"Naruto Shippuden" is scheduled to return on Thursday, Dec. 1 with episode 484 which will feature Sasuke's story based on the Book of Sunrise. During the Jump Special Anime Festa 2016 held Sunday, Nov. 27, it was announced that Boruto is going to have its own anime adaptation. After numerous speculations on what would happen to "Naruto Shippuden," there is finally news whether Boruto will be the next big arc or not.
"Naruto Shippuden": The Story So Far
"Naruto Shippuden" has been airing filler episodes right after the story about Naruto ended. The saga was followed by the boyhood arc that featured the life of different characters in the anime. Right after the end of that arc, the next episodes are reportedly based on the original story of Shin Towada "Sasuke Sinden: Book of Sunrise." The story follows the adventures of Sasuke right after the Fourth Shinobi World War.
Based on the latest reports, episode 484 will mark the start of Sasuke's adventures while finding atonement. There are speculations that there will be four episodes based on the aforementioned novel.
"Naruto Shippuden" Boruto Arc
"Naruto Shippuden" Boruto Arc is the highly anticipated sequel to the Naruto franchise. Boruto had an exclusive screening during the Jump Festa which confirms that a Boruto arc is on its way. While this would fuel the hopes of fans, details are scarce when it comes to the upcoming anime.
According to the reports, the anime based on Boruto's adventures will focus on Team Konohamaru & Moegi. Sasuke will also make an appearance. Other than this, little is known as to what fans could expect from the "Naruto Shippuden" Boruto arc.
The latest rumors suggest that Boruto will have its own adaptation although there is no official announcement on the plans for the upcoming anime. Given the effort that they are putting into extending "Naruto Shippuden," there is a good chance that Boruto will be a continuation to the anime adaptation and it will come out by winter 2017.
"Naruto Shippuden" Boruto arc will finally happen based on the latest developments that were announced during the Jump Anime Festa 2016. Fans can expect more details to come in the coming weeks.