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Twelve years ago, the powerful Nine-Tailed Demon Fox attacked the ninja village of Konohagakure. The demon was quickly defeated and sealed into the infant Naruto Uzumaki, by the Fourth Hokage who sacrificed his life to protect the village. Now Naruto is the number one knucklehead ninja who's determined to become the next Hokage and gain recognition by everyone who ever doubted him!

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火影忍者
NARUTO―ナルト―

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Status in Country of Origin
72 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1 (Naruto) // Vol 27, Chap 245 (Naruto Shippuden)
Ends at Vol 27, Chap 238 (Naruto) // Ongoing (Naruto Shippuden)

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Average: 7.8 / 10.0 (4685 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.79 / 10.0
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Year
1999

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Serialized In (magazine)
Akamaru Jump (Oneshot Pilot)
Shuukan Shounen Jump (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (69 Volumes, 8 Omnibuses - Ongoing)

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10 reasons to burn it - it's not worth   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by Kookma
November 8th, 2014, 1:59pm
Just like Naruto I have 2 kids now

1. Terribly getup (that drop leg holster of sasuke is killing me)
2. Too many characters and no character development
3. Terribly bad plot-wise
4. Too many flashbacks
5. They just talk
6. For breaking ninja codes and protocols
7. 71% of story is about Sasuke
8. Battles sucks and sometimes you will miss the important parts
9. Too much training (What they teach in ninja school?)
10. Boring as hell, story is the weakest aspect

... Last updated on November 11th, 2014, 11:20pm
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It is a piece of shit which could be a masterpiece   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by lolnameless
January 22nd, 2013, 12:49am
The ninja world is very interesting, for example, sasuke and orochimaru look really cool by design, the author has the skill but blew this up and turn it into junk manga.

Being a shounen manga on shounen "popular" magazine, it has many cheap style and symbolism in it, for example, many flashbacks and showing off the old ninja-way which is getting old since the first few volumes, many characters with goddamn flashbacks which we don't really care about, who should have little place in the story other than showing off its ninjitsu, martial arts or style in the first place.
Also, the ninja world is heavily themed around schooling in reality, showing off senseis and its students who have little individuality other becoming successors of their sensei.
In it, some or many concept is entirely fraud, like, "There are people who can do best on everything and people who is loser who is useless" but the reality isn't like that: We have drastically changed the environment and expand our intelligence which is not what most people like, specialized, needed or good at, that "There are people who can do best on everything and people who is loser who is useless" is the same old joke used by schooling in reality, so they can justify their existence and drug the youth.

... Last updated on August 6th, 2014, 1:28am
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I waste my time... Boycott Kishimoto works   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by ALT+CTL
May 15th, 2014, 3:31am
I dropped this series about one year ago because shallow story line, many of us was kid when naruto published but now this manga turn to stupid scenario. about 3 ~ 4 days ago one of my friends asked me about new chapters (->674) and I'm still have same point of view about this series.

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I expected that naruto should be killed in battle in return to become a legend hero but editors dont want that (i think) so they will have rough battle against madara to process the stupid story and in the end i think both of them become legend or sasuke will hold title of hokage. If i remember that correctly in chapter 525 or 526 feudal lords should be taken as hostage but after 145+ chapter so far nothing happened

In tactical strategy matter, editors of naruto series doesn't know anything at all.

-update- until chapter 696
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First I dont talk about religions, so dont mix them up, im full of all of them.

The ideology of Sasuke show that hatred will lead the world to another war and rest of people will follow it automatically , In our world there is hate between us, When strong enemy show up all former enemies turn into allies to defeat that strong enemy. History is repeating again and again but we never wanted to live in peace because of greedy people that lead us, lets call them feudal lord for example and Kage (their dog).
Dictatorship is Sasuke ideology in management of country and this kind of person wont ever last.

The Ideology of Naruto give us that opinion, If we want to live in harmony we need remove the hatred and build the tower of trust and love but can you live under command of feudal lords ? If they order you to kill innocent people ?

