The NARUTO brand family includes the original manga series (published by VIZ), together with the NARUTO and NARUTO SHIPPUDEN anime series and feature films, as well as the latest manga & anime sequel, BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS. VIZ Media is the master licensor for all NARUTO brands in North America, Latin America and West Indies, encompassing digital streaming, TV broadcast, EST, home media and consumer product/merchandising rights for the anime and feature films.

Officially licensed partnerships for the NARUTO franchise include:

Bandai America: 6.5 inch articulated action figures
Bandai Namco Entertainment America: video game
Bioworld: apparel and accessories
Fanwraps: decals and stickers
Funko: collections of “POP!” and “Vinyl” figures
Good Smile Company: a collection of “Nendoroid” figures
Great Eastern: novelty accessories
Kura Sushi: Restaurant chain activation
Just Funky: drinkware and accessories
Loyal Subjects: a collection of “Action Vinyls”
McFarlane Toys: ultra-articulation action figures
Party City: Halloween costumes
Pyramid: posters and stationaries
Ripple Junction: apparel and accessories
Spirit Halloween: Halloween costumes
Sprayground: backpacks
Toynami: collection of statues
Trends International: posters
Traly: collection of enamel pins for Target
Uniqlo: apparel


Latin American partnerships for NARUTO include:

DeAgostini: partwork collections
Heredia Clothing, S.A. De CV: apparel
Rosstamp Confeccao e Estamparia Ltda AKA Piticas: apparel
Festcolor Artigos De Festas Ltda: party goods, stickers

VIZ Media will be exhibiting at the Licensing Expo at booth R202; come visit and learn more about this epic franchise.

In the NARUTO manga and NARUTO SHIPPUDEN animated series, Naruto Uzumaki wants to be the best ninja in the land. He’s done well so far, but Naruto knows he must train harder than ever and leaves his village for intense exercises that will push him to his limits.


BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS is the action-packed continuations of the famed NARUTO manga and anime series and focuses on the adventures of the son of the celebrated ninja. As the new story opens, the life of the shinobi is beginning to change. Boruto Uzumaki, son of Seventh Hokage Naruto Uzumaki, has enrolled in the Ninja Academy to learn the ways of the ninja. Now, as a series of mysterious events unfolds, Boruto’s story is about to begin!

Additional information on NARUTO and NARUTO SHIPPUDEN is available at More details on BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS is available at

About The Author

Josh Piedra

Josh (or J.J. as some have come to call him), is a long-time geek culture enthusiast with a deep passion for anime, manga and Japanese culture. Josh also has a Bachelor of Arts in Game Design and is a creative writer who has created original content for over 20 years! He is also the author of the original English light novel Final Hope.