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Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 58

「トーナメント、開始!!」 (Tounamento, kaishi!!)
“The Tournament Begins!”

Tournament arcs are meant to be a time of great excitement, and although there was some impressive stuff on display, my feelings are quite mixed on this one.

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May 17, 2018 at 12:27 pm Comments (9)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 57

「負けられない理由」 (Make rarenai riyuu)
“The Reason I Can’t Lose”

The Chunin Exam’s second round reminded me of Capture the Flag in Overwatch. Only it’s 3v3, featuring Genji alts with varying abilities.

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May 12, 2018 at 8:13 pm Comments (5)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 56

「ライバル、集結!!」 (Raibaru, shuuketsu!!)
“Rivals, Gather!”

McDonalds is where all the cool kids gather, am I right?

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May 3, 2018 at 10:01 pm Comments (2)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 55

「科学忍具」 (Kagaku ningu)
“The Scientific Ninja Tool”

Watching each team prepare for the upcoming exams was interesting, especially because they had their own separate ways of going about it. However, troublesome times are upon us.

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April 25, 2018 at 7:38 pm Comments (2)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 54

「サスケとボルト」 (Sasuke to Boruto)
“Sasuke and Boruto”

Aside from being a shitty father, I much prefer how this series approaches Sasuke’s characterisation compared with Shippuden.

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April 19, 2018 at 5:42 pm Comments (15)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 53

「ヒマワリの誕生日」 (Himawari no tanjoubi)
“Himawari’s Birthday”

“I never go back on my word, that’s my ninja way!” – Uzumaki Naruto

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April 15, 2018 at 9:45 am Comments (15)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 52

「サスケの影」 (Sasuke no kage)
“Sasuke’s Shadow”

The end goal of achieving continuity with upcoming events is fine. But the execution itself was sorely lacking.

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April 7, 2018 at 12:31 pm Comments (14)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 51

「ボルトの誕生日」 (Boruto no tanjoubi)
“Boruto’s Birthday”

That Naruto seems like a really stand up guy. I reckon he’s not the kind of person who would miss his son’s birthday… right???

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March 31, 2018 at 9:01 pm Comments (25)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 50

「中忍選抜試験(ちゅうにん せんばつしけん)推薦会議」 (Chuu Shinobu Senbatsu Shiken (Chūnin Senbatsu Shiken) suisen kaigi)
“The Chunin Exams: The Recommendation Meeting”

Dunno what I was expecting for a 50th episode special, but it’s time for a recap on everything that’s happened so far.

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March 26, 2018 at 4:31 am Comments (7)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 48, 49

「下忍ドキュメンタリー!! / ワサビでなみだ」 (Genin Dokyumentarii!! / Wasabi to Namida)
“The Genin Documentary!! / Wasabi and Namida”

With each team getting some screen time, in order to further develop members of the next generation, you’ll be sure that we’re slowly ramping up towards the Chuunin Exams.

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March 19, 2018 at 5:08 pm Comments (8)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 47

「成りたい駒(すがた)」 (Naritai Sugata)
“The Figure I Want to Be”

Temporarily exiting my suspension of disbelief, the Narutoverse has a collective need to deliberate upon Child Welfare policies.

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March 5, 2018 at 8:08 am Comments (6)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 46

「決行!! 極夜(きょくや)作戦」 (Kekkou! ! Goku yoru (kyokuya) sakusen)
“Go! The Crest of Night Strategy”

All hail Naruto, the protector of capitalism!

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February 26, 2018 at 9:47 am Comments (15)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 45

「雪の日の記憶」 (Yuki no hi no kioku)
“Memories From The Day of Snow”

Proletarians of all ninja nations, unite!

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February 17, 2018 at 8:25 am Comments (11)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 44

「シカダイの迷い」(Shikadai no mayoi)
“Shikadai’s Doubts”

We will build a mud wall, and make the poorer villages pay for it.

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February 12, 2018 at 12:44 am Comments (7)

Boruto -Naruto Next Generations- – 43

「白夜団、現る!!」 (Byakuya-dan, arawaru!!)
“The Byakuya Gang Surfaces”

Does anyone else absolutely love how antiquities of the ninja world are seamlessly melding with Konohagakure’s post-war modernisation?

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February 3, 2018 at 12:38 pm Comments (8)

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