NARUTO vs SASUKE! The epic battle between the two rivals has concluded in the Naruto Shippuden anime. Who has come out out the victor? The aftermath is to be revealed in the next episode, Naruto Shippuden 478: The Unison Sign. The episode is scheduled to air next week on October 6.
What happens after? It’s unclear at this point in time what will be shown in the episode directly after 478. The anime will eventually shift focus to life after manga chapter 699 and cover what’s in the official Naruto book series, but again, we aren’t sure what episode 479 holds for us. TV Tokyo, the Japanese television station which airs Naruto Shippuden, has announced there will be a new opening/ending for the series starting on October 20.
Naruto Shippuden Opening 20 will be titled “Empty Heart” and it will be performed by Japanese singer/songwriter Anly. Naruto Shippuden Ending 39 will be titled “Departure Song” and performed by the Japanese idol group Ayumikurikamaki. There have been rumors the new opening and ending will kick off a new Naruto series, however, both Anly and Ayumikurikamaki have confirmed on their websites that the songs will be used in Naruto Shippuden.