Even though the Naruto anime ended in 2017, it is still one of the most popular anime out there.
But fans have something special in store for them since it is the 20th anniversary of the Naruto anime. We finally got 4 New Naruto Episodes in 2023.
20th Naruto Anniversary
Naruto has a special place when it comes to media of any kind. The Naruto anime started airing on October 3, 2002, in Japan and ended on March 23, 2017.
New Naruto Episodes 2023
The Naruto anime celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2023, and it not only released a Minato oneshot manga but also 4 New Naruto Episodes in September.
The anime already aired a special promo for the 20th anniversary, where the iconic moments from the whole 700+ episodes were reanimated to show the fans how Naruto would have looked like if it were to be animated today.
Even though Naruto was animated in the early 2000s it still has one of the best animations compared to the anime from that period, especially the fight scenes they were great.
Which Naruto Episodes Will Get Reanimated?
From the teaser we recently got it only featured part 1 footage.
The focus was on fights that had Naruto in them, like the Chunin exam fights, and other iconic moments such as Kakashi’s bell test.
We can guess from the teaser which fights and moments will get reanimated in the upcoming 4 New Naruto Episodes.
- Naruto vs Kiba
- Naruto vs Gaara
- Sasuke vs Gaara
- The Kakashi Bell Test
- The Legendary Sanin Fight
- The iconic Naruto and Sasuke kiss
These were scenes we got reanimated in the 4 New Naruto Episodes.
Airing Date For The Episodes
The 4 New Naruto Episodes started airing on September 3, 2023. These episodes aired for 4 weeks which means they aired on Mondays. You can call this September the Naruto September.
For the first time in over a decade, we had all the BIG 3 airing together at the same time.
Now that the Bleach anime was finally back with the Thousand Year Blood War arc, and One Piece anime aired at the same time we finally got to see the greatness of the BIG 3 that includes Naruto, Bleach, and One Piece.
The New Opening and Ending Songs
The opening and ending were reanimated for the New 4 Naruto Episodes.
- The opening theme reanimated is the opening 4 from Naruto “GO!!!” by FLOW.
- The ending theme reanimated is the ending 3 from “Viva☆Rock” cover by ORANGE RANGE.