Manga author Inio Asano, whose solanin, What a Wonderful World! and Nijigahara Holograph have made it to North America, was famously called "a voice of his generation" by Japan's major newspaper the Yomiuri Shimbun. So, with Naruto ending its Shonen Jump run after 15 years, Asano has illustrated his impression of a generation who has grown up reading the orange ninja. Get a look after the jump.
The official website of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump announced today on October 6 that Masashi Kishimoto's long-running ninja action manga Naruto will end its serialization for 15 years on the magazine's 50th issue to be published in Japan on November 10. Hit the jump for more details.
Here is the latest flyer collection of the upcoming anime film scheduled to be released in Japan from the fall to winter of this year, including OVA titles which get limited theatrical run, with some photos of the posters and panels displayed at the Umeda Burg 7 theater in Osaka-city. Check them all after the jump!
Next week, on October 2nd Naruto Shippuden airs its 380th episode, "The Day Naruto was Born." Add that count to the 220 of the original Naruto TV anime and you get 600 episodes! The series celebrates with new themes. Rock band KANA-BOON are on the new opening "Silhouette,"with Shiori Tomita on ending "Dame Dame da." More after the jump.
Following his work on 2012's Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie, series creator Masashi Kishimoto is back working on the scenario and character designs for The Last: Naruto the Movie. Tickets for the December 6th feature will be going on sale October 18th, and fans who get in early can get one of 100,000 printed manga book covers features Kishimoto's art of the older versions of Naruto, Sasuke and Kakashi. Get a look after the jump.
While the game might be out, it's not too late to hype Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution with some character profiles. Bandai Namco has posted some fun ones today with looks at the moves of Mecha Naruto, First Hokage, Minato, Shisui Uchiha and Obito. Get a look after the jump.
Everybody's favorite guts-fueled ninja returns to PS3, Xbox 360 and PC in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution! This latest installment adds four-player combat, new story modes, and vicious team-up Ultimate techniques, but is it worth a playthrough? Hit the jump to check out our full review!
It's Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution week and even Naruto Shippuden is buying in with a special tribute to its Mecha Naruto in the anime series. As it hits Japan, North America and Europe, Bandai Namco Europe has posted an English subtitled movie of CyberConnect2′s president, Hiroshi Matsuyama cosplaying and talking up the new fighting game. Get a look after the jump.