“KONAMI Digital” Leaps into Anime Realm with ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! The Chronicles


  • Konami Digital Entertainment has established its anime studio, “KONAMI Animation.” 
  • Their first project is “Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game The Chronicles.”

The anime industry is no stranger to new studios popping up daily, all vying to bring audiences the best in entertainment. And now, another studio has joined the party, ready to dazzle fans with their unique offerings.

Recently, Konami Digital Entertainment has taken a significant step in the entertainment industry. During their announcement at the Tokyo Dome, they revealed some exciting news, which we’ve covered for you.

Konami Digital Entertainment has established its anime studio, “KONAMI Animation.” The studio debuted its first video project, “Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game The Chronicles,” on February 3, 2024.

遊戯王カードゲーム25周年特別映像「Yu-Gi-Oh! CARD GAME THE CHRONICLES」

The 6-minute video showcases the high-quality animation expected from the studio, featuring action-packed battles from the world of Yu-Gi-Oh!

Konami’s recent move shows its commitment to its intellectual properties and its intention to collaborate with other franchises. The company’s expertise in game development and investment in CGI technology will now be directed towards animation. 

This strategic shift marks Konami’s entry into the world of anime, where it plans to combine its game development experience with the creative forces of the animated world.

KONAMI Animation has announced three core values that will guide its animation production. These values aim to create an ideal environment for creators, fostering intense motivation and impressive performance. 

The studio will pursue unparalleled expression from all angles, including animation, direction, and game engines, aiming for quality that resonates globally. 

With its unique perspective and technological prowess, KONAMI animation is set to impact the animation industry significantly. It will be interesting to see how this studio shines with its production quality in the upcoming days.

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About Yu-Gi-Oh!

Yu-Gi-Oh! is a Japanese manga series about gaming, which is written and illustrated by Kazuki Takahashi.

Yu-Gi-Oh! is based on Yugi Mutou, an apprehensive young boy who loves all sorts of games, but is often bullied. One day, he solves an ancient puzzle known as the Millennium Puzzle, causing his body to play host to a mysterious spirit with the personality of a gambler.

Source: Official Website

Aaheli Pradhan

Aaheli Pradhan

A grandma by heart who loves to knit, sketch, and swing in parks. Binge-reads a massive amount of manga from psychological to shounen-ai. Either awkward or salty, there's no in-between.


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