• Boruto and his team get a new mission
  • Sasuke and Sai arrive at an alleged Kara base
  • "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" Episode 158 will air Sunday, July 26

After a few lighter episodes, the anime takes the dark route to explore the Kara Actuation Arc. "Boruto: Next Generations" Episode 158 will take Team 7 on a search mission but Kara is tracking their moves.

This article contains spoilers from episodes 157 and 158.

The official preview for "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" Episode 158 teases a new mission for Boruto and company. A researcher of a medical equipment company is missing and his wife is unable to establish any contact with him. Boruto and his friends are given the task to gather intel and find Mr. Anato. Boruto vows to bring him back.

“We have to locate someone in our next mission? Our client is the wife of Mr Anato, a researcher for a medical equipment company. She has come to the Leaf because she hasn’t been able to get into contact with her husband and she is worried. Trying to locate someone where we are not familiar with the land is going to be difficult. Hey, let’s brace ourselves, focus and get going! We have to find him quick and put her mind at ease!” reads the preview.

Kicking off the Kara Actuation Arc, "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" Episode 157 shows Sasuke and Sai arrive at an old sewage treatment facility, which is an alleged Kara base. As they explore the facility, they meet a man named Garashi Touno, who claims to be a victim of the Fourth Great Shinobi War.

He tells Sasuke and Sai how he and his friends were ambushed by the members of Kara after they discovered the mysterious organization’s hideout years ago.

Touno offers to guide the duo to where the incident happened.

However, when they reach the base, Touno shows his true colors. He reveals his loyalty to Kara but ends up killing himself after failing to capture the Hidden Leaf shinobis.

Toward the end of the episode, the Kara members learn about Sasuke and Sai’s search mission, however, they will go ahead with their plan.

The cast of "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" anime includes Yuuko Sanpei as Boruto Uzumaki, Noriaki Sugiyama as Sasuke Uchiha, Kokoro Kikuchi as Sarada Uchiha, Ryuuichi Kijima as Mitsuki, Junko Takeuchi as Naruto Uzumaki, Akira Ishida as Gaara, Hidenori Takahashi as Konohamaru Sarutobi, Shoutarou Morikubo as Shikamaru Nara and Nana Mizuki as Hinata Hyuuga.

"Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" Episode 158 is scheduled to air Sunday, July 26. Fans can watch the episode online via live streaming on Crunchyroll.

Boruto and Naruto in action
Boruto and Naruto in action steamXO/Flickr