Boruto Mujina Bandits arc kicks off with revealed upcoming episode titles

After over a hundred episodes, Boruto is finally catching up with the manga. Upcoming titles of latest Boruto episodes tease viewers a gradual shift from current filler arcs to the second arc of the manga. Boruto Episode 141 titled “The Ninja Prison: Hozuki Castle” will bring us Boruto’s first encounter with the Mujina Bandits.

Episode 141 is scheduled to air on January 26, 2020. This will be followed by two more revealed titles that will conclude the introduction to Mujina Bandits arc. Boruto episode 142, titled “A Test of Guts” will air on February 2. This will be followed by episode 143, “The Criminals who Targeted Kokuri” on February 9, 2020.

Mujina Bandits Arc

Mujina Bandits arc is the second arc of Boruto: Naruto Next Generation. The manga series is written by Ukyo Kodachi, illustrated by Mikio Ikemoto, and supervised by Masashi Kishimoto. The manga was serialized on May 9, 2016, following the incredible success of its predecessor, Naruto and Naruto Shippuden.

Mujin Bandits arc spans from volumes three to four, succeeding the Versus Momoshiki arc. It covers chapters 11-15 which released from April 17 to September 4, 2017.

Episode overview

Episode 141

Team 7 is given some sort of prisoner protection mission. Initially, Boruto and Mitsuki are sent to Houzuki Castle to fetch a former member of the Mujina Bandits named Kokuri. Houzuki Castle serves as a criminal containment facility in Kusagakure.

Houzuki Castle, literally meaning Demon Lantern castle was featured in Naruto the Movie: Blood Prison. Boruto and Mitsuki’s task is to keep Kokuri safe from possible assassination inside the Houzuki Castle. They are later followed by Sarada and the new mission for team 7 begins.

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Episode 142

In order to accomplish the task at hand, Boruto and Mitsuki enter the containment facility. Their first objective is to be in the same holding cell as Kokuri. However, the challenge is getting past through the warden, Penga.

Out of frustration, Boruto seeks the help of Doragu, who is some sort of a gang leader inside the prison. To obtain intel from Doragu, Boruto and his friends have to undergo a test of guts that no other prisoner has ever fulfilled before.

Details about episode 143 will follow in the coming days.

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