The Viz Media panel at Anime Expo 2014 just ended and already two big Naruto announcements you may be excited for were announced! So what was announced? Keep reading to find out!

First off, if you want to read the full details of what was announced at the panel and not just what was Toonami related, be sure to check out Anime News Network!  With that said, no announcements were made that were actually pertaining to the Toonami block, but are series/movies that could be potentially be picked up by Toonami in the future. Now with all of that cleared up, the first major announcement was…

narutozNaruto Shippuden: Rise Of The Ninja

The biggest news of the panel was that Viz officially had one of the most anticipated Naruto films to date: Naruto Shippuden: Rise Of The Ninja! This film is being planned to be shown in select cities later in the year and will be coming to Blu-Ray and DVD soon!


The second big announcement was that Viz Media licensed Naruto SD: Rock Lee and his Ninja Friends! This series is basically small,fun chibi adventures starring Rock Lee and will be streaming on Neon Alley in the fall.

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