In point of my view point the Naruto still immature compared to Sasuke because Naruto never had the experience of murdered family (clan) by hands of his brother because of greedy people.

To me both of them are wrong, there isn't any resolve.

For Kishimoto, Thanks for hard work but what do we get after this ?
You wanted to show us how we can make a better world but truth is we can't even if we want to people around us wont let you do that because of their interest. They are bunch of parasites of society that claim the power, If we want to make better world we have to sacrifice our people for that cause. You tried to show that part but in this matter we and our children will never make it.
You never talked about other sins. hatred will change to wrath, what about other sins ? (I know this is shounen manga but he can make comment about this in his work)


-update- until chapter 700 (THE END)
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WTH. Im not feminist you know, If I would be I should take it as insult from your last chapter honestly you showed most of female characters to be housewife and I feel sorry for Sakura for being most idiot character in this story is she masochism or something ?
The ending its look like something that Japanese men want from their wives. (pisst you draw naruto with yellow hair dont you?)
and for Naruto ideology fan, Your character wanted to be Hokage. Its your responsibility now. Can you be good father when you value your work more than your family?
and for last page, They made allies. Okay for what kind of reasons ? supporting that greedy feudal lords ? don't kidding me okay they will eventually become enemy when they looking for same source of WEALTH. I dont know for what kind of reasons they didn't disband ninja armies (is there any enemy in that world ?) you don't believe it ? check chapter 9! How they make money ? babysitting?


- To grow up kids that spend their 15 years of life with this ridiculous manga, Just be wise and dont get near this kind of mangas.
- I would never ever recommend this manga to anyone.
- To Kishimoto: You wanted to learn something? watch "La haine" movie, your brother did better than you.

... Last updated on November 7th, 2014, 8:43pm
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Good Elements Mixed with Terrible Story Telling   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by decisions
March 26th, 2008, 2:56pm
Naruto is a story I have terribly mixed feelings about, especially since I devoted a lot of time in the past to writing fanfiction for it... back when I still liked the series.

The most addicting thing about Naruto is the "Naruverse." There is just so much potential in the Naruto world. You have ninja magic that covers a BROAD spectrum of abilities, you have a few deviants in Konoha (Naruto's home town), you have "missing-nin" who betrayed Konoha (most notably men by the names of Orochimaru and Uchiha Itachi), you have demon magic, you have enemy nations who are not on good terms with Konoha, and you have an evil organization bent on world domination.

Wow. Kishimoto spared no expense in setting up a world that would give him virtually unlimited storytelling options. There ARE some inconsistencies, specifically revolving around technology, but aside from that, you can easily get addicted to the Naruverse.

The problems arise in the storytelling. Naruto can be divided into two parts, each I will give thought into separately.

Part 1 of Naruto sets the stage in a very typical shounen way, with the difference that he is hated because of a demon sealed inside of him that everyone fears. He has a rival, an emotionally disturbed kid whose entire clan was massacred by his elder brother (the aforementioned Uchiha Itachi killed them all). They go through trialsand tribulations and appear to change and grow. Naruto starts growing up from the kid he once was and starts becoming a powerful ninja, while Sasuke is faced with choices regarding his revenge and his friendship.

Part 2 is where the story totally breaks down. Kishimoto throws all the character development out the window and changes characters into what he wants them to be at this point using a a 3 year time jump as the excuse. Character personalities in some characters have completely reverted back and in other characters seem different in ways that don't make sense. For reasons I cannot tell, the story stops focusing on developing characters and starts hyping them instead. We're TOLD that technique X or ability Y is super powerful and nobody can perform it except character Z and nobody can stop it no matter who they are. In this way, "S-class" ninjas are given an "S-class" shield by Kishimoto, which is only broken down by convenient plot devices that destroy characterization.

Rating: 4/10.

