The BEST Episodes of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2020
Network: TV Tokyo
The Hidden Leaf Village has entered an era of peace and modernity. Tall buildings line the streets, giant screens flash with images, and the Thunder Rail runs through the village, connecting each district together. Though it's still a ninja village, the number of civilians has increased and the life of the shinobi is beginning to change. Boruto Uzumaki, son of Seventh Hokage Naruto Uzumaki, has enrolled in the Ninja Academy to learn the ways of the ninja. The other students are ready to dismiss him as "just the son of the Hokage,” but Boruto’s heart and character blow all their assumptions away. As a series of mysterious events begins to unfold, it’s up to Boruto and his new friends to handle them. Like a gale-force wind, Boruto makes his own way into everyone's hearts; his story is about to begin!!
#1 - Father and Child
Season 1 - Episode 65 - Aired Jul 19, 2018
While Boruto is watching on, Naruto and Sasuke begin their battle against Momoshiki, who has attained further power. As the two heroes who defeated Kaguya who was also from the Otsutsuki clan in the past, Naruto and Sasuke demonstrate their tremendous power to overwhelm Momoshiki. However, the intrusion of an unexpected party disrupts the situation. Naruto and the others are cornered in a desperate situation. Boruto is then entrusted to enact a crucial strategy by his master, Sasuke.
#2 - The Ōtsutsuki Invasion
Season 1 - Episode 62 - Aired Jun 14, 2018
Spontaneously, the Ōtsutsuki clan’s Momoshiki, Kinshiki and Urashiki appears in the tournament arena. Facing Momoshiki who is after Boruto’s father Naruto, Boruto fires technique after technique at Momoshiki using the scientific ninja tool to no avail, as they are all absorbed by the Rinnegan on Momoshiki’s palm. On the other side, Kazekage Gaara and Mizukage Chōjūrō stands before Mitsuki, who is being targeted by Urashiki.
#3 - The Village Hidden in The Leaves
Season 1 - Episode 129 - Aired Oct 20, 2019
While chasing down Urashiki, Boruto and Sasuke get hit with a strange Otsutsuki weapon. They find themselves in the Hidden Leaf, but years before Boruto was born. Although there's no sign of Urashiki, Sasuke thinks they should proceed carefully. Suddenly, a very young Naruto appears with Jiraiya and the two start questioning the "outsiders."
#4 - Bonds Come in All Shapes
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 6, 2017
Determined to rescue Sakura, Sarada pursues Shin with Sasuke, Naruto, and Cho-Cho. After brutal battles with Shin's clones along the way, Sarada is surprised to see the bond of trust between Sasuke and Sakura, who haven’t seen each other in years. But suddenly, Shin orders his children to kill the intruders. Since her parents share a bond of trust and love, will Sarada's journey to learn the secret of her birth reach a conclusion?
#5 - A Shinobi's Resolve!
Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired Dec 13, 2017
Boruto was the first to challenge the graduation exam’s proctor Kakashi, after being the first to arrive at his location, however, he is easily held down. Furthermore, Kakashi criticized not only Boruto himself, but also all his classmates, leading Boruto to become extremely frustrated. Boruto’s classmates arrive, and manage to free Boruto through a combined effort, allowing him to escape from Kakashi. Boruto is uncharacteristically depressed, so his classmates do their best to restore his spirits. Finding himself again, Boruto proposes a strategy to everyone.
#6 - The Graduation Exam Begins!
Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired Dec 6, 2017
It is time for the graduation exams. Boruto and the others complete the first-round written exam and move on to the next. The second round has the students facing off against Kakashi—the previous Sixth Hokage—and the academy instructors in actual combat situations. With the goal to "steal the bell" from Kakashi, every student rushes into action. However, the going is rough against Kakashi and the teachers who guard him. Somehow, Boruto reaches Kakashi first, but the Sixth Hokage shows no mercy. After a tough fight, he coldly tells Boruto that he's not suited to become a ninja!
