Official website of Naruto announced on August 29, 2023 that the new 4-episode anime release date has been postponed to further enhance the quality of the series.
The anime is scheduled to release on September 3, 2023. A new release date has not yet been announced.
Instead of September 3, select episodes from “Boruto: Naruto Next Generations” will be broadcast.
Check out the full staff statement about latency below:
Regarding the new 20th Anniversary Anime “Naruto”, we have planned to broadcast it for four consecutive weeks starting September 3, 2023 (Sunday) at 5:30 pm. However, for the purpose of further improving the quality of the work produced for the first time in about 6 years and 5 months on the occasion of this 20th anniversary, we have made the decision to postpone the broadcast time.
We sincerely apologize to all the fans who have been looking forward to the broadcast.
Regarding the new broadcast schedule, we will announce it on the official website and various social media platforms as soon as it is determined. In addition, on the originally scheduled dates for the new broadcast, we will be airing a selection of episodes from the TV anime “Boruto: Naruto Next Generations”.
We will continue to make more efforts to create a work that meets your expectations. We ask for your understanding and support in this matter.
Naruto Anime Production Committee
Episodes Naruto Brand new is being released. produced for the first time in about 6 years and 5 months, released on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
Popular Japanese rock band, FLOW, will perform both the opening and ending theme songs for the new 4 episodes.
The opening theme will feature a special 20th anniversary edition of their hit song, “GO!!!”, while the ending theme will be a captivating cover of “Viva★Rock” by ORANGE RANGE , interpreted by FLOW.
Based on the manga of the same name by Masashi Kishimoto, Naruto The anime began airing on October 3, 2002. Produced by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex, the first season of the anime Naruto aired from 2002 to 2007 with 220 episodes. The next part is titled Naruto: Shippuden began airing the same year and continued until 2017 before ending.
Naruto: Shippuden broadcast a total of 500 episodes.
The main story then continues, focusing on the younger generation, with Boruto, son of Naruto, playing the main character in the series. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations.
The manga was serialized in Shueisha’s manga magazine Shounen Jump, Weekly Shonen Jump from 1999 to 2014, with the chapters collected into 72 tankobon volumes.
The series is based on two one-volume manga by Kishimoto: Karakuri (1995), which earned Kishimoto a place in the Shueisha Monthly Hop Step Award the following year, and Naruto (1997).
Source: Official website