I'm fine with the cliche shounen elements so long as the storytelling is good enough. Part 1's storytelling was enough to keep me from bemoaning the problems with the series. Part 2 lost it.
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Had potential, fell off a steep cliff   
Rating: 6.7 / 10.0
by TundraDweller
November 9th, 2014, 2:39am
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If you read Naruto from the beginning, you will get a sense of great excitement in anticipation of the future of the series. There's Naruto who has a legendary uber-powerful monster sealed inside him, Sasuke whose clan was annihilated and wants revenge, Orochimaru who is nearly the best villain ever, Kakashi and Gai, Kabuto, Sandaime, legends of past awesome ninjas like the hokages and the how the story and characters are affected by them. Etc. etc.

However, Kishimoto fails to capitalize on this great beginning to his story and gets carried away. Everything up to Naruto vs Gaara can be said to be the best part of the series. With the start of Naruto chasing after Sasuke, the series start going downhill. At some point it gets ridiculous. Right up until Naruto vs Sasuke, I still very much enjoyed the series. The fights were awesome back then. Deep and exciting.

With the 2-year time-skip, the manga loses control altogether. Naruto's training with the legendary ninja Jiraiya only yields Oodama Rasengan that he uses once, that's all. And it drains him too. The story starts sucking majorly. Akatsuki is cool and all, but the story is crap. Orochimaru is forced into the sidelines and people less interesting than him get all attention. Sasuke powers up, so much so that Naruto may as well have been not training at all during the two years. I forget other details, but this time was boring as hell.

Akatsuki easily captures the bijuu that we were led to believe were truly formidable, almost invincible monsters with near unlimited chakra and stuff. And the people who caught them? Most of them don't have the kind of power needed to battle a capable jinchuuriki even 2 on 1. But they caught them anyway.

Battles in part 2 are really shallow and boring. Compared to the battles in part 1, in the chuunin exam and the Sasuke-chase, these battles don't even compare. Of course, power-wise it levels up, as shounen genre demands, but the content and depth does not match up.

Towards the end, Kishimoto finally went full senile. Manga became a total wreck. All the people of the past we thought of as awesome were brought back to life and their characters ruined. The images tarnished. Really! Orochimaru becomes a side character. Tobi turns out to be Obito, ruining Kakashi Gaiden. Sasuke comes back to fight the good fight. Oh boy. Madara comes back to life and single-handedly, with little effort wipes out the previous and current kages that we considered capable shinobi. The bijuu are less than toys before him. Obito becomes Sot6P, kinda, but becoming juubi jinchuuriki. He's OP, but still loses. Madara takes his place. Heck, even I'm getting confused writing this. Umm, oh yeah, the real Sot6P comes and gives Naruto and Sasuke new powers, they battle Madara. Madara is back-stabbed by Zetsu (!!!). Turns out Zetsu really works for Kaguya, Sot6P's mother(!). She tries to destroy everything after getting rid of Madara. Naruto and Sasuke, with Obito's help (!!) manage to beat her. *gasp* I need a break. Hmm, then Sasuke back-stabs Naruto (!!!!). They fight to a draw.


I give up. Kishimoto sucks.

... Last updated on November 9th, 2014, 2:39am
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The Boy Who Lived   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by ederreu
July 9th, 2008, 11:06am
Naruto has indeed become a social phenomenon, we can see narutards wearing headbands on their heads (and many other parts of their bodies) everywhere, but, is it any good??, the manga started being a very promising idea, it didn't took quite long for it to be crushed by it's own popularity, the protagonism of the series was always unclear and right now, in the latest chapters, many of us belive the series should be renamed as "Sasuke", but that is just one of the few problems the series has, the excessive number of characters make their development almost impossible and leave behind many great characters (rock lee as an example), also i have been spotting some similarities between this and harry potter:
1. The orphan boy who was raised not knowing who his parents were
2. The snake like eternal-life-seeker Villian
3. The dead godfather
4. The old wise man who spared it's student's life only to let him become a powerful villian
5. the child of the prophecy
6. The founder of the place where the characters live ran away after a dispute with the other founder.

BUt as i wish to belive, these are just mere coincidences, anyways, the manga has suffered some degradation to the point where it is nothing more but the typical shounen formula hidden inside the corpses of what we used to call great characters, places and plot.

