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Boruto: who is the hero of Naruto Next Generations?

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun25,2024

Last week, fans of the anime One Piece learned that the series' rieproduced by Toei Animation was going to be entitled to; a break of several weeks, due to sporting events which will be held in Japan during the month. And even more recently, fans also learned that another flagship title, namely Boruto, was also preparing to attack. mark a hiatus very soon, but this time for an as yet undetermined period.

Boruto: who is the hero of Naruto Next Generations?

DISCLAIMER: This article contains spoilers for the Code Invasion arc from the anime Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, if you plan to see it, don't go any further.

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Having debuted in 2016 in Weekly Shōnen Jump, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is a spin-off manga. following on from Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto, the latter having notably taken control of the scenario of the project at the same time. from the end of 2020. It is designed by Mikio Ikemoto, Kishimoto's former chief assistant on Naruto. Pierrot studio is also responsible for the animated adaptation of Boruto, which debuted in 2017.

And after having adapted The Sasuke Novel in the episodes released at the beginning of 2023, the anime began to be released in early 2023. a new arc, allowing fans to discover the beginnings of the arc entitled Code Invasion. An arc which also marks the introduction of a character eagerly awaited by fans, namely Eida, a cyborg belonging to the mysterious organization called Kara.

But while fans are eager to discover the sequel to the Boruto anime, recent news has cooled many of them. Indeed, the official website of the anime announced that episode 293, scheduled for release on March 26 of this year, would mark the end of Part 1 of the series. The announcement then confirms that a sequel is planned, but given that production is still in development, we do not yet know the date of the anime's resumption at this time.

As reported by Crunchyroll, this announcement also tells us that on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the anime Naruto, several episodes of the original series will be rebroadcast in Japan next July, offering new animation. This could thus be part of the continuity of the from the video shared last year by the Pierrot studio, which had already released reworked some cult scenes from the anime.

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations being the sequel to Naruto , we find the protagonist of the original series when he became the Seventh Hokage of the Hidden Village. from Konoha. The story then centers on the son he had with Hinata Hyûga, Boruto Uzumaki, who lives in the shadow of his father. Well decided &àgrave; surpassing him in order to show his abilities, Boruto will quickly realize that the path to becoming the best shinobi will be long, and strewn with difficulties. pitfalls.

We can also find the children of several other major characters from the original series, at the same time. starting with Boruto's close friends, à like Sarada Uchiha, the daughter of Sakura Haruno and Sasuke Uchiha, or the enigmatic Mitsuki, who happens to be the son of Orochimaru. These three young people form the new version of Team 7, also called Team Konohamaru.

Who is Boruto?< /h2>

Main character of the manga of the same name, Boruto Uzumaki is the son of Naruto Uzumaki and Hinata Hyuga. Sharing many of his father's physical traits – blond hair, facial shape, small mustache – he is Himawari Uzumaki's older brother. He first appeared in chapter 700 ofNaruto (the last one).

Boruto: who is the hero of Naruto Next Generations?

At the beginning of the manga, Boruto has a complicated relationship with Naruto, to say the least. who he blames for his absence due to his duties as Hokage. Very protective of his mother and his little sister, he does not hesitate to take action. cheat during the Chûnin exam and thus bring discredit on your own father. Nevertheless, by getting closer to Sasuke Uchiha, whose disciple he will become, he will learn to become a disciple of Sasuke Uchiha. better understand Naruto. Throughout his adventures, he will meet Kawaki, of whom he will become the best friend, and will become the receptacle of Momoshiki Otsutsuki. 

What are the powers of Boruto?

Boruto is one of the best members of the new generation of shinobis from the hidden village. from Konoha. As Naruto's son, he crystallizes many hopes on the part of the older generation and the population. First of all, Boruto is very agile and agile. and is very accessible. comfortable with taijutsu techniques. Furthermore,he inherited Naruto's inexhaustible chakra reserves, which allow him to produce four clones, and the impressive mastery of the chakra of the Hyuga clan, thanks to his mother Hinata. 

If he does not possess the Byakugan, unlike his sister Himawari Uzumaki, Boruto however masters the secret technique of the Hyuga clan, called the Soft Point (or Jūken in Japanese). This close combat technique allows him to disrupt his opponents' chakra by mixing it with energy. his own chakra, which results in damaging the vital organs of his opponents.

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<p>Moreover, <strong>Boruto succeeded in master in just a few days! barely the technique invented by his grandfather Minato Namikaze, the Rasengen</strong>, which his father had improved in his youth and which had become his trademark. Boruto also perfects this heritage, modifying it to new levels. his turn. </p>
<p>Finally, Boruto is the bearer of Kāma, the seal of Momoshiki Otsutsuki, which allows him to access life. some of the abilities of the fearsome alien, as well as the Jōgan. <strong>In addition to increasing his physical strength and speed, Kāma enables him to absorb chakra and open dimensional portals.</strong>However, the Otsutsuki seal has an unfortunate downside: if Boruto exhausts his chakra too much, then Momoshiki Otsutsuki can take control of his body. The Jōgan is as for; him a dōjutsu only held by the Otsutsuki, allowing him to Boruto can perceive the chakra circulatory system (like the Bakyugan), track an opponent using the emanations of his chakra, and see the invisible barriers between dimensions. Just that!</p>
<h2>How did Boruto get the Jōgan? </h2>
<p>As we saw above,<strong>the Jōgan is a dojutsu that only the members of the Otsusuki clan are able to master</strong>. However, Boruto Uzumaki is able to use it. This goes back to the very beginning of the manga: Momoshiki and Kinshiki Otsutsuki interrupted the chūnin exam, before taking Naruto Ozumaki with them. <strong>Escort of the four other Kages and Sasuke Uchiha, who made him his disciple, Boruto Uzumaki goes to the planet of Momoshiki. </strong></p>
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At the end of one of the best fights in the history of the licenseNaruto, Boruto manages to kill Momoshiki with the help of his master. Shortly after, the latter returns and stops time for everyone except Boruto, in order to deliver a message to him (whoever kills a god ceases to be a normal person) and places a seal on his hand: the Kāma. It is this mark placed by Momoshiki that gives him the ability to use the Jōgan.

