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Kakashi To Get His Own Story In Naruto This Year

Kakashi Hatake, the famous copy ninja of the leaf village – we know him as the sensei of Naruto. He is one of the most loved anime characters ever. The jonin and later the Sixth Hokage has proved his worth in battles and as a teacher to the following generation every time he was given a chance. Viz Media has announced that Kakashi fans could get a story focusing on the Sixth Hokage this summer. The book would cover the gap between the finale of Naruto Shippuden and the beginning of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations. The release date and the description of the book have been shared. The book is coming along with the novels of Naruto and Sasuke.

Kakashi’s story to be told in the Upcoming Novel

Kakashi was made the Sixth Hokage
Kakashi was made the Sixth Hokage

Being one of the strongest Ninja of his generation Kakashi of the Hidden Leaf Village, he was chosen to become the Sixth Hokage. Following Tsunade and becoming the predecessor of Naruto. So far the fans of the great ninja did not get to see much of his story as the Hokage. The upcoming novel series of the shonen anime and manga, called retsuden will share the adventures of Kakashi as the Hokage. The Kakashi Retsuden is titled Naruto: Kakashi’s Story – The Sixth Hokage and the Failed Prince. It will share the story based on the perspective of Kakashi.

Release Date and Official Description

Kakashi Retsuden will be Releasing this Summer
Kakashi Retsuden will be Releasing this Summer

The novel is set to be released on 26th January in North America. It was released in Japan back in June 2019. The official description of the book says, “Kakashi visits the land of Redaku in search of information about the Sage of Six Paths, but his journey takes a turn when he finds its people miserable and suffering a drought. The prince, who should be able to bring water to the land with his powers, has left for another village, chasing fantastical dreams of the Sixth Hokage. Kakashi tracks the prince down, and while coaching the next generation once again, he discovers a deeper plot has long been in the works that join his mission with Redaku’s fate.”

Kakashi Hatake was the Sensei of Team 7
Kakashi Hatake was the Sensei of Team 7

The fans of Kakashi have been given a glimpse of the past of the copycat ninja. And we are aware that he has led a painful life before he became the sensei of Team 7 – Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura. The teacher helped the three grow and explore their potential. The three grew up to be great ninjas of the Leaf Village. But there is a lot more to Kakashi’s story that has been left untold, and this book will be a look into that. Kakashi has not had a major role in the Naruto sequel. But we can expect the previous Hokage might soon join the battle.

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Written by Gargi Mishra

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