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Konami Launches Anime Studio, Celebrates Yu-Gi-Oh! 25th Anniversary with Short Film

Konami Digital Entertainment has branched out by opening its own animation studio, Konami Animation. The studio’s inaugural project was the “Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game The Chronicles” short animation. This was created to loved to celebrate international accolade, the 25-year milestone of the game’s release.


The tagline for the studio is “Add (+) Anime to Konami.” Konami Digital Entertainment is set to leverage the computational graphics technology and specialty skills it has developed in game creation and put them into the animation sector. The scope of the studio’s work is expected to encompass not only animation projects derived from Konami‘s own tradable assets but it aims to extend its reach into other brands and entities also.

The short animation premiered at the “Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: The Legend of Duelist Quarter Century” congregational event. This was held at the esteemed Tokyo Dome venue on Saturday.

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