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Boruto Anime Casts Kazuya Nakai as Urashiki Ōtsutsuki

posted on 2018-03-11 14:00 EDT by Bayleigh Baker
Masashi Kishimoto provides design for new character premiering in spring arc

This year's 15th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that Kazuya Nakai (One Piece's Zoro, Sengoku Basara's Date Masamune) will voice Urashiki Ōtsutsuki, a new antagonist in the upcoming story arc for the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations television anime series.

The new arc will debut this spring and center on the Chūnin Exam story that was told during the Boruto: Naruto the Movie film.

A stage presentation at the Jump Festa 2018 event in December revealed a new visual (pictured right) that debuted Urashiki (upper left corner in image). Original Naruto manga creator Masashi Kishimoto designed the new character.

The Boruto: Naruto Next Generations television anime series premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo in April 2017. Viz Media is simulcasting the series on Hulu as it airs in Japan, with new episodes every Wednesday. Crunchyroll is also streaming the anime.


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