It’s time to pass the baton to a new Hokage.
The latest issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed that Naruto spinoff Itachi Shinden (The True Legend of Itachi) will hit Japanese airwaves in March 2016.
The series was first unveiled earlier this month under the title Naruto Shippūden: Itachi Shinden-hen ~Hikari to Yami~ (Naruto Shippuden: The True Legend of Itachi ~Light and Darkness Chapters~). The seires will adapt a pair of novels by Takashi Yano: Itachi Shinden: Kōmyō-hen (The True Legend of Itachi: Glory Chapter) and Itachi Shinden: Anya-hen (The True Legend of Itachi: Dark Night Chapter).
As of press time, cast and crew details on the series are still unknown. TV Tokyo released a visual for the project, which contains the tagline “In Spring 2016, the True Arc Begins.”
Source: Anime News Network