Naruto may return in 2015


The next generation?

Let's take a big pinch of salt with this rumor, but it looks like early scans of the next issue of Shonen Jump have leaked, and with them the possibility that we've not yet seen the last of Naruto.

A big splash page supposedly scanned from the issue promises a "new chapter" set for the spring of 2015. The wording suggests that it may be a shorter mini-series rather than a continuation of the existing story, and mentions of "new leaves and shoots" implies the story might involve a new generation of ninjas.

Speaking of new generations, the same wave of rumors brought in a bunch of possible leaked scans from chapters 699 and 700, which are still scheduled to go live next week. We've embedded some of the pictures below (with more in the gallery), but be warned: If they're genuine, anyone looking at them is in for some MASSIVE spoilers.

The pictures show older versions of Naruto, Hinata, Gaara, and Sasuke, as well as newer characters who may well be their children, named Himawari and Bolt (Boruto).



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