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Naruto Shippuden Update: Mark The Dates For The Upcoming Arcs

Naruto Shippuden anime series on television is inching closer to the finale. Most fans await the news of Boruto arc announcement after the end of the anime series. The series on the legendary ninja just has one episode left to reach the finale.

Naruto Shippuden Episode 476 featuring the Final Battle between Naruto and Sasuke was an unofficial end. Soon the series began to air character epilogues exploring various characters from the manga. Three stories from the series found its way into the epilogues.

Naruto Shippuden Series: “Naruto Hiden/Shinden” Arcs

The Naruto Shippuden series will feature three arcs or stories from “Naruto Hidden Story/True Story”. The three arcs will have distinct stories about characters and places. Speculations suggest that the release of these three arcs will span from December 2016- February 2017.

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The first arc would revolve around the life of Uchiha Sasuke. It carries the title “Naruto: Sasuke’s Story-Sunrise” or “Sasuke Shiden: Book of Sunrise.” The arc explores the black, white and gray areas of the ninja’s life. It will see a remorseful Sasuke being apologetic about his mistakes but confident of a brighter future.

The Uchiha Sasuke arc will air sometime in December 2016 reports iTech Post.

Release Date Of Three Arcs

The Sasuke arc will be soon followed by Shikamaru Nara’s story. The title for the same would be “Shikamaru Hiden: A Cloud Drifting in Silent Darkness.” This arc might turn to be eventful and action-packed as Shikamaru may face samurais in this one. It explores the life of the character after the Fourth Shinobi War.

The Shikamaru arc airs in January 2017.

The third and final arc will carry the popular faces of the Konoha Village. The title of the arc being “Konoha Hiden: The Perfect Day for a Wedding”. The arc will mainly explore the wedding of Naruto and Hyuuga Hinata. The arc will air in February 2017 and also see Kakashi Hatake as Hokage of Konoha.

Naruto Shippuden anime series is adapted from a very popular manga of the same name. It takes the viewers through the life of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja who aspires to be a Hokage.

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