Unfortunately, If the use of this powerful mark and this dojutsu gives it an obvious technical advantage, it is not without undesirable effects. And not the least, since it allows you to Momoshiki to take control of Boruto Uzumaki's body. 

Is Boruto finished?

À like his illustrious elder, whose anime was divided between in two distinct parts (Naruto and Naruto Shippuden), the manga Borutois also divided into in two partsBoruto: Naruto Next Generations, which ended with its eightieth chapter (volume no. 20), and  Boruto: Two Blue Vortexs. This second part has officially started, and is already counting! eleven chapters to date the time when we write these lines. 

Whereù read Boruto: Two Blue Vortex? 

Boruto: Two Blue Vortex is the sequel to Boruto: Naruto Next Generations. Announced in August 2023, its action takes place several years after the events of the first part ofBoruto.Naruto Uzumaki's son is now accused of of being responsible for the Hokage's disappearance, while Kawaki is seen as the true son of Naruto and Hinata, and as a hero by the entire village of Konoha.

Boruto: who is the hero of Naruto Next Generations?

It is possible to read the new chapter ofBoruto: Two Blue Vortexeach month in French, for free and legally on the Manga Plus site from Shueisha, the Japanese manga publisher.As for the more patient who prefer to wait for the release of the bound volumes, the first is expected at Kana in Paris. from August 23, 2024. Just a little more patience!

When does the Boruto anime resume?

For now, the anime  Borutois currently on hiatus since March 26, 2023. The question that burns the lips of all fans is obviously that of its recovery. Unfortunately, the Pierrot studio – which produces the anime – has not given any details. the slightest information available This subject.It may even be necessary to wait several years, and for good reason:Boruto: Two Blue Vortexis published in April. monthly. Today, only ten chapters have been published. published, which is very little for a season. Furthermore, the heavy and heavy atmosphere resulting from the last episodes seems to rule out the possibility of to produce filler episodes, such as during Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

Whereù watch Boruto?

Boruto: who is the hero of Naruto Next Generations?

Given the importance of the Naruto license, the animeBoruto: Naruto Next Generations is present on several platforms.It is now possible to watch it on Netflix, on Amazon Prime Video or on Crunchyroll. 

Is Sarada in love with Boruto? 

If affection mutual relationship between Boruto and Sarada Uchiha was known to everyone, chapter 6 of Boruto: Two Blue Vortexseems to testify to a paradigm shift between the two characters. Indeed, after running into the arms of her former comrade, Sarada questions her feelings about herself. about the Hokage’s son. Is this the start of a love story between the two characters which will take a prominent place in the plot of Boruto: Two Blue Vortex? Only time will tell.

Boruto: who is the hero of Naruto Next Generations?

Of course, it is always risky. from presaging to the advance of the pairs of characters in the work of Masashi Kishimoto. While many fans hoped that Sakura Haruno would leave Sasuke Uchiha to fall in love with Naruto Uzumaki, the mangaka decided to do so. otherwise: Sakura married Sasuke, and Naruto married Hinata Hyuga. Other couples, even more surprising, were trained, to like that between Saï and Ino – Sakura's old rival. 

Is Boruto manga as good as Naruto?

Of course, everything is Opinion is subjective, however Boruto did not achieve the same success as his illustrious elder. If the series obviously has its qualities, it also has many faults. First of all, the fact that Masashi Kishimoto – the creator ofNaruto– is not the artist is hugely noticeable. Furthermore, Kishimoto did not write the first chapters of the manga. Finally, many readers blame Borutoof not having been able to get rid of the legacy of the Otsutsuki, mentioned for the first time at the end ofNaruto, and also appeared in the filmNaruto The Last.

Boruto: who is the hero of Naruto Next Generations?

Another of the major criticisms made against; The Boruto series is about quality. drawing. Severe; where Masashi Kishimoto took particular care with his work. iconize all its characters – particularly in their hairstyles and outfits -, designer Mikio Ikemoto – former chief assistant to Masashi Kishimoto on Naruto– seems to give it less importance. The same goes for the decorations. An artistic choice that is surprising to say the least, considering the fact that, unlike Naruto which was published in weekly in the Weekly Shōnen JumpBoruto: Naruto Next Generations and Boruto: Two Blue Vortex. However, despite these criticisms With regard to drawing, Ikemoto has been the subject of praise from a shonen legend: Yoshihiro Togashi, at the same time. who we owe the masterpiecesHunter x Hunter andYu Yu Hakusho. He also received words High praise for Hiroyuki Yamashita, the director of the animated seriesBoruto.

And to continue with the same theme and theme, cover the only character Naruto killedé throughout the series, check out our previous article on the subject, right here.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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