The History Of Naruto And Naruto Shippuden And Why It Is So Popular
Naruto has a global following and is a favorite with children and adults in many countries across the
world. This article looks at the history and how it all got started and became so popular.
Naruto and Naruto Shippuden have reached out to the hearts of the people as it continues to
unfold the stories of Naruto, his friends, the people around him and Konoha. This manga and anime
is certainly one of the most popular in this generation. It could be because Naruto and Naruto
Shippuden have all the things that youth are looking for – action, drama, fantasy, comedy and
The Naruto and Naruto Shippuden series involving a young ninja who is continuously searching for
screams and recognition and reaching for his ultimate goal of becoming a Hokage (the leader in the
village and considered as the strongest).
So, how did Naruto and Naruto Shippuden start?
It was in the year 1999 when Naruto made the debut in the Shonen Jump. The Shonen Jump is the
most known manga magazine in the whole country of Japan. This was created by Masashi
Kishimoto who once became the apprentice of Akira Toriyama (Dragonball Z creator). This is the
reason why just like Dragonball, Naruto and Naruto Shippuden series have characters which are
striking and fight scenes which are really thrilling. The Naruto and Naruto Shippuden series is based
on the Akamaru Jump, August 1997 one-shot comic made by Kishimoto.
Up to date, there have been 58 volumes which have been released. This is still an open-ended
manga and nobody knows the ending yet. Many are looking forward to the moment that Naruto
will be the Hokage. Later on, the manga was adapted into anime. The anime series of Naruto and
Naruto Shippuden was produced by Aniplex and Studio Pierrot. It was in October 3, 2002 that
Naruto premiered all over Japan. The Naruto series had 220 episodes. After the Naruto series, a
sequel was wade which has the title, Naruto: Shippuden. Naruto Shippuden has been in the air
since February 17, 2007.
But aside from this anime series, there are already eight movies of Naruto and many original video
The history of Naruto and Naruto Shippuden clearly states that it has made its way to the manga,
anime and OVA markets and continues to penetrate these markets. Indeed, Naruto is a creation
that has made it this far.
But what did really make Naruto and his story very popular? Young people have always talked
The first reason is that it is a story about ninjas. Naruto, who is the main protagonist, is a ninja. And
obviously, almost all people love the ninja character. People tend to look at ninjas as those which
are dangerous, mysterious and skillful which makes the story more and more exciting.
The second reason is the underdog story. In the Naruto and Naruto Shippuden, Naruto could be
observed that he has been rejected from the start that he continues to dream of recognition. The
readers and viewers are attached to his personality as he was an underdog who is slowly making his
way to success with perseverance and hard work.
The third reason is the storyline of Naruto and Naruto Shippuden. The story line is catering various
emotions. It has both the drama and the humor. The readers and viewers could easily relate to the
various scenes and characters. With more than 30 characters, aside from Naruto, it would seem
impossible to find a character that is near to your own personality. Moreover, it leaves lesson is life
such as perseverance and friendship. It would certainly capture the little child in you.
But what made Naruto and Naruto Shippuden popular are its fans and viewers. It is the fact that
many people appreciate the story and the characters. The popularity and life of the manga-anime
series depend on fans, like you.
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