The ultimate ninja guide is back! VIZ Media, the company responsible for distributing Naruto
merchandise all over the United States, has just released the highly anticipated Naruto Collector
winter 2008/2009 edition. First released on Tuesday, October 21, the magazine features scoop on the new Naruto v
ideo game releases for Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, and DS.
Aside from video game updates, the Naruto Collector
winter edition also includes massive coverage of the manga, anime and the card game. Moreover, it also comes with training puzzles for aspiring ninjas and a manga chapter with Naruto all grown up.
Just like other releases, this winter edition comes with tons of freebies, including a CCG card, an original poster, and a Naruto Shuriken
Challenge board game, just to name a few.
In other Naruto
news, VIZ Media has also announced the Ultimate Ninja Storm
limited edition set. The much awaited set includes the Ultimate Ninja Storm
video game, an exclusive original soundtrack CD, a limited steel book case, exclusive limited edition collectible cards, and a limited edition laser cel.
Based on the the Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto, Naruto
is described as a coming-of-age saga about a young hyperactive slacker ninja named Naruto Uzumaki, who constantly searches for recognition. Along with his comrades, Sasuke Uchiha
and Sakura Haruno
, Naruto goes on perilous missions and adventures while he struggles to become the strongest of all ninjas.
made its debut in the United Stated on Cartoon Network's Toonami programming block on September 10, 2005 and since then, it has become one of the network's highly rated shows. Like other famed series, the craze just doesn't end there as clothing, toys, collectible card games, video games and other Naruto items now flood the market.
Fans can catch Naruto
every Saturday on Cartoon Network.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: VIZ Media
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