Will Kurama Come Back to Life in Boruto Explained

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Will Kurama Come Back to Life in Boruto Explained

There are numerous arguments and theories in the mystery surrounding Kurama's death. We all know how beloved the nine-tailed beast is to fans, which leads to the inevitable question: Will Kurama come back to life in Boruto, or is he gone for good?

The death of Kurama broke the internet due to the outpouring of emotion from fans as they mourned the passing of Naruto's lifetime partner.

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Kurama is the nine-tailed beast that has resided within Naruto since he was a newborn child, in case you missed it.

Minato Namikaze, the Fourth Hokage, and the hidden leaf's yellow flash used the Dead Demon Consuming Seal to cut Kurama's chakra in half for him and seal the other half in Naruto, believing that his son is the Child of Prophecy, as Jiraiya said. Unfortunately, Naruto's parents died in the course of attempting to protect him from the nine-tailed beast's oncoming attack.

Naruto began living on his own after that, and the rest is history. I don't think I need to go into detail about what happened after his parents died, because recounting everything would take a lifetime.

The bottom line is that Naruto and Kurama grew closer as they battled alongside each other in some of Naruto's most action-packed arcs, such as the Pain arc and The Fourth Great Shinobi War.

Now that all has been established, Kurama met his untimely demise in Boruto. This is, in fact, one of the reasons why fans hated the Boruto anime. After contributing all of his chakras to Naruto's Baryon Mode, Kurama died a hero.

The only good thing that came out of it was that Naruto had the opportunity to face off head-to-head against Isshiki. Kurama, on the other hand, was at the end of his rope when he said his heartfelt goodbyes to his partner.

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Fans have given conflicting responses. Some fans believe Kurama has died for good, while others believe he will return, but it will take a long time for him to be reincarnated in the Boruto anime and manga. Will Kurama come back to life? That is the question posed by die-hard fans of the franchise.

As a result, some fans believe Kurama, like any other tailed beast, will reincarnate once the collected chakra utilized to sustain his existence is reformed. However, it will take a very long time because he will require a substantial amount of chakra to bring him back. These are in response to assertions that if the tailed beasts died, they would reconstitute elsewhere.

They were technically stating that tailed monsters are a representation of the planet's natural energy, which supports their claims. Some, on the other hand, argue that these monsters are the polar opposite, referring to them as cognizant bits of extraterrestrial energy.

Others think that tailed monsters are immortal unless they are consumed by something else, such as the 10-tails. In light of this, another counter-argument emerges: Kurama is not technically dead; his chakra has faded and extinguished, indicating that there is no more available chakra to re-manifest, implying that Kurama is forever doomed.

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Another theory postulates the obvious manipulation of Boruto's plot to nerf both Naruto and Sasuke and give way to the new generation, as the Boruto anime's title implies. As a result, Naruto lost Kurama while Sasuke lost his ability to cast Rinnegan. Because Kishimoto always wanted to treat Sasuke and Naruto as equals, they wronged both of them by taking away some of their most powerful assets.

Fans also believe that this is the anime's series composition to highlight the rising duo of Boruto and Kawaki. If Naruto and Sasuke continue to be a godlike duo, the transition to the new generation will be extremely difficult.

In light of this, hopeful fans always see a silver lining at the end of the tunnel, as they believe that Kishimoto will surprise them with another Jinchuriki who will be carrying the beloved nine-tailed beasts. Meanwhile, others discovered a way to resurrect Kurama. This will be accomplished by splitting the ten tails with Naruto and Sasuke's yin-yang chakra.

In either case, it is plausible if we base it on the Naruto anime's laws and logic. However, the fate of the beloved nine-tailed beast is still up to the writers of Boruto.


Much has been said in this article, and I believe the bottom line is that we all want Kurama to resurrect and see Naruto once more. Perhaps during the flashforward? Will Kurama come back to life? What are your thoughts? All we can do is hope.

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