Naruto. It is a manga series created by Masashi Kishimoto and adapted to anime by Hayato Date, which tells the story of a teenage ninja named Naruto Uzumaki, whose dream is to become Hokage, the highest ninja grade in his village, with the aim of being recognized within it as someone important.
The series is based on a one shot (term used in the manga to designate a single-chapter comic) that Kishimoto made in 1997 for Akamaru Jump magazine. As of 1999, Naruto is published by Shueisha in the Japanese magazine Shonen Jump. The success of the manga led its plot to be adapted into an anime produced by Pierrot studios and distributed by Aniplex, which was broadcast on the TV Tokyo television channel on October 3, 2002. The first season, called Naruto, lasted 220 chapters, while the second, Naruto Shippuden, began broadcasting on February 15, 2007 and currently has more than 270 chapters. Pierrot Studios has produced six films alongside several original video animations (OVAs). Both the manga and anime have achieved notable distribution abroad, being published in more than 23 and broadcast in more than 60.
Naruto Uzumaki is a teenage ninja who has the Kyubi (Nine-Tailed Demon Fox) locked inside him. Twelve years before the start of the series, this demon attacked the Hidden Leaf Village (Konoha), killing many people. As a consequence, the village leader, the Fourth Hokage, Minato Namikase, sacrificed his life using a technique called Shiki Fujin (Seal of Demonic Death) to seal it inside Naruto when he was a newborn, with which he hoped to stop the slaughter. That is why Naruto was the victim of mistreatment by those who considered him to be the Kyubi himself. As a solution, the Third Hokage (who had to resume command after the Fourth Hokage’s sacrifice) issued a decree that forbade anyone to speak of anything related to the Kyubi’s attack, and whoever did so would be severely punished.
Twelve years later, Naruto graduates from the Ninja Academy using the Kage Bunshin no Jutsu (Shadow Clone Technique), from the village’s forbidden scroll, which he had stolen after being tricked by a renegade ninja named Mizuki, with the supposed purpose of saving his teacher Iruka Umino. This encounter allowed Naruto to realize that he was the container for the Kyubi, why the people of the village despised him and that there was someone who esteemed him and recognized him morally as a person and not a demon, that person was his teacher. Iruka.
Team 7 (Sakura, Naruto and Sasuke)
The main story follows Naruto and his friends‘ individual growth, along with his development as a ninja. In addition, it focuses on the interactions between them and the influence of the environment on their personalities. As the series progresses, Naruto is related to Sasuke Uchiha and Sakura Haruno, with whom he forms “Team 7” along with his sensei Kakashi Hatake. As they learn new skills and meet new people and settings during their missions, Naruto fights for his dream of becoming the highest leader of his village (Hokage) and being recognized as someone important. At the beginning the series focuses on the members of Team 7: Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura. Shortly after, Orochimaru, one of the most wanted criminals, attacks Konoha, assassinating the Third Hokage as an act of personal revenge, causing Jiraiya, one of the Three Legendary Sannin, to start searching for his former teammate, Tsunade, to kill him. designate her as the Fifth Hokage.
During the search it is revealed that Orochimaru wants to find Sasuke (whom he knows for his line of succession and eye techniques), in order to offer him the power he longs for to kill his brother Itachi Uchiha, responsible for having murdered his entire clan. Sasuke accepts the proposal and goes to train with him, betraying his village. Meanwhile, Naruto decides to do something about it, so he decides to leave the village with Jiraiya for two and a half years in order to train and prepare for the next time he meets Sasuke, whom he will try to bring back to the village. from that moment.
At the end of the training period, Naruto returns to the village when a mysterious organization called Akatsuki tries to capture the nine tailed Bijus beasts including the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox that remains sealed inside him, in order to create a jutsu (technique). ) that allows them to control all the ninjas in the world. Team 7 and several ninjas from the village fight against the members of Akatsuki, also joining the mission that seeks to rescue their old partner Sasuke. However, he betrays Orochimaru and confronts Itachi in revenge. Although Itachi dies, Sas