This week’s June issue of Shueisha’s V Jump expanded on the previous Shonen Jump story teaser for the Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions film opening in Japan on April 23rd. The new synopsis was revealed in the magazine as follows:
For the sake of his motives, Aigami spies on Yugi and his friends as they live their everyday lives. However, after coming in contact with Kaiba, and because their goals conflict, they begin a duel. To combat Kaiba, a skilled and powerful duelist, Aigami employs frightening tactics…!
There were also a few more hints as to the movie’s climactic battle, unveiling that “Kaiba and Aigami, who seek to obtain the Millennium Puzzle, finally duel!” The teasers continued that “The duel field turns into dimensional terrain through Aigami’s power!”, and “Kaiba’s monsters become powerless…!”
The original cast from the anime are all returning to their roles, and the additional cast voicing new allies and enemies include:
Kento Hayashi in his first voice acting role as the enigmatic Aigami
Kana Hanazawa as Sera, a mysterious girl who accompanies Aigami
Satoshi Hino as Mani, who travels with Aigami and Sera to perform their mission.
Kendo Kobayashi as Kudaragi
Jungle Pocket as minions of the Kudaragi Group
The creator of the original manga, Kazuki Takahashi, is executive producer and provided the screenplay and his original character designs, with Satoshi Kuwahara of Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal on board as director. World Screen has Dark Side of Dimensions tabbed for release outside Japan in early 2017.