Naruto: Shippuuden Movie 3 - Hi no Ishi wo Tsugu Mono
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Synonyms: Naruto Shippuuden: Gekijouban Naruto Shippuuden: Hi no Ishi o Tsugu Mono, Naruto Shippuuden Movie 3, Naruto Movie 6, Naruto Shippuuden 3: Inheritors of Will of Fire
Japanese: ナルト- 疾風伝 火の意志を継ぐ者


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 1, 2009
Producers: Toho
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, Martial ArtsMartial Arts, ShounenShounen, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 1 hr. 35 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.381 (scored by 7797277,972 users)
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Ranked: #19962
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Popularity: #957
Members: 135,390
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Ninjas with bloodline limits begin disappearing in all the countries and blame points toward the fire nation. By Tsunade's order, Kakashi is sacrificed to prevent an all out war. After inheriting charms left by Kakashi, Naruto fights through friends and foes to prevent his death while changing the minds of those who've inherited the will of fire.

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Murata, Masahiko
Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Takuno, Seiki
Episode Director
Yokoyama, Akitoshi
Storyboard, Key Animation
Masuda, Toshihiko
Storyboard, Key Animation

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"Dareka Ga" by Puffy

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Apr 22, 2010
geemaa (All reviews)
First of all, don’t watch this movie unless you’re interested in Naruto because it’s a movie that mainly appeals to Naruto fans. I’ll assume you’ve watched to at least episode 120, Kakashi Chronicles, of Naruto Shippuden because there are references to Kakashi’s old friend. There are also references to Asuma. Just like the previous movies, Naruto goes crazy with his rasengan and shadow clone techniques in this movie too. But this is the best Naruto movie that’s been released so far.

The main enemy of this movie is Hiruko, some ex-leaf ninja that wants to become the perfect ninja by absorbing ninja with bloodline limits. read more
Apr 22, 2010
Cobbles (All reviews)
I had relatively low expectations for this movie, seeing how all the previous ones were pretty bad. They all followed the same formula, which is to say Naruto preaches his views onto some filler character causing them to change their ideals and it would always end with Naruto rasengan-ing the big baddie. It was alright the first time, but it got stale after the 2nd movie and became absolutely abysmal for the next 3. Needless to say that asides from maybe a couple cool moments, all the Naruto movies have been bad, definitely not worth a watch. But than this movie came along and sorta read more
Jun 4, 2010
8thSin (All reviews)
"Naruto Shippuuden: The Inheritors of the Will of Fire" is the third installment of "Naruto Shippuuden" movie and sixth overall.

Hiruko, a former Konoha ninja who abandoned the village a decade ago, declares war against all five major nations in the name of Konoha Village. He had perfected the "Chimera Technique", which absorbs opponent chakra and skills, and starts kidnapping ninjas with Blood Line Limits. The final target of Blood Line users is Kakashi, who possesses the Sharingan from Obito. To prevent the impending 4th Ninja War, Tsunade sends Kakashi on a suicidal mission to stop Hiruko.

The animation is impressive. I would describe it as read more
Apr 22, 2010
Queen_Stars (All reviews)
The plot is very lousy, seriously. Here's a very breif summary...

Tsuade, Jiraya and Orochimaru had a weak childhood friend we didn't know about. This person later becomes and evil villan, a threat to all nations.

When Kakashi was a teenager, this person put a curse on him, a curse he still carries to this day. Kakashi is destined to die! He undertakes a kamakaze mission.
It's up to the Hidden Leaf's youth to save the day.

What's lousy you may ask?

It's unoriginal:
- Like Orochimaru, this character becomes a 'mad scientist', carrying out inhumane experiments in order to get strong
- This villian is 'invincable' and 'immortal', just like most read more

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