#7 - Sasuke and Sarada
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 23, 2017
Sarada arrives at the tower where her father is, only to be hurt by Sasuke's surprising words and actions. Naruto and Cho-Cho can hardly bear to watch the awkward exchange between father and daughter, and try to think of something to help. But the party is attacked by a father-son duo who call themselves "Shin Uchiha," and who possess the Sharingan! Meanwhile, Sakura learns that Sarada has gone to meet her father.
#8 - The Path Lit by the Full Moon
Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired Dec 27, 2017
Mitsuki was originally from another village, the Village of the Hidden Sound. But since meeting with Boruto and the others, Mitsuki has decided that he will now remain at the Village of the Hidden Leaf and become a ninja. In the past, Mitsuki has had his memory taken away from him, and had lost his identity, along with what he wants to achieve in life, only to awaken in an unfamiliar laboratory. The mystery that surrounds Mitsuki, and the plethora of thoughts that surround him, has now cleared up for him.
#9 - The Last Battle: Urashiki
Season 1 - Episode 135 - Aired Dec 8, 2019
Boruto's quick thinking exposes Urashiki's trick that enables him to see into the future and they manage to inflict some damage. But before they can breathe a sigh of relief, Urashiki emerges again with an even stronger move, and they're back in the same predicament!
#10 - The Boy with the Sharingan
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 16, 2017
Sasuke sends a message to Naruto about a man possessing the Sharingan. Upon receiving the intel, Naruto rushes to meet with Sasuke. Meanwhile, Sarada, who has doubts about who her real mother is, joins Cho-Cho, who is about to set out on a journey to find her “real parents.” Upon learning that Naruto is on his way to meet Sasuke, they go after him. But danger looms when they come under attack.
#11 - Connected Feelings
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 30, 2017
Sarada is in shock after Sakura is captured by Shin's jutsu. Even Naruto, with his exceptional tracking skills, is unable to locate her. Then Sasuke discovers countless Sharingan embedded in Shin's arm. Following clues gleaned from Shin's arm, they come upon the laboratory of the heinous Hidden Leaf criminal, Orochimaru, who has been conducting research on Forbidden Jutsu. There, Sarada meets her father's former partners Suigetsu Hozuki and Jugo. She then asks Suigetsu to look into who her real mother is.
#12 - The Demon Beast Appears!
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 28, 2017
After Mitsuki reveals more information about the Ghost incidents, Boruto is determined to find and stop the culprit! Meanwhile, Seventh Hokage Naruto and his top advisors are shocked to learn who the perpetrator is from the results of Sai's investigation. Just then, Nue—an enormous otherworldly beast—appears! The imminent danger to the village forces the Sixth Hokage, Kakashi, out of retirement!
#13 - Sasuke and Boruto
Season 1 - Episode 54 - Aired Apr 18, 2018
Boruto’s anger at his father for ruining his sister’s birthday drives him to head to Naruto to directly talk to him. On the way, he comes across Sasuke. Fuelled by his anger, Boruto attacks Sasuke, only to be subdued in an instant. Having experienced Sasuke’s strength firsthand, Boruto asks to be taken in as his student…….
#14 - The Iron Sand User: Shinki
Season 1 - Episode 61 - Aired Jun 7, 2018
The final battle of the tournament begins with Boruto, Sarada and Shinki participating in a battle royale. As the lone representative remaining from the Hidden Sand, Shinki is determined to preserve the pride of the Sand, and goes on the offensive against Boruto and Sarada. Boruto and Sarada team up to fight Shinki, but he puts up an impenetrable defense. Sarada falls, and Boruto's chakra is nearly exhausted, but he refuses to give up!
#16 - The Path that Boruto Can See
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 5, 2017
The late Danzo Shimura was the founder and leader of the Foundation, an elite branch of the ANBU Black Ops. The recent incidents have been masterminded by someone who had sworn to carry on Danzo's wishes. Boruto is able to enter another world with his strange "eye." The perpetrator wields the Gozu Tennou, a weapon that relies on the power of the beast Nue, and is set on destroying the village. Boruto desperately tries to dissuade them, but can Boruto's thoughts unleash a curse from the past?!
#17 - Formation of the Three Man Squad?
Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired Dec 20, 2017
Boruto and his friends are successful in becoming apprentice ninja, ‘Genin’, their first step. Firstly, they must form their basic teams to carry out missions in, a three man cell. Boruto expected to group up with his close friend Shikadai; however, Shikadai is forming a cell with Inojin and Chocho, following in their parents’ footsteps of the ‘Inoshikacho’ trio. Boruto then becomes grouped with Sarada and Mitsuki…….
#18 - Boruto and Shinki
Season 1 - Episode 125 - Aired Sep 22, 2019
Urashiki is determined to get Shukaku's chakra and attacks ruthlessly. Boruto and Shinki form a united front and unleash each of their special jutsu. However, Urashiki proves to be a formidable opponent that neither Sasuke nor Gaara could defeat. Will Boruto and Shinki be able to find a way to counter him?
#19 - Himawari's Birthday
Season 1 - Episode 53 - Aired Apr 11, 2018
In contrast to his classmates who have shown the desire to take the Chunin Examination, Boruto’s refusal of the exam confuses everyone. During this time, Boruto’s family is celebrating Himawari’s birthday by having the whole family together for the first time in a long while. Boruto is grateful that his father Naruto is keeping his promise of “celebrating Himawari’s birthday together”, however……. That night, the Uzumaki family is visited by a guest.
#20 - Strength in Unity
Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired Jan 17, 2018
Ninja who were disguised as bandits have kidnapped Kiri. As Genin, Boruto and the others are not originally meant to be given missions that involve fighting other ninja. However, due to the pleading of the village and through Konohamaru’s judgement, Team 7 now has their mission changed from “Repelling Bandits” to “Rescue Kiri”.
#21 - The Reason I Can’t Lose
Season 1 - Episode 57 - Aired May 10, 2018
For the Second Examination of the Chunin Examinations, the teams of three will be playing a game of “Capture the Flag”. While Sarada and Mitsuki infiltrate enemy territory to grab their flag, Boruto has taken on the role of defending their own flag by himself. However Boruto is caught in a pinch as he get attacked by the three Senka brothers of the Village Hidden in the Mist.
#22 - Boruto and Kagura
Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Nov 1, 2017
Boruto urges his friend Kagura to return with him, but Kagura rejects him and begins to attack. Although Boruto is desperate to save him, Kagura once again falls under a spell and is unable to defy Shizuma. Then someone steps in between the two as they battle. It's Mitsuki, and he has obtained intel about the rebellion. Just what is the intel, and can Boruto save his friend?
#23 - Sasuke’s Secret Weapon
Season 1 - Episode 63 - Aired Jun 28, 2018
Naruto has disappeared, after fighting with all his power to protect his people from the Ōtsutsuki clan who appeared from the alternate dimension. Standing in the village where the Ōtsutsuki clan has now gone from, after experiencing his father’s strong will to protect his people and his own powerlessness, Boruto feels that he completely understands his father’s words of “you are unfit to be a ninja”. Sasuke, as his teacher, imparts him a few words. Thereafter, Sasuke tells Boruto, who has grown a little as a ‘shinobi’, about a certain mission.
#24 - Sasuke’s Shadow
Season 1 - Episode 52 - Aired Apr 4, 2018
Team 7 enters the mine where the thieves had been hiding out, only to be attacked by a powerful, strange-looking White Zetsu. They find out the mine connects to a ruin belonging to Kaguya Otsutsuki. Team 7 decides to investigate and engage the White Zetsu. As they proceed deeper and deeper into the mine, they make a shocking discovery!
#25 - The Hokage's Son!
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 12, 2017
After being suspended for the uproar he caused at the entrance ceremony, Boruto makes his way to the academy for the first time. His classmates ostracize him for being the son of the Seventh Hokage and for being suspended. Iwabe Yuino, one of Boruto's classmates, picks a fight with him. Iwabe is an older student who has a keen sense for battle, but was held back a year for his bad behavior. At first, Boruto ignores him no matter what he says. But when he sees Iwabe punch Denki for telling him to stop, Boruto can't ignore him any longer.