The Boyhood arc of Naruto Shippuden has begun! These are flashback fillers focusing on the past of characters in the Naruto series, including Naruto himself, Sasuke, Hinata, Gaara, Sakura, Shikamaru, Jiraiya, and Kakashi.
The episode today kicked off with Naruto Shippuden Opening 20, titled “Empty Heart” and performed by Japanese singer/songwriter Anly. It features the characters in their The Last: Naruto the Movie forms and shows flashes of Naruto as the Hokage. The latest episode then concluded with Naruto Shippuden Ending 39, titled “Departure Song” and performed by the Japanese idol group Ayumikurikamaki. The ending features Naruto and Sasuke playing baseball with Hinata, Sakura, and others in the audience or playing with them. Naruto as a kid spending time with Jiraiya is also shown.
You can take a look and listen to both below!