The next generation of ninjas is coming to an end. According to the official Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime website, Boruto Part 1 will see its finale arrive with episode 293. The episode airs on March 26, 2023, and will close out “Part 1” of the Boruto story. Viz Media, which publishes Shonen Jump in English, confirmed the finale date via its own account.
The Boruto Part 1 finale will air and cap a continuous six-year run of the show since it premiered in April 2017. The story isn’t over yet, though, as production of Boruto Part 2 is already underway. The site didn’t clarify when it would air, though.
In Boruto: Naruto Next Generations‘ place, though, a new anime project is planned. In September 2023, a “brand new” four-episode series will air, to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Naruto. The episodes will likely feature members of the original Naruto cast, given the timing. In addition, from July 2023, reruns of specially selected episodes of Naruto and Naruto Shippuden will air in Japan.
Boruto Part 1 stars the titular Boruto, son of Naruto Uzumaki. Naruto has grown up and become the Seventh Hokage and leader of the Hidden Leaf village. He’s also married Hinata Hyuga and together they had two children: Boruto and Himawari. Boruto joins a ninja team alongside Sarada Uchiha (daughter of Sasuke and Sakura) and Mitsuki, the son of Orochimaru. The stories in Boruto center around the emergence of new threats to the world that emerged following the Fourth Shinobi World War, as well as Boruto and his companions’ growth as young ninjas.
The Boruto Part 1 anime finale airs on March 26, 2023. The anime is available from various streaming services, including Crunchyroll. The manga is published in English by Viz Media. Naruto x Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections is a new fighting game that was announced in February 2023 for the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, and PC.