The next incorporates spoilers for Boruto: Naruto Subsequent Generations Episode 266, “Himawari Kidnapped!,” now streaming on Crunchyroll.
One of many greatest mysteries within the Boruto franchise has been what is going to ultimately trigger Kawaki to interrupt unhealthy. The sequence opened with him destroying the Hidden Leaf and preventing Boruto once they had been older, whereas additionally reaffirming he killed Naruto. Proper now, nonetheless, the anime and manga are depicting Kawaki in Konoha because the Hokage’s adopted son and somebody who’s making an attempt to be a very good good friend and brother to Boruto.
Thus, followers are intrigued as to how Kawaki turns into this villain and why he turned on the place he referred to as residence after assembly villains corresponding to Isshiki, the returning Momoshiki in Boruto’s physique, and the brand new tyrant on the town, Code. Nonetheless, Episode 266 of the Boruto anime hints at what may redeem Kawaki down the road, and assist him stroll again his sins.
Kawaki’s Bond With Himawari Might Assist Him within the Future
All of it went down when Aniki and his goons, Oppo and Teru, kidnapped Osuka and Himawari outdoors their college on this filler episode. They wished to carry them hostage to get cash and information on the tech that Konoha was growing, however Kawaki arrived to avoid wasting the ladies. Aniki had already overcome Himawari’s Byakugan skills, however Kawaki charged by way of Aniki’s flame jutsu to knock him down.
Kawaki referred to as Himawari a genius after, although, marveling over how persistent and resilient she was. He was clearly in awe of her, however what stood out was how Oppo and Teru promised her they’d redeem themselves after getting arrested. These thugs — who solely knew poverty their complete lives — had by no means wished to harm anybody by following Aniki. They vowed to show their life round after being impressed by Himawari’s kindness towards them, and an Osuka who hated her.
Kawaki was floored by this present of coronary heart and soul, realizing she had the “talk no jutsu” method down pat, which Naruto used previously to persuade villains to U-turn. Boruto deployed this as effectively, however it’s arduous to see their phrases engaged on Kawaki. However ought to Himawari be round, given how Kawaki has bonded together with her, she may speak him down. It stems from him rebuilding her vase previously when he first got here to the village as a brat, to now being her unofficial bodyguard at college whereas Boruto trains up with Group 7.
Kawaki Trusts Himawari Extra Than Boruto or Naruto
Most of all, the way in which Kawaki brazenly embraces Himawari as a sister is what creates that sense of hope. He nonetheless retains Naruto and Boruto at arm’s size, sensing they only don’t desire him to be a weapon in opposition to them, however he is open and weak with Himawari, as she simply likes him for who he actually is.
Thus, ought to she energy up as a warrior, similar to the battle with Naruto and Sasuke again within the day, as soon as Himawari will get him able to recollect issues like this kidnapping and the sunshine he has inside, Kawaki can in the end revert. In reality, they do not even have to dabble in fight; as soon as Himawari will get an opportunity to talk, her real, loving nature and piercing eyes can open the door for a second likelihood, reminding Kawaki why she’s the one particular person he trusts most.