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 being the Book of Bright Light (光明篇, Kōmyō-hen), which was released on September 4, 2015. The second novel, the Book of Dark Night (暗夜篇, An'ya-hen), which was released on October 2, 2015. On December 19, it has announced that the novels will be adapted into an anime series, titled Naruto Shippūden: The True Legend of Itachi Volume ~Light and Darkness.
- Sasuke Shinden consists of only one novel, the Book of Sunrise (来光篇, Raikō-hen) which was released on November 4, 2015.