The 6th Naruto Shippuuden
anime film, and the 9th Naruto film overall, is starting to shed its shroud of secrecy. From among the revelations
made in this year's 17th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, we now know that the movie will be titled Naruto the Movie: Road to Ninja
, and that its previous release timeframe of Summer 2012, in Japan, has been narrowed down to a solid premiere date: July 28.
The same magazine has also announced
that Naruto manga creator Masashi Kishimoto is personally conceiving the all-new story and designing the characters for this upcoming movie, which marks the 10th anniversary of the Naruto anime franchise.