Naruto Shippūden the Movie: 7 is the seventh Naruto Shippūden movie and tenth overall Naruto movie. The movie is set to be released on 17th October 2014, which will make it the first ever movie in the franchise to be released two years after the previous film. The movie was announced at the annual Jump Festa date.
In July 2014, a counter on the official movie website began counting down, ending on 28th of that month. The 34th issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump also released additional information, stating that the movie was released to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Naruto series and the end of itself.