Since serialization began in 2016 Boruto: Naruto Next Generation was able to wisely exploit the legacy of the Naruto manga. The characters rescued are indeed many and all have been adapted to the new story. However, one seems too far away.

The shinobi we are referring to is Yamato, the only living ninja who has mastered the art of wood. As you will recall, Yamato was abducted by Orochimaru as a child along with other children. The Sannin used these children to conduct experiments for the purpose Restore the ability of the first Hokage but the only survivor was Yamato.

During the course of Naruto Shippuden, Yamato has shown great strength on many occasions last confrontation with Tobi. However, after that battle in which we remind you that it was used as food for the white zetsu, the leaf village shinobi has lost more and more importance and despite its return to Boruto its role is still marginal.

We have seen that in Boruto's story Orochimaru is seen as an idol, but despite his redemption (here is an in-depth analysis of Orochimaru's redemption desired by Boruto's authors) Yamato was assigned to watch over him. Certainly a thankless task considering how strong and unique his art is.

What do you think about it? Should Yamato be an important part of the story for you too?

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