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)
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 Naruto Uzumaki (217 episodes, 2002-2007)
Kate Higgins ...
 Sakura Haruno / ... (135 episodes, 2002-2007)
Chie Nakamura ...
 Sakura Haruno (132 episodes, 2002-2007)
Noriaki Sugiyama ...
 Sasuke Uchiha (90 episodes, 2002-2006)
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 Sasuke Uchiha / ... (90 episodes, 2002-2006)
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Storyline

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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Trivia

The character Kankuro of the Sand Nation is named after a famous Kabuki actor and is a common name for crows. The character Kankuro uses puppets as his weapon against opponents, puppets were widely used in Bunraku theater. Kankuro's outfit is that of a typical Bunraku puppeteer. The most well known of his puppets is named "Crow". See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Hinata Hyuga: [explaining why she refuses to withdraw from her fight with Neji, despite the fact that he is trying to kill her] The boy that I have watched for so long is finally watching me. And in front of him, I can't bear to lose.
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Referenced in Demo Reel: Lost in Translation (Bromance Version) (2012) See more »

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Ima Made Nandomo
(Ending theme, episodes 78-89)
Performed by The MassMissile
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First Anime I've watched and it got me hooked
8 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Last year my roommate got me hooked on watching Naruto. I had never really been a big Anime fan. Shows like DBZ and Inuyasha never really appealed to me. I had seen a few episodes of Tri-Gun and found it rather interesting but the story of Naruto is what really drew me in. The quality with which it is written is very well done. And is not centered entirely around fighting, there actually is a plot here. The story is about 3 ninjas as they progress from genin level (beginning ninjas) onward to some rather high lvl battles and their hardships along the way. Each of these characters is well described with a rich background. And each character possesses unique abilities, none of which I have found boring or pointless so far. Currently I have read all the manga and have all the Anime downloaded. It is a truly excellent series. I fear that if they do bring it to the US. that sites that provide us with the anime may not be allowed to continue providing us with the show and if it comes to US television it will be edited because they will probably intend for kids to watch it and in it's original state it is entirely inappropriate and in no way should be compared to a Saturday morning cartoon show. The different jutsus are exciting to watch and well thought out. Battles can tend to last multiple episodes but to me that does not matter, the flashbacks just add to the storyline. The quality of the actual animation which can really be seen during the fight scenes is unbelievable. They truly have some very talented artists working for them. Lastly, the music is top notch. The intro's are extremely cool and the music in the actual show is also very well done.


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