Naruto finally achieved his end goal, and he is now the Seventh Hokage of the leaf village. He got acknowledged by everyone, and now his new ninja way is to save everyone. When we started to miss the adventures of shinobis, the sequel of Naruto just hit the news bar, and we finally got the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime. Initially, the show remained in lots of controversies, but as the show progressed, it managed to hook new fans as well as the Naruto fans, and now Boruto has become one of the most exhilarating anime. As the new arcs are coming, the show is boarding on the new fans. Here we will rank the best arcs of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations according to their popularity and overall storytelling. Make sure to read this article till the end.
Boruto or Boruto: Naruto Next Generation is a Japanese manga-based anime based on the after events of the fourth great ninja war. The story revolves around the son of Uzumaki Naruto, Boruto, and his all-new adventures. He shares the exact opposite dream of his father and has no interest in becoming the Hokage of the village. The story is ongoing, and the story is progressing with each manga chapter. If you want to explore the adventure of Shinobi in the modern era, this anime is definitely for you.
Here are the best arcs of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations:
12. Parents & Child Day Arc
This arc was the initial arc of Boruto anime and centered around Sarada. Unlike other action-filled arcs, this arc was more of an emotional side. This arc revealed the whole new side of Uchiha Sasuke. We only knew him as a serious and ready to battle kind of person, but here, we saw him taking care of her daughter, Sarada. This arc also works as a character development arc for new characters. This arc is a must-watch arc if you are planning to catch up to Boruto.
11. School Trip Arc
This arc is not present in the manga but is one of the canon arcs of Boruto. This arc is based on Boruto and his friends when they go for a school trip to Kirigakure. We saw many new characters in this arc, and this was also the most initial arc of the show. We get to see the new seven swordsmen in this arc, but unfortunately, they were not as strong and impactful as we saw in the Naruto anime.
10. Mujina Bandits Arc
This arc was set up in the prison, and Boruto and his friends were assigned to bodyguard Tento for a few days. This arc had a perfect villain, horror events, and a major role of our heroes. The tension and suspense build-up were great, and at a point, this arc became quite dark. The head-eating villain was very horrific, though. This arc is certainly one of the major arcs of the series. We even saw some tragedic deaths in this arc, and some are really unexpected ones. This arc is indeed one of the darkest arcs of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations.
9. Chunin Exam Arc
Every shinobi had to undergo this test in order to become Chunin. The first level of Shinobi after genin. It was not as thrilling and dark as Naruto, but it was still quite entertaining. We get to see lots of fights and new characters in this arc. Some of the characters are still playing a major role in the series. We also see how Boruto got disqualified by using unfair means. This arc also connects the dots to the Momoshiki arc.
8. Momoshiki Arc
Combining this arc with the Chunin Exam arc certainly won’t do any justice to this tedious and one of the most important arcs of the series. When Momoshiki attacked Konoha in between the chunin exams, he abducted Naruto. In order to save Naruto, Sasuke came up with the trick along with other Kages. He even included Boruto in this mission to teach him the core values of a shinobi. This arc not only depicts crazy fight scenes but also puts a major plot in the show that will definitely play a huge role in the future. In this arc, Momoshiki gets embedded in Boruto. This arc also has a dedicated movie.
7. Mitsuki’s Disappearance Arc
This arc certainly surprised every Boruto fan. At some point, we even thought that Mitsuki would become the new Sasuke, but this wasn’t the case here. This arc was centered around Mitsuki and his will. We all know that most of the childhood of Mitsuki was spent in the laboratory of Orochimaru, and in this arc, Mitsuki is trying to find his own will. He made friends and people who he was close with. In fact, this is the most heartwarming arc of Boruto up till now.
6. Sarada’s Arc
This arc is wholly dedicated to Sarada and her journey in finding her real mother. Sarada always wanted to get the love of her parents, and one day she saw the picture of Karin, and she resembled herself more with her rather than Sakura. She chased the old buddies of Sasuke to get the answer to her newly arising questions. After roaming here and there, she reached the conclusion that Sakura is her real mom and Karin is the one who helped her in giving birth to Sarada.
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5. Shin Uchiha Arc
Shin Uchiha arc is one of the most intense and great arcs of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations. This arc not only showcased great battles but also rejoice in some of the great memories of legendary Naruto characters. Akatsuki, Itachi, and there are lots of great characters are mentioned in this arc, and we also get to see the face-off between Orochimaru and adult Naruto and Sasuke. According to Orochimaru, Shin Uchiha is the shadow clone that never disappears, and he is highly obsessed with Uchiha Itachi. If you need a little motivation to watch Boruto, this arc certainly helps you to get that extra push.
4. Delta Arc
This arc showcases major fight scenes as well as some of the great moments in Boruto: Naruto Next Generation. This arc has a great villain, Delta, who is extremely powerful. In this arc, we saw the fierce combat between Naruto and Delta and also many heartwarming Kawaki moments. In this arc, Delta was looking for Kawaki as he was the vessel of Isshiki. However, Naruto refused to hand him over to her and fought with her bravely. Delta gave a tough challenge to Naruto, but in the end, Naruto was able to defeat her. In this arc itself, Naruto adopted Kawaki as his son, and this begins the new storyline of Boruto anime. Delta arc is also the beginning of the massive Isshiki arc.
3. Code Arc
Code arc is one of the ongoing arcs in Boruto Manga. Code is one of the most powerful characters in the Boruto series up till now. He is indeed stronger than Jigen and Isshiki. He holds the white karma, which is quite unique and powerful. Code arc also showcased some of the greatest and most powerful members of Kara, like Daemon and Ada. In a recent chapter, we saw Kawaki betraying Boruto, and he even attacked him with a fatal attack. Kawaki is now on his own way, and only he decides his fate from now on.
2. Ao Arc
Ao arc is one of the greatest arcs of Boruto as it is based on Naruto’s old character. Ao got severely wounded by the Ten-Tails attack in Naruto, but later, his wounds got healed up, and he lost his touch with the shinobi world. He betrayed the shinobi world and joined Kara. This arc perfectly describes the story of betrayal and a fight to protect what we love. Ao became what he never thought of due to some unforeseen conditions. From the hero to the villain, Ao came a long way, and he ended up fighting with Boruto and his friends.
1. Isshiki Arc
This arc is still one of the best arcs in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations. This arc is not just an art but a masterpiece. This arc single-handedly crushed the Internet and crashed giant streaming websites. We get to see the huge sacrifices in this arc and also the great fight of the series. Being an Otsusuki, Isshiki cornered every shinobi of Leaf Village and wanted to abduct Kawaki to get a new vessel, but Naruto and Sasuke fought bravely against this monster.
Naruto had to sacrifice Kurama, but he unlocked one of the greatest techniques of his chakra, i.e., Baryon Mode. Sasuke’s rinnegan was destroyed by Momoshiki possessed Boruto in the end, but our heroes were finally able to defeat Isshiki.