The official Shounen Jump site opened a countdown timer with the text 'Next Generation' two weeks ago and revealed today that a manga series for Boruto will publish as part of Weekly Shounen Jump magazine at a monthly basis starting Spring 2016. The series will center show more around protagonist Boruto, the son of Naruto. Mikio Ikemoto will be the illustrator of the manga. He previously worked as an assistant for Masashi Kishimoto, the original manga creator of Naruto. In addition, Kishioto will be supervising the manga and Ukyou Kodachi will be writing the script.