The stakes have never been higher; the rivalries never as fierce; the risks never so great. One wrong move, one card short, and it’s “game over” for good. A decade in the making, Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions features new designs and an all-new story from the original creator of the global phenomenon, Kazuki Takahashi. His masterful tale features anime’s most beloved characters in their long-awaited return: Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba, and their faithful friends Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor, Téa Gardner, and Bakura.
The Yu-Gi-Oh! manga series and films have a huge fanbase both in Japan and here in the United States. This film starts after the end of the last series; once again, the central character is Yugi Moto, a high-school kid who has an ability to play the ancient game called Millennium Puzzle, whose most profound occult secrets are currently being excavated, a game that gives him access to compelling avatar personalities within him. His enemy or rival, Seto Kaiba, is now CEO of his own gaming corporation.
As a huge fan of all things anime, my son thought this movie was AWESOME! He was super excited to receive the review copy in the mail and after watching it (numerous times!) he is even more impressed than ever. I reply on him to let me know if an anime movie is worthwhile and according to him, this one is certainly worth adding to your home entertainment collection!
Disclosure: I received the above movie for review, however, all opinions are entirely my own.