Viz Media Acquires Rights to Boruto Anime Series, Plans Simulcast

VIZ Media has announced that it has acquired the North and Latin American rights to the anime series Boruto: Naruto Next Generations for digital, broadcast, home media and merchandising. Viz Media plans to simulcast the series on Hulu beginning on 5th April, with new episodes every Wednesday. Crunchyroll announced that it will also stream the anime this spring, however it did not reveal a premiere date.

VIZ Media also announced its plans to create an English dub for series’ episodes featuring the talented cast highlighted in BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE including Amanda Miller in the lead role of Boruto, Cherami Leigh as Sarada, the daughter of Sasuke from the original NARUTO series, and Robbie Daymond as the mysterious “synthetic human” shinobi, Mitsuki.

The series will premiere in Japan on TV Tokyo on 5th April, and will begin from when Boruto enrolls in the Ninja Academy.

The anime’s opening theme song is called “Baton Road” by KANA-BOON and the ending theme song is called “Dreamy Journey” by The Peggies.

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