Earlier this week, Manga Entertainment UK led the highly successful theatrical debut of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’, which saw Toei Animation’s latest cinematic chapter of Akira Toriyama’s cult series released over 90 screens across the nation; the largest cinematic release of an anime title the country had seen for some time. The United Kingdom is currently set to be treated to another cinematic outing next month, following news that the highly anticipated Boruto: Naruto The Movie will be shown in cinemas nationwide from 10th November 2015.
At time of writing, only 18 Showcase Cinemas have confirmed that they will be showing the picture, with more expected to be announced before the release date. The aforementioned cinemas are in the following locations:
- Bluewater Cinema de Lux
- Bristol Avonmeads
- Bristol Cinema de Lux
- Cardiff Nantgarw
- Derby Cinema de Lux
- Leicester Cinema de Lux
Set after the conclusion of Masashi Kishimoto’s best-selling manga series, this latest theatrical instalment takes the focus away from the franchise’s titular ninja to tell an all-new story centring around his son, Boruto. Showcase Cinemas’ synopsis for the movie is as follows:
Set after the conclusion of Masashi Kishimoto’s best-selling manga series, Showcase Cinemas’ synopsis for the movie is as follows:
With Naruto as the Seventh Hokage, the Hidden Leaf Village is planning to host the Chunin Exams to train new shinobi from their village and 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 in another dimension, 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 assassinate Naruto with the Rinnegan. 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. An inconceivable foe lies in wait as Sasuke, the Five Kage and Boruto with a determination of steel, charge into another dimension!
Boruto: Naruto The Movie marks the eleventh big-screen adventure based on Weekly Shonen Jump’s Naruto manga series. Manga Entertainment UK will also be releasing the previous two movies on DVD and blu-ray later this year, with Road To Ninja: Naruto The Movie currently scheduled to be released on 12th October 2015, which will be followed by The Last: Naruto The Movie on 21st December 2015.