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!
Okay, I will update this when the story gets into NEW content, whenever that will be. For now, however, I will simply give it a 5/6, because it's nothing but a recap of Boruto: Naruto the Movie, currently.
So many people are complaining about the art-style, it not being Kishimoto's. Alright. Kishimoto has been working non-stop, for the last 15 years, making this series for you all, and barely getting to spend time with his family, and sleep. How he doesn't have health issues, is beyond me. A sequel was in order, and he did NOT feel like going through that hell again, so he chose to pull a Toriyama, and oversee the story from a distance, so to speak. It's a different style, but the same Naruto we all know and love. Hell, some of the panels even look like Kishimoto himself drew them! Ikemoto's art isn't terrible, I mean--it's not on Kishimoto's level--but it's still pretty good (though Snapesuke is a tad strange, and every woman looks like she belongs in the 70s). Get over it, and be mature.
The characters are the same ones that appeared in Naruto, so...
As for my enjoyment, I'm not enjoying it all that much right now, because of the recap. However, once it gets into new content, I'm sure it will change for the better. I mean, the first page/two pages of Ch. 1, with Future Boruto, were amazing.
Overall, I would personally wait until the story gets into new content, if you've seen Boruto: Naruto the Movie. If not, go ahead and read it, as it IS an interesting take on the story. If you buy Japanese manga volumes, to support your favorite series, and have money to spare, go out and get Boruto vol. 1. The more sales, the better, and more of a chance the series will stick around long enough to get out of recap hell, at least. read more
Essentially the manga adaptation and continuation of Boruto: Naruto the Movie. At the time of writing this the manga has adapted about half of the movie so it shouldn't be too long before the new material comes so I'd advise holding off expectations until then. Additionally, while the original creator Kishimoto is overseeing this, the artist and writer are different now so expect differences from the original manga. From what I can tell there are a few added scenes that weren't in the movie so there's that to look forward to. If you enjoyed the movie, haven't seen the movie (like me), and/or have been following Naruto for a long time I think you should check this out.read more