Naruto Shippūden Anime Reveals Visual For New Arc Starting in May
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Tokyo TV's official website for the Naruto Shippūden television anime series revealed a new visual on Monday for the series. The visual is for the new arc of the series that will start in May.
The combined 21st and 22nd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine provided more details on Monday regarding the new arc. The issue confirmed that the new arc will go back to material based on Masashi Kishimoto's original manga, featuring the "final decisive battle" between the original Team 7 and Kaguya.
Asian Kung-Fu Generation will perform a new opening theme song titled "Blood Circulator" for the series starting in May.
The anime started its airing of the Naruto Shippūden: Itachi Shinden-hen: Hikari to Yami arc on March 3. The arc adapts Takashi Yano's two-volume Naruto spinoff novels Itachi Shinden, which tell the story of Itachi before the start of the manga.