VIZ Media teams with Japanese high-end figure manufacturer and official Naruto Shippuden product licensee, Gecco, to unveil a very special 1/6 scale masterpiece statue of the world’s most popular ninja, clad in 4th Hokage coat version, to be offered exclusively at the VIZ Media booth (#2813) during San Diego Comic-Con International 2014.

In this limited edition version, Naruto Uzumaki is rendered in high quality full-color PVC, standing approximately 27cm tall and wearing the 4th Hokage’s famous coat. Crafted by skilled Gecco sculptor/painter Shin Tanabe with painting by Katsushige Akeyama, the intensity of Naruto’s expression has been carefully designed to show his fierce resolve to face enemies in order to protect his friends and save the world. The statue features a highly detailed costume capturing every wrinkle and texture, a true indicator of the exceptional craftsmanship of this masterpiece. The Gecco Naruto Uzumaki, 4th Hokage coat version, will carry an MSRP of $150 and will be available during Comic-Con 2014 at the VIZ Media booth #2813 (while supplies last).

Daisuke Aoki, VIZ Media Vice President, Animation Licensing, says, “This exceptionally detailed statue of Naruto wearing his father’s red flamed coat can become the special centerpiece to a collector’s display, and we are proud to partner with one of the most exclusive Japanese figure manufacturers, Gecco, to present it as a 2014 Comic-Con exclusive product. This limited production figure will be one of the most sought after items during Comic-Con and is sure become a highly desirable item among pop culture collectors, comics, anime and manga fans. We look forward to welcoming Gecco to the VIZ Media booth during the show to secure one of the hottest new Naruto Shippuden collectables.”

Kineo Murakami, founder, Gecco, adds, “I wanted to see the greatest Naruto figure with my own eyes, and am excited to partner with VIZ Media to make this a reality! The only person who can bring Naruto to vivid life is sculptor Shin Tanabe, and I’m sure anyone who sees this limited edition Naruto Shippuden figure will marvel at this masterpiece!”

San Diego Comic-Con will be taking place July 23-27, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center.