Key Visual, Cast, and Staff Released for “Boruto -Naruto Next Generations-” Anime

The anime adaptation of the Boruto -Naruto Next Generation- manga series has received a new key visual, cast, and staff list.

Yuuko Sanpei is cast as Uzumaki Boruto, Kokoro Kikuchi is cast as Uchiha Sarada, Ryuichi Kijima as Mitsuki, Kenshou Ono as Nara Shikadai, Ryoko Shiraishi as Akimichi Chouchou, Atsushi Abe as Yamanaka Inojin, Junko Takeuchi as Uzumaki Naruto, Nana Mizuki as Hyuuga Hinata, Saori Hayami as Uzumaki Himawari, Shoutaro Morikubo as Nara Shikamaru, and Shinji Kawada as Aburame Shino. The staff list includes Noriyuki Abe as general director, Hiroyuki Yamashita as director, Ukyo Kodachi as story supervisor, Makoto Uezu as series composition, Tetsuya Nishio and Hirofumi Suzuki as character designers, Yasuharu Takanashi for music, and Studio Pierrot will be behind the animation production.

The synopsis can be found below from Viz Media:

“Naruto was a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He achieved his dream to become the greatest ninja in the village and his face sits atop the Hokage monument. But this is not his story… A new generation of ninja are ready to take the stage, led by Naruto’s own son, Boruto!”

Boruto will start airing on April 5.