During the event Jump party 2023 It was officially announced that the novels were written by June Esaka and supervised by Masashi Kishimoto, Naruto: Sasuke Retsudenwill have an anime adaptation that will be included as part of the anime Boruto: Naruto Next Generation. This story begins with the episode scheduled for January 8, 2023 in Japan.

These novels are part of the literary franchise Naruto Retsuden seriesand also inspire a manga adaptation by the hand of Shingo Kimurawhich has been published since October 2022. The synopsis writes:

  • Sasuke Uchiha goes to an astronomical observatory far from the Land of Fire. There he meets Sakura and together they embark on an undercover investigation following the trail of the Sage of the Six Paths. They discover a plan that transcends life and death, and a struggle that will test this married couple until death do them part.

A special video was also unveiled during the event announcing that the franchise will conduct a massive worldwide popularity poll for the franchise's 488 characters. According to the announcement, users will be able to vote once a day with a deadline of January 31, 2023, while the results will be announced in mid-April 2023. In addition, the character who wins the big poll titled #NARUTOP99 will get a short manga with an original story.

The concert was also announced”NARUTO LIFE', which will take place on September 2nd and 3rd, 2023 in Japan and will feature multiple artists who have participated in the theme songs for both anime franchises.

Ukyō Kodachi Y Mike Ikemoto began publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly shōnen jump from the publisher shueisha in May 2016 and later moved to the magazine V jump in July 2019. The thirteenth volume, released in January 2022, was the last he wrote Ukyou Kodachisince it has already been replaced by Masashi Kishimoto. In 2017, the anime adaptation of the manga series aired, produced by Studio Pierrotand it's still on the air.

Summary of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

After the successful end of the Fourth Shinobi World War, the village of Konoha enjoys a period of peace, prosperity and extraordinary technological advancement. This is all thanks to the efforts of the allied shinobi forces and the village's Seventh Hokage, Naruto Uzumaki. The Konoha Village now resembles a modern metropolis has changed, especially the life of a shinobi. Under the watchful eye of Naruto and his old comrades, a new generation of shinobi has emerged to learn the ways of the ninja.

Boruto Uzumaki is often in the spotlight as the son of the Seventh Hokage. Despite inheriting Naruto's boisterous and stubborn demeanor, Boruto is considered a child prodigy and can unlock his potential with the help of supportive family and friends. Unfortunately, this has only compounded her arrogance and desire to outdo Naruto, which along with her father's busy lifestyle, has strained their relationship. However, a dark force brewing in the village could threaten Boruto's carefree life.

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