We all have been a huge fan of the Naruto series and this is why we have huge respect in our hearts for the creator of Naruto Masashi Kishimoto. This man is the reason behind Naruto and now he is coming back with a brand-new anime series. yes, you heard it right the amazing creator is coming back with the Samurai 8: Hachimaruden anime series. So, what is about? What do you really need to know? Well, we have all the information for you here. So, stay with us.
Samurai 8: Hachimaruden Release Date, News & Characters Details
If we talk about the theme and plot of the series then it is still not sure what it will be about. But, one thing is for sure that the plot of the series will be as exciting as Naruto because the immense experience of Kishimoto will definitely come into play. So, how it started I mean the idea of Samurai 8? Well, at a stage presentation at the Jump Festa ’19 it was revealed that the creator of Naruto is coming back with another exciting series that is Samurai 8. Masashi Kishimoto has partnered with the manga artist Akira Okubo for this project.
Samurai 8 Will Be Science-Fiction
It was confirmed back in 2015 that the amazing creator of Naruto is working on a new project. So, now he has made all the arrangements and he is good to go now with this brand new project which is going to be an exciting one for sure. So, the theme of the Samurai 8, for now, seems to be kind of Science-Fiction. The goal of Kishimoto is to mix up the theme between Japanese culture and science-fiction.
Samurai 8 Release Date?
So, when will Samurai 8 be releasing? Well, it seems that the manga series will be coming this Spring and the time has come for this series. Samurai 8: Hachimaruden, will be launching in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in Spring 2019. The fans are really excited for this series because in the Shonen Jump there are not enough Sci-Fi manga available. So, if the story is interesting and it connects with the audience then Samurai 8 Hachimaruden will definitely grab the attention of the audience and its fanbase will definitely increase.
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Final Word on Samurai 8: Hachimaruden & Plot Details
Well, so far the plot of the series is not explained but we do have the trailer and some key visuals of the manga that has given enough information about the upcoming Samurai 8 Manga.
Masashi Kishimoto is an exceptional artist and he is working really hard on this project and he also gave a statement, when asked about the upcoming Manga at the festival he said
“I like Japanese-styled things: I’m thrilled about the culture and decor. I like sci-fi things too. I’m excited about this gimmick and it’s [sic] creation. Since I like both things, I’ve decided to mix them together to depict this work.”
Kishimoto added, “I’ll work as hard as possible to make it even more interesting than the Naruto series! “And I love science fiction. I’m excited by the gimmicks and settings. So I decided to create a story by mixing two of my favorite things.
“I’m desperate to make it more interesting than ‘Naruto.’ Don’t miss it!” he added
So, get yourself ready for an exciting series. Because it seems that Kishimoto is not going to hold back and he will do anything he can to make this series an exciting one and even better than Naruto. So, what will happen next? Only time will tell. The Samurai 8: Hachimaruden will start running in the Weekly Shonen Jump comic in spring this year.
Though we have seen some similarities between Samurai 8 and Naruto like the headbands and the fierce fighting and also the bloodshed. So, it will be exciting to see how the story of the manga series will unfold. What do you think of the upcoming series? Tell us in the comment section now.