Great news for Nauruto’s fans, as you’ll have a surprise on the 20th anniversary of this classic anime. According to the official Naruto website, the anime series will broadcast not one but four brand-new episodes, which will be on-aired as a part of the 20th-anniversary celebration.

Naruto Anime

Naruto manga is Masashi Kishimoto’s brainchild and was published in September 1999. Later, on October 3, 2002, an anime adaptation broadcasted that ran until February 8,  2007, with 220 episodes.

The anime didn’t stop there; it continued as Naruto: Shippuden with around 500 additional episodes till the series had an incredible finale on March 23, 2017.

The anime will celebrate its 20th anniversary with worldwide fans by producing four bonus episodes. Besides the new episodes, the anime will be broadcasted again in Japan in July to revive the old memories. The new episodes will be on-air around the anime’s anniversary.

Studio Pierrot streamed a summary video titled “Road of Naruto” that encapsulated the 20 years of Naruto anime story in just 10 minutes. However, this video also included some all-new animation footage for the fans to look forward to something exciting.

Naruto highlights the story of Naruto Uzumaki, a young and enthusiastic ninja who wants to become the Hokage, a village leader. The story begins in the pre-teen years of Naruto, then proceeds to the teens and adults.

Baruto Anime

After the conclusion of the Naruto anime, a new anime premiered on the TV titled Boruto: Naruto’s Next Generations on April 5, 2017. Interestingly, Baruto is still running for the past six years.

As the name suggests, Baruto represents the life of Naruto’s main characters, kids. Boruto is the son of Naruto, and like his father, he is an adventurer and an incredible fighter.

Mikio Ikemoto and Ukyo Kodachi later launched Baruto as the sequel to Naruto, published in May 2016 in Weekly Shonen Jump. Next, the manga was published monthly in the magazine. In July 2019, the manga was then transferred to the V Jump Magazine by Shueisha.

Regarding the Baruto anime series streaming, Viz Media simulcast Baruto on Hulu in Japan, while Cruhcrool streams the anime over the Internet. Not only that, but you can also watch the anime on Toonami block by Adult’s Swim.

Naruto’s official website confirms that the 293rd episode of Boruto is the last episode of the 1st part. The episode will be aired on March 26, 2023. However, the fans don’t need to worry as the production house has confirmed the second part. The premiere date is yet to be announced.

The news of Naruto’s four new episodes has already stirred excitement among the fans. However, there is no confirmation about the writer yet. Mashashi Kishimoto, the original manga author, has significantly contributed to additional Naruto’s anime stories, movies, and other material.

Final Word

Naruto has garnered popularity among fans of all ages globally due to exceptional ninja fighting scenes, while Naruto’s emotional story keeps the viewers hooked to the TV for hours.