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SWORD ART ONLINE: Ordinal Scale – Hollywood Red Carpet Premiere

Sword Art Online final had its first ever, feature film!

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Aniplex & Eleven Arts held a red carpet premiere in Hollywood, California at the famous Egyptian Theater!

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Fans waiting outside theater. Some are holding freshly bought SAO merch

The exclusive event SOLD OUT within 48 hours after tickets were on sell. With anime’s popularity, its no wonder it sold out quickly! Hundreds of fans gathered for this exclusive one-day event, some came in cosplay.

Fans were also able to buy new SAO merch at the ‘SAO store’ Aniplex staff set up

The event was filled with special guests, such as:

Other surprise guests included:

After the screening, special guests had a Q&A session set up by Aniplex. You can read some of the questions that were asked here, Anime News Network.

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Yui’s special appearance at the event
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Me (Krystal Kitsune) at Red carpet premiere with Kirito & Asuna

For those who missed this fantastic event, you can still catch the movie in theaters THIS Thursday; March 9th 2017. Tickets on sale here. Catch some of the highlights of this event down below.

We’ll be posting an event video soon, so stay tuned!

The NEW Yu-Gi-Oh! Movie is here…well Almost

Are ready to w-w-w-watch the NEW Yu-Gi-Oh! movie?

Its been 17 year since the release of the FIRST Yu-GI-OH! movie!

Like Pokemon and Digimon, Yu-Gi-Oh! has been a huge part of most of our childhoods. From the 4Kids dubbed Anime series to the famous Trading Card Game. This is one those anime franchises with quite a history…

…and our Movie timeline begins:

 

  • 30 minute Yu-Gi-Oh! movie (1999)

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Not many people know about the 30 minute movie that revolves around a certain boy named, Shōgo Aoyama, who is targeted by Seto Kaiba after obtaining a powerful rare card; the legendary Red-Eyes Black Dragon. Not much can be said on this movie. The movie was released by Toei Company in theaters on March 6, 1999 and on video cassette on November 21, 1999.

  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light (2004)

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Though met with an overwhelmingly negative response from critics and possibly the least successful movie in the series, Pyramid of Light  was probably still part of most Yu-Gi-Oh! fan’s childhood. This was the first and last movie to have been made in America AND Japan.

  • Yu-Gi-Oh!: Bonds Beyond Time (2010)

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The first movie to be set in 3D . The movie release to celebrate the series 10th Anniversary. The movie was also met with negative response stating that movie was to created to increase the sale of cards. Though UK Anime Network praised the film “for keeping its focus and plot progression impeccable tight”, which made it “an intense, non-stop experience”. This movie is also the first to feature the main characters from three of the franchise’s anime series (YuseiYugi & Jaden) and links to the story of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s.

Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions (2016)

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Going back to franchise’s original plot, according to  Yu-Gi-Oh! panel at Comic Con 2015, The film’s story is set after the events of the original manga.  According to The Mainichi Shimbun newspaper’s MAiDiGiTV YouTube Channel, The film is an original story and will feature Yugi Muto and Seto Kaiba as its main characters. The film is slated for release in Japan on April 23, 2016. No word, YET, on out japan release dates! We will keep you Updated!

 

Check out the Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions promo video: