In October 2002, Studio Pierrot launched the anime adaptation of Mashashi Kishimoto’s Naruto. The manga was a giant deal on the time and was grouped in with Bleach and One Piece as “the Huge Three,” whereby every have been the preferred and longest-running shonen collection on the time. Naruto’s anime had comparable success: throughout 20 years, it spawned a considerable amount of merchandise together with movies, mild novels, and video games (a few of which nonetheless persist to today). Despite the fact that the massive 2-0 milestone got here months in the past, Pierrot isn’t fairly achieved celebrating the ninja collection fairly but.
Revealed forward of the weekend by the Naruto Twitter account, Pierrot is releasing 4 wholly new episodes of the unique Naruto anime. The studio hasn’t divulged any particulars past that in the meanwhile, however they’ll be premiering in September, following a collection of episodes re-airing in Japan in the course of the summer season. Again in October 2022, Studio Pierrot launched a 10-minute retrospective of the unique collection, Naruto Half I (2002-2007) and its sequel collection, Naruto Shippuden (2007-2017). That retrospective featured new animation in some spots and an artwork fashion harking back to the one at present seen within the sequel collection, Boruto: Naruto Subsequent Generations.
To associate with that, Pierrot additionally revealed that manufacturing on Boruto Half I has wrapped, and can finish with the present’s upcoming 293rd episode on March 26. Half II of that collection is at present in manufacturing, however a launch window for it hasn’t been given at time of writing. Whereas Boruto has a stable fanbase of its personal, it’s but to succeed in the heights of its predecessor; past the close to 300-episode rely, it has a handful of sunshine novels and a few video video games, it’s but to spawn a reside stage play or perhaps a film of its personal past the 2015 film that acted as a semi-backdoor pilot forward of the Boruto anime’s launch in 2017.
If the concept of recent Naruto episodes excites you, the entire unique present’s episodes could be watched over on Crunchyroll and Hulu. It’s lots of episodes, however there’s loads of time to refresh one’s recollections forward of the brand new 4 episodes within the fall.
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