... Last updated on July 9th, 2008, 11:47am
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Naruto? Ain't that a food? Ninja? Yeah, right.   
Rating: N/A
by FullmetalANDRA
July 21st, 2008, 12:43pm
There are only a few things wrong with Naruto:
1. Sasuke
2. Sasuke
3. WHY THE HELL IS THE TITLE CALLED "NARUTO" WHEN IT SHOULD BE "SASUKE (STARRING NARUTO)"!!!
4. They don't act like ninjas
5. When I see an obnoxious brat running around in an orange jumpsuit, I don't think of ninjas. I think of somebody who broke out of jail!
6. Wow. How ninja. Running around in flashy, colorful outfits casting magic spells
7. Narutards are watching you
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8. Only the cool people (Hayate, Jiraiya, Orochimaru, Asuma, etc.) die and not the annoying jerkwads (Sasuke, Sasuke, Sasuke, Sasuke, Sasuke, etc.)

9. It drags and drags and drags....
10. They talk too damn much
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Pure Garbage   
Rating: N/A
by The only sane person here
June 3rd, 2005, 11:31am
How this trash became so popular is beyond me. Comes complete with: a weak story, one sided characters, plot holes, and ridiculous fights. Do yourself a favour and stear clear.
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oh my gosh...!!   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by cleanlyer
May 12th, 2008, 3:40pm
this is the MOST overrated manga/anime series!! the artwork isnt appealing (not that its bad, but ive seen MUCH better) and the characters are very annoying. the whole plot and how this series will go on forever until the author dies shows there will never be an actual end, even though everyone (even people who dont read the series) knows the planned ending, Naruto and his friends ALL become whatever they want to be in the beginning.
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After 13 years of reading there shall come reflection-no-jutsu and SPOILERS   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by residentgrigo
November 9th, 2014, 7:38am
Part 1: I started reading in 2002 and was and still am into this part. Real human Euros were paid. The art is stylish from the start and becomes really good during the chunin arc. The story itself can hold it´s own against the well choreographed fights and the spirit of Akira is strong in terms of design and the occasional moment of eye-catching violence and slight punk esthetics. The characters are all inherently lovable from the start. Stand outs include Rock Lee(the definition of a shonen hero), Neji(great use of a tragic back-story), Shikamaru(best BFF on could dream of) and Hinata(has a more likable Yamato nadeshiko ever existed ?). Kakashi is obviously Kenshin levels cool and Orochimaru is the best villain of the series. Gaara is a very strong rival. Another strength is the constant explanations diagrams of the jutsus and the reasonably grounded use of them. Yoshihiro Togashi would be proud. The theme of generation hits hard when Jiraiya comes a-perving. Ah yes the daytime anime- adaptation friendly light perving does not happen. Apparently Masashi cares about the intellect and attention span of his readers. Build upon themes of legacy over pandering of all forms like titz, shipping and a dozen new different attack modes for everyone per arc so we can keep selling figures are missing as of now. You don´t want to know my opinion on Negi, Fairy Tail, Kenichi, Beach and the lowest hanging fruits they keep on grabbing to stay in print and of my reading list. Even the humor works too at this point. Hiruzen´s big hero death(what a fight !) is expected by well done and casts a reaching shadow. The weaknesses are the the use of SJ formula to a tee and some very big logic holes like the sheer number of pointlessly dead children and crazy bullying that path the road to happy endings. The more then weird society need to be mentioned too. Does everyone go to ninja school ? How does money and the power/mission ranking actually work ? Wouldn´t clone jutsu make working obsolete. Can ninja crime even be fought ? How is Naruto so clueless about his heritage ? Is ninja sex as crazy as i expect ? Even teenage me had these questions constantly. The anime adaptation is very well done outside of the expected pacing problems and the limited animation is used well and to stylish effect. I haven´t seen the filler and neater should you. This part is a 8,5.

