Writer Sasuke Retsuden shares news about the first episode of the anime

Sasuke Retsuden was recently announced at JUMP Festa Super Stage 2023 to appear as part of Boruto: The Next Generation Naruto anime series. With electricity Boruto completed arc to fill, fans can’t wait for something new. Boruto screenwriter Honda Masaya himself revealed on Twitter that it is the first episode Sasuke Retsuden will be broadcast in January 2023.

Manga adaptation in progress Sasuke Retsuden has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from fans who enjoy Sasuke and Sakura’s joint research expedition.

Although there are still a few weeks until the end of the manga adaptation, fans are eagerly anticipating the anime. Boruto he already adapted another light novel, Naruto: Konoha’s Story — The Steam Ninja Scrollswhich is currently being adapted into a manga series.

Disclaimer: This article contains spoilers for an upcoming Boruto episode.


Sasuke Retsuden The anime will air in January 2023: Boruto screenwriter Honda Masaya

Preview of the upcoming episode of Boruto (Image via Studio Pierrot)
Preview of the upcoming episode of Boruto (Image via Studio Pierrot)

Honda Masaya recently tweeted that it is working on it Boruto episode 281, which was released on December 25, 2022, ending the Labyrinth Game series.

During this arc, fans witnessed many shinobi being forced to participate in an experiment that fostered doubt, despair, and a lot of negativity. Boruto managed to save everyone, including the mastermind of the experiment, Ouga.

Masaya wrote this short text especially for the anime. Before we get into the ongoing Code Code in the manga, it looks like the anime will be deviating and adapting the very popular Sasuke Retsuden.

Masaya announced that the anime adaptation of the light novel will be released in January 2023. Actually, official Boruto the website states that episode 282 is titled Sasuke Retsuden: Infiltrationwill be broadcast Sunday, January 8, 2023.


What can fans expect from this new arc?

Naruto as seen in the upcoming Boruto episode preview (Image via Studio Pierrot)
Naruto as seen in the upcoming Boruto episode preview (Image via Studio Pierrot)

New Boruto arc will adapt a light novel by Masashi Kishimoto and Jun Esaka titled Sasuke Retsuden: Descendants of the Uchiha and Heavenly Stardust. Fans can expect Sasuke and Sakura to do some exciting undercover work.

The pair will travel to the remote and isolated land of Redaku in search of a cure for Naruto, who is suffering from the disease that once plagued the Sage of the Six Paths. The sage also traveled to Redaka, where he met the astrologer Tartarus and discovered his cure.

Sasuke and Sakura will have to spend some time in the Tartar observatory, which has been turned into a prison, facing the mysterious creature and its equally enigmatic master, Director Zansul.

The ongoing manga is illustrated by Shingo Kimura and can be read on the official Viz Media website, the MANGAPlus website, or the Shonen Jump+ app. The sixth chapter of the manga is scheduled to be released on January 1, 2023 in Japan.

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