After a voting process of several months, the publisher Shueisha has revealed the results ofnarutop99which was a top of Naruto characters, giving the winner to Minato Namikazewho got a total of 792,257 votes. Fans around the world chose this character for the author himself to create a spin-off based on his story.
After the announcement, Masashi Kishimoto has confirmed that it is already working on this long-awaited self-contained story, according to a statement on the official website of Shonen Jump magazine.
Right now I’m working on a new short story for Minato, who finished in first place in the poll. Although in trying to make a story that meets the fans’ expectations, I ended up with more pages than I originally planned… Please wait for the secret story behind the story! minato jutsu And thanks again for your votes!
Although few details have been revealed about the one shotthe plot is expected to focus on the Flying Thunder God Technique(Hiraishin no Jutsu), Minato Namikaze’s signature technique, which allows him to quickly teleport using kunais.
The Japanese author has assured that the manga will be released this summer, specifically between July and September 2023. Since it will be published in the prestigious magazine Shōnen Jumpit is likely that readers can enjoy this work throughPlus Sleevethe official platform of the publisher that offers other manga such as One Piece and Boruto.
Result of the votes in narutop99:
- Minato Namikaze: 792,257 votes
- Itachi Uchiha: 505,014 votes
- Sakura Haruno: 489,619 votes
- Shisui Uchiha: 279,062 votes
- Kakashi Hatake: 212,403 votes
- Naruto Uzumaki: 182,911 votes
- Sakumo Hatake: 170,940 votes
- Sasuke Uchiha: 170,665 votes
- Madara Uchiha: 144,947 votes
- Hinata Hyuuga: 144,484 votes