VIZ Media Announces Boruto Anime Film Premiere In 80 U.S. Cities
Action-Filled New Anime Adventure Features The Rebellious Son Of The Legendary Ninja Naruto Who Seeks To Become An Even Greater Ninja
San Francisco, CA, July 28, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, announces that it has partnered with Los Angeles-based film distribution company ELEVEN ARTS to present BORUTO -NARUTO THE MOVIE- in a series of exclusive theatrical engagements around the United States starting on October 10th. Theatregoers will have a very special opportunity to catch the big-screen debut in over 80 cities, including New York, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and more!
Featuring the son of the world's most popular ninja, BORUTO -NARUTO THE MOVIE- is executive produced by Masashi Kishimoto, the famed creator of the epic bestselling manga series (also published by VIZ Media) on which the film's characters are based. BORUTO -NARUTO THE MOVIE- also features screenplay and character design by Kishimoto, and was directed by Hiroyuki Yamashita, with screenplay cooperation by Ukyou Kodachi; Chief Character Designers and Chief Animation Directors are Tetsuya Nishio and Hirofumi Suzuki.
BORUTO -NARUTO THE MOVIE- will be presented with original Japanese dialogue with English subtitles. For additional information and to purchase advance tickets, please visit: www.elevenarts.net.
In BORUTO -NARUTO THE MOVIE-, famed ninja, Naruto Uzumaki protects the Hidden Leaf Village as the Seventh Hokage, while Boruto, his troublesome son, resents his father's responsibilities that take his time away from him. Seeing this, Sasuke takes Boruto under his wing, while Sasuke's only daughter, Sarada, dreams of being Hokage one day.
With Naruto as the Seventh Hokage, the Hidden Leaf Village plans to host the Chunin Exams to train new shinobi from the village and from their allied villages. Among the entrants are Sasuke's daughter, Sarada, Mitsuki, an exceptionally talented yet mysterious shinobi… and Boruto, Naruto's talented but impetuous son. Meanwhile, Sasuke who's been on a mission in another dimension appears before Naruto to warn of a strange impending danger. Shrouded with an evil aura, Momoshiki and Kinshiki appear and attempt to assassinate Naruto. Petrified, Boruto is shielded by Naruto, only to disappear in front of Boruto's own eyes!
To view a trailer for BORUTO -NARUTO THE MOVIE-, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exOSxoLjark
Cities confirmed to host BORUTO -NARUTO THE MOVIE- screenings include:
|AZ||Tempe||Harkins Theatres - Valley Art|
|CA||Bakersfield||Valley Plaza 16|
|CA||Los Angeles||Downtown Independent|
|CA||Rohnert Park||Rohnert Park 16|
|CA||San Diego||Camel Mountain 12|
|CA||San Diego||Gaslamp 15|
|CA||San Francisco||New People|
|CO||Littleton||Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Littleton|
|DC||Washington||Mosaic Theater Company|
|HI||Honolulu||Ward Stadium 16|
|IA||Cedar Rapids||Cedar Rapids Galaxy 16 Cine|
|IL||Bloomington||Bloomington Galaxy 14 Cinema|
|IL||O'Fallon||O'Fallon 15 Cine|
|MI||Bloomfield||The Maple Theater|
|MI||Kalamazoo||Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Kalamazoo|
|MN||Rochester||Rochester Galaxy 14|
|MO||Cape Girardeau||Cape West 14 Cine|
|MO||Chesterfield||Chesterfield Galaxy 14 Cine|
|MO||Kansas City||Alamo Drafthouse Main Street|
|MO||Springfield||Campbell 16 Cine|
|MO||St Peters||Mid Rivers 14 Cine|
|MO||St. Louis||Ronnies 20 Cine|
|MO||St. Charles||St. Charles Stadium 18 Cine|
|NJ||Manville||Manville 12 Plex|
|NM||Albuquerque||The Guild Cinema|
|NY||Douglaston||Movie World Cinemas|
|NY||New York||Village East Cinema|
|NY||Yonkers||Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Yonkers|
|OH||Cleveland||Cleveland Cinemas – Cedar Lee|
|OH||Columbus||Gateway Film Center|
|OK||Broken Arrow||Warren Theatre|
|TX||Austin||Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Ritz|
|TX||Dallas||Angelika Film Center & Café - Dallas|
|TX||Houston||Alamo Drafthouse Mason Park|
|TX||Katy||Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Mason Park|
|TX||Lubbock||Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Lubbock|
|TX||San Antonio||Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Westlakes|
|UT||Sandy||Megaplex Theatres - Jordan Commons|
|VA||Fairfax||Angelika Film Center & Café - Mosaic|
|VA||Ashburn||Alamo Drafthouse Cinema One Loudoun|
|VA||Winchester||Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Winchester|
For more information on NARUTO anime, manga and feature film titles, please visit: viz.com/naruto.
About ELEVEN ARTS:
ELEVEN ARTS is the Los Angeles based film distribution company that has brought many acclaimed Japanese films, live-action and animated features, to North American audiences. ELEVEN ARTS's major live-action titles include Japan Academy Awards winner Memories of Tomorrow (starring Ken Watanabe) and Oscar nominated director (with The Twilight Samurai in 2004) Yoji Yamada's samurai film Love and Honor. ELEVEN ARTS is also a respected distributor of popular animation titles such as the Evangelion franchise, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, K Missing Kings, and Short Peace. For additional information, go to www.elevenarts.net.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, VIZ Media distributes, markets and licenses the best anime and manga titles direct from Japan. Owned by three of Japan's largest manga and animation companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media has the most extensive library of anime and manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa. With its popular digital manga anthology WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, BLEACH and ONE PIECE, VIZ Media offers cutting-edge action, romance and family friendly properties for anime, manga, science fiction and fantasy fans of all ages. VIZ Media properties are available as graphic novels, DVDs, animated television series, feature films, downloadable and streaming video and a variety of consumer products. Learn more about VIZ Media, anime and manga at www.VIZ.com.