Naruto just happens to be one of the most popular and financially successful Japanese mangas of all time. The series airs on The Cartoon Network, and the feature film Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow picks up where that show left off.
Now, you will have a chance to catch all of the excitement on the big screen.
National CineMedia sent out this press release in regards to the special one-night-only screening of Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow:
VIZ Media, one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, and NCM FATHOM, the entertainment division of National Cine Media, have announced that tickets are now on sale for the special one-night-only event of the first NARUTO(TM) feature film -- NARUTO THE MOVIE: NINJA CLASH IN THE LAND OF SNOW
NARUTO THE MOVIE will make its US debut in 162 select AMC, Cinemark, Regal Entertainment Group and Georgia Theatre Company movie theatres nationwide on June 6th at 7:00 p.m. local time. Tickets for this special one-night event can be purchased for $10.00 at www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theatre box offices. For a complete list of theatre locations, please visit the Web site (theatres are subject to change).
NARUTO is now one of the most popular and successful manga and anime properties in North America. The edited animated version of the NARUTO TV series captivates millions of loyal fans each week on Cartoon Network while the T-rated manga version (also published by VIZ Media) has become one of the best selling and most popular graphic novels throughout North America, regularly placing in both Graphic Novel and Overall General Fiction categories on noted literary sales rosters including BookScan and the USA Today Top 150. The manga series was also the recent winner of the 2006 Quill Award for Best Graphic Novel, a first for the manga genre. For more information go to www.naruto.com.
"The NARUTO phenomenon has captivated teens and adults alike and this special theatrical event is designed as a family event and a way for fans to meet, revel in their love for NARUTO, and all see the film, which has never been shown on the big screen before in North America," states Liza Coppola, Sr. Vice President, Marketing VIZ Media. "We look forward to everyone coming out for a ninja-filled night of fun and action!"
NARUTO THE MOVIE: NINJA CLASH IN THE LAND OF SNOW is a theatrical side story based on the continuity of the animated TV series and was a box office hit upon its initial release in Japan. New and existing fans of the hit title will not want to miss this exciting latest chapter in the NARUTO saga.
The general storyline of both the NARUTO manga and animated series depict the adventures of a young boy named Uzumaki Naruto who trains to become a ninja. Naruto, cursed with the spirit of the nine-tailed fox demon sealed within his body, is forced to live a bullied life discriminated against by his fellow villagers. But Naruto is resilient and undaunted and his determination often inspires those around him. Through the adventures, the young ninja learns the importance of friendship, teamwork, loyalty, hard work, creativity, ingenuity, and right vs. wrong.