Naruto, a born troublemaker, has the worst grades of anyone at Ninja Academy. But he has big dreams and swears that someday he'll be a respected warrior and the leader of his village! After barely graduating from the academy, Naruto officially becomes a full-fledged ninja and starts accepting assignments. He's thrilled about embarking on his first big job, a bodyguard mission, but his enthusiasm soon turns to panic when his group is ambushed by the powerful, vicious Demon Brothers. Can Naruto triumph over these fearsome foes?

Story by Masatoshi Kusakabe, Art by Masashi Kishimoto
Release November 21, 2006
ISBN-13 978-1-4215-0603-3
Trim Size 5 × 7 1/2
Imprint SHONEN JUMP
Length 208 pages
Series Naruto
Category Novel
Age Rating Not Rated