Warning: The next accommodates spoilers for Boruto: Naruto Subsequent Generations Episode 231, “The Rusty Sword,” now streaming on Crunchyroll.
With the discharge of Boruto Episode 231, Studio Pierrot has handled viewers to the brand new Opening 10, which options gorgeous animation targeted on Konoha’s subsequent era of ninja, in addition to an upbeat tune from the artist, Movement, titled “Gold.” The opening additionally affords an intriguing highlight on a really surprising resident of the Leaf Village — Naruto’s daughter, Himawari.
Himawari Uzumaki, named after each her mom in addition to the sunflower, has taken a backseat within the Boruto franchise for a disturbing period of time. But, in keeping with the imagery displayed in Boruto‘s Opening 10 and cues from the anime, it appears as if Naruto’s solely daughter could lastly be thrust into the world of shinobi.
Opening 10 Provides a Style of Fight
As Himawari’s late grandfather, Minato Namikaze, acknowledged in Naruto Shippuden Episode 249, “Our family is Shinobi!” and it could be time for Himawari to take up that mantle. Boruto Opening 10 depicts a state of affairs during which Naruto’s daughter is kidnapped by doton-wielding bandits. Because the fantastically animated Boruto and Kawaki weave out and in of hazard, Studio Pierrot treats viewers with a style of what Himawari would possibly appear to be in a fight state of affairs alongside her elder brothers.
By way of what to anticipate from Himawari within the close to future, it’s smart to take Opening 10’s key visuals with a grain of salt. Boruto has made a behavior of utilizing their openings and endings as showcases for fascinating visuals and ideas, for instance, Natsuki Yamada’s notorious Opening 4. Thus, audiences is probably not seeing the precise scene depicted in Opening 10 within the anime.
That mentioned, Boruto openings do at all times supply perception on the place the main target of the animation workers is, in addition to easter eggs that present delicate clues as to what to anticipate from the collection. Seeing because the youngest Uzumaki had been all however forgotten till this level, Ryota Asaoka and the animation workers’s alternative to make use of Himawari as the main target of this opening’s key motion visuals can solely imply that Pierrot has plans for the character.
Himawari’s Future as a Shinobi
Himawari Uzumaki’s potential as a shinobi and key participant throughout the Boruto franchise isn’t a brand new matter of debate. Since her transient stint on the ninja academy in Episode 154 in addition to the reappearance of her academy ninja workforce in Episode 223, followers have speculated on whether or not Himawari will take up the mantle of being a shinobi like each different member of her household whereas others query whether or not that might be a good suggestion.
The Boruto anime has made it clear that Himawari possesses greater than sufficient aptitude to change into a shinobi, with the primary competition being her resolve. There is no such thing as a doubt that with a byakugan potent sufficient to activate towards her personal father at eight years outdated and the potential to entry Uzumaki ranges of chakra, Himawari would make a robust ally towards the inevitable Otsutsuki menace. Even so, with out the famed “will of fire,” she nonetheless has a methods to go earlier than getting into fight alongside Naruto and Boruto.
Till then, Opening 10 has offered followers with heaps of eye sweet to take a position over. Himawari’s visitor look brings to thoughts potentialities of fire-style rotations and lion-fist rasengans, however solely time will inform if she’s going to dwell as much as her lineage.