The “Boruto: Naruto Next Generations” series has come to our shores. All 274 episodes of this manga — originally written by Ukyō Kodachi and Masashi Kishimoto, and illustrated by Mikio Ikemoto – is now available on iQiyi. A film initially created in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine, Weekly Shōnen Jump, in 2016. Yasuharu Takanashi is the original soundtrack composer, whose work in the anime scene and video game series are considered prolific. He is also a leader of the music group Yaiba. Takanashi is five-time winner of the JASRAC International Award for Naruto’s soundtrack.
With its round-the-clock emphasis on trendy television series and classics in South Asia, iQiyi is the virtual Asian cinémathèque. In the coming months, the movie streaming platform offers rare masterworks, such as Wang Xiao Shuai’s “The Pavilion”, and a romantic film for Saturday late-night special “The Queen” depicting a nine-tailed fox spirit, alongside Hong Kong’s classic comedy “The Miracle Spy” starring filmstar Benny Chan. Weekend midday showcase is Cantonese film “My Dad” – a story about an accidental soul exchange between a widowed father and his daughter. Separated by distance, they must now learn to understand each other’s feelings and dreams.
Listen to Naruto’s music soundtrack of Boruto here.