Category “Naruto”

Naruto: Road To Ninja Success Celebrated With Official Thank You Art

Saturday, 18 August, 2012

naruto road to ninjaIn just a short span of 2 weeks and 3 days, Naruto: Road to Ninja has raked in over 1 billion Japanese Yen (12,763,000 USD) and is already expected to break the record of the previous Naruto movies!

Released on July 28, 2012, Naruto: Road to Ninja is the ninth Naruto film that celebrates the 10th anniversary of the world famous ninja anime franchise. Naruto creator, Masashi Kishimoto (岸本 斉史), was very hands on with this movie – he created Road To Ninja in a whole new light that answers “what if’s?” like “What if the Fourth Hokage was still alive?” and apparently, that was a formula for a huge success! Keep Reading

Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Holds Special Surprise For Naruto Gamers

Monday, 6 August, 2012

Naruto Ninja Storm 3Asgard won’t waste any second in announcing that the Hokage version of Naruto will be a playable character in Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3!

Along with Mifune (ミフネ) and Hanzo (半蔵), Hokage Naruto will be part of the new roster of characters for the third installment of the Ninja Storm video game series. Here’s a hint for Ninja Storm players: Hokage Naruto is available from the very beginning for players who have Naruto Generations saved on their PS3 or Xbox 360 units. Keep Reading

Namco Namja Town Celebrates Naruto: Road To Ninja With Naruto Inspired Food And Items

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012

naruto food 1Namco Namja Town is getting in on the Naruto: Road to Ninja fun and has offered Naruto inspired food!

Part of their Naruto menu is the highly artistic Gaara Gourd Ice shown on the right. The food is prepared in such a way that Gaara’s famous gourd stands on one side while Gaara’s eye and tattoo is decorated on another. Aside from the Gaara Gourd Ice, Namco Namja Town also offers Kakashi’s Sharingan dumplings, a dessert shaped into chibi Rock Lee’s facial features and even the famous Ichiraku Ramen! Keep Reading

Latest Naruto: Road To Ninja News And Promotions

Saturday, 7 July, 2012

naruto road to ninja flyerWe have officially hit July and Naruto: Road to Ninja is putting every fan of this epic ninja anime is on their toes for the latest news!

The official movie flyer for the 10th anniversary commemorative movie has already been released. It shows Naruto posing in front with his mother and father on either side of him. Behind him are the ninjas from Konoha. Standing further behind is an enlarged Tobi. Keep Reading

Naruto: Road To Ninja Theme To Be Sung By Asian Kung-Fu Generation

Wednesday, 27 June, 2012

naruto asian kung-fu generationJapanese rock band Asian Kung-Fu Generation (アジアン・カンフー・ジェネレーション) has been chosen once again to provide the theme song for the world’s biggest ninja anime!

The latest song, entitled Sore Dewa, Mata Ashita, is set as Naruto: Road To Ninja‘s theme and Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto has this to say about his chosen band: “When I thought about who I’d want singing the theme, I thought about Asian Kung-Fu Generation, who was in charge of the anime’s opening theme in its early days.”

Asian Kung-Fu Generation is a 4-member band composed of vocalist Masafumi Goto (後藤 正文), guitarist Kensuke Kita (喜多 建介), bassist Takahiro Yamada (山田 貴洋) and drummer Kiyoshi Ijichi (伊地 知潔). Keep Reading

Asgard Father’s Day Special: Notable Anime Fathers

Sunday, 17 June, 2012

“Dad – a son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love.”

Last month, Asgard celebrated Mother’s Day with notable anime mothers. This time, the spot light goes to dad as we celebrate Father’s Day. Asgard lists down the most notable fathers and father figures that the anime, manga and even video game world introduced us to.

souncrySoun Tendo – Ranma 1/2

Soun Tendo is the father of Akane, Nabiki and Kasumi Tendo. Keep Reading

Latest Naruto Movie To Be Released In July 2012

Monday, 2 April, 2012

43906798It’s hard to believe but Naruto will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Masashi Kishimoto, creator of the world famous ninja anime, worked relentlessly on this film. Kishimoto said

To celebrate it’s 10th year anniversary, I worked on the storyline and design selfishly with all my might.

Still an ongoing anime and manga series, Naruto is a young ninja who constantly dreams of becoming Hokage. Although in the first series, he was constantly having problems with his ninja skills and having to live under the shadow of Sasuke Uchiha, Naruto improved day by day because of sheer determination. Keep Reading