Tickets for The Last -Naruto the Movie- now available in Australia and New Zealand

posted on 2014-12-15 05:10 EST
Madman Entertainment have announced tickets to The Last -Naruto the Movie- are now available across Australia and New Zealand for the limited screenings over the 17th and 18th of January screening dates;

The Last -Naruto the Movie- will be screened under Madman Entertainment's Reel Anime banner at cinemas on Saturday the 17th and Sunday the 18th of January and now tickets are available at almost every venue that will be participating in the event. Locations for screenings across New Zealand also been added with Hamilton, Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland now all to host screenings on the weekend.

The film's theatrical screening plans were previously announced at Supanova Brisbane back in November. You can view the full list of locations, times and links to bookings below or on the Reel Anime website;

The Last -Naruto the Movie- Locations and Times

  • NSW
    • Event Cinemas – George St, Sydney: Saturday 11:30am [Tickets]
    • Dendy Cinema – Newtown: Time yet to be announced.
    • Avoca Beach Picture Theatre – Avoca Beach: Saturday 4:30pm & Sunday 8:40pm [Tickets]
    • Hoyts Penrith: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm [Tickets]
    • Hoyts Blacktown: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm [Tickets]
  • VIC
    • Cinema Nova – Carlton: Saturday 11:00am & Sunday 11:00am [Tickets]
    • Hoyts Highpoint: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm [Tickets]
    • Hoyts Frankston: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm [Tickets]
  • QLD
    • Dendy Portside – Hamilton: Time yet to be announced.
    • Event Cinemas - Myer Centre: Saturday 11:30am [Tickets]
    • BCC Cairns City: Saturday 11:30am [Tickets]
    • Hoyts Sunnybank: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm [Tickets]
  • SA
    • Palace Nova Eastend: Saturday 2:00pm [Tickets]
    • Hoyts Tea Tree Plaza: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm [Tickets]
  • WA
    • Luna Leederville: Saturday 4:00pm [Tickets]
    • Hoyts Carousel: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm [Tickets]
  • TAS
  • ACT
    • Dendy Canberra: Time yet to be announced.

  • New Zealand
    • Auckland Academy Cinemas – Auckland: Saturday 3:30pm & 6:30pm [Tickets]
    • Hoyts Sylvia Park - Auckland: Saturday 4:00pm [Tickets]
    • Hoyts Riccarton - Christchurch: Saturday 4:00pm [Tickets]
    • Metro by Hoyts - Hamilton: Saturday 4:00pm [Tickets]
    • Paramount Theatre - Wellington: Saturday 3:30pm [Tickets]

The Last -Naruto the Movie-

From Madman's press-release;

The moon is approaching dangerously close to Earth! Unless something is done, the moon will disintegrate, showering the earth with gigantic meteorites. As the clock ticks towards the end of the world, can Naruto save the earth from this crisis? The final chapter of Naruto's story unfolds!

The Last -Naruto the Movie- opened in Japanese theaters on December 6 2014 and was the first Naruto film in two years. The film is also part of the larger "Naruto Shin Jidai Kaimaku Project" (Naruto's New Era Opening Project) marking the 15th anniversary of the original manga. Manga creator Masashi Kishimoto is credited with the original story, character designs, and chief story supervisor of the film. In particular, he is drawing new designs for the title character in the movie, as well as for other characters. Tsuneo Kobayashi (The Twelve Kingdoms, Emma: A Victorian Romance, Kurokami The Animation) is directing the film, and Sukima Switch is contributing the main theme song as well as voice-acting ninja.

And for the Japanese theatrical season, the first 1.5 million film-goers to see The Last -Naruto the Movie- will also recieve a spin-off book "Official Movie Book Naruto Hiden Retsu no Sho". The book will include a manga drawn exclusively for the movie by original Naruto manga creator Masashi Kishimoto and Weekly Shonen Jump teases that the back of the book will feature a mysterious illustration. The first 1.5 million filmgoers will also receive one of three original stickers of Naruto, Kakashi, or Sasuke.

You can view the returning cast and character designs here and some spoilers here and the English subtitled trailer below;

When The Last -Naruto the Movie- opened in Japan 396,280 tickets were sold for a taking of 515,331,800 yen (about AUD$5.2 million) over 266 screens. in the first week, catapulting the film to the #1 spot for the week.

As of the writing of this article, Madman Entertainment are still the first company outside of Japan to license The Last -Naruto the Movie- but Phillipines cinema chain SM Cinema will be screening the film in January. Viz Media have yet to confirm their plans to release the film in North America.

Madman Entertainment will also release The Last -Naruto the Movie- to home video in 2015, you can view the press-release here.

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