A new Naruto novel focused on Kakashi is coming out this summer!

A new story set in the world of Naruto.

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Naruto: Kakashi’s Story—The Sixth Hokage and the Failed Prince, a new Naruto focused on everyone’s favorite ecchi reading sensei, Kakashi, is set to come out this July, telling an interesting of a mysterious village in need of help from the Copy-Ninja!

“When Kakashi sets off on a mission to the lush land of Redaku, he encounters its people suffering from a severe drought. The prince of Redaku can bring water to the land, but he has left his royal home for another village. When Kakashi locates the prince, he discovers a more elaborate plot long in the works that involves the fates of both Redaku and Konoha.”

via Viz Media

An intriguing story of the talented Ninja setting out to help others, it was written by Jun Esaka off the original concept by Masashi Kishimoto. It is just the latest addition to the series of Naruto side-story novels, with previous entries including stories about other fan-favorite characters from the anime series.

Naruto: Kakashi’s Story—The Sixth Hokage and the Failed Prince will be available as a paperback and digitally on July 26, 2022. Learn where you can pre-order it from


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