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Naruto spin-off one shot manga about Minato announced!

After facing years of disappointment with Boruto fans are ecstatic to hear a news they can be excited about. Anime Tv Japan on their twitter announced that an one shot manga about Minato will be issued in weekly shonen jump issue 33. Over the years, both the anime series and the manga of Naruto has amassed a devoted and passionate fan following. Its story of a young ninja named Naruto Uzumaki and his journey to become the strongest ninja in his village struck a chord with viewers around the world. Naruto's themes of friendship, perseverance, and personal growth resonated with many people, and the series became a cultural phenomenon.

Naruto has many fan-favourite characters who are loved by the fans just as much as Naruto himself. As the father of Naruto, Minato is one of those characters who became well-liked because of his charming personality and his motivational tale of how a young man who put in a lot of effort ascended through the ranks to become the hokage of the Hidden Leaf Village. Also being known as the "Yellow Flash of the Leaf” for his incredible speed, often being referred to as the fastest ninja in the world of Naruto. Minato was also the one who created Rasengan, an essential move in Naruto’s arsenal.

Naruto spin-off one shot manga about Minato announced!

There is no denying the fact that the fan base adores him so much given how much he contributes to the story and the legacy he leaves behind for Naruto. He is getting this manga one shot as a result of his character recently being chosen as the most voted character by fans worldwide in the NARUTOTOP99 worldwide character poll.

AnimeTVJp’s tweet:

What to expect from the manga:

Since the manga will be authored by Naruto’s original creator, Masashi Kishimoto, we can expect something really special! He has stated that the manga will be about a younger Minato and will mostly focus on his growth as a young shinobi and his ninjutsu. So we can definitely expect how he invented the legendary Rasengan. It can also explore his relation with Jiraya. We might get a deeper dive into the development of the relationship between Minato and Kushina Uzumaki.

Some other details:

The manga will be a one shot which means it will get only one chapter. However, that chapter will be long. It is revealed that the chapter will be 55 pages long featuring multiple coloured pages. It’s Japanese title is NARUTO Gaiden: Uzu no Naka no Tsumujikaze with the English title still to be decided. It will be published on the 33rd issue of the weekly shonen jump, on 18th of July.

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