LOS ANGELES– Oct. 17, 2007–TOMY Corporation and D3Publisher of America, Inc. (D3PA) today announced that their new NARUTO™ Nintendo Games Web page ( www.NarutoNintendoGames.com) has launched in conjunction with the upcoming releases of NARUTO: Clash of Ninja™ Revolution for the Wii™ and NARUTO: Path of the Ninja™ for the Nintendo DS™. Both games will ship to retail outlets on October 23, 2007. The new Web site will provide NARUTO fans with all the latest information on NARUTO games based on episodes from VIZ Media’s hit anime series SHONEN JUMP™ NARUTO.
NARUTO fans can visit the site to:
· Get the latest news and information on all NARUTO games for Nintendo platforms
· See game trailers, screen shots and other exclusive images from the games
· Sign up for a special NARUTO Newsletter to be the first to know about Naruto on Wii and Nintendo DS
· Receive members-only hints, tips and strategies
· Join the exciting new Naruto community for Wii and DS gamers - the Ninja Academy! More details coming soon!
About TOMY Corporation
With U.S. headquarters in Santa Ana, California, TOMY Corporation is one of the worlds’ oldest and most endearing toy companies. For more than eight decades, TOMY has developed and manufactured a broad portfolio of exciting and educational toys, games and video games children of all ages. Known for its innovation, quality and safety, TOMY’s mission is to produce toys, videogames and merchandise for North America that entertain and inspire children and adults. The Consumer Software Division currently publishes for the Nintendo GameCube™, Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo DS™ and Wii™. TOMY Corporation is a subsidiary of Japan-based TOMY Company, Ltd. (aka TAKARATOMY in Japan). More information is available at www.TOMY-USA.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), is one of the most comprehensive and innovative companies in the field of manga publishing, animation and entertainment licensing of Japanese content. Owned by three of Japan's largest creators and licensors of manga and animation, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan Production Co., Ltd. (ShoPro Japan), VIZ Media is a leader in the publishing and distribution of Japanese manga for English speaking audiences in North America and a global licensor of Japanese manga and animation. The company offers an integrated product line including, magazines such as SHONEN JUMP and SHOJO BEAT, graphic novels, videos, DVDs, audio soundtracks and develops and markets animated entertainment from initial production, television placement and distribution, to merchandise licensing and promotions for audiences and consumers of all ages.
Contact VIZ Media at 295 Bay Street, San Francisco, CA 94133; Phone (415) 546-7073; Fax (415) 546-7086; and at www.VIZ.com.
About D3Publisher of America, Inc
D3Publisher of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of D3, Inc. with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. D3Publisher of America’s strategic focus is on licensed and original titles from leading third-party developers that appeal to mass-market consumers or gaming enthusiasts. Based in Los Angeles, D3Publisher of America distributes and publishes software for personal computers, major console platforms and handheld systems including Wii™, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo DS™ Game Boy® Advance, PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, the Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. For additional information on D3Publisher of America and its products, visit the website at http://www.d3publisher.us.