The story of Naruto it will soon expand thanks not only to new episodes of the anime, but also to an original story focused on Minato, Naruto’s father. The good news is that it already has a release date and the best thing is that it will arrive in the West at the same time.
You may remember that at the end of 2022 the people in charge of the franchise carried out a survey for fans to vote for their favorite character and make it the protagonist of a short manga, all this on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the anime.
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When will the new manga be released? Naruto focused on Minato Namikaze?
The winner was Minato Namikaze and the short manga will consist of 55 pages that will tell an original story and will be in full color. The official name will be NARUTO Gaiden: Uzu no Naka no Tsumujikaze (the name in English or Spanish has not yet been defined) and will be published in the 55th anniversary edition of the Japanese magazine Weekly Shonen Jump on July 18.
Usually, manga are published in Japan and it takes some time for it to be officially localized to the West and more regions. However, it will not be the case NARUTO Gaiden: Uzu no Naka no Tsumujikazesince VIZ Media, the company in charge of localizing the franchise, announced that the manga will be released simultaneously in the West and Japan.
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Not many details were offered about it, but VIZ Media limited itself to saying that it will be part of the collection Shōnen Jumpso fans should be able to read it through the VIZ Media official site. It is unknown if there will be a physical publication later or if there will also be a Spanish version, but either way it is good news for Naruto fans in the West.
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