|This is the article on the 2015 series. For the 2018 series, head to Naruto Shinden (2018).|
Novels and Synopsis
This series consists of two instalments. Itachi Shinden deals with Itachi's childhood as a shinobi of the Uchiha clan, his relationship to Shisui Uchiha and finally the downfall of his clan and how Itachi joined Akatsuki. Sasuke Shinden takes place after Akatsuki Hiden: Evil Flowers in Full Bloom and is about Sasuke's travels to find out more about Kaguya Ōtsutsuki.
- Itachi Shinden consists of two novels: The first, Book of Bright Light (光明篇, Kōmyō-hen) was released on September 4, 2015 and the second novel, Book of Dark Night (暗夜篇, An'ya-hen) was released on October 2, 2015. These novels were adapted into an anime series, Itachi Shinden Book: Light and Darkness in early 2016. These volumes have been licensed by VIZ Media and will be release as Itachi's Story—Daylight and Itachi’s Story—Midnight on November 1, 2016 and December 6, 2016 respectively.
- Sasuke Shinden consists of only one novel, the Book of Sunrise (来光篇, Raikō-hen) which was released on November 4, 2015. This novel was adapted into an anime series under the same title in the winter of 2016-2017.
- ↑ Naruto Shinden novels
- ↑ Anime News Network, (2015). Itachi Shinden Spinoff Novels Get TV Anime Adaptation in Spring 2016
- ↑ Anime News Network, (2016). Viz Media Licenses Naruto: Itachi's Story, Tokyo Ghoul Novels, Gangsta.