The Naruto and Boruto stage event at the Jump Festa event announced on The Saturday that Mikie Ikemoto’s and Ukyo Kodachi Boruto manga is getting a new anime that will premiere in the April 2017. Viz Media’s Shonen Jump digital anthology confirmed the news on Saturday but didn’t specify if the new anime will be a television series.
Naruto and Boruto manga creator Masashi Kishimoto said during the stage event about the his new project I plan to make it even better than Naruto.
Ikemoto and Kodachi launched the Boruto manga in Weekly Shonen Jump on 9 May, based on and as a sequel to Masashi Kishimoto Naruto manga. Boruto titular main character is the protagonist of the Boruto Naruto the Movie anime film and the manga has so far been an adaptation of that film.
This year Jump Special Anime Festa screening event screened a Boruto related anime in theaters across Japan on 22 November and 4 December. Boruto related content is also featured in Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Road to Boruto Bandai Namco Entertainment’s upcoming expansion for the Naruto Shippūden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 game.
Bandai Namco Entertainment will release the expansion in the North America and Europe on 3 February and in Japan on 2 February.