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Naruto Shippûden: The Movie 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire (2009)

Gekijô-ban Naruto Shippûden: Hi no ishi wo tsugu mono (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Fantasy | 23 October 2012 (USA)
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. Naruto fights through friends and foes to prevent his death.

Director:

Masahiko Murata

Writers:

Masashi Kishimoto (creator), Junki Takegami (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Junko Takeuchi ... Naruto Uzumaki (voice)
Chie Nakamura Chie Nakamura ... Sakura Haruno (voice)
Satoshi Hino ... Sai (voice)
Shôtarô Morikubo ... Shikamaru Nara (voice)
Kentarô Itô Kentarô Itô ... Chôji Akimichi (voice)
Ryôka Yuzuki Ryôka Yuzuki ... Ino Yamanaka (voice)
Kôsuke Toriumi Kôsuke Toriumi ... Kiba Inuzuka (voice)
Nana Mizuki Nana Mizuki ... Hinata Hyûga (voice)
Shinji Kawada Shinji Kawada ... Shino Aburame (voice)
Yôichi Masukawa Yôichi Masukawa ... Rock Lee (voice)
Kôichi Tôchika Kôichi Tôchika ... Neji Hyûga (voice)
Yukari Tamura Yukari Tamura ... Tenten (voice)
Akira Ishida ... Gaara (voice)
Yasuyuki Kase Yasuyuki Kase ... Kankurô (voice)
Romi Pak ... Temari (voice)
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Four Kekkei Genkai shinobi who have been guarding the Hidden Cloud, Stone, Mist and Sand villages disappear without a trace. The Land of Fire comes under suspicion, as it is the only country to have suffered no losses. Mounting suspicion among the four nations is bringing them to the brink of another Great Ninja War. Written by Anonymous

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Before and after this movie, the only way Naruto could create a Rasengan was with the help from a clone, yet in this movie, he can do it by himself. See more »

Connections

Followed by Boruto: Naruto the Movie (2015) See more »

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Barely entertaining!
22 August 2010 | by chrichtonsworldSee all my reviews

Usually a movie made from a series mean bigger story and bigger everything. In the Naruto franchise I haven't seen one example of this fact. On the contrary it is quite the opposite of the epic anime. It is obvious that the writers are out of ideas. To be honest every Naruto movie including this one has this one message repeated ad nauseam. And the message is always the same,friendship. There is no need to make 6 movies to tell me this. At first this movie started great with promise of epic proportions. Sadly there aren't any. I understand that the writers want to save their best for the anime. But couldn't they just for once show something that actually would be interesting. Like the period between Naruto and Naruto Shippuuden. We are talking about two and half years. Surely something interesting happened in that time. Or why not a little background story of one of the multiple characters like Lee or Kakashi. He is supposed to be this super ninja but always gets hurt. So why not show us how he earned this reputation. For me these movies are redundant and they should stop making them. Of course this won't happen since Naruto is big business. As I understand the fourth Shipuuden movie has already been released and there are plans to make fifth movie. Well,I can only hope for some improvement.


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Country:

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

23 October 2012 (USA) See more »

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