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Release Date:
15 February 2007 (Japan) See more »
Tagline:
The destruction of the Hidden Leaf Village begins.
Plot:
Naruto Uzumaki, is a loud, hyperactive, adolescent ninja who constantly searches for approval and recognition, as well as to become Hokage, who is acknowledged as the leader and strongest of all ninja in the village.
Awards:
2 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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One of the best animes you can find See more (57 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 353)
Junko Takeuchi ... Naruto Uzumaki / ... (318 episodes, 2007-2015)
Chie Nakamura ... Sakura Haruno / ... (219 episodes, 2007-2015)
Kazuhiko Inoue ... Kakashi Hatake / ... (191 episodes, 2007-2015)

Maile Flanagan ... Naruto Uzumaki (138 episodes, 2007-2010)
Masako Katsuki ... Tsunade, The Fifth Hokage / ... (137 episodes, 2007-2015)
Rikiya Koyama ... Yamato / ... (131 episodes, 2007-2014)
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Series Directed by
Hayato Date (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Writing credits
Masashi Kishimoto (385 episodes, 2007-2014)
Liam O'Brien (18 episodes, 2007-2008)

Series Produced by
Jenko Hyru .... producer (53 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kari Kishimoto .... producer (32 episodes, 2007)
Masashi Kishimoto .... producer (32 episodes, 2007)
 
Series Original Music by
Yasuharu Takanashi (398 episodes, 2007-2015)
 
Series Film Editing by
Seiji Morita (68 episodes, 2007-2009)
Yukie Oikawa (68 episodes, 2007-2009)
 
Series Casting by
Jamie Simone (96 episodes, 2007-2009)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Masaaki Kumagai .... assistant director (20 episodes, 2012)
Tomoyuki Kurokawa .... assistant director (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Sound Department
Julien Campuzano .... sound re-recording mixer (361 episodes, 2007-2014)
James Lafferty .... post-production coordinator (98 episodes, 2007-2009)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Loren White .... digital effects artist (99 episodes, 2007-2009)
 
Series Animation Department
Henry Thurlow .... inbetween artist / secondary key animator (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
Hironori Tanaka .... key animator (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
Norio Matsumoto .... key animator (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Other crew
Jessica Renslow .... production coordinator (242 episodes, 2007-2011)
Sierra Leoni .... Production Coordinator (145 episodes, 2010-2013)
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn .... voice director (96 episodes, 2007-2009)
 

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24 min
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:G (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (vol 7) | Germany:12 | New Zealand:M | South Korea:15 | UK:12 | USA:TV-14

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The character of Gaara draws inspiration from neo since the creator was a matrix fanSee more »
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Soundtrack:
Kono Koe KarashiteSee more »

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25 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
One of the best animes you can find, 16 October 2013
Author: hunoldinho from Germany

This anime has everything.

Plot:

The story is absolutely beautiful. You have epic fights combined with deep emotions and unpredictable story changes that will blow your mind. The only critique I could find about the story is that in the anime some parts are described in very simple pictures, f.e. after a character pulled a very cunning move within combat, in order to let the younger audience understand what has happened. But then again I wouldn't want them to miss out on this anime just because they feel it is too complex, so I guess one can overlook this. (It doesn't happen too often to be really bothering anyways.)

Everything that happens also fits really well into the universe of Naruto, meaning that within this world's reality everything that happens makes sense.

It is also amazing to see the different characters evolve and grow both in maturity as well as in strength. I have even caught myself cheering like a total nerd when a character has learned a new move or went over his own boundaries. However, I feel that the side characters are being neglected in terms of development, since they really can't compete with the main character's strength at all after a certain point.

Character design:

Marvellous. There are dozens of different characters and everyone is unique. Even the side characters have distinguishable features, and the main characters show a character depth that many Hollywood movies could learn from nowadays.

Let's take the villain Orochimaru for example. He is easily the most well-designed antagonist I have seen in any motion picture, even in all the books I read I can't find a character like him. Pure evil. Cunning, bizarre and frightening. On top of his unpredictable actions and twisted motives, the music appearing together with him just rounds up the presentation of this character, and to me, makes it unforgettable.

Music:

It's pretty simple: The music in Naruto is incredible. When I showed some of the tracks to a friend who doesn't watch it, even she was amazed. If you don't believe me go to youtube and check some of them out, but be careful, it might lead to you watching the whole series if you haven't already!

Animation:

They did an amazing job animating Naruto. It's really beautiful to see how everything comes to life after reading the manga in black and white, and the animation of Naruto can compete with most recent animated movies. Many scenes are animated so well that you just want to watch them over and over again, especially some of the fights where the graphics and "camera angles" really come to shine.

All together, I would give it a 10/10 currently, as the overall experience with this show has simply blown me away and I can't really find anything really bad to say about it.

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