The BEST Episodes of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2021
Network: TV Tokyo
Son of Naruto Uzumaki, Boruto, follows his father's footsteps along with his friends to become great ninja. Throughout all their adventures, Boruto is determined to make his mark in the ninja world and live outside of his father's shadow.
#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 - How You Use It
Season 1 - Episode 186 - Aired Feb 14, 2021
The showdown between Team 7 and Ao begins! Team 7 works together to launch a barrage of attacks, but countering Ao’s adept use of Scientific Ninja Tools will not be easy. Just as they seem to have cornered him, Ao reveals his greatest weapon.
#5 - Karma
Season 1 - Episode 187 - Aired Feb 21, 2021
#6 - 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?
#7 - 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!
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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!
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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!
#15 - Boruto and Tento
Season 1 - Episode 151 - Aired Apr 5, 2020
Boruto rushes to save Tento, but Shojoji the leader of the Mujina Gang blocks his way. Boruto dodges to protect Tento, but Shojoji and his Corpse Clone Jutsu prove to be too powerful. In the midst of all this, the mark on Boruto's palm reacts and paralyzes him.
#16 - 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?
#17 - The Vessel
Season 1 - Episode 181 - Aired Jan 10, 2021
The airship transporting Kara’s Vessel has gone missing, and the Inners call an emergency meeting. As the person in charge of transport, Victor is held responsible for this setback. Jigen, the leader of the Inners, rejects his excuses and they change their plans. Meanwhile, the Village Hidden in the Leaves launches an investigation into a mysterious crash.
#18 - 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!
#19 - 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…….
#20 - Death Match
Season 1 - Episode 166 - Aired Sep 20, 2020
Boruto and the team are determined to reach Asaka, the eldest brother of the Land of Silence Ninja, before Deepa does. They catch up to him, but Deepa arrives soon after and attacks ruthlessly. They try to counter, but nothing seems to work. In the midst of their panic, Victor appears!
#21 - 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?!
#23 - 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…….
#24 - Beyond the Limits!
Season 1 - Episode 175 - Aired Nov 22, 2020
Separated from Boruto and Sarada, Konohamaru battles Victor. But someone unexpected shows up to fight alongside him. Meanwhile, Boruto and Sarada are trying to defeat Deepa to even the score, but he still proves to be a formidable opponent despite all of their training.
#25 - 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.