Naruto

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    naruto uzumaki doing a hand sign while there is a scroll in his mouth.
    cover of naruto tankōbon volume 1, featuring naruto uzumaki
    naruto – ナルト
    genreadventure, fantasy, martial arts[1][2]
    manga
    naruto (pilot chapter)
    written bymasashi kishimoto
    published byshueisha
    english publisher
    na
    viz media
    demographicshōnen
    magazineakamaru jump
    english magazine
    na
    shonen jump
    publishedaugust 18, 1997
    manga
    written bymasashi kishimoto
    published byshueisha
    english publisher
    aus
    madman entertainment
    na
    viz media
    uk
    viz media
    demographicshōnen
    imprintjump comics
    magazineweekly shōnen jump
    english magazine
    na
    • weekly shonen jump
    • shonen jump (former)
    original runseptember 21, 1999november 10, 2014
    volumes72 (list of volumes)
    anime television series
    directed byhayato date
    written by
    • katsuyuki sumisawa (#1–132)
    • junki takegami (#133–220)
    music by
    • musashi project
    • toshio masuda
    studiopierrot
    licensed by
    aus
    madman entertainment
    na
    viz media
    uk
    manga entertainment
    original networktxn (tv tokyo)
    english network
    au
    network ten, abc3
    aus
    cartoon network (toonami)
    bi
    jetix
    ca
    ytv, télétoon
    na
    neon alley
    ph
    abs-cbn, hero tv, yey!
    sea
    animax asia
    us
    cartoon network/adult swim (toonami), starz
    za
    sabc 2
    original run october 3, 2002 february 8, 2007
    episodes220 (list of episodes)
    anime television series
    naruto: shippuden
    directed by
    • hayato date
    • masaaki kumagai (#261–280)
    • yasuaki kurotsu[a] (#290–295)[b]
    • osamu kobayashi (#480–483)
    • chiaki kon (#484–488)
    written by
    • junki takegami (#1–289, #296–500)
    • satoru nishizono (#1–53)
    • yasuyuki suzuki (#54–71)
    • yasuaki kurotsu (#290–295)[c]
    • masanao akahoshi (#484–488)[d]
    music by
    • yasuharu takanashi
    • -yaiba-
    studiopierrot
    licensed by
    aus
    madman entertainment
    na
    viz media
    uk
    manga entertainment
    original networktxn (tv tokyo)
    english network
    aus
    cartoon network
    na
    neon alley
    ph
    abs-cbn, hero tv, yey!
    sea
    animax asia
    us
    disney xd, adult swim (toonami)
    za
    sabc 2
    original run february 15, 2007 march 23, 2017
    episodes500 (list of episodes)
    manga
    • naruto: the seventh hokage and the scarlet spring
    • boruto: naruto next generations
    films
    • ninja clash in the land of snow
    • legend of the stone of gelel
    • guardians of the crescent moon kingdom
    • naruto shippuden the movie
    • bonds
    • the will of fire
    • the lost tower
    • blood prison
    • road to ninja
    • the last
    • boruto
    wikipe-tan face.svg anime and manga portal

    naruto (ナルト) is a japanese manga series written and illustrated by masashi kishimoto. it tells the story of naruto uzumaki, a young ninja who seeks to gain recognition from his peers and also dreams of becoming the hokage, the leader of his village. the story is in two parts, the first set in naruto's pre-teen years, and the second in his teens. the series is based on two one-shot manga by kishimoto: karakuri (1995), which earned kishimoto an honorable mention in shueisha's monthly hop step award the following year, and naruto (1997).

    naruto was serialized in shueisha's magazine, weekly shōnen jump from 1999 to 2014, and released in tankōbon (book) form in 72 volumes. the manga was adapted into an anime television series produced by pierrot and aniplex, which broadcast 220 episodes in japan from 2002 to 2007; the english adaptation of the series aired on cartoon network and ytv from 2005 to 2009. naruto: shippuden, a sequel to the original series, premiered in japan in 2007, and ended in 2017, after 500 episodes. the english adaptation was broadcast on disney xd from 2009 to 2011, airing the first 98 episodes, and then switched over to adult swim's toonami programming block in january 2014, starting over from the first episode. the english adaptation is still airing weekly on adult swim to this day. besides the anime series, pierrot has developed eleven movies and twelve original video animations (ovas). other naruto-related merchandise includes light novels, video games, and trading cards developed by several companies.

    viz media licensed the manga and anime for north american production and serialized naruto in their digital weekly shonen jump magazine. the anime series began airing in the united states and canada in 2005, and in the united kingdom and australia in 2006 and 2007, respectively. the films and most ovas from the series were also released by viz, with the first film premiering in movie theaters. viz media began streaming the two anime series on their streaming service neon alley in december 2012. the story of naruto continues with naruto's son, boruto uzumaki, in boruto: naruto next generations: boruto wishes to create his own ninja way instead of following his father's.

    naruto is the fourth best-selling manga series in history, selling 250 million copies worldwide in 46 countries.[3] it has become one of viz media's best-selling manga series; their english translations of the volumes have appeared on usa today and the new york times bestseller list several times, and the seventh volume won a quill award in 2006. reviewers praised the manga's character development, strong storylines, and well-executed fight scenes, though some felt the fight scenes slowed the story down. critics noted that the manga, which has a coming-of-age theme, makes use of cultural references from japanese mythology and confucianism.

