Since 2010, the Naruto anime series has collaborated with the Awa Odori Festival in Tokushima Prefecture, the largest summer dance festival in Japan. The executive committee of the festival today revealed this year's promotional poster featuring the anime characters. Check the Naruto posters for the festival after the jump.
Four-member Japanese dance rock band DISH// will release their 4th single "Saisho no Koi-motetakute-/FLAME" on June 25. The latter of the double A-side single is now featured as the 29th ED song for Naruto Shippuden, and the members cosplay as the anime characters on the CD jacket. Check it after the jump.
Hiroshi Matsuyama, CyberConnect2 super star, will be at Paris' Japan Expo 2014 this July! In a subtitled video he hypes his appearance and why the next installment in the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm series is a true revolution. Get a look after the jump.
Hands up if you thought the addition of Naruto's mom was the last we'd hear about the ever-increasing roster of Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution. Nope. because the latest Jump announces Konohamaru Sarutobi and Iruka Umino as playable characters. Hit the jump for more.
Eric Ng, otherwise known as Bigwhitebazooka is a cosplay photographer whose photos are regularly featured on news sites such as Kotaku, GameInformer and CosplayGen. He's launched his first Kickstarter project in Project: Bazooka - Epic Cosplay Photography. The 156 page hardcover book will feature beautiful cosplay photography that he's produced over the years with more than 65 cosplyers, including some Crunchyroll Cosplay Ambassadors. Get a sneak peek after the jump!
Recently confirmed as an addition to Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution's playable roster, Naruto's mom Kushina Uzumaki is all over the latest batch of screens. Hit the jump to see shots of her in action and in her new animated story.
The Youtube channel for the Japanese edition of Shonen Jump has posted promos for volume 69 of Naruto and ēlDLIVE Season 2, originally serialized in the digital Jump Live, as well as the Akira Amano Rebo to Dlive: Character Visual Book, featuring her work on Reborn!, ēlDLIVE, Psycho-Pass and Nemuri Netarou Awararu!! These books are scheduled for May 2nd release. Get a look after the jump.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, the latest game in the Storm series, features the untold story behind Shisui Uchiha and Itachi Uchiha, revealed in an exclusive animation that will be woven into gameplay allowing players to play Shisui for the first time. Get a look in the latest English subtitled trailer after the jump.
MegaHouse's series of G.E.M. large figures for a female audience will be expanding its Naruto and Gintama lines later this year. A third version of Kakashi Hatake, this time in his Anbu era, is due in September, while Tsukuyo is coming in August. Get a look after the jump.
A few days ago the Japanese edition of Shonen Jump listed Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution for a fall release in Japan. With the fighter due out this year in the west, as well, you can see a bunch of it—including gameplay footage and anime scenes—in the third trailer after the jump.
The Japanese edition of Shonen Jump has showcased Shisui Uchiha as a new member of Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution's 100+ character roster, now confirmed to be hitting that territory this fall. Meanwhile, Namco Bandai Europe has posted a new gameplay video of the Third Raikage. Check these out after the jump.
So, a tall Sailor Senshi, a ninja in an orange outfit, a famous kaiju, a dead wet girl and a pair of anti-piracy mascots walk into an anime goods shop... Well, the punchline is that Bandai scheduled a very eclectic selection of characters for summer release from their S.H. lines of figures and they're now available for pre-order. Get a look after the jump.
As voted by the community, the fourth Kazekage joins the previously previewed The Second Mizukage and Second Tsuchikagi in filling the ranks of Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution's 100+ character roster. Get a look at the gameplay preview after the jump.