Follow along with our guide to find out which Boruto episodes are anime-only filler and which ones are canon based on the manga series. Just like the its forbearers Naruto and Naruto Shippuden, Boruto is well on its way to becoming a filler-ific anime series.

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations follows the journey of Naruto’s son Boruto as he attempts to follow along in his father’s ninja footsteps – only with his own set of problems to overcome. Unlike his father who was a largely an outcast growing up, Boruto is a bit spoiled and pampered thanks to his father’s now legendary status.

Boruto continues to be a very popular anime series as a continuation of the Naruto saga and currently airs on Cartoon Network’s Toonami.

How Much Filler is in Boruto?

Updated on November, 8 2021

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations has aired since 2017 and is still currently in production. 226 episodes have been broadcasted. With 59 of the episodes being anime-only, Boruto is 30% filler.

Quick Filler & Canon Lists

Canon Episodes

1-15, 18-32, 34-39, 51, 53-59, 61-66, 93-95, 98-103, 106-112, 120-138, 141-151, 154, 157-226

Filler Episodes

16-17, 33, 40-50, 52, 60, 67-92, 96-97, 104-105, 113-119, 139-140, 152-153, 155-156

Complete Filler List

Episodes 1-20

#Episode TitleTypeAired
1Boruto Uzumaki!Mostly Canon4/5/17
2The Hokage's Son!Mostly Canon4/12/17
3Metal Lee Goes Wild!Mostly Canon4/19/17
4A Ninjutsu Battle of the Sexes!Mostly Canon4/26/17
5The Mysterious Transfer Student!Mostly Canon5/3/17
6The Final Lesson!Mostly Canon5/10/17
7Love and Potato Chips!Mostly Canon5/17/17
8The Dream's RevelationMostly Canon5/24/17
9Proof of OneselfMostly Canon5/31/17
10The Ghost Incident: The Investigation Begins!Mostly Canon6/7/17
11The Shadow of the MastermindMostly Canon6/14/17
12Boruto and MitsukiMostly Canon6/21/17
13The Demon Beast Appears!Mostly Canon6/28/17
14The Path That Boruto Can SeeMostly Canon7/5/17
15A New PathMostly Canon7/12/17
16Crisis: The Threat of Failing!Filler7/19/17
17Run, Sarada!Filler7/26/17
18A Day in the Life of the Uzumaki FamilyMostly Canon8/2/17
19Sarada UchihaCanon8/9/17
20The Boy with the SharinganCanon8/16/17

Episodes 21-40

#Episode TitleTypeAired
21Sasuke and SaradaCanon8/23/17
22Connected FeelingsCanon8/30/17
23Bonds Come in All ShapesCanon9/6/17
24Boruto and SaradaMostly Canon9/13/17
25The Turbulent Field Trip!!Mostly Canon9/20/17
26The Mizukage's SuccessorMostly Canon9/27/17
27A Shinobi Bout of FriendshipMostly Canon10/4/17
28Declaration of WarMostly Canon10/11/17
29The New Seven Ninja Swordsmen!Mostly Canon10/18/17
30The Sharingan vs. The Lightning Blade, Kiba the Fang!Mostly Canon10/25/17
31Boruto and KaguraMostly Canon11/1/17
32The Quest for SouvenirsMostly Canon11/8/17
33The Super Beast Scroll Slump!Filler11/15/17
34The Night of the Shooting StarsMostly Canon11/22/17
35The Parent Teacher Conference!Mostly Canon11/29/17
36The Graduation Exam Begins!Mostly Canon12/6/17
37A Shinobi's ResolveMostly Canon12/13/17
38Formation of the Three-Man Squad?Mostly Canon12/20/17
39The Path Lit by the Full MoonCanon12/27/17
40Team 7: The First Mission!Filler1/10/18

Episodes 41-60

#Episode TitleTypeAired
41Strength in UnityFiller1/17/18
42A Ninja's JobFiller1/24/18
43The Byakuya Gang Surfaces!Filler1/31/18
44Shikadai’s DoubtsFiller2/7/18
45Memories from the Day of SnowFiller2/14/18
46Go! The Crest of Night StrategyFiller2/21/18
47The Figure I Want to BeFiller2/28/18
48The Genin DocumentaryFiller3/7/18
49Wasabi and NamidaFiller3/14/18
50The Chunin Exams: The Recommendation MeetingFiller3/21/18
51Boruto's BirthdayMostly Canon3/28/18
52Sasuke's ShadowMostly Filler4/4/18
53Himawari's BirthdayCanon4/11/18
54Sasuke and BorutoCanon4/18/18
55The Scientific Ninja ToolCanon4/25/18
56Rivals, Gather!Canon5/3/18
57The Reason I Can't LoseCanon5/10/18
58The Tournament Begins!Canon5/17/18
59Boruto vs. ShikadaiCanon5/24/18
60The Hidden Leaf vs. The Hidden SandMostly Filler5/31/18

