After the success of the original Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom
, Cartoon Network has picked up and developed its English version. It aired a few days ago on the channel's Action Flicks block, much to the delight of fans. The second theatrical production, Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel
, had just premiered last July. It became a pleasant surprise to see the third movie following closely in the footsteps of its predecessor.
Last Tuesday, the DVD version of Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon
was shipped to North America as well. The film continues the tale of the protagonist, Naruto, and his fellow ninjas, Kakashi, Sakura and Rock Lee. Assigned to protect the Land of the Moon's prince, the group goes on a quest that will change their fate in the hands of royalty.
Other exciting news for Naruto
fans is the launching of Naruto: The Broken Bond
, a new adventure game which dives deeper into the universe of the shinobi. Below is the actual product description from the folks at IGN:
“Building on the success of NARUTO: Rise of a Ninja, this new action adventure takes the story to a deeper level within the NARUTO universe. Forced to relive bitter memories, Naruto's best friend Sasuke strikes out on a self-destructive quest for power. Now with the help of his friends, Naruto must confront Sasuke and save him before it's too late.”
Beginning with a gripping battle in the now-chaotic Leaf village, Naruto: The Broken Bond
has a list of features that will captivate any gamer. According to IGN, players can take on the role of Sasuke, in addition to playing as Naruto. There's also an option for tag-team battles, wherein players can team up with multiple characters from the series.
Below is the preview released for the new Naruto Xbox 360 video game, Naruto: The Broken Bond
-Maria Gonzalez, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: Anime News Network
(Image Courtesy of IGN)