Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Chapter 72 Release Date, Spoilers, Where to Read & More Updates

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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, the popular monthly shonen series by creator Masashi Kishimoto and artist Mikio Ikemoto, returns with a new chapter in June 2022. After Chapter 71, titled Hindrance revealed major surprises about the mysterious former Kara scientist, Amado, and an action-packed fight between Code and Daemon, fans are wondering what will happen next to the shinobis of Konoha and the powerful villains they're up against.

Amado Boruto
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Amado Boruto
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Here's everything you need to know about Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Chapter 72, including spoilers, previews, release date/time, information on where to read the latest chapter, and other updates:

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When will Boruto Chapter 72 be released?

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Eida
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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Eida

Update: Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is now available to read on Viz Media.

The Boruto: Naruto Next Generations manga series usually releases a new chapter every month, but the series is taking an extended hiatus in July 2022, so don't expect Chapter 72 to arrive this month.

Right now, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Chapter 72 is set to release on Friday, August 19.

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Chapter 72 is expected to be released at midnight JST on Saturday.

If this release time is accurate, the English translations for Chapter 72 should be released online at the following times, but they may be released earlier.

Pacific Time: 9 AM on Friday, August 19
Central Time: 11 AM on Friday, August 19
Eastern Time: Noon on Friday, August 19
British Time: 5 PM on Friday, August 19

The good news for shonen fans is that Dragon Ball Super Chapter 86 was already released this month.

Boruto Chapter 72 Spoilers: Code makes an army!

Amado Boruto
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Amado Boruto

V-Jump shared an appendix card preview text for Boruto Chapter 72 that reads: "Code gang is now separated! Amado and the others head back to Konoha...!"

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Here's the cover for Boruto Chapter 72:

Boruto Chapter 72
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Boruto Chapter 72

Twitter user @Abdul_S172 shared major spoiler details for Boruto Chapter 72. You can read them below:

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So pretty much, there are three major plot points in this chapter:

  • Momoshiki appearing in front of Boruto and the tension between them.
  • Shikimaru's phone conversation with Amado, who's with Daemon and Ada in the Land of Snow.
  • Code making an army using the chakra of the Ten Tails. The creature looks like a mix of Frieza from Dragon Ball and White Zetsu.

Related: Is Code Stronger Than Daemon and Eida in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations?

A timeskip is expected to come in a future chapter of Boruto, but Chapter 72 probably won't have one.

Where to read Boruto Chapter 72?

Boruto Code
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Boruto Code
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You can read Boruto Chapter 72 on Viz Media and Manga Plus once it releases. Viz Media lets you read the first three and the last three chapters for free, but if you want to access all the chapters, you will need to subscribe for a Shonen Jump membership, which costs only $1.99 a month. MangaPlus will also let you read the latest chapter for free, but you will also need a subscription.

Note that MangaPlus is available worldwide except in Japan, South Korea, and China which already have their own services, including Shōnen Jump+, the original Japanese service.