Naruto: Sasuke’s novel adapted into manga in October

An unpublished adventure of Sasuke and Sakura will be officially adapted into manga. Release scheduled for October 23.

The year 2022 is the year of all celebrations and all records for naruto, the shonen created by Masashi Kishimoto. First with two important anniversaries, the 20th anniversary of the arrival of the manga in France (its first publication with us dates from 2002, after its initial release in 2009 in Japan). Then with the 20th anniversary of the adaptation into an animated series by the famous Studio Pierrot, which began on October 3, 2002 on TV Tokyo. To celebrate this double event, initiatives are multiplying in various forms. We will start with the opening of a awesome official websiterichly illustrated, also available in French.

The official site created for the anniversary of the series includes a wealth of information.©Kishimoto/ Shueisha

Happy “A-ninja-versary”

naruto is one of the most popular and best-selling manga in the world, with nearly 250 million copies sold. A notoriety that opened the doors of collaborations with the famous fortnite video gameseveral times and the last of which dates back to this summer. Another way to blow out his twenty candles for the famous Konoa ninja: in music, with a cine-concert on a French tour from October 14 to December 18. But the best way to celebrate the work of Masashi Kishimoto remains to return to his initial material, the manga. That’s the goal of the adaptation of Jun Esaka’s recently announced novel.

Undercover couple

Sasuke’s Novel – The Enigma of Drawing the Stars lies between the story arcs Naruto Shippuden and Boruto. It is to investigate the hermit Rikudo that Sasuke and his companion Sakura embark on an infiltration mission, very far from the land of Fire; the target of their investigation is the Astronomical Research Institute. The couple of ninjas will find the opportunity to put into practice new powers in the original manga, to the delight of fans of these two iconic heroes of the saga.

The Japanese release is scheduled for October 23, and we are awaiting a date for a translated version from its French publisher, Kana.

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©Kishimoto/ Shueisha