Boruto: Naruto the Movie from Best Naruto Movies
Boruto: Naruto the Movie is a 2015 Japanese animated film and the directorial debut of Hiroyuki Yamashita. It is the based on Masashi Kishimoto's manga and anime franchise, and is part of the larger Start of a New Era Project (新時代開幕プロジェクト Shinjidai Kaimaku Purojekuto) to commemorate the series' 15th anniversary. The film, first teased in the post-credits scene of the previous film, The Last: Naruto the Movie, tells the story about the children of the original series' main characters. As with the previous film and Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie, Kishimoto worked as a script writer and character designer. The film is set after the events of the original series and is adapted as the first story arc of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations. The film was released on August 7, 2015, to commercial success, and became the highest-grossing film in the series. Its DVD and Blu-ray versions were published on July 6, 2016 by Aniplex, along with an additional short film animation of the day when Naruto became a Hokage.