Will Boruto Grow Up?
Although he might seem to be childish and confident to a dangerous degree, Boruto truly cares about his sister Himawari. He is also growing more open to relying on teamwork.
While initially nonchalant towards his duties as a member of Team 7 and resentful of his father’s position as Hokage, he ultimately respects and reconciles with it.
Himawari is the youngest daughter of Naruto and Hinata. She’s often seen cheering her brother on as he trains and strives to become a great ninja. Himawari first activated her Byakugan when she was only a few years old, during a fit of anger after her brother ripped up one of her toys. She knocked him out with a gentle strike, which was an impressive display for such a young child.
Himawari is well-mannered and tries her best to keep up with her father’s busy schedule. She’s also very considerate and friendly, treating her peers with respect. She’s even willing to sacrifice her own toys for others, such as when she gave a Kurama toy to a boy she didn’t know. She’s a sweet, thoughtful child who has a lot of potential. It’ll be interesting to see what her future holds.
Kawaki is a black-haired male with the roman numeral IX tattoo under his eye and a pair of hooped piercings on each side of his face. He wears a green top, black pants and half sandals. He also has a black belt, and a black seal called Karma that can activate at his command.
He has no empathy towards others, believing that once something reaches a certain point it must be dealt with without emotion. He is especially ruthless against Kara, resenting her for killing Isshiki.
He often uses expletives and has a rude attitude towards everyone he meets. He is very stubborn and tends to argue a lot with his teammates. Despite this, he is loyal to Naruto. Kawaki sees him as his god and someone who gives him a reason to live. If he dies, Kawaki will be crushed. This will make him even more vengeful in the future. He may even attempt to kill Boruto.
While on a mission to get part for their ship, Boruto passes out and is rescued by Ikada. When he wakes up, Ikada tells him that the others are on their way to Chojuro and that he wants revenge against the Mist. Mitsuki convinces him that they can win Ikada back by stopping the war. She also explains that their failure at the Hidden Mist made them lose faith in themselves.
At the restaurant, Kawaki refuses to train with the others because he feels that his Karmas don’t resonate with theirs. He later catches Himawari collecting food for a wounded wolf and comforts her. He then goes on a mission with Team 5 to capture a panda so Shikamaru and Naruto can assess his potential as a genin, but he falls asleep and lets the animal escape. He then storms off to train alone. Later, Hebiichigo tries to kill him by using his Lightning Style, but the other Leaf shinobi step in and save him.
Three years after leaving Konoha, Boruto is still unable to get used to the idea of not being with his family and has developed some odd habits. He tries to make up for this by spending time with his friends.
Team 7 is sent to investigate a disturbance, which turns out to be the work of a group of thieves called the Byakuya Gang. However, the genin are only able to stop them when accompanied by a higher-ranked shinobi.
Meanwhile, a possessed Magire kidnaps Sumire. Chocho convinces Magire to confess his feelings for her, but he meekly asks her out and is turned down. As a result, Magire becomes depressed and faints. Boruto confronts him and tells him that he can’t let his family ties define him. They then play a card game together. Kawaki criticizes Boruto’s naivety about war, which leads him to storm off. But after meeting up with Team Denki, he realizes that the others have similar problems.