“Believe it!” This simple, yet wise catchphrase is memorable for any Naruto fans. It's also something Montblanc wants aspiring writers to embody with its new collection.
In celebration of Naruto’s 20th anniversary, Montblanc has released a collaboration with the iconic amanga series. Known for self-expression and dedication, Naruto is a powerful show that we can all take inspiration from.
The Montblanc x Naruto collection specifically emphasizes the relationship between Naruto and his mentor, Jiraiya. While on a mission to become strong enough to bring his friend home, Naruto meets Jiraiya, who teaches him how to unlock his full potential. The hilarious duo teaches us fans how to not give up on our dreams.
Images of Naruto and the wise Jiraiya will embellish items from the collection of writing instruments, smartwatches and leather goods.
The manga series, known for creating compelling stories, stands out on top, with over 250 million copies sold worldwide. Montblanc honors the importance of creative storytelling through this collection.
“Naruto is a cultural phenomenon that appeals across generations because it addresses life lessons in a dynamic, compelling and accessible way,” says Nicolas Baretzki, Montblanc CEO. “One of those lessons is the value that comes from the transmission of knowledge, a theme that is closely connected to Montblanc’s own heritage in handwriting and ongoing mission to inspire people to leave their mark on the world in a meaningful and purposeful way.”
To launch the partnership, the Naruto team has created a special short highlighting the power of writing with Jiraiya capturing the story of Naruto’s journey with his fountain pen. A similar pen, the Montblanc Meisterstück, will be available for fans to purchase as a rollerball, ballpoint or fountain pen. The pens are embellished with the “Village Hidden in The Leaves” symbol in yellow gold. A glass bottle of orange ink and a leather Naruto notebook rounds out the complete writing assortment.
A sling bag, chest bag, mini reporter, tote, credit card holder and pen pouch will be available to carry the writing materials easily. Also, the Montblanc x Naruto Summit 3 Smart Watch features Naruto animations on the watch’s face and is excellent for those wanting to add a pop of nostalgia to their everyday look.
For more information about the Montblanc x Naruto collection or to buy a limited edition item for yourself, visit the Montblanc website. Retailing for $40 to $1,370, it is also available at Montblanc boutiques around the world.
Photography by: Courtesy Montblanc