Boruto: The Next Generations of Naruto is set to adapt The Story of Sasuke – Uchiha and the Heavenly Stardust (Sasuke Retsuden) as his next arc, which will begin in January 2023. Ifnormation was revealed during the Jump Festa ’23 panel dedicated to the series. Yuko Sanpei (Boruto), Junko Takeuchi (Naruto) and Noriaki Sugiyama (Sasuke) were present.
In addition to adapting Sasuke’s story, worldwide distribution Naruto there will also be a character poll – fans will be able to choose their favorite shinobi. Results will be out in April 2023; fans can vote once a day and the top 20 characters will receive illustrations drawn by Kishimoto. The winner will be the star of a new short manga also written and drawn by Kishimoto. The voting it has already started. The Naruto Music live event is also coming in Fall 2023. It will feature FLOW, KANA-BOON, CHiCO with HoneyWorks, and more. Both are part of the anime’s 20th anniversary celebrations.
Narutois a manga written by Masashi Kishi. It began serialization in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump in September 1999 and ran for 15 years, until November 2014. A total of 72 volumes have been published. Studio Pierrot animated the adaptation, which premiered in October 2002. The anime was followed by a sequel titledNaruto Shippuden which had 500 episodes.
Pierrot also adaptedBorutomanga originally written by Ukiyo Kodachi. Naruto’s author, Masashi Kishimoto, later took over the story, which features Ikemoto’s illustrations. The manga started in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 2016, but moved to V Jump in 2019. Boruto: The Next Generations of Naruto the anime adaptation began airing in April 2017. The story follows Naruto’s son, Boruto.
Viz Media licensed The Story of Sasuke – The Uchiha and the Celestial Stardust novel in English and they describe its story:
Uchiha Sasuke heads to an astronomical observatory far from Land of Fire. There he syncs up with Sakura and together they dive into an undercover investigation in search of traces of the Sage of the Six Paths! They discover a plan that transcends life and death and a battle that will test this husband and wife team until death do them part.
Source: Jump Festa ’23,Official Twitter
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