Boruto: Naruto Next Generations has taken the opportunity to take Naruto and the first generation of the Shonen franchise out of the spotlight and instead focus on Boruto Uzumaki and his friends. With the Akatsuki defeated at the end of Naruto: Shippuden, a new threat has emerged in the form of the Kara Organization but it seems as though readers of Boruto’s manga might have to wait to read the next chapter following this month’s release as a hiatus rumor has hit the internet.
In the recent chapter of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Code and the new incarnation of the Kara have achieved their current mission of stealing Amado from the village of Konoha, with the former head of research and development of the Kara Organization becoming a major aid to the Hidden Leaf. Holding him against his will, Amado is forced to unleash the true potential of Code, as the failed vessel has stated that he feels like he has the ability to defeat anyone and might just be more powerful than even Jigen was. While the anime has yet to reveal when it will continue adapting the story of the manga beat for beat, the television series has certainly thrown some unique challenges at Team 7.
Twitter Outlet Abdul_S17 shared the rumors that Boruto would be set to go on hiatus this July, following the upcoming chapter’s release later this month, with the Shonen manga set to return to the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump in August once again and most likely continuing Konoha’s fight against Kara:
NEWS: According to leaks, Boruto Manga will be taking a 1 month hiatus in July 2022!!
The series is scheduled to resume in August with the release of Ch72 in the October issue release of VJump, which is expected to release on August 20th 2022! pic.twitter.com/cQhYEPgGZF
— Abdul Zoldyck (@Abdul_S17) June 16, 2022
The Boruto manga changed by leaps and bounds when creator Masashi Kishimoto returned to writing duties for the Shonen series, with the mangaka taking both Jigen and Kurama the Nine-Tailed Fox off the board. With the Kara Organization now basically made up of three adolescent rogue ninjas with terrifying powers, it will be interesting to see if Code is able to make the group far more powerful than Jigen’s ragtag band of biological terrors.
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