Episodes 61-80

#Episode TitleTypeAired
61The Iron Sand User: ShinkiMostly Canon6/7/18
62The Otsutsuki InvasionCanon6/14/18
63Sasuke's Secret WeaponCanon6/28/18
64Rescuing Naruto!Canon7/5/18
65Father and ChildCanon7/19/18
66My Story!Canon7/26/18
67Super Cho-Cho Butterfly Mode!Filler8/2/18
68Super Cho-Cho Kiss Mode!Filler8/9/18
69Super Cho-Cho Love Upheaval!Filler8/16/18
70The Other Side of AnxietyFiller8/23/18
71The Hardest Rock in the WorldFiller8/30/18
72Mitsuki’s WillFiller9/6/18
73The Other Side of the MoonFiller9/13/18
74The Enemy, Ino-Shika-Cho!Filler9/20/18
75The Trials of Ryuchi CaveFiller9/20/18
76Incurring WrathFiller10/7/18
77A Fierce Enemy: Garaga’s Ferocious Attack!Filler10/14/18
78Everyone’s MotivesFiller10/21/18
79Reunion with MitsukiFiller10/28/18
80Mitsuki’s FriendFiller11/4/18

Episodes 81-100

#Episode TitleTypeAired
81Boruto's WishFiller11/11/18
82Infiltrating the Hidden Stone VillageFiller11/18/18
83Ohnoki’s JusticeFiller11/25/18
84Ohnoki's Thoughts, Ku's ThoughtsFiller12/2/18
85The Heart StoneFiller12/9/18
86Kozuchi's WillFiller12/16/18
87The Sensation of LivingFiller12/23/18
88Clash: Kokuyou!Filler1/6/19
89A Piercing HeartFiller1/13/19
90Mitsuki and SekieiFiller1/20/19
91Ohnoki's WillFiller1/27/19
92A New OrdinaryFiller2/3/19
93Parent and Child DayMostly Canon2/10/19
94A Heaping Helping! The Eating Contest!Mostly Canon2/17/19
95Tactics for Getting Along with Your DaughterMostly Canon2/24/19
96Blood, Sweat and TearsFiller3/3/19
97Shikadai's DecisionFiller3/10/19
98The Cursed ForestCanon3/17/19
99Jugo and the Curse MarkCanon3/24/19
100The Predestined PathCanon3/31/19

Episodes 101-120

#Episode TitleTypeAired
101Jugo’s ReinforcementsCanon4/7/19
103Migration SeasonCanon4/21/19
104The Little RoommateFiller4/28/19
105A Wound on the HeartFiller5/5/19
106The Steam Ninja Scrolls: The S-Rank Mission!Mostly Canon5/12/19
107The Steam Ninja Scrolls: The Dog and Cat War!Mostly Canon5/19/19
108The Steam Ninja Scrolls: The Haunted Inn!Mostly Canon5/26/19
109The Steam Ninja Scrolls: Potato Chips and the Giant Boulder!Mostly Canon6/2/19
110The Steam Ninja Scrolls: The Resurrection Hot Springs!Mostly Canon6/9/19
111The Steam Ninja Scrolls: Mirai's King!Mostly Canon6/16/19
112The Chunin Selection ConferenceCanon6/23/19
113The Qualities of a CaptainFiller6/30/19
114X Cards Proxy War!Filler7/7/19
115Team 25Filler7/14/19
116Konohamaru and RemonFiller7/21/19
117Remon’s SecretFiller7/28/19
118Something That Steals MemoriesFiller8/4/19
119Konohamaru’s Ninja WayFiller8/11/19
120With Sasuke as the GoalCanon8/18/19

Episodes 121-140

#Episode TitleTypeAired
121The Entrusted Mission: Protect the One Tails!Canon8/25/19
122The Puppet Battle!Canon9/1/19
123Urashiki ReturnsCanon9/8/19
124Decision TimeCanon9/15/19
125Boruto and ShinkiCanon9/22/19
126Shukaku's TrickCanon9/29/19
127Make-Out TacticsCanon10/6/19
128Urashiki’s TargetCanon10/13/19
129The Village Hidden in the LeavesCanon10/20/19
130Genin, Assemble!Canon10/27/19
131The Power of the Nine TailsCanon11/3/19
132Jiraiya's AssignmentCanon11/10/19
133A Village Without SasukeCanon11/24/19
134The Power to See the FutureCanon12/1/19
135The Last Battle, UrashikiCanon12/8/19
136Crossing Time!Canon12/15/19
137The Samurai Exchange StudentCanon12/22/19
138Hiashi's BirthdayCanon12/29/19
139The Terror! Enko OnikumaFiller1/12/20
140The Mind Transfer Jutsu That Lost to Potato ChipsFiller1/19/20

