Author: Masashi Kishimoto
Brand: VIZ Media LLC
Edition: 1st Edition
- Viz Media
Format: Box set
Package Dimensions: 17x191x150
Number Of Pages: 192
Release Date: 09-07-2003
Details: Product Description
The world’s most popular ninja comic!
Naruto is a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He’s got a wild sense of humor, but Naruto is completely serious about his mission to be the world’s greatest ninja!
Twelve years ago the Village Hidden in the Leaves was attacked by a fearsome threat. A nine-tailed fox spirit claimed the life of the village leader, the Hokage, and many others. Today, the village is at peace and a troublemaking kid named Naruto is struggling to graduate from Ninja Academy. His goal may be to become the next Hokage, but his true destiny will be much more complicated. The adventure begins
“‘With a richly detailed background, complex, sympathetic characters, superb action and a main character who somehow balances tragedy with comedy, this is a series that delivers in every way. So strap on your leaf headband and join the oddest ninja in town. You won’t regret it. 4/5’ NEO magazine”
About the Author
Author/artist Masashi Kishimoto was born in 1974 in rural Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Like many kids, he was first inspired to become a manga artist in elementary school when he read
Dragon Ball. After spending time in art college, he won the Hop Step Award for new manga artists with his story
Karakuri. After considering various genres for his next project, Kishimoto decided on a story steeped in traditional Japanese culture. His first version of
Naruto, drawn in 1997, was a one-shot story about fox spirits; his final version, which debuted in
Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999, quickly became the most popular ninja manga in the world. The series would also spawn multiple anime series, movies, novels, video games and more. Having concluded the series in late 2014, Masashi Kishimoto has kept himself busy this year with the side story
Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring and writing the story for the latest
Boruto: Naruto the Movie, both of which will focus on the title character’s son, Boruto.