• Inojin and Houki battle it out in the first round 
  • Boruto and Mitsuki encounter a few suspicious people
  • "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" Episode 223 is airing Sunday

The first round of the final test is set to begin as Taketori Houki and Yamanaka Inojin prepare for their battle in "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" Episode 223.

The official synopsis of Episode 223 is out on TV Tokyo detailing the fight between Houki and Inojin. Houki and his companions from Team 25 have been involved in missions with ANBU.

The association with ANBU makes Houki quite powerful. Inojin has no idea what to expect from his opponent. The battle begins with Inojin using his jutsu named Super Beast Imitating Drawing. He manages to corner Houki but the latter patiently waits for a chance to launch his jutsu.

Houki suddenly gets an upper hand in the battle. Who will emerge as the winner of this round?

In "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" Episode 223, Mitsuki and Boruto are going to the venue for the final exams. They see certain suspicious elements on their way and decide to follow them.

In Episode 222, chunin exam's final round was announced and it was revealed that it would be a one-on-one battle.

The participants were given one day to prepare for the test. The use of Scientific Ninja Tools was allowed.

"The final round of the Chunin Exam is announced. Many of Boruto's classmates who didn't advance to the final round of the last exam have made it this time. Also, the rules of the exam have changed: the use of Scientific Ninja Tools of your own creation is now allowed!" read the official synopsis of Episode 222, according to Crunchyroll.

The cast of the 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, Chiharu Sawashiro as Hiruga, Hidenori Takahashi as Konohamaru Sarutobi, Shoutarou Morikubo as Shikamaru Nara, Kunihiro Kawamoto as Omoi, Nana Mizuki as Hinata Hyuuga, Tetsuya Kakihara as Deepa, Yūichi Nakamura as Koji Kashin, Yūma Uchida as Kawaki, Houko Kuwashima as Delta, Kenta Miyake as Boro, Akio Ohtsuka as Amado, Junta Terashima as Code and Kenjiro Tsuda as Jigen.

Fans can watch "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" Episode 223 online this Sunday. The episode will stream on Apple TV, Crunchyroll and Hulu.

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