues to maintain a global fan base, to our expanding streaming roster,” noted Tony Havelka, CEO of Ameba TV. “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.”Tony Havelka, CEO of Ameba TV
About Ameba TV:
Established in 2007, Ameba (www.amebatv.com) is the longest running streaming service devoted to providing fun and engaging children’s content. Ameba currently boasts over 8,000 titles in its library, comprising of over 1,300 hours of entertaining programs secured from top-tier providers from all over the world. Available throughout North America, Canada and the USA, young audiences and their families can easily access Ameba on Smart TVs, Streaming Set Top Boxes, Mobile, Tablet, Web and Game Consoles. In 2019, Ameba became the first and only Canadian owned Children’s Streaming service to become CAVCO approved.
Source: Email Correspondence