You better believe it! Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto has been running for quite some time now, and its most recent anime venture is coming to a rapid close. Naruto Shippuden is almost at the end of its source manga, and fans are eager to see how the show will wrap. Hype for the anime is still as fervent as ever, so it is no surprise that U.S. companies are looking to buy into Naruto. Thanks to McFarlane Toys, collectors can now get their hands one high-end Naruto Shippuden figure that looks so much like Naruto Uzumaki you may think it's a kage bunshin.
Next April, naruto/">McFarlane Toys will roll out their Naruto Shippuden figure of the anime's hero. The titular ninja can been seen in all his orange-jumpsuit glory in this 7" figure. The Color Tops Collector Edition will retail for about $20, and it will be a must-have for anime fans. You can check out its production description below:
"In becoming jinchūriki (the vessel) of the Nine-Tails, many survivors of the attack on The Village Hidden in the Leaves blamed Naruto Uzukami, causing him to be shunned and ostracized by his home. Vowing to become Hokage (the Village Leader) and regain the respect of his peers, Naruto embarks on countless adventures, and encounters many hardships along the way. Throughout the journey, his abilities as a ninja begin to strengthen, allowing Naruto to become a true hero, not just to his village, but to the entire world.
This figure stands 7 inches tall and comes equipped with two Kunai Knives. Naruto is sculpted in his iconic outfit from the Naruto Shippuden television show. Stylized display base included."
If you are not familiar with Naruto Shippuden, then you have time to catch-up on the lengthy series. The anime debut more than ten years ago, and it acts as a direct sequel to an original Naruto anime series. The second project follows a young ninja named Naruto Uzumaki after he returns home to Konoha following an extensive training vacation. Determined to become his home's Hokage and rescue a friend, Naruto strives to earn the respect of his fellow villagers. However, there is trouble brewing on the horizon. When a shadowy organization known as Akatsuki announces their plans to take over the world, it falls to Naruto and his shinobi allies to stop their nefarious plans.