Usually around this time of the year CyberConnect2 releases a new installment of the Naruto: Narultimate Hero (Naruto: Ultimate Ninja) series in Japan. This year the only Naruto fighting game coming out is Naruto: Shinobi Retsudan, for the DS and its made by Tomy. What has CyberConnect2 been doing besides making .hack sequels? They’ve been working on Naruto Shippuuden: Narultimate Accel (Naruto Hurricane Chronicles: Narultimate Accel) for the Playstation 2. It’s a brand new Naruto fighting game with a “grown up” Naruto past the time skip. It is also coming out around the same time as the new manga series in the first quarter of 2007. LeafNinja has additional details about the manga switch and the end of filler anime episodes all coming in the next few months.