Kishimoto’s Comments on Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie

New scans for Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie scan have emerged! The first one is from a popular Japanese newspaper known as the Asahi Shimbun. The second scan is from the magazine we all know and love, Shonen Jump!

In these scans the world famous creator of Naruto, Masashi Kishimoto, gives his comments in regards to the movie he has had much input on creating – Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie. In terms of the story, Kishimoto mentions that he wanted to create a scenario where Naruto could feel the happiness of having parents.

Additionally, Kishimoto-sensei mentions he is the one who chose Asian Kung-Fu Generation to play the theme song for Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie. He comments that the movie will be complete once their song is in it! Apparently, he enjoyed their song “Haruka Kanata,” which was the second opening for the original Naruto anime. For Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie, Asian Kung-Fu Generation’s song “Sore de wa, Mata Ashita” (Well Then, See You Tomorrow) will be the theme.

Thanks for the info Josh!

Also known as Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Road to Ninja, Naruto Shippuden Movie 6, among others, Road to Ninja is the 9th movie overall in the Naruto series. It will debut in Japanese theaters July 28, 2012. Naruto’s creator, Masashi Kishimoto will be personally involved with the movie, creating the story and providing character designs. To learn more, please visit the Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie section.