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Boruto TV Anime Series In The Works, First PV, Visual, & Cast Unveiled


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Yesterday, a Naruto and Boruto stage event was held at Jump Festa. At the event, the staff announced that a new Boruto anime TV series is in the works. The show, titled Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, will première in April 2017. Studio Pierrot will produce the animation.

A 30-second teaser trailer was released to announce the news, which you can check out below:

A visual for the series was also unveiled, which you can check out below:

Furthermore, the show’s first oice cast emmbers were revealed. All four return from Boruto: Naruto the Movie.

  • Boruto Uzumaki: Yuko Sanpei
  • Sarada Uchiha: Kokoro Kikuchi
  • Mitsuki: Ryuichi Kijima
  • Naruto Uzumaki: Junko Takeuchi

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is a sequel to Masashi Kishimoto’s popular series Naruto. Ukyo Kodachi and illustrator Mikie Ikemoto are producing the series under Kishimoto’s supervision. The title began publication in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump in May 2016. To date, seven chapters have been published.

Viz Media currently publishes the title in their Weekly Shonen Jump digital publication.

Sources: Anime! Anime!, Otakomu

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