o Volume 7 of the manga was the WINNER of the prestigious 2006 Quill Award in the Graphic Novel Category.
o In Sept. 2006, Volume 11 of the manga reached #21 on USA Today’s TOP 150 Booklist, the highest ranking ever for a manga title.
o More than 2.5 million copies of the Naruto manga series have sold in the U.S. to date (BookScan).
o Since the release of the anime on Cartoon Network, manga volumes 1 – 24 have never fallen out of Bookscan’s Graphic Novel Top 50 YTD rankings.
o Debuted as the best-selling manga title in the U.S. (Bookscan)—over 50 million copies of the series sold in Japan!
o DVD vols. 1 – 17 & Uncut Box Sets 1-4 have sold over 345k units to date. Naruto anime is also released by VIZ Media.
o Mattel, the #1 toy company in the world, is the master toy licensee. The Fall 2007 line of Naruto toys has secured placement at Target, Wal-Mart, Toys R’ Us, Borders, and Walden.
o Naruto video games currently available at all major retailers. (Wal-Mart, Target, Toys R’ Us, Best Buy, Game Stop)
o Naruto video game releases in 2007 include: Naruto: Test of the Ninja for Xbox 360 on 10/15/07, Naruto: Clash of the Ninja Revolution for Nintendo Wii on 11/1/07, Naruto: Ninja Council 3 for Nintendo DS on 05/22/07, Uzumaki Chronicles 2 for PS2 in October 2007, and Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes for PSP in September 2007.
o Naruto collectible card games are placed at all major retailers (Target, Wal-Mart, Toys R’ Us, Borders, Walden).
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