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]

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.

  1. 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.[2]
  2. Sasuke Shinden consists of only one novel, the Book of Sunrise (来光篇, Raikō-hen) which was released on November 4, 2015.


  1. Naruto Shinden novels
  2. Itachi Shinden Spinoff Novels Get TV Anime Adaptation in Spring 2016
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.