Otaku USA Magazine
New Hand-Painted Naruto Figurine Collection Is Here

There is a lot of Naruto merchandise out there, but for the franchise’s hardcore fans, there’s never enough. Fanhome, a company that makes models and figurines, is coming out with its own officially licensed Naruto Shippuden Figurine Collection. The company has a unique setup where interested people subscribe, and each month they get sent a new Naruto figure, plus other goodies.

Along with the figure, it offers subscribed fans a “thoroughly researched and fully illustrated monthly magazine accompanies each figure and takes fans on in-depth explorations of the action-packed world of Naruto Shippuden, its characters, story, and lore.”

Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura, Kakashi, Mizuki, Nagato, and Black Setsu are all listed as being part of the collection, along with “Special edition figures of Naruto in his signature power modes and action poses are featured: tailed beasts (Kurama, Shukaku and more) and great summoning (Gamabunta. Manda, Katsuyu and more).” The figures range from 8cm to 13cm tall and are all hand-painted, so these won’t be your typical factory-made items.

If you’re interested, you can check out Fanhome here.

Naruto is one of the most successful manga and anime franchises. VIZ Media gave this description for the first set of its Naruto Shippuden DVD sets:

“NARUTO UZUMAKI IS BACK!After two and a half years of training on the road with Jiraiya of the Sannin, Naruto is back in the Village Hidden in the Leaves, and he’s ready to show off his new skills. He and Sakura team up to take on their old master Kakashi, who’s pretty impressed with their progress. They’ll have plenty of opportunity to put it into action when news arrives from the Sand Village that Gaara, Naruto’s former rival and now Kazekage of the Sand, has been kidnapped! And the culprits are the very same group who are after Naruto–the Akatsuki.”

Source: Press Release


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