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Naruto
Naruto Uzumaki doing a hand sign while there is a scroll in his mouth.
Cover of Naruto tankōbon volume 1, featuring Naruto Uzumaki
NARUTO – ナルト
GenreAdventure, fantasy, martial arts[1][2]
Manga
Naruto (pilot chapter)
Written byMasashi Kishimoto
Published byShueisha
English publisher
DemographicShōnen
MagazineAkamaru Jump
English magazine
PublishedAugust 18, 1997
Manga
Written byMasashi Kishimoto
Published byShueisha
English publisher
Viz Media
Viz Media
DemographicShōnen
ImprintJump Comics
MagazineWeekly Shōnen Jump
English magazine
Original runSeptember 21, 1999November 10, 2014
Volumes72 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byHayato Date
Written by
  • Katsuyuki Sumisawa (#1–132)
  • Junki Takegami (#133–220)
Music by
StudioPierrot
Licensed by
Madman Entertainment
Viz Media
Original networkTXN (TV Tokyo)
English network
Original run October 3, 2002 February 8, 2007
Episodes220 (List of episodes)
Anime television series
Naruto: Shippuden
Directed by
  • Hayato Date
  • Masaaki Kumagai (#261–280)
  • Yasuaki Kurotsu[a] (#290–295)[b]
  • Osamu Kobayashi (#480–483)
  • Chiaki Kon (#484–488)
Written by
  • Junki Takegami (#1–289, #296–500)
  • Satoru Nishizono (#1–53)
  • Yasuyuki Suzuki (#54–71)
  • Yasuaki Kurotsu (#290–295)[c]
  • Masanao Akahoshi (#484–488)[d]
Music by
StudioPierrot
Licensed by
Madman Entertainment
Viz Media
Manga Entertainment
Original networkTXN (TV Tokyo)
English network
Cartoon Network
Neon Alley
ABS-CBN, Hero TV, Yey!
Animax Asia
Disney XD, Adult Swim (Toonami)
SABC 2
Original run February 15, 2007 March 23, 2017
Episodes500 (List of episodes)
Manga
Films
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Naruto (ナルト) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. It tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja who seeks to gain recognition from his peers and also dreams of becoming the Hokage, the leader of his village. The story is in two parts, the first set in Naruto's pre-teen years, and the second in his teens. The series is based on two one-shot manga by Kishimoto: Karakuri (1995), which earned Kishimoto an honorable mention in Shueisha's monthly Hop Step Award the following year, and Naruto (1997).

Naruto was serialized in Shueisha's magazine, Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1999 to 2014, and released in tankōbon (book) form in 72 volumes. The manga was adapted into an anime television series produced by Pierrot and Aniplex, which broadcast 220 episodes in Japan from 2002 to 2007; the English adaptation of the series aired on Cartoon Network and YTV from 2005 to 2009. Naruto: Shippuden, a sequel to the original series, premiered in Japan in 2007, and ended in 2017, after 500 episodes. The English adaptation was broadcast on Disney XD from 2009 to 2011, airing the first 98 episodes, and then switched over to Adult Swim's Toonami programming block in January 2014, starting over from the first episode. The English adaptation is still airing weekly on Adult Swim to this day. Besides the anime series, Pierrot has developed eleven movies and twelve original video animations (OVAs). Other Naruto-related merchandise includes light novels, video games, and trading cards developed by several companies.

Viz Media licensed the manga and anime for North American production and serialized Naruto in their digital Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. The anime series began airing in the United States and Canada in 2005, and in the United Kingdom and Australia in 2006 and 2007, respectively. The films and most OVAs from the series were also released by Viz, with the first film premiering in movie theaters. Viz Media began streaming the two anime series on their streaming service Neon Alley in December 2012. The story of Naruto continues with Naruto's son, Boruto Uzumaki, in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations: Boruto wishes to create his own ninja way instead of following his father's.

Naruto is the fourth best-selling manga series in history, selling 250 million copies worldwide in 46 countries.[3] It has become one of Viz Media's best-selling manga series; their English translations of the volumes have appeared on USA Today and The New York Times bestseller list several times, and the seventh volume won a Quill Award in 2006. Reviewers praised the manga's character development, strong storylines, and well-executed fight scenes, though some felt the fight scenes slowed the story down. Critics noted that the manga, which has a coming-of-age theme, makes use of cultural references from Japanese mythology and Confucianism.

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