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Trivia / Boruto

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  • Anime First: The first 10 issues of the manga are dedicated to retell the events of Boruto: Naruto the Movie with some significant differences.
  • Approval of God:
    • Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto supervises the project, both the manga and the anime.
    • Kishimoto himself has praised Ikemoto's own art style in the manga, saying how he doesn't want the latter to just copy his drawing style.
  • B-Team Sequel: As stated above, Kishimoto only supervises, it is written by Ukyō Kodachi and illustrated by Mikio Ikemoto. Kodachi was the author of Gaara Hiden: A Sandstorm Mirage and co-author of Boruto: Naruto the Movie. Ikemoto was an assistant to Kishimoto for the past 15 years.
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  • Edited for Syndication: The fight between Sarada and Buntan is much more graphic in the DVD release than it was on the episode aired on TV, in the former, Buntan is actually shown decapitating Sarada in a genjutsu.
  • Fan Nickname: Sumire received "Hawawa" from her Verbal Tic.
  • Flagship Franchise: Alongside with Black Clover, the series is heavily promoted as a tent pole series by Crunchyroll.
  • I Knew It!:
    • The fact that Sumire was behind the ghost attacks was guessed by several people before Episode 13 confirmed it.
    • Several fans correctly predicted that Onoiki, the Third Tsuchikage, would die in the Mitsuki Disappearance arc.
  • Promoted Fanboy: As revealed on the "Naruto to Boruto The Live 2019" event:
    • Voice actors Yuko Sanpei (Boruto) and Kensho Ono (Shikadai) revealed to have been fans of Naruto and how they grew up reading the original manga.
    • Members of the Kana-Boon band revealed to have been Naruto fans since high school. And how they're honored and thrilled to perform some the openings and endings of Boruto.
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  • Referenced by...: Pokémon Sun & Moon on the Episode "Big Brawl! Battle Royal 151!!" featured a Pikachu named Boruto who also sports Boruto's hairstyle.
  • Refitted for Sequel:
    • According to Kishimoto, he wanted Toneri to make an appearance in Boruto: Naruto the Movie, but they couldn't find a way to include him, although he was mentioned in the movie's novelization. He has made his appearance in Episode 8 of the anime.
    • The director of the anime, Hiroyuki Yamashita (who also directed the movie), has said in an interview that the Boruto anime has given him opportunities to include stuff that was cut from the movie. (All but confirming that the anime will eventually also adapt the events of the movie)
    • The character of Urashiki Otsutsuki was originally designed for the movie but it had to be cut, it wouldn't be until the anime adaptation where he would make his appearance.
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