The first chapters are Part I and constitute the first section of the Naruto storyline. Chapters to include a gaiden side-story focusing on Kakashi Hatake's background. The remaining chapters to belong to Part II, which continues the story after a two-and-a-half year gap in the internal timeline.
Ikemoto was Kishimoto's chief assistant during the run of the original Naruto series, and Kodachi was his writing partner for the Boruto: Naruto the Movie film screenplay. The monthly series was preceded by a one-shot written and illustrated by Kishimoto. However, Kishimoto refused the offer and offered his former assistant Mikio Ikemoto and writer Ukyo Kodachi write Boruto: Naruto Next Generations as the sequel to Naruto.
List of Naruto episodes Tetsuya Nishio was the character designer for Naruto when the manga was adapted into an anime series; Kishimoto had requested that Nishio be given this role.
The series was also licensed to Hulu , Joost , and Crunchyroll , which aired the episodes online with the original Japanese audio tracks and English subtitles. Each streamed episode was available online within an hour of its Japanese release and includes English subtitles.
Shippuden compilation DVD called Hurricane! Find the Crimson Four-Leaf Clover! Follows Team 7 as they help Konohamaru with his mission to retrieve a four leaf clover that makes a wish come true.
Protect the Waterfall Village! Indiscriminate grand melee tournament meeting!! Released on a bonus disk with the Japanese edition of the Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3 video game for the PlayStation 2. The Cross Roads Focuses on Team 7 after their encounter with Zabuza and Haku. While Team 7 are at the beach, Naruto finds a bottle and opens it to find a genie who grants three wishes.
Naruto is defeated by Sasuke and is pronounced dead; the events leading to the combat are shown in flashback. Naruto and Konohamaru are participants in the Chunin Exams, and are matched with each other; they fight with no limits. In his sleep, Sasuke dreams of his brother Itachi making him breakfast repeatedly until it is perfect. Naruto Uzumaki is officially the Seventh Hokage, but does not make it to the ceremony.
Dates in the list below are for the original Japanese release; all the films were released in English, usually no more than three years later. Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow Team 7 travels to the Land of Snow to protect the actors during the shooting of the new Princess Fuun movie. The fourth original video animation, Konoha Annual Sports Festival, was included with the Japanese release of the film.
Unlike its predecessor, Legend of the Stone of Gelel did not have a theatrical release in the United States but was released in direct-to-video format instead. Naruto goes on a mission to protect the priest Shion, who starts to have visions of his death. Naruto and Sasuke join forces when ninja from the Sky Country attack Konoha. The Will of Fire The Lost Tower Naruto is sent 20 years into the past as he explores a mystical tower to capture a rogue ninja, and discovers the Fourth Hokage, his father, alive in the timeline.
Naruto is framed for attempted murder of the Raikage; as he tries to break out of the prison, he discovers its secrets. Naruto the Movie Naruto and Sakura are sent to an alternate universe by Tobi and discover the meaning of companionship and parenthood. The story planning and character designs were created by Masashi Kishimoto. The film explains some loose ends involving the series' mythology and focuses on Naruto and Hinata's romantic relationship.
The story and character designs were created by Masashi Kishimoto, who also served as chief story supervisor. The story, screenplay and character designs were created by Masashi Kishimoto, who also served as chief production supervisor.
The first adapted novel, Naruto: Innocent Heart, Demonic Blood , retells a Team 7 mission in which they encounter the assassins Zabuza and Haku;   the second, Naruto: Unlike the series, these books were aimed at children ages seven to ten. The first independent novel, titled Naruto: Tales of a Gutsy Ninja , is presented as an in-universe novel written by Naruto's master Jiraiya.
It follows the adventures of a fictional shinobi named Naruto Musasabi, who served as Naruto's namesake. Hikari to Yami and Book of Sunrise respectively. Naruto Original Soundtrack was released on April 3, , and contains 22 tracks used during the first season of the anime. Best Hit Collection and Naruto: List of Naruto video games Naruto video games have been released on various consoles by Nintendo , Sony , and Microsoft.
Most of them are fighting games in which the player directly controls one of the characters from Naruto. The player pits their character against another character controlled by the game's AI or by another player; the object is to reduce the opponent's health to zero using basic attacks as well as special techniques unique to each character derived from techniques they use in the Naruto anime or manga.
The first games released outside of Japan were the Naruto: Gekitou Ninja Taisen series and the Naruto: Clash of Ninja and Naruto: List of Naruto supplemental material Three official artbooks based on the Naruto series have been released. The first two, titled Art Collection: Uzumaki, and Illustration Collection: Naruto, were released in Japan in and , with North American editions following in and respectively.
Naruto Uzumaki, was published in in Japan and later the same year in North America;   it contains artwork originally on Shonen Jump comic covers. It has no text except a brief commentary by Kishimoto about his favorite artworks.
Art of Naruto was released in These books contain information about the production of the anime episodes and explanations of the characters' designs. Writings from the Warriors Official Fanbook appeared in ,  and another fan book was released to commemorate the series' 10th anniversary, including illustrations of Naruto Uzumaki by other manga artists, a novel, Kishimoto's one-shot titled Karakuri, and an interview between Kishimoto and Yoshihiro Togashi.
To win, a player must either earn ten "battle rewards" through their actions in the game or cause the other player to exhaust their deck. Four box sets sold in retailers are available for each series.
Cards for each set are available in collectible tins, containing several booster packs and exclusive promotional cards in a metal box. The World with director Edgar Wright saying he was inspired by how whenever there is a "killer move" in the manga, there is an impact in the background following any technique's usage. Christina Carpenter felt Kishimoto's artistic style translated poorly into animation,  and Derrick Tucker was also negative, though he felt that at their best, the depictions "[left] little to be desired".
Shippuden was well-reviewed by Activeanime's David C. Jones who commented that the animation had improved. Kishimoto expects his readers to decode the references, which allows him to avoid direct explanations. One example is Itachi, who has three ninja techniques named after Shinto deities: Tsukiyomi , Amaterasu , and Susano-o. Plumb also cites Sasuke's clan's heraldic symbol, a fan known as an uchiwa.
These fans are used in Japanese myths to exorcise evil, by blowing it away; Sasuke discovers late in the series that he has the ability to "blow away" the influence of the Nine-Tailed Fox on Naruto. Foxes kitsune tsuki are tricksters in Japanese mythology, and in some stories they take over human bodies; Plumb comments on the obvious similarities to the Nine-Tail sealed in Naruto, and the pranks Naruto plays.
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