Warning: Manga spoilers ahead
After several weeks worth of fillers, including a special “Power” filler arc, Anime Games Online is excited to announce the Naruto Shippuden anime will be returning to the exciting manga-following canon episodes! The return of canon won’t be an immediate one, however. The first week will be a break and then the second week will be the final episode of the “Power” filler arc. On the 17th of January, that’s when the greatness begins once again!
Check out the Naruto Shippuden January 2013 Schedule below!
- January 03, 2013
BREAK, No Episode
- January 10, 2013
Naruto Shippuden Episode 295: Power – Episode Final
- January 17, 2013
Naruto Shippuden Episode 296: Naruto Enters the Battle!
- January 24, 2013
Naruto Shippuden Episode 297: A Father’s Feelings, A Mother’s Love
- January 31, 2013
Naruto Shippuden Episode 298: They Finally Meet! Naruto vs Itachi!
Based on the titles for the canon episodes, Anime Games Online predicts the three canon episode will likely cover material from Naruto manga chapters 545 to 549. The contents will most likely be Gaara taking on his father, the former Kazekage. As the titles for episodes 296 and 298 suggest, we will also likely be seeing Naruto, along with Bee, taking on White Zetsu clones and then later meeting Itachi and Nagato!
Keep in mind, the dates above are all actual and only subject to the programmers change, but the titles are translations and may differ once they are officially released by Viz Media. As for our predictions, they are just that, and may not be what’s in the episodes. We’re only making an educated guess based on our experience reading the great manga known as NARUTO!