The long awaited Naruto manga spin off story will be released on Weekly Shonen Jump at the end of April. Information has not been readily available except for the fact the new generation of the Naruto universe will be the stars of this particular story.
When the release date for the Naruto manga spin off was announced, the title was also unveiled. The Naruto mini series is titled âNaruto Gaiden: Nanadaime Hokage to Akairo no Hanatsuzukiâ (Naruto Spinoff: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring Month) and will feature adult/Hokage Naruto and his son Bolt.
But new character art uploaded onto Comic Natalie -- via Robot 6 -- Â for the Naruto manga spin off will have Sakura and Sasukeâs daughter, Sarada [Salad] involved as well. Along with the new character art of Bolt and Sarada, an adult Naruto in his Hokage garb was also unveiled on the site, which you can see below.
It was announced that the latest movie in the Naruto series will be based on Bolt and the newer generation of ninja. This miniseries will likely act as a primer to this ânew worldâ that will debut in Japan in August 2015.
There are also Naruto novels being published that focus on different characters in the Naruto universe that picks up where the main story left off in Chapter 700. Kakashi and Shikamaruâs novels have already debuted while others showcasing Gaara and others will be released throughout the year.
Naruto creator, Masashi Kishimoto, has said in recent interviews that he has some stories to tell with Naruto and the rest of the gang and that he puts a Summer 2015 deadline for when he feels heâll be done with the series and can move onto something else.
He also teased a special technique that will be special to Bolt.
So what do you think of the new Naruto character art featuring Bolt and Sarada? What do you hope to see in the miniseries and subsequent movie? Sound off in the comments section below.Â