Episodes 141-160

#Episode TitleTypeAired
141The Shinobi Prison: Hozuki CastleCanon1/26/20
142A Test of WillpowerCanon2/2/20
143The Criminal Targeting KokuriCanon2/9/20
144Kokuri's SecretCanon2/16/20
145Breaking Out of Hozuki CastleCanon2/23/20
146Executing the Prison Break!Canon3/1/20
147The Fateful Moonlit BattleCanon3/8/20
148A New Mission!!Canon3/15/20
150The Value of a Hidden AceCanon3/29/20
151Boruto and TentoCanon4/5/20
152Developing One's Medical NinjutsuFiller4/12/20
153Harmony in GoldFiller4/19/20
154Himawari's Ninja Trial SessionCanon4/26/20
155Mitsuki's Rainy DayFiller7/5/20
156I Can't Stay in My Slim FormFiller7/12/20
157Kara's FootprintsCanon7/19/20
158The Man Who DisappearedCanon7/26/20
159The Hashirama CellCanon8/2/20
160To the Land of SilenceCanon8/9/20

Episodes 161-180

#Episode TitleTypeAired
161The Castle of NightmaresCanon8/16/20
162Escaping the Tightening Net!Canon8/23/20
163The PursuersCanon8/30/20
164The Forbidden Jutsu of DeathCanon9/6/20
165The Quadruplet's DutyCanon9/13/20
166Death MatchCanon9/20/20
167Their DecisionCanon9/27/20
168Training Begins!Canon10/4/20
169A Joint Mission with the SandCanon10/11/20
170A New RasenganCanon10/18/20
171The Results of TrainingCanon10/25/20
172A Signature of FearCanon11/1/20
173The Secret Behind the Underground RoomCanon11/8/20
174The Revival of the Divine TreeCanon11/15/20
175Beyond the Limits!Canon11/22/20
176Blockade the A-Un Gate!Canon11/29/20
177The Iron Wall's Sensing SystemCanon12/6/20
178Our Fathers' ExampleCanon12/13/20
179Victor's SchemeCanon12/20/20
180The Assassin, MuginoCanon12/27/20

Episodes 181-200

#Episode TitleTypeAired
181The VesselCanon1/10/21
183The HandCanon1/24/21
186How You Use ItCanon2/14/21
191A Stray DogCanon3/21/21
192The PastCanon3/28/21
194The Uzumaki FamilyCanon4/11/21
195The Flower VaseCanon4/18/21
196A Power That ConnectsCanon4/25/21
200Becoming A StudentCanon5/23/21

Episodes 201-226

201Empty TearsCanon5/30/21
202The CultCanon6/6/21
203Suprise Attack!Canon6/13/21
204He's Bad NewsCanon6/20/21
206The New Team 7Canon7/4/21
208Momoshiki's ManifestationCanon7/18/21
209The OutcastCanon7/25/21
210Clues to KaraCanon8/1/21
211The ChaseCanon8/8/21
212Amado's DefectionCanon8/22/21
213True IdentityCanon8/29/21
214A Predestined FateCanon9/5/21
220Remaining TimeCanon10/17/21
221The Chunin Exams ResumeCanon10/24/21
222The Night Before the Final RoundCanon10/31/21
223Inojin vs. HoukiCanon11/07/21
224The Legend of the Monster CatCanon11/14/21
225Best Friend ShowdownCanon11/21/21
226Samurai vs. KagakuCanon11/28/21

Our Guide to Boruto Story Arcs

Boruto Uzumaki

The Boruto anime series and manga series share a common ancestor due to the manga’s genesis as a continuation of the anime film Boruto: Naruto the Movie. Many of the anime story arcs mirror Boruto’s manga closely, with slight deviations along the way, but still contains its share of filler.

Boruto Story Arc List

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime story arcs begin much earlier in Boruto’s journey when he is still training and meeting his teammates. The stories converge along the Versus Momoshiki Arc (from the manga) which the anime refers to as the Chūnin Exams Arc.

  • Academy Entrance Arc (Episodes 1 to 15)
  • Sarada Uchiha Arc (Episodes 17 to 24)
  • School Trip Arc (Episodes 25 to 32)
  • Graduation Exams Arc (Episodes 34 to 37)
  • Genin Mission Arc (Episodes 40 to 42)
  • Byakuya Gang Arc (Episodes 43 to 47)
  • Chūnin Exams Arc (Episodes 52 to 66)
  • Chōchō Arc (Episodes 67 to 69)
  • Mitsuki’s Disappearance Arc (Episodes 71 to 92)
  • Naruto Shinden: Family Day Arc (Episodes 93 to 95)

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