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Naruto Creator Back With New Manga

Kishimoto: "I must make it better than Naruto!!"

23 Dec 2018

Masashi Kishimoto, the creator of Naruto, will begin serialising a new manga titled “Samurai 8 hachimaruden” (Samurai 8 The Tale of Hachimaru) on Weekly Shonen Jump starting Spring 2019. This piece of news was announced at “Jump Festa 2019” on 23 December 2018.

Atsushi Akira is handling the illustration for the series. While Kishimoto was not present at the event, he sent a message to the attendees, which reads:

I love all things Japanese. I get all excited by its culture and ornamentation. And I love science fiction. I get all excited by its gimmicks and setting. Therefore I decided to combine the two things I love and create a new work.

He ends his message with:

I must make it better than Naruto!!

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Source: Comic Natalie, Shonen Jump YouTube


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