Ranked #851


Alternative Titles

English: Naruto
Japanese: ナルト


Type: TV
Episodes: 220
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2002 to Feb 8, 2007
Premiered: Fall 2002
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
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Score: 7.791 (scored by 353,004 users)
Ranked: #8512
Popularity: #7
Members: 517,979
Favorites: 21,505
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Naruto Uzumaki, a hyperactive and knuckle-headed ninja, lives in Konohagakure, the Hidden Leaf village. Moments prior to his birth, a huge demon known as the Kyuubi, the Nine-tailed Fox, attacked Konohagakure and wreaked havoc. In order to put an end to the Kyuubi's rampage, the leader of the village, the 4th Hokage, sacrificed his life and sealed the monstrous beast inside the newborn Naruto.

Shunned because of the presence of the Kyuubi inside him, Naruto struggles to find his place in the village. He strives to become the Hokage of Konohagakure, and he meets many friends and foes along the way.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Uzumaki, Naruto
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Takeuchi, Junko
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Kogure, Ema
Kogure, Ema
Hatake, Kakashi
Hatake, Kakashi
Inoue, Kazuhiko
Inoue, Kazuhiko
Uchiha, Sasuke
Uchiha, Sasuke
Sugiyama, Noriaki
Sugiyama, Noriaki
Haruno, Sakura
Haruno, Sakura
Nakamura, Chie
Nakamura, Chie


Kobayashi, Noriko
Kobayashi, Noriko
Date, Hayato
Date, Hayato
Director, Storyboard
Ebina, Yasunori
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director
Wakabayashi, Atsushi
Wakabayashi, Atsushi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, Animation Director

More episodes Episodes(220/220)

# Episode Title Aired
1 Enter: Naruto Uzumaki!
Sanjou! Uzumaki Naruto (参上! うずまきナルト)
Oct 3, 2002
2 My Name is Konohamaru!
Konohamaru da Kore! (木ノ葉丸だ コレ!)
Oct 10, 2002
3 Sasuke and Sakura: Friends or Foes?
Shukuteki!? Sasuke to Sakura (宿敵!?サスケとサクラ)
Oct 17, 2002
4 Pass or Fail: Survival Test
Shiren! Survival Enshuu (試練!サバイバル演習)
Oct 24, 2002
5 You Failed! Kakashi's Final Decision
Shikkaku? Kakashi no Ketsuron (失格?カカシの結論)
Oct 31, 2002

Opening Theme

#01: "R★O★C★K★S", by Hound Dog (eps 1-25)
#02: "Haruka Kanata (遥か彼方)" by Asian Kung-fu Generation (eps 26-53)
#03: "Kanashimi wo Yasashisa ni (悲しみをやさしさに)" by little by little (eps 54-77)
#04: "GO!!!" by FLOW (eps 78-103)
#05: "Seishun Kyosokyoku (青春狂騒曲)" by Sambomaster (eps 104-128)
#06: "No Boy, No Cry (ノーボーイ・ノークライ)" by Stance Punks (eps 129-153)
#07: "Namikaze Satellite (波風サテライト)" by Snowkel (eps 154-178)
#08: "Re:member" by FLOW (eps 179-202)
#09: "YURA YURA (ユラユラ)" by Hearts Grow (eps 203-220)

Ending Theme

#01: "Wind" by Akeboshi (eps 1-25)
#02: "Harmonia" by Rythem (eps 26-51)
#03: "Viva Rock ~Japanese Side~" by Orange Range (eps 52-64)
#04: "ALIVE" by Raiko (eps 65-77)
#05: "Ima made Nando mo" by the Mass Missile (eps 78-89)
#06: "Ryusei" by Tia (eps 90-103)
#07: "Mountain A Go Go Too" by Captain Stridum (eps 104-115)
#08: "Hajimete Kimi to Shabetta" by GagagaSP (eps 116-128)
#09: "Nakushita Kotoba" by No Regret Life (eps 129-141)
#10: "Speed" by Analog Fish (eps 142-153)
#11: "Soba ni Iru Kara" by Amadori (eps 154-165)
#12: "Parade" by CHABA (eps 166-178)
#13: "Yellow Moon" by Akeboshi (eps 179-191)
#14: "Pinocchio" by Ore Ska Band (eps 192-202)
#15: "Scenario" by SABOTEN (eps 203-220)

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Nov 16, 2015
Many people out there love Naruto and I can see why. The characters are compelling, varied and interesting and the storytelling has many parts that are likable. But there are three big problems that drags everything down. Here they are.

1: No-one ever changes
This is mostly true for Naruto, but also for other characters and situations. It seems that the more important the character is, the less the character develops. The only development you see is an increase in abilities and power, but with such a cast of characters so much more could have been done. Thusly, Naruto is a show of wasted opportunities and weak read more
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Nov 17, 2015
I'll start by saying that if you would like to you can finish watching naruto at episode 135 and skip to shippuden because episodes 136 to