Prepare for Battle as the ‘BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE’ Exclusive Event Comes to Select U.S. Cinemas Nationwide for Two Nights Only
Fathom Events, ELEVEN ARTS and VIZ Media to Bring Exciting New Installment
of NARUTO Series to the Big Screen for a Special Event on December 13 and 14
DENVER – November 30, 2015 – Charge into another dimension with an action-packed anime adventure when Fathom Events, ELEVEN ARTS and VIZ Media present an exclusive cinema event featuring “BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE” in select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, December 13 at 12:55 p.m. local time and Monday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. local time. This special event will also feature a special introduction from New York Comic Con, featuring opening remarks by Masashi Kishimoto, the film’s executive producer and the creator of the bestselling manga (also published by VIZ Media), as well as the famed Japanese voice of Naruto, Junko Takeuchi.
Tickets for the “BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE” event will be available for purchase beginning Friday, December 4 online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in more than 235 movie theaters. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE” will be presented with original Japanese dialogue and English subtitles. The plot centers on Naruto as the Seventh Hokage, as Hidden Leaf Village is planning 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 threat. 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.
“We are pleased to partner with ELEVEN ARTS and VIZ Media, to give cinema audiences exclusive insights into the latest ‘NARUTO’ title including exclusive interviews with the creator and Japanese voice of Naruto,” said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. “Now, anime fans nationwide have the opportunity to enjoy this exciting and highly anticipated event with other shinobi and kunoichi nationwide.”
“The NARUTO series has captivated millions of fans internationally and has had a tremendous impact on the pop culture landscape,” says Charlene Ingram, Senior Animation Marketing Manager. “At this exclusive Fathom screening event, fans current & new around the country will be thrilled by BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE with its mix of action and comedy, gripping storyline, as well as get a behind-the-scenes peak at the creation of the movie!”
For artwork/photos related to “BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE,” visit the Fathom Events press site.
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Fathom Events takes audiences behind-the-scenes and offers unique extras, creating the ultimate entertainment experience. It is owned by a consortium called AC JV, LLC., comprised of AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States. In addition, Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to 820 locations in 177 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
About ELEVEN ARTS
ELEVEN ARTS is the Los Angeles based film distribution company that has brought many acclaimed Japanese films, live-action and animation, 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, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Part 1: Beginnings/ Part 2: Eternal, Blue Exorcist: The Movie, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie- Rebellion, EXPELLED FROM PARADISE, The Last: Naruto the Movie and Boruto: Naruto the Movie.
About VIZ Media
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.