The naruto anime is back with four new episodes this year, and fans finally have release dates for these special episodes to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the beloved franchise.
The original Naruto anime began airing in October 2002, running for 5 years before switching to Naruto Shippuden after a skipping period, then running for another 10 years. The original Naruto anime ended in 2017, finally giving the series a happy ending. It was previously announced in March that Naruto would have four special episodes to celebrate the anime’s 20th anniversary, although there was (and still is) no indication of what these episodes will be about. The release date of the episodes has been revealed by Naruto and Boruto’s official Twitter account as September 3.
Special promotion on the occasion of Naruto’s upcoming arrival in Japan
Of course, the date given is the Japanese premiere, and the exact details of the English release for these special episodes are yet to be revealed. It’s also unclear if all four episodes will premiere on that date or if it’s just the date of the first episode, with the rest of the episodes airing weekly. The Tweet message seems to confirm that these episodes will be original content, rather than remakes of important episodes, as some fans speculate. It looks like these episodes will be set in the pre-skip time period, rather than the Shippuden period.
A good year for Naruto fans, as Kishimoto’s one-shot manga about Naruto’s father, Minato, the subject is decided by fans, will premiere on July 18, 2023. Earlier this year as well. it was announced that the Boruto anime will receive its own Shippuden-style sequel series, which will begin sometime after the end of the first series, which will air again in March. With four This anime episode is also incorporated, which is quite a lot of new content to look forward to, and surely fans of the hugely popular ninja franchise will be delighted to get their hands on it.
The return of young Naruto to TV screens will likely be a nostalgia for many, as the original series was a staple of the 2000s anime and continued to air on Cartoon Network for many years. Hopefully fans will be able to get an early look at these new ones naruto especially as the broadcast date draws closer.
Source: Naruto’s official Twitter