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Naruto Shippūden Arc For Adaptations of 3 Novels Continues Through February

posted on 2016-12-02 00:00 EST
Sasuke's Story arc already premiered on Thursday, Shikamaru, Konoha arcs in January, February

The second compiled book volume of Ukyō Kodachi and Mikie Ikemoto's Boruto manga revealed on Friday the premiere date for the rest of the arcs of the Naruto Shippūden anime that will adapt three epilogue novels in the Naruto franchise.

The first part, which adapts Shin Towasa's Naruto: Sasuke's Story - Sunrise, already premiered with episode 484 on Thursday, and will continue into December. The second part, which will adapt Takashi Yano's Naruto: Shikamaru's Story novel, will premiere in January. The third part, which will adapt Shō Hinata's Naruto - Konoha Hiden: Shūgen Biyori novel, will premiere in February.

The anime previously aired an anime-original "Boyhood" arc that focused on the pasts of two characters in each episode. The arc ran for four episodes from 480-483, from October 20 to November 10. The anime did not air on November 17 and November 24 due to special programming.

Viz Media has published Naruto: Kakashi's Story, Naruto: Shikamaru's Story, and Naruto: Sakura's Story, and will publish Naruto: Sasuke's Story - Sunrise next spring.


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