March 2013 was full of anime-exclusive Naruto Shippuden fillers. In April, will we get to see Masashi Kishimoto’s exciting, manga-following action? Unfortunately, no! The April 2013 schedule for Naruto Shippuden brings back anime-only story. The good news is there will be a new opening and ending beginning April 4th. The opening is called “Niwaka Ame ni mo Makezu” and is by Japanese band NICO Touches the Walls. The ending called is “I Can Hear” by DISH//.
Here is the breakdown:
- April 04, 2013
Naruto Shippuden Episode 307 – Fade into the Moonlight
- April 11, 2013
Naruto Shippuden Episode 308 – Night of the Crescent Moon
- April 18, 2013
Naruto Shippuden Episode 309 – A-Rank Mission: The Noble’s Tournament
- April 25, 2013
Naruto Shippuden Episode 310 – Crumbling Shrine
The dates above are all actual, but the titles are translations and may change once they are officially released by Viz Media.
Note: The anime is created by Studio Pierrot. Masashi Kisimoto only works on the manga. The manga is over 60 chapters ahead of the anime at this time.