Everything You Need to Know About Boruto: Naruto the Movie


Who is Boruto?

Boruto is the son of Naruto Uzumaki (the main character in the Naruto and Naruto Shippuden anime series and movies) and Hinata Hyuga. He has a sister, Himawari.

What does “Boruto” Mean?

Boruto is meant to rhyme with Naruto though is actually the Japanese pronunciation of the English word, bolt when written in the Katakana Japanese lettering system. The meaning of bolt is literally that of the physical metallic object as seen from the bolt imagery used in the letter o in the movie’s logo.

There is also the possibility of a second meaning as Boruto’s grandfather and Naruto’s father was often referred to as being able to move as fast as a bolt of lightning when performing his teleportation attack and was able to power up to a Lightning Release Chakra Mode.

When is Boruto: Naruto the Movie Set?

Boruto: Naruto the Movie is set several years after the end of the main events in The Last: Naruto the Movie, though only a couple of years after the post-credits scenes in the same movie which flashed forward to Naruto and Hinata already being parents to a young Boruto and Himawari.

Is Boruto a Sequel to Naruto Shippuden?

While set after the events of the Naruto Shippuden anime series and the final movie, The Last: Naruto the Movie, Boruto: Naruto the Movie is more of a spin-off due to its focus on the next generation of characters even though older characters such as Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura still appear

Where Can I Watch Boruto: Naruto the Movie Online?

Boruto: Naruto the Movie has not yet been release digitally though a future release is extremely likely. Other Naruto and Naruto Shippuden anime episodes and movies are currently available for digital download and streaming however.

Is Boruto: Naruto the Movie Available on DVD or Blu-ray?

An official DVD and Blu-ray release for Boruto: Naruto the Movie has not yet been confirmed but is almost guarenteed due to the popularity of the franchise in the West and the involvement of VIZ Media, who also distributes the Naruto DVDs and Blu-rays, in its theatrical release.