KONAMI CROSS MEDIA NY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION FOR Yu-Gi-Oh! COLLECTIBLES
NEW YORK, May 30, 2019 – Yu-Gi-Oh! is expanding in the collectible market. The new deals signed with First 4 Figures, Zag Toys, Tsume, Taka, and Kitsune will have several different collectible products at varying price points. The new lines of Yu-Gi-Oh! collectibles are expected to begin their retail and on line roll out in June 2019.
The announcement was made today by Jennifer Coleman, Vice President, Licensing and Merchandising, Konami Cross Media NY, Inc. – which manages the “Yu-Gi-Oh!” licensing rights outside of Asia.
“The amount of offerings in the collectible market for Yu-Gi-Oh! fans is about to get much bigger and better,” said Coleman. “Thanks to deals with First 4 Figures, Zag Toys, Tsume, Taka, and Kitsune, Yu-Gi-Oh! fans will be able to choose the right size collectible character at the right price point for their wallet.”
According to the terms of the agreements, First 4 Figures and Tsume will introduce collectibles at the highest end of the price point scale. This includes resin collectible statues that will be sold exclusively on-line and pre-ordered by fans around the world (excluding Asia). Taka will have a unique offering with its high end sculptured busts available for sale throughout Europe. Kitsune’s resin Seto Kaiba with Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon statue will be available in France and Monaco only.
Rounding out the offerings, Zag Toys -a division of Jazwares – will launch a line of collectible Domez Yu-Gi-Oh! toys available worldwide (excluding Asia) at a more kid-friendly size, price and material.