The official Jump J books website has updated with an announcement that the Naruto franchise will be receiving a three-book novel series. The first novel will be titled, “The Naruto Shinden (The New Legend of Naruto),” will be released on May 2 in Japan. The other novels titled, “Sasuke Shinden (The New Legend of Sasuke),” “Shikamaru Shinden (The New Legend of Shikamaru),” will be released at a later date.
Mirei Miyamoto will be the writer for the first novel and Masashi Kishimoto, creator of the Naruto franchise, will be working as the illustrator. The novels will feature the main characters in the series at a period of time when they have become parents