With how the Code Arc has been progressing in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, things are finally seeming to conclude. After Boruto Episode 293, the Anime will go on a hiatus. It will also be the concluding episode of Boruto Part I. As it stands, Part II is already greenlit and scheduled for the July-September release.

About Boruto Episode 293 concluding Part I and the eventual Anime Hiatus

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Hero of The Hidden Leaf episode, after defeating Pain Naruto is finally acknowledged. Courtesy of Crunchyroll
  • Many viewers believe that Boruto episode 291 or 292 will be among the most noteworthy episodes in the entire Naruto franchise.
  • The official website for Boruto: Naruto Next Generations has announced that the first part of the series will come to an end with Episode 293, airing on March 26. However, fans can look forward to a second part of the series, which is already in development.

Boruto Episode 293 will be the concluding episode of Boruto Anime Part I. After which, the Anime will go on a hiatus for a while. It will return at the same time as the release of the latest 4 new Naruto episodes that commemorate the 20th year anniversary.

Other than this, we also have 4 new Naruto Episodes 

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Naruto Shippuden (Image courtesy by Studio Pierrot)

In addition to this exciting news, a brand-new anime project will be released in September to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Naruto anime. This project will consist of four episodes, and fans are eagerly anticipating what is in store.

  • The Naruto website has confirmed that the episodes will be launched in September 2023, but no other information has been announced yet. There have been no updates regarding the cast, episode selection, or any other specifics.
  • To commemorate the anniversary celebration, certain prior episodes will be re-aired on Japanese television starting in July. This is fantastic news for Naruto enthusiasts who have a lot to look forward to.

Where to watch Boruto Episode 293?

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Boruto saves Sarada yet receives a scar during his attempt, colored panel by fan in Twitter.

You can watch Boruto on streaming platforms like Crunchyroll and Hulu. The English dubbed version is also available on Adult Swim’s Toonami. In Japan, the show airs every Sunday at 5:30 p.m. JST. Viz Media is releasing the series on home video.

Since September 2018, the show has also been airing on Adult Swim’s Toonami block. The current arc of the series was adapting Jun Esaka’s spinoff novel Naruto: Sasuke’s Story–The Uchiha and the Heavenly Stardust (Sasuke Retsuden: Uchiha no Matsuei to Tenkyū no Hoshikuzu), which began airing on January 8. But it eventually started with the “Code” arc started on February 12.

What has the Anime been into before the acclaimed Boruto Anime Hiatus takes place?

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Sasuke in Boruto Episode 282, image courtesy of Twitter user @pridefulsin

Starting on February 12, 2022, the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime began the Code arc, which introduces a new character named Code. Code is a member of the Kara organization, a group of rogue ninjas with the aim of establishing a new world order.

Being one of the strongest members of the group, Code has been assigned the task of retrieving a powerful object currently possessed by Naruto Uzumaki, the Seventh Hokage.


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Courtesy of Shonen Jump+

Ukyo Kodachi and later Masashi Kishimoto write the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations manga, which is illustrated by Mikio Ikemoto. The manga began serialization on Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump in May 2016 before moving to V Jump magazine in July 2019. In November 2020, Kishimoto took over as the series writer after Kodachi’s departure.

The Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime premiered on April 5, 2017, and is produced by Studio Pierrot. It has one film, Boruto: Naruto the Movie, directed by Hiroyuki Yamashita, who also directed a portion of the anime. Previous directors include Noriyuki Abe and Toshiro Fujii. The current director of the series is Masayuki Koda.

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