Boruto Dec – Jan 2018 Schedule, Mitsuki Gaiden Anime Included!

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime will adapt Kishimoto sensei’s one-shot manga that focuses on Boruto Uzumaki and Sarada Uchiha’s classmate, Mitsuki.  The one shot tells the back-story of Mitsuki and why he came to Konoha. The one-shot manga is over 40 pages long so it is likely that it might be more than 1 episode long.

Warning: Spoilers of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime are ahead

Episode Title Release date
37 A Shinobi’s Resolution December 13
38  Formation, Three Man Cells…? December 20
39 The Path Illuminated by the Full Moon December 27
No Episode January 3, 2018
 40 Team 7: First Mission!! January 10

Note: The dates above are all actual, but the titles may change when the episodes are officially released by Viz Media.


Episode 37: A Shinobi’s Resolution
Boruto was the first to challenge the graduation exam’s proctor Kakashi, after being the first to arrive at his location, however, he is easily held down. Furthermore, Kakashi criticized not only Boruto himself, but also all his classmates, leading Boruto to become extremely frustrated. Boruto’s classmates arrive, and manage to free Boruto through a combined effort, allowing him to escape from Kakashi. Boruto is uncharacteristically depressed, so his classmates do their best to restore his spirits. Finding himself again, Boruto proposes a strategy to everyone.

Episode 38: Formation, Three Man Cells…?
Boruto and his friends are successful in becoming apprentice ninja, ‘Genin’, their first step. Firstly, they must form their basic teams to carry out missions in, a three man cell. Boruto expected to group up with his close friend Shikadai; however, Shikadai is forming a cell with Inojin and Chocho, following in their parents’ footsteps of the ‘Inoshikacho’ trio. Boruto then becomes grouped with Sarada and Mitsuki…….

Episode 39: The Path Illuminated by the Full Moon
Mitsuki was originally from another village, the Village of the Hidden Sound. But since meeting with Boruto and the others, Mitsuki has decided that he will now remain at the Village of the Hidden Leaf and become a ninja. In the past, Mitsuki has had his memory taken away from him, and had lost his identity, along with what he wants to achieve in life, only to awaken in an unfamiliar laboratory. The mystery that surrounds Mitsuki, and the plethora of thoughts that surround him, has now cleared up for him.

Boruto anime will be on a break on the 3rd of January 2018.

Episode 40: Team 7: First Mission!!

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