Naruto

The epic ninja adventure that became a global phenomenon!

Created by Masashi Kishimoto | MoreLess about Naruto

Naruto is a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He’s got a wild sense of humor, but Naruto is completely serious about his mission to be the world’s greatest ninja!

Author/artist Masashi Kishimoto was born in 1974 in rural Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Like many kids, he was first inspired to become a manga artist in elementary school when he read Dragon Ball. After spending time in art college, he won the Hop Step Award for new manga artists with his story Karakuri. After considering various genres for his next project, Kishimoto decided on a story steeped in traditional Japanese culture.

His first version of Naruto, drawn in 1997, was a one-shot story about fox spirits; his final version, which debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999, quickly became the most popular ninja manga in the world. The series would also spawn multiple anime series, movies, novels, video games and more.

Having concluded the series in late 2014, Masashi Kishimoto kept himself busy penning continuing adventures in the Naruto world, including the manga Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring and the story for Boruto: Naruto the Movie, both of which focus on the title character’s son, Boruto.
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Naruto Shippuden 500: Hidden Leaf Story, the Perfect Day for a Wedding, Part 7: The Message (Subtitled)

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Naruto 220: Departure (Dubbed)

Naruto Shippuden 499: Hidden Leaf Story, the Perfect Day for a Wedding, Part 6: The Outcome of the Secret Mission (Subtitled)

Naruto Shippuden 498: Hidden Leaf Story, the Perfect Day for a Wedding, Part 5: The Last Mission (Subtitled)

Naruto Shippuden 497: Hidden Leaf Story, the Perfect Day for a Wedding, Part 4: the Kazekage’s Wedding Gift (Subtitled)

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Naruto (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 18

Naruto realizes he must eventually battle Sasuke one-on-one, but with Sasuke and his dark allies bent on complete destruction and political intrigue in the villages, will the powerful Allied Shinobi Forces allow the two “friends” to meet in battle?! Plus, an important figure from Naruto’s past shows up during the struggle to relate the history of his family and village, revealing astonishing new information about Naruto and Nine Tails!

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