Wednesday, February 1, 2017
VIZ Media Announces "Boruto: Naruto" Manga and Blu-ray
BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE Comes To Blu-ray And DVD; New BORUTO Manga Series Depicts The Adventures Of The Legendary Ninja’s Rebellious Son
San Francisco, CA – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, has announced preorders for the home media release of BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE as well as Vol. 1 of the manga series BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS.
Set to debut on March 28th, 2017, BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE will be released as a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and as a Standard Edition DVD. The action-filled anime feature film is based on the smash hit NARUTO anime and manga series created by Masashi Kishimoto and follows the rebellious son of the legendary ninja who seeks to become an even greater ninja. The film’s English dubbed audio track features the cast just announced for the forthcoming anime series, highlighted by Amanda Miller in the lead role of Boruto, Cherami Leigh as Sarada, and Robbie Daymond as the mysterious Mitsuki. Japanese dialogue with English subtitle options will also be included on both releases.
The BORUTO manga series will launch in print and digitally on April 4th, 2017 and will be published under the Shonen Jump imprint. The series features story by Ukyo Kodachi and artwork by Mikio Ikemoto. Preorders for the print edition of Vol. 1 are now available.
For a limited time, a FREE collectible mini-poster will be available as a special gift with purchase for BORUTO: NARUTO THE NEXT GENERATIONS Vol. 1 preorders placed with online anime retailer, The Right Stuf. Purchasers will receive one of three designs randomly selected at the time of fulfillment while supplies last.
BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
MSRP: $29.98 U.S. / $34.99 CAN · Available March 28th
Catch the home media debut of BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE, presented in crisp 1080p HD video with DTS-HD audio 5.1 featuring English and Japanese dialogue options. The Combo Pack Set also includes a bonus OVA for NARUTO.
BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE Standard Edition DVD
MSRP: $19.98 U.S. / $24.99 CAN · Available March 28th
A movie-only Standard Edition DVD release of BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE.
In BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE, an inconceivable foe lies in wait as Sasuke, the Five Kage and Boruto with a determination of steel, charge into another dimension! With Naruto as the Seventh Hokage, Hidden Leaf Village is planning to host the Chunin Exams to train new shinobi from the village and from five of their allied villages. Among the entrants are Sasuke's daughter, Sarada, who adores Naruto, Mitsuki, an exceptionally talented yet mysterious shinobi… And Boruto, Naruto's son who shows great potential, but despises his father.
Sasuke, who’s been on a mission, appears before Naruto to warn of a strange impending danger he has sensed. Shrouded with an evil aura, Momoshiki and Kinshiki appear during the Exams and attempt to weaken and kidnap Naruto. Boruto is petrified and unable to do a thing while Sasuke guards him. As Naruto steps in front to shield them, he smiles faintly and disappears in front of Boruto.
BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T’ for Teens
PRINT MSRP: $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN · Available April 4th
Naruto was a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He achieved his dream to become the greatest ninja in his village, and now his face sits atop the Hokage monument. But this is not his story... A new generation of ninja is ready to take the stage, led by Naruto's own son, Boruto!
VIZ Media is the official North American distributor and master licensor for the BORUTO anime and manga properties as well as the original NARUTO manga series and the NARUTO and NARUTO SHIPPUDEN anime series and feature films.
For additional information on BORUTO anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit VIZ.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan's largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at VIZ.com.