While Sasuke has largely been a non-entity in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations' time travel arc celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto, it seems like one of its final episodes will finally capitalize on Sasuke's much needed growth through this journey as well. Sasuke going back in time with Boruto showed a lot of promise in the beginning of the arc as Boruto began to learn about Sasuke's past of leaving the Hidden Leaf Village, but it's his interactions with Sakura of the past that have actually provided some of the best moments for the character.
The next episode of the series will explore this further as fans saw Sakura trying to heal the defeated Sasuke, and new promotional images for the episode tease that the two will share a close moment as Sasuke begins to reflect on his lost time with this version of Sakura.
#BorutoDecember 5, 2019
EPISODE 135 SPOILER IMAGES‼️
- Sakura is out of chakra. SASUKE TAKES CARE🌸🙈
- SASUKE ACTIVATES EMS🔥
- BORUNARU RASENGAN
- FATHER & SON FINAL ATTACK
While the time travel arc has provided some interesting moments for Sasuke as he's starting to see just how big of an impact his leaving had on his friends years ago, it seems that being this close with the Sakura of the past will change this even further. Sasuke will finally be forced to confront these conflicting feelings he's felt the entire arc, and it's really going to cement just how much time he's actually lost with Sakura over the years.
Before he went on this time travel arc with Boruto, Sasuke was still missing out on meals with his family simply because he just didn't try and make it in time. But this time travel arc has emphasized the importance of enjoying the present, so maybe Sasuke will take these lessons back with him into the future? At the very least, it seems his time with Sakura recovers his chakra enough to make up for his lack of power over the course of the last few episodes.
Originally created by Masashi Kishimoto for Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999, Naruto follows a young ninja, with a sealed demon within him, that wishes to become the leader of his home village. The series ran for 700 chapters overall, and was adapted into an anime series by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex that ran from 2002 to 2017. The series was popular enough to warrant a sequel, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations which is set several years after the events of the original Naruto story and features the children of many of its key characters such as Naruto and Hinata.