BORUTO Anime Begins April 2017, Naruto Live-Action Movie Announced

The legacy of Naruto was told through the Naruto and Naruto Shippuden anime from 2002 to 2016. Starting April 2017, a new legend begins – BORUTO: Naruto Next Generations! The announcement for the new anime was made at the 2017 Jump Festa event in Japan. No additional information was announced, however, we believe this anime will at least cover the contents of the Boruto manga. TV Tokyo, the Japanese TV station which will air the anime has launched a site for the anime. The first trailer for the Boruto anime has been released, take a look at it below.

In other Naruto news, also from the 2017 Jump Festa, Naruto author Masashi Kishimoto announced there will be a Naruto Live-Action movie. It will be made in Hollywood, by Lionsgate, and directed by a man named Michael Gracey. According to Shonen Jump, Kishimoto-sensei is involved with the production and is really excited. Stay tuned to Saiyan Island for additional information.