Boruto, Pokémon Sun & Moon Anime Switch Timeslots to Sunday Starting in October
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TV Tokyo announced on Thursday that the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime and the Pokémon Sun & Moon anime will both change timeslots to a new one-hour anime block that will air on Sundays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. starting on October 7.
Boruto: Naruto Next Generations will move from airing on Thursdays at 7:25 p.m. to airing on Sundays at 5:30 p.m., and Pokémon Sun & Moon will change from airing on Thursdays at 6:55 p.m. to airing on Sundays at 6:00 p.m. A spokesperson for the channel said that the change is so that families can relax on a day off and watch the shows together.
The Boruto: Naruto Next Generations television anime series premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo in April 2017, and originally aired on Wednesdays at 5:55 p.m. The anime moved to its Thursdays at 7:25 p.m. timeslot in May.
The anime is based on Ukyō Kodachi and Mikie Ikemoto's Boruto sequel manga, which launched in Weekly Shonen Jump in May 2016.
Source: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web