Viz To Release Naruto Retsuden Novel In Summer 2022


Viz Media, the American Media house is releasing one of the Naruto Retsuden Novel: Kakashi Retsuden- The Sixth Hokage and the Failed Prince. The novel is releasing in English on Summer 2022. The media house announced the news on its Twitter account. Here’s the tweet:

Also, Naruto Retsuden consists of two other novels viz Sasuke Retsuden: The Uchiha Descendants and the Heavenly Stardust, Naruto Retsuden: Naruto Uzumaki and the Spiral Destiny. Viz Media will be releasing these post release of Kakashi Retsuden.

The Japanese version released from June to October 2019 written by Jun Esaka. Also, the novels follow the storylines of the previously released novels. The chronology is as follows.


According to the official timeline, the novels’ chronology is:Ten years ago

  • Itachi Shinden: Book of Bright Light and Itachi Shinden: Book of Dark Night

  • Naruto Chapter #1 through chapter #699

Several months later

  • Kakashi Hiden: Lightning in the Icy Sky
  • Sasuke leaves Konohagakure.

Two years later

  • Shikamaru Hiden: A Cloud Drifting in Silent Darkness‎
  • The Last: Naruto the Movie

Several months later

  • Sakura Hiden: Thoughts of Love, Riding Upon a Spring Breeze
  • Konoha Hiden: The Perfect Day for a Wedding

Several months later

  • Gaara Hiden: A Sandstorm Mirage
    • Gaara is 20 years old.
  • Akatsuki Hiden: Evil Flowers in Full Bloom
  • Sasuke Shinden: Book of Sunrise

Over ten years later

  • Naruto Chapter #700
  • Konoha Shinden: Steam Ninja Scrolls

A few years later

  • The New Leaves Soaring Through the Blue Sky!
  • A Call from the Shadows!
  • Those Who Illuminate the Night of Shinobi!
  • Naruto Gaiden: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring
  • School Trip Bloodwind Records
  • The Last Day at the Ninja Academy!
  • Boruto: Naruto the Movie


  • Naruto Shinden: Parent and Child Day
  • Sasuke Shinden: The Teacher’s Star Pupil
  • Shikamaru Shinden: A Cloud Dancing in Forlorn Falling Petals
  • Kakashi Retsuden: The Sixth Hokage and the Failure Boy
  • Sasuke Retsuden: The Uchiha Descendants and the Heavenly Stardust
  • Naruto Retsuden: Naruto Uzumaki and the Spiral Destiny

In addition to these, Viz is also releasing Junji Ito’s The Liminal Zone, Takashi Shiina’s Yashahime novels as well during Summer 2022.

The Liminal Zone

Also, Viz media recently released Inuyasha creator’s Mao manga on September 14th.

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