Konami Cross Media NY

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Konami Cross Media NY, Inc.
4Kids Productions (1992-2012)
4K Media Inc. (2012-2019)
IndustryTelevision Production
Founded1992; 27 years ago (1992)
Key people
Yuta Kose (President)
Jennifer Coleman (Vice President, Licensing & Marketing)
ProductsCartoons, anime
ParentLeisure Concepts/4Kids Entertainment (1992-2012)
Konami (2012–present)

Konami Cross Media NY, Inc. is an American production company currently owned by Konami. It was formerly a subsidiary of 4Kids Entertainment (which later became 4Licensing Corporation) and was responsible for adapting and producing English language dubs of Japanese anime, mainly the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, having dubbed over 800 episodes.[1]

The company was shut down by 4Kids Entertainment on June 30, 2012, due to continued lack of profitability,[2] but the production office was acquired by Konami and renamed "4K Media" later that year. The company is currently dedicated to the licensing, sales, and distribution of the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand in the United States, including Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters and its spinoffs.[3]

The office produced dubbed episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal and Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V[4] and is currently working on the English dub for Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS.

The company was recently granted the rights to manage the gaming properties, Bomberman, Contra and Frogger from Konami. Rounding out their IP portfolio is Rebecca Bonbon, the girl's anime brand created by Yuko Shimuzu.[5]

On April 1, 2019, Konami announced that they changed the name of 4K Media to Konami Cross Media NY to reflect on the company's expansion to manage Konami brands outside of video games. In addition to the localization and license management of intellectual property (IP) such as Yu-Gi-Oh!, Konami Cross Media NY will produce and develop new businesses with Konami's IP.[6]

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  1. ^ http://www.yugioh.com/news/about
  2. ^ "Form 10-Q". .brand.edgar-online.com. August 14, 2012. p. 9. Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  3. ^ "The 4Kids 'Yu-Gi-Oh!' Transition". ICv2. July 30, 2012. Retrieved October 25, 2014.
  4. ^ "New Yu-Gi-Oh! Series 'Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V'". yugioh.com. February 11, 2014. Retrieved October 25, 2014.
  5. ^ "4K Media licenses three gaming titles from Konami". multichannel.com. June 4, 2018. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  6. ^ "Konami Renames New York Office". April 3, 2019.