This is the article on the 2015 series. For the 2018 series, head to Naruto Shinden (2018).

Naruto Shinden (NARUTO -ナルト- 真伝, Literally meaning: Naruto True Story) is a light novel series which was released from September to November 2015.[1] VIZ Media began releasing English translations of the novels in November of 2016.[2]

All three novels were adapted for the Naruto: Shippūden anime: the two Itachi Shinden novels in March 2016, and Sasuke Shinden in November 2016.


  1. Itachi Shinden: Book of Bright Light
  2. Itachi Shinden: Book of Dark Night
  3. Sasuke Shinden: Book of Sunrise


  1. Naruto Shinden novels
  2. Anime News Network, (2016). Viz Media Licenses Naruto: Itachi's Story, Tokyo Ghoul Novels, Gangsta.
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