Boruto: Mikio Ikemoto talks about the opening scene of the series
In the course of the last few days, on the occasion of the international launch of the Manga, Plus, Shueisha has held an interview with Mikio Ikemoto, the designer who has the reins of the graphic component of the sequel manga of Naruto, Boruto: Naruto the Next Generations. The manga series, monthly serialized on "Weekly Shonen Jump" is written by Ukyo Kodachi, and edited and supervised by Masashi Kishimoto.
As we have seen in our pages, Mikio Ikemoto has spoken about the end of the opera sequel Naruto, which, according to its plans, it could be fixed in 30 volumes so as to allow epic to reach 100 (from the time that Naruto understands itself is already 72). Here for details.
Of course, the author not only talked about the final, but she also had the opportunity to express his thoughts on the future of the series Boruto: Naruto the Next Generations looking at the initial scene.
As we know, in fact, the work made its debut with a flashforward: Boruto against Kawaki in the Leaf Village destroyed and ready for battle.
At the moment, the manga series monthly has just started to establish the construction of the character of Kawaki. The guy from the body infused with technology ninja is a rebel in the custody of the Leaf Village and the Hokage, Naruto Uzumaki, but he belongs to the Organization of a Villain named Kara and its members are in search of the “container,” namely, Kawaki. The guy has a connection with Boruto through the sign cursed Karma, but it seems that, according to the words of the designer, the two students will have the chance to create a bond even beyond the simple power.
Shueisha has in fact asked Ikemoto what can you anticipate to fans abroad concerning the future of the series. The author has just spoken of that tragic scene at the beginning between Boruto and Kawaki that still needs to be fully developed and addressed. Here are the words in detail:
“In regard to the future developments of history, it will rotate about Kawaki. I would like the fans to discover how the chemistry between Kawaki and Boruto evolves, and how to link them inevitably to the opening scene of the first chapter/episode.
In addition, the my touch in Boruto is slightly more realistic than that seen Naruto, then you might have noticed more intensity in the representation of people, buildings, background and scenarios“.
Boruto: Naruto the Next Generations is a manga, drawn by Mikie Ikemoto (assistant of Kishimoto during the serialization of NARUTO) and written by Ukyo Kodachi (assistant of Kishimoto during the realization of the screenplay of the movie “Boruto: Naruto the Movie”) with the supervision of Masashi Kishimoto, which is also be the editor. The work is following the manga “NARUTO”. Currently have been published in 31 chapters, and the first 27 are collected in 6 volumes.
In Japan they have been published five novels Boruto which inspire the arc initial of the souls of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations until it has reached the events of Boruto: Naruto the Movie.
In Italy, the manga is published by Planet Manga with 5 volumes available.
The series of animated Boruto: Naruto the Next Generations, produced by Studio Pierrot and aired every Thursday on TV Tokyo, has reached the 93 episodes.
Naruto was created by Masashi Kishimoto from 1999 to 2014 inside the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha). With 700 chapters, published 72 volumes total, the work is completely available in Italy under the label of " Planet Manga. The two animated series that have transposed the manga, Naruto and Naruto Shippuden, include in total well 720 episodes and the last was broadcast on the 23rd of march 2017. In Italy Naruto has been transmitted completely, while the series “Shippuden” has, for now, 348 episodes.
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