The story is set after the original manga series
The teaser site for the Yu-Gi-Oh! 20th anniversary project today announced that the two original voice cast from the 2000-2004 TV series Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, Shunsuke Kazama and Kenjiro Tsuda will reprise their roles as Yugi Mutou and Kaiba Seto, respectively, in the upcoming feature film.
It is also confirmed that the film will feature an original story set after the 343-episode original manga series written/drawn by Kazuki Takahashi, which was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump from 1996 to 2004. It will be released in the franchise's 20th anniversary year, 2016.
Yugi Mutou character reference
Special PV for the 20th project (courtesy of MaiDiGi TV)
Key visual for the 2016 film
© Kazuki Takahashi, Studio Dice/Movie Yu-Gi-Oh! Production Committee 2016