Naruto: Shippuuden Movie 2 - Kizuna


Naruto Shippuden the Movie 2: Bonds

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Naruto Movie 5, Naruto Shippuuden Movie 2, Naruto Shippuuden: Bonds
Japanese: 劇場版NARUTO-ナルト- 疾風伝 絆
English: Naruto Shippuden the Movie 2: Bonds
German: Naruto Shippuden Film 2 -Bonds-
French: Naruto Shippuden Film 2 -Les Liens-
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Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 2, 2008
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 32 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.281 (scored by 151950151,950 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #27422
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #900
Members: 266,054
Favorites: 254

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Synopsis

Unleashing a devastating surprise attack, flying ninjas from the Land of Sky are seeking revenge against their old enemy Konohagakure. Despite his eagerness to join the fight, Naruto Uzumaki is held up by Shinnou, a mysterious doctor who requires his assistance to save an injured person. While delivering the wounded man to the hospital, Naruto has an unexpected encounter with Amaru—a stormy youngster from a neighboring village desperately looking for Shinnou's help.

Meanwhile, as the invaders withdraw to restore their forces, Tsunade seizes the opportunity to dispatch a small team including Sai, Shikamaru Nara, and Kakashi Hatake to strike down their base. Simultaneously, she commissions Naruto, Sakura Haruno, and Hinata Hyuuga to accompany Shinnou and Amaru on their journey. During this time, however, Orochimaru has his own schemes: he orders Sasuke Uchiha to bring him the doctor who specializes in the reincarnation technique.

As the escort group accidentally uncovers the sinister truth behind the attacks, tumultuous plans are set in motion. But even when confronted with an unforeseen reunion, Naruto does not waver in his endeavor to end the warfare and its disastrous effects.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Naruto: Shippuuden Movie 2 - Kizuna is set approximately after the "Three-Tails' Appearance" arc of the Naruto: Shippuden anime series, which ends with episode 112.

To celebrate Weekly Shounen Jump's 40th Anniversary, the movie was released on August 2, 2008 and registered a box office revenue of 1.16 billion yen. It was announced in the renowned magazine along with the DVD release date for the first Naruto: Shippuuden film. Naruto: Shippuuden Movie 2 - Kizuna's English version was released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 25, 2011 in North America.

The movie has an animanga adaptation released in Japan on July 24, 2009.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Simone, Jamie
Producer, Casting Director
Kamegaki, Hajime
Director
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director
Mizuno, Kazunori
Storyboard


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Reviews

Aug 6, 2008
[Note: this is a not-so-serious review, because really, the movie doesn't take itself very seriously.]

I went to the theater to see Naruto with very low expectations, in part because I've seen all the Naruto movies so far, and in part because the average age of the audience in the movie theater was 10 years old. Yes, in Japan Naruto caters to the "tween" audience, and I felt like an old lady sitting in the theater, waiting for the movie to start. I expected the movie to be "The Sasuke Movie" but...actually...I'm surprised to say, Naruto was the cool one in this movie. This instantly made ...
Oct 30, 2011
Mixed Feelings
As being hyped up as the movie where Naruto and Sasuke team up once again to fight a villain, it's rather played down more than you think it would be, and is just another plot messy Naruto movie.

STORY: The leaf village is under attack! ...Again... I swear, it's like everyone despises the leaf village in every filler or non-filler arc, and this movie is just another example of that. The plot of this movie is exactly this: Just make up as we go along, because nothing is fleshed out well, events and fights literally come out of no where, and only Naruto does anything of ...
May 8, 2020
I went into this expecting it to be bad. And wow did this movie far exceed my expectations of how bad it could be.

*Minor spoilers ahead*

Storywise, the whole thing makes no sense. What was even the purpose of the ninja subordinates from Land of the Sky? There was no depth, not even 1 good fight scene. I laughed at so many scenes because it literally was ridiculous. Like they're all highly trained shinobi but are useless for more than 3/4 of the move? Nothing about the writing moved me and felt very cheesy and subpar most of the time.

Characters are terrible and fall ...

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when in the series should this be watched?
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Naruto Shippuuden movie 2 is OUT!!!!
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