Part 2 till invasion of Pain: The world building really gets going and the new designs are great. The art becomes less quirky but noticeably good for a weekly shovel fest. When and how did Kishimoto meet his wife anyway ? The exploding cast starts to turn into a problem. At least Kubo Tite syndrome(no resolving ideas before the next deadline you say, have 20 new characters with fabulous mullets instead !) never happens. The till now likable Sakura sadly takes a nosedive here. Good god is she LOYAL. Gaara´s offscreen sprint to redemption turned him into nonsense too. Look at this sub-forum to learn more: "Anyone think Sakura is an idiot?". I wish Hinata who now climbed the opularity poles would step in but her role is being a meat-shield with almost no screen time. Waste of a character- no-jutsu ! Sasuke´s journey as secondly anti-hero is well done and Akatsuki builds greatly and logically upon the beloved snake lord. The path to Pain is well integrated into the generations theme. Asuma´s and Jiraiya´s hero deaths are very effective but the small ones keep happening way less frequent. BUT the big war against Pain hits a wall called redemption. The pulled by the arguably long hair revelations about Itachi´s motives and his gentle soul manage to spiral Sasuke down a journey that both character almost don´t recover from for the next 30 Volumes. The musical chair of Sasukes true feelings and motivations almost killed him for me. Lead 2 takes nosedive. Pain´s motivation that is the same as Seymour from FF X(suffering needs to die so i will kill the world !) is a giant problem too. So is the revival-a-thon that makes death meaningless from now on. Akira Toriyama would be proud. A lot of good fight keep on happening but the second half of the arc runs into problems too. Way too many modes of attack and the constant needs of power ups destroy the grounded nature of the choreography. Especially with all the constant summoning of random crap. The action aspect still pulls through well enough the humor becomes a non-issue halfway in and is just there out of obligation. No Kenhsin level fight anymore but still better them most action comics worldwide. We aren´t pandering completely by now but things are getting critical. This part is a 7,5. The anime looks like it is animated by vietnamese slaves half the time so i dropped it after a year. Kind of a shame. At least the soundtrack stayed strong.

Five Kage arc till 700: Let the bitching begin but the art has to be mentioned first. Who has the time for such non digital background week after week ? It has become good enough to follow along alone. Nine-Tails and friends have always only been misunderstood ? Naruto fights his own Dark Link ! EVERYONE comes back as zombies and or ghosts(how many final conversations with his parents did he have ?). At least Kishimoto understood that Jiraya needed to stay dead. Repeated nostalgia milking so no new plots have to be woven went on for about 2 year of my life thanks to this. The fights against an army of clones are as pointless as i expected. Why was i looking forward to this ? Talk and flashback-no-jutsu manage to become memes by now too. The shipping especially gets weird by this point and the female characters become completely pointless now. Hinata´s near deadly confession that the whole village saw lacks a follow-up is the biggest offender. You know what ? The number of characters is now over 9000 so nearly everyone is now a random superpower on legs. Am i secretly reading a X-men event comic ? Kishimoto designed the ninjas as superheroes after all. The avengers run a school too by the way. Another big problem are the now pointless action scenes. All big characters can now turn into japanese gods, have more might in one hand then the lord(ninja Jesus shows up too) and stand around in the air while screening at the moon. Akira Toriyama would be proud. I guess Kishimoto started to pandering to the internet in all forms but nudity by now. Le sigh. „New“ big bad Obito was a very good at first and his backstory leads to great use of Kakashi. But he also went to the FF X school(i swear i like it) of villainy and friendship is magic by the end of his arc too ! Madara is also nice at first but how many turtles deep are we now on the villains front ? And he is basically Orochimaru with a unkempt hair and even he gets some stupid thing about friendship thrown in at the end. How high a mountain of corpses did he build again to get that final handshake? Will Griffith get that one too ? That one is a joke of course. Berserk for live ! The web of connections for good and bad guys is now incomprehensible due to the ret-cons that happen every third week. Naruto Wikia is now mandatory and the data-books will thus turn into bestsellers. Brian M. Bendis would be proud. Kishimoto himself admitted that he didn´t plan all these(maybe a record of non superhero fiction ?) in advance but they hold up reasonably well till now. But we are 50+ volumes in. Even Cerebus Syndrome has kicked in hard so the humor is long gone too(at least Dave Sim´s misogyny stays at home). Two identical Wars in(Hinata as a meat-shield again ?) is the breaking point for both action, internal logic and nearly my patience. Neji ´s big hero death is emotional for sure and sealed the shipping deal for Naruto for good. It may have been the right characters to burry but it was the wrong way to kill him. He has perfect eyes(!) and he could have kicked that stupid tree with both hands behind his back. Or final Ghibli princes(the manga has finally turned into Asura's wrath by now) that needs to be defeated is Ultimecia from FF VIII and she even brought the evil tree from FF V and a pile of random black goo that was the mastermind all along(M. Night Shyamalan would be proud) has to show his ugly bug too. Most should agree with me that this part of the arc is nonsense of the highest order ! Worst of all is that google now links the word Kaguya to her and not the folktales ! I guess everyone and their dog were reading the manga by now. At least i now know that Kishimoto may have been a gamer before his life turned into 15 years a slave. The canon „the Last“(sure you are) looks like FF VII and Majora's Mask after all and this and the triple Hyuga kidnapping or the existence of a fourth Kaguya child could turn into a problem. The only reason i didn´t even think of dropping the series is because of my by now deeply rooted love for the characters, the art and shining points like chapter 605 and 699. Kishimoto may be a complete Shueisha slave at this point but his life blood was in it somewhere. The YouTube anime clips looked a bit better but this part needs a rewrite and a diet not an adaptation ! This part is the lowest and most unjustified 6 i have ever given.

The END: 700 is good and croud pleasing enough(unless you shipped like a madman) but only a setup to ultimately print money. It still helped to move the final rating up by 0,5. My full opinion and another one of my novels can be found here: „So, Naruto Came To ? The End ? !!“. I even talk about kunoichi feminism ! At least they keep their clothes on while fighting and were aloud on the battlefield at times. SJ is apparently slowly moving forward from their Hokuto no Ken days. Isn´t nearly half their readership female and technically adult by now ?
I like Naruto himself but i think that he is less alive then his other worthwhile peers like Luffy and Gon. Meaning that he is tied to his Hokage quest and search for acknowledgment a bit too much. I can see him eating ramen an being Baka(his grade school antics and naivety should have stopped shortly after the time jump) outside of the page but not living a rounded life. The next comparable shonen fighting bestseller on my list are now Hunter/Titans(arguably something else) and Ippo/One Piece(i am trying my best not to drop these two but it is getting harder due to unmoving and repetitive arcs). It is not that i outgrew the formula but a weekly release schedule for years will break even the most talented writer. The genre apparently needs new blood and less One Piece/DB Z copies. A length of no more then 30 volumes is vital or a Berserk style Hitaus X Hiatus needs to take place to not turn into a mind killer. Naruto after all started almost as good as a certain alchemist and almost ended as a certain laundry detergent in it´s 40s. But don´t be that „new“ writer to Kishimto. You gave me(and US) joy and I care about you and read your interviews. Please retire in grace and don´t be the a slave to the system that keeps chasing his lost youth and relevance! Go home and be a family man even if Naruto himself ironically doesn´t have the time now(is this some Bakuman level commentary on working for Jump?). You deserve better and your wife and family miss and need you ! Take that honeymoon you kept on delaying for a decade and only do passion project on your own schedule(no more Mario please). And if you need to return to the world of ninjas then stick to Orochimaru and Kakashi miniseries in Ultra Jump only. Your journey is over and i have reached catharsis by way of this review too. Let the other Jump slaves do the now beginning river of spin-offs. If anyone cares about my opinion of the movies i think that Land of Snow is the „best“ and „Road to Ninja“ is a big waste of setting. They are close enough to canon and NONE other exist as of now to me. I vow to never write such a master's theses till Berserk ends and inspires me to write my second and last review novel. Thank you for your time and a great and first-time retrospective reading of the series can be found here : http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/house-of-1000-manga/2014-11-06/naruto/.80741

... Last updated on November 16th, 2014, 9:13am
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