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Naruto (2002–2007)

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Follows the struggles of three young ninjas - Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha and Sakura Haruno - as they go through their training.

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Series cast summary:
Tony Beck ...
 Gaara (220 episodes, 2002-2007)
Laurent Vernin ...
 Itachi Uchiha (220 episodes, 2002-2007)
Junko Takeuchi ...
 Naruto Uzumaki (217 episodes, 2002-2007)
 Naruto Uzumaki (217 episodes, 2002-2007)
 Sakura Haruno / ... (135 episodes, 2002-2007)
Chie Nakamura ...
 Sakura Haruno (132 episodes, 2002-2007)
Noriaki Sugiyama ...
 Sasuke Uchiha (90 episodes, 2002-2006)
 Sasuke Uchiha / ... (90 episodes, 2002-2006)


Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he grew up with no family, and the villagers hated him thinking that he himself was the demon fox. Naruto's dream is to become Hokage, and have the villagers acknowledge him. Written by Katelyn Karaway

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Release Date:

10 September 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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(220 episodes)


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The often line "Dattebayo" that Naruto repeats in dialogs is changed in the English version as "Believe It." Also, in the Spanish version, it's changed to "De veras." In Portuguese it's changed to "Tô certo". This is largely due to keeping the words to line up with the "Dattebayo" mouth flaps. Additonally, Naruto, on occasion, just shorten the word to "'Ttebayo." See more »


In some episodes of the series, some symbols on the clothes that the characters wear have some mistakes on them. Like sometimes, the Leaf symbol on the Leaf headbands would not have the pointy part of the symbol on it, and sometimes, the Sound symbol would have either a wavy flag or a non-wavy flag on it. And the Mist symbols would sometimes be lines instead of squiggly lines. On one of the early episodes, Sasuke Uchiha had a blue shirt with the Uchiha Clan symbol on the back, but on one shot where he talks to Sakura Haruno, the Clan symbol is not on his back. And some of the characters' faces were drawn badly in the original Japanese film, but were edited in the English version. As well as the symbol on Neji Hyuga's forehead (in the Japanese version, it looked like a Swastika, but was edited in the English version so that it wouldn't represent fascism). See more »


[after Haku appearingly kills Sasuke]
Naruto Uzumaki: I won't forgive you!
[the Nine Tails chakra bursts out of him]
Naruto Uzumaki: I'll rip you apart!
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Spoofed in Dragon Ball Z: Abridged: Cell Reception (2014) See more »


(Opening theme, episodes 1-25)
Performed by Hound Dog
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User Reviews

Never will there be an anime as great as this
25 August 2006 | by (Guyana) – See all my reviews

Naruto is...how to say? Magnificent, glorious and entertaining. Its almost flawless in the way it presents itself. The overall story is new and refreshing. The characters are inspirational and beautifully portrayed. The fight scenes ae overall breathtaking and neat. The drama in here is very emotional and moving. The jokes are well executed but sometimes overdone. Most people complain how most of the characters are unreal. But who cares. Their fun and feel real once you give the show a chance. If you ain't an anime fan then give this show a chance. Those who are anime fans will simply love it. There is nothing really to hate about it. Pure perfection. 10/10

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