Quick Reminder: The Last -Naruto the Movie- Screenings This Weekend
posted on by Jon Hayward
Madman Entertainment's previously announced theatrical screenings of The Last -Naruto the Movie- will be happening around Australia and New Zealand from this Saturday the 17th of January continue with a very small number of additional screenings on Sunday the 18th of January. As you can see this is an extremely limited season and you can view the full list of screenings on reelanime.com or below;
In addition Madman Entertainment are running a competition for fans who attend the screenings, all you need to do is take a photo of a free naruto poster and place the picture on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the tag #TheLastNarutoPoster to win the first five naruto movies on DVD. Five winners will be selected on Wednesday the 21st of January 2015 at 1pm (presumably ADST).
The Last -Naruto the Movie- Locations and Times
- Event Cinemas – George St, Sydney: Saturday 11:30am, 2:00pm, 4:30pm & 7:00pm [Tickets]
- Dendy Cinema – Newtown: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm [Tickets]
- 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, 4:30pm & Sunday 4:00pm, 4:30pm [Tickets]
- Cinema Nova – Carlton: Saturday 10:30am, 11:00am, 1:15pm & Sunday 10:30am, 11:00am, 1:15pm [Tickets]
- Hoyts Highpoint: Saturday 4:00pm, 6:30pm & Sunday 4:00pm, 6:30pm [Tickets]
- Hoyts Frankston: Saturday 4:00pm, 7:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm, 7:00pm [Tickets]
- Dendy Portside – Hamilton: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm [Tickets]
- Event Cinemas - Myer Centre: Saturday 11:30am, 11:31am, 11:35am, 1136am (VMax) & 1:50pm [Tickets]
- BCC Cairns City: Saturday 11:30am [Tickets]
- BCC Rockhampton: Saturday 4:30pm [Tickets]
- Hoyts Sunnybank: Saturday 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm & Sunday 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm [Tickets]
- Palace Nova Eastend: Saturday 2:00pm [Tickets]
- Hoyts Tea Tree Plaza: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm [Tickets]
- Luna Leederville: Saturday 4:00pm [Tickets]
- Hoyts Carousel: Saturday 4:00pm, 6:30pm & Sunday 4:00pm, 6:30pm [Tickets]
- State Hobart: 1:30pm [Tickets]
- Dendy Canberra: Saturday 4:00pm & Sunday 4:00pm (Both sessions sold out) [Tickets]
- New Zealand
- Auckland Academy Cinemas – Auckland: Saturday 3:30pm & 6:00pm [Tickets]
- Bay City Cinemas - Tauranga: Saturday 4:00pm [Tickets]
- Event Cinemas - Albany: Saturday 4:00pm [Tickets]
- Event Cinemas - New Plymouth: Saturday 4:00pm [Tickets]
- Hoyts Sylvia Park - Auckland: Saturday 4:00pm (Sold Out) [Tickets]
- Hoyts Riccarton - Christchurch: Saturday 12:40pm, 4:00pm [Tickets]
- Metro by Hoyts - Hamilton: Saturday 4:00pm, 4:30pm [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.
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.
Viz Media and Eleven Arts are running a U.S. theatrical season from the 20th of February 2015 across 21 theaters.
Madman Entertainment will also release The Last -Naruto the Movie- to home video in 2015, you can view the press-release here.