News Quick Reminder: Boruto -Naruto the Movie- The Movie Limited Theatrical Run in Cinemas Now
posted on 2015-10-16 06:28 EDT
Yesterday on Thursday the 15th of October, Boruto -Naruto the Movie- started screening across Australia and New Zealand as part of Madman Entertainment's 2015 Reel Anime slate. Theaters in Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Tasmania, Victoria and over 18 theaters across New Zealand will screen the film. The current theatrical run is from the 15th to the 21st of October.
There are far too many cinema locations to cohesively collate information on, but you can view the entire list of theaters at naruto.net.au.
You can watch Madman's subtitled trailer for Boruto -Naruto the Movie- below;
As it was Naruto's birthday, Madman ran two premiere screenings for Boruto -Naruto the Movie- in Sydney and Melbourne and asked fans to give their birthday wishes to Naruto, you can watch the birthday wishes on youtube.
Also to celebrate Madman Entertainment collaborated with Deerstalker Pictures to create a short film titled "Uzumaki vs Uzumaki - Boruto: Naruto The Short Film". You can watch the short below;
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Boruto -Naruto the Movie-
Naruto Uzumaki is now the Seventh Hokage, tasked with the responsibility of protecting the Hidden Leaf Village and more importantly, his family. However his son, Boruto, resents that his father's responsibilities take his time away from him and he still wants to surpass his father and be respected as a hero in his own right. In order to do this Boruto asks Sasuke to train him to defeat his father, but once the Hidden Leaf Village's Chunin Exams begin the next generation of the village ends up in fight to protect all they hold dear.
The film opened in Japan on August 7 and went on to earn 2.02 billion yen (about AUD$23.3 million) as of August 25 making it the #1 earning Naruto film of all time.
Original Naruto manga creator Masashi Kishimoto is credited with the original story, script, and character designs, as well as the chief production supervisor, for the film. Hiroyuki Yamashita (Naruto Shippūden episode director, Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie animation director) directed the film, and Ukyō Kodachi (Chaos Dragon, Neppu Kairiku Bushi Road) collaborated with Kishimoto on the script.
The film stars Yuko Sanpei as Boruto and Kokoro Kikuchi as Sarada. Junko Takeuchi reprised her role as Naruto Uzumaki, and Noriaki Sugiyama reprised his role as Sasuke Uchiha.