Tokusatsu TV series Shuriken Sentai Ninninger is concluding its broadcast run in February of 2016, but this is not the end for the Ninninger team, because a new, direct-to-video V Cinema film entitled Shuriken Sentai Ninninger Returns: Ninnin Girls vs. Boys Final Wars has been announced for Japanese home video release in June of 2016.
The cast of the Shuriken Sentai Ninninger TV series will reprise their roles for the film, which will be directed by Noboru Takemoto and will feature a screenplay by Kento Shimoyama based on an original story by Saburo Yatsude.
Although the plot details have not been revealed yet, it is known that the film will be released both on Bluray and DVD in basic, "Super Complete Edition", and "Super Complete + Nin-Shuriken" versions. The "Super Complete Edition" will feature a 100 page booklet published by Shogakukan, while the "Super Complete + Nin-Shuriken" version will include the booklet plus a toy shuriken. All versions will include a making-of featurette, and the Bluray versions will include an accompanying audio commentary track.
Shuriken Sentai Ninninger Returns: Ninnin Girls vs. Boys Final Wars hits Japanese home video on June 22, 2016. The releases range in price from 4500 yen ($37.89 US) for the basic DVD version to 9500 yen ($79.98 US) for the "Super Complete + Nin-Shuriken" Bluray version.
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