Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime is a spin-off and sequel to Naruto. It follows the journey of Naruto and Hinata's son, Boruto, on his journey to achieve his Ninja Way. The interesting part about the series is that Boruto wanted a different path. Even worst, his goal is to defeat his father.
The series made its premiere on April 5, 2017, and fans can watch it on various streaming sites like Crunchyroll and Funimation. International fans can also watch its English dubbed version on Hulu and other streaming sites.
But for those who are curious whether Boruto is based on a manga or novel, continue reading to find out!
Is Boruto Anime Based on a Manga or Light Novel and Is It Complete, Finished, or Ongoing? Here is the Current Status of the Series
To answer the question, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is based on a manga. It has the same title and is written by Ukto Kodachi. Naruto creator, Masashi Kishimoto supervises the manga as well. The manga started releasing on May 9, 2016 and is still ongoing. As of this writing, there are 14 volumes of the manga already.
Viz Media releases an English version of the manga so international manga fans can read it. The site offers a 7-day free trial to read the manga. To continue reading Boruto on Viz Media, fans need to be a member and pay $1.99 per month. This will give fans a chance to read other popular manga on the site.
Fans should also take note that there is a light novel version of the series. There are 5 novels based on the anime. Novels 1-3 and 5 were written by Ko Shigenobu and novel 4 was written by Miwa Kiyomune. Below are the titles of the light novels:
Novel 1: The New Konoha Ninja Flying in the Blue Sky!
Novel 2: A Call From the Shadows!
Novel 3: Those Who Illuminate the Night of Shinobi!
Novel 4: School Trip Bloodwind Records!
Novel 5: The Last Day at the Ninja Academy!
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