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–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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:
” 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
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

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


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


Fathom Events
Jessica Nelson, 720-262-2753
Schwappach, 720-262-2713
Marketing for Fathom Events
Erik Stein, 818-761-6100
Sakamoto, 310-445-0818

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