Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime enters its most anticipated arc, Uchiha Sarada Arc A.K.A. Naruto Gaiden Arc, this Wednesday. The Arc focuses on 11 years old Sarada as she struggle to recall what her father, Sasuke Uchiha, looks like, and when she asks her mother about where he is, she constantly receives unsatisfactory answers. One day, Sarada discovers something “big” which leads to her going on a journey to find her father for the answers.
Warning: Spoilers of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime are ahead
|19||Uchiha Sarada||August 9|
|20||The Boy with Sharingan||August 16|
|21||Sasuke and Sarada||August 23|
|22||Connecting thoughts||August 30|
|23||The Shape of Their Connections||September 6|
Note: The dates above are all actual, but the titles may change when the episodes are officially released by Viz Media.
Episode 19 (August 9) – Uchiha Sarada
Sarada is sick of seeing Boruto pranking on the Hokage stone faces, and then being chased around by his father. But seeing Boruto like this makes her think of her own father who she’s never met. Sarada misses her father Sasuke, who she has never met as far as she can remember it. Even if Sarada asks Sakura about him, she dodges her questions, so she ends up unintentionally taking a rebellious attitude. Meanwhile, Sarada finds a picture of Sasuke with a women wearing glasses.
Episode 20 (August 16) – The Boy with Sharingan
Uchiha Sasuke, who is traveling around the world on a top secret mission, sends information to Naruto of a person who has the Sharingan, a “Kekkei Genkai” unique to the Uchiha clan. But as of right now, the only living Uchiha members should be Sasuke and his daughter, Sarada…… On the other hand, Sarada, who has been asking about her “real mother” and searching for her father, happened upon the knowledge that Naruto is going to meet Sasuke, and with Chouchou who is talking about finding her real parents, decide to follow after Naruto.
Episode 21 (August 23) – Sasuke and Sarada
Sarada arrives at Pass Tower, where Sasuke is, and heads inside. However, the unexpected behavior and words from the father that she’s finally met deeply wound her. Naruto and Chouchou can’t stand the awkwardness between father and daughter, but suddenly they are attacked by a mysterious enemy.
Episode 22 (August 30) – Connecting thoughts
The mysterious enemy, Shin, captures Sakura, and Sarada is left stunned. Even with the superior detection powers of Naruto, the location of Sakura cannot be determined. On the other hand, Sasuke is attentive of the large number of Sharingan that are buried in Shin’s arm. They decide to visit Orochimaru, a criminal of Konohagakure, who is performing forbidden research, to look for clues about Shin’s hand.
Episode 23 (September 6) – The Shape of Their Connections
Sarada, who has decided that she will rescue Sakura, follows Sasuke and the others to where Shin is. As they engage in battle with Shin’s clones that keep appearing, they finally arrive at where Sakura is, and Sarada stare in disbelief at the trust and coordination of Sasuke and Sakura, despite them having not met for a long time……