Tuesday, 17 September 2013

KaiJudo: Darkness of Heart ~ #Review & #Giveaway #Movie

"Let's Watch it" my daughter said when she saw the DVD I brought home.   She was very eager to pop it into the DVD player.  This series is new to me but not to my daughter.  She said she has seen a few episodes on the ipad just a few weeks before.

Collectible KaiJudo: Rise of the Duel Masters - Darkness of Heart on DVD (SRP $14.97) will be available nationwide September 24, 2013 from Shout! Factory in collaboration with Hasbro Studios and Wizards of the Coast.  It features five exciting adventures and exclusive playable trading card.  A must-have for young  Kaijudo duelist, collectors and heroes of all ages.

KaiJudo Rise f the Duel Masters

The Plot:
When 14-year-old Ray is recruited by the mysterious Duel Masters, he and his friends, Gabe and Allie, find themselves in a dangerous dimension where they must defend themselves – and Earth – from the evil mastermind known as the Choten. In these five exciting new episodes, Ray is temporarily blinded when battling a creature called Shaw K’naw, the kids investigate mysterious creature abductions, and Ray must enter the Darkness Civilization first to rescue Allie’s father…and then to rescue Allie!

KaiJudo: Rise of the Duel Masters - Darkness of Heart Episodes
Shaw K'Naw
The Taken
Duel Hard
Heart Of Darkness
Darkness of Heart

I sat down and watched this series with both of my daughters.  They both enjoyed watching it and so did I even though I had no knowledge of the series before hand.  I am glad there were 5 episodes in this DVD because after one was finished my eldest daughter wanted to watch another one and then another one.  Next thing we knew we watched the whole DVD.  Each episodes was easy to follow and the story made it very interesting to watch all the way to the end of the DVD.  The animation is the usual cartoon graphic with no CG.  I don't want to spoil the story in case no one has watched these episodes but just to let you know I liked the ending.  After we finished watching the DVD, my daughter wanted to watch more.  Fortunately, the series air on TV so she would able to continue to watch it.  If we enjoyed it, so will you.

I was watching the bonus feature that came with the DVD and learned that KaiJudo is also a trading card game.  Wow, this brought back memories of my high school days watching my friends that were so involved with a popular trading card game.  They would collect and trade cards to use to compete with one another.  If anyone enjoys trading card game this one you may also like to try.


Shout! Factory would like to offer one readers their own copy of KaiJudo: Darkness of Heart DVD.

This giveaway will run from September 17th to October 12th, 2013 (midnight EST).  Winner, You have 72 hours to reply.  You must be 18+  Open to Canadians Only.  Good Luck!

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KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS is the newest franchise from Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro. Featuring two online games - Battle Game and Kaijudo Online™ - hosted on Kaijudo.com, a trading card game (TCG), the television series KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS airing on The Hub TV Network in the U.S and on Teletoon in Canada, and a new home entertainment DVD product line distributed by Shout! Factory. KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS provides multi-platform entertainment that the whole family will enjoy. 

About Hasbro Studios 
Hasbro Studios is the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS). The studio is responsible for entertainment brand-driven storytelling for the company across television, film, commercial productions and short-form. It develops, produces and distributes TV shows based on Hasbro's world class brands, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and FAMILY GAME NIGHT. Many of these shows air on Hub Network, a U.S. television network for kids and their families, that is a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Hasbro Studios shows can also be seen on networks in more than 170 countries globally. Since its formation in 2009, the studio has received seven Daytime Emmy wins and 16 nominations. On the film side, the studio is developing and producing a number of features based on Hasbro's brands, including TRANSFORMERS 4 (Paramount), STRETCH ARMSTRONG (Relativity Media) and CANDY LAND (Sony). The studio team also oversees the production of commercials that feature Hasbro's brands as well production of short-form content that can be seen on all of the major digital and social media platforms globally. 

About Shout! Factory 
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s DVD and Blu-Ray™ offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials in lavish packages crammed with extras. Shout’s audio division boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, Broadway cast albums, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America. Shout! Factory also owns and operates Timeless Media Group, Biograph Records, Majordomo Records, HighTone Records and Video Time Machine. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com 

About Wizards of the Coast 
Wizards of the Coast is a leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. Wizards' players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play. The company brings to market a range of gaming experiences under powerful brand names such as MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, and KAIJUDO. Wizards is also a publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com. Kaijudo and all related logos and character names and their distinctive likenesses TM 2012 Wizards of the Coast/Shogakukan/Mitsui-Kids.

*Disclosure -  The product in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review. All opinions expressed in this review are my own and are not influenced by monetary compensation.


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  2. I'm from BC. We'd also like My Little Pony: Equestria Girls with Exclusive Princess Twilight Sparkle Crown
    angela mitchell

  3. I like Pound Puppies: Holiday Hijinks

    SueSueper Sue

  4. I am from Newfoundland :)
    I would like "Prince of Darkness" (Karla Sceviour)

  5. Ive never heard of these. sounds interesting.

  6. I'm from BC and my nephew would love the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Complete Series

  7. I'm in ON, I would also enjoy watching the My Little Pony: Equestria Girls with Exclusive Princess Twilight Sparkle Crown!My Little Pony My Little Pony: with my grand kids!

  8. I live in Ontario. Another interesting DVD is Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk.

  9. I entered your giveaway.
    It would be great to win
    The KaiJudo:Rise of the Duel Masters - Darkness of Heart DVD.
    In response to your questions of Which province you are from?
    Name another DVD you would like from Shout!Factory.
    I live in Manitoba and i would like to own
    "Fear City","Joshua Tree" And Cohen & Tate on DVD.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!

  10. I'm from Ontario and would be interested in R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series, Volume Six

  11. i'm in bc and i would like Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk

  12. I am from BC and I like Power Rangers: Seasons 8-12.

  13. British Columbia - Captain Planet and the Planeteers

  14. from Alberta- Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk

  15. I live in Ontario. Swamp Zombie is one movie I would like to watch.

  16. The kids are crazy for Slugterra

  17. I am from Manitoba. I would also love The Vincent Price Collection

  18. I am from Ontario. I would love to see Les Miserables.