Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is a shounen action-adventure anime that chronicles the extraordinary journey of the titular protagonist as he follows the footsteps of Naruto Uzumaki, his father to become the next legendary ninja of hidden leaf village, Konoha. After the end of the Fourth Shinobi World War, the village experienced a period of unexpected peace and prosperity that made Konohagakure seem like a technologically advanced modern metropolis.

Despite being born in a relatively safer era with no serious threats to the village, all Boruto desires is to grow out of his father’s shadow and make his own identity. If the action-packed series has impressed you as well and you wish to watch more shows like it, then we may have a few recommendations for you.

My Hero Academia

Set in a fictional universe where 80% of the population is born with some superpower called Quirk, Izuku Midoriya, a young boy without any extraordinary abilities dreams to become the Number 1 Hero. His persistence and bulldog determination impresses his ideal, All Might who offers to share the mysterious One for All Quirk with him and slowly embrace his retired life. Soon after receiving the unexpected blessing, the successor of Japan’s best hero enrolls in the U.A High School to fill the shoes of All Might.

Like the titular protagonist of Boruto: Naruto Next Generation, Izuku also shows extraordinary determination and grit to follow his heart despite the odds stacked up against him. Therefore, fans of the former will most likely love the latter as well.

Major 2nd

Despite being the son of the renowned baseball player Gorou Shigeno, Daigo struggles in the game that his father loved so dearly when he joins the league team Mifune Dolphins. The disappointment of not being able to live up to the standards of his father, the young boy quits the sport in just one year deciding to never play it again. However, an unexpected encounter with the son of his father’s lifelong friend two years later changes everything and Daigo finds himself returning to the field again.

However, this time he is far more determined to prove himself and is willing to go to desperate lengths to ensure that he makes his father proud. Major 2nd can be a great-watch for Boruto: Naruto Next Generation fans who are looking for a show where the protagonist tries to grow out of his father’s shadow and make his own identity.

One Piece

Rated as one of the best anime of all time, ‘One Piece’ centers upon Monkey D. Luffy, an ambitious young man with the dream to become the Pirate King. Inspired by the captain of the Red-Haired Pirate Crew and his childhood idol- Skanks, Monkey forms a crew called Straw Hats Pirates and recruits an eccentric group of people who are willing to put their lives on the line to look for the titular treasure. The action-packed misadventures of Monkey D. Luffy should not only be watched by Boruto fans but also by people who love Naruto.