Much to the fans' excitement, the titles for the upcoming arc of "Naruto Shippuden" in 2017 has been revealed, and its alleged storyline has also been leaked. The upcoming arc is set to be released sometime in the first few months of next year.
New Arc For "Naruto Shippuden To Be Released On January 2017; To Feature Shikamaru's Story
There are two new arcs revealed that is bound to happen next year. One of which is entitled "Shikamaru's Story: A Cloud Drifting in Silent Darkness" which is set to be released by January. The upcoming arc will feature the story of Shikamaru and how he gained Naruto's trust, thus then proving his loyalty to the latter. The said arc will be set after the Fourth Shinobi World War when Kakashi was a hokage. Shikamaru will be sent into the Land of Silence, wherein he will meet a lot of the Enlightened Ones.
Shikamaru will encounter Gengo in this arc, someone whom the Enlightened Ones are set to believe in all times. Thus, Shikamaru comes face to face with this person but the encounter does not go as well as anyone would have wanted to. Shikamaru will start to doubt the world that Naruto is trying to create as his thoughts suddenly start to fade away along with his ideals and beliefs. This then creates an issue between him and Naruto.
Naruto's Wedding With Hinata To Be Featured In Second Arc Of 2017
On the next arc, to be entitled "Hidden Leaf's Village Story: The Perfect Day for a Wedding" is going to be released in February, after the arc on Shikamaru and his history with Naruto. The upcoming arc is speculated to be released on Valentine's Day, which will feature the wedding of Naruto and Hinata. Kakashi will then have the responsibility of making the wedding perfect, especially since he is the hokage. That is if the anime series is to follow the events of the manga series. Everyone will then be set to attend the most-awaited wedding.