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Boruto Anime's New Arc to Feature Boruto, Young Naruto Together

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New arc to commemorate 20th anniversary of Naruto manga

TV Tokyo announced on Saturday that a new arc for the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime will premiere in October, which will feature the titular character Boruto and a young version of Naruto together. The channel revealed a visual for the arc.

The new arc is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the original Naruto manga. miwa will perform the new opening theme song, which will premiere in the anime on October 6 and will run for two cours (quarters of a year) until March 2020. Rock band LONGMAN will perform the new ending theme song "Wish On."

The Boruto: Naruto Next Generations television anime premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo in April 2017, and originally aired on Wednesdays at 5:55 p.m. The series moved to a new timeslot on Thursdays at 7:25 p.m. in May 2018, and then moved again to a new timeslot on Sundays at 5:30 p.m. in October 2018.

Viz Media is simulcasting the series on Hulu as it airs in Japan, and Crunchyroll is also streaming the anime. The anime began airing on Adult Swim's Toonami block in September 2018. Viz Media is releasing the anime on home video.

The anime is based on Ukyō Kodachi and Mikie Ikemoto's Boruto sequel manga, which launched in Weekly Shonen Jump in May 2016. The manga moved to Shueisha's V Jump magazine in July.

Sources: TV Tokyo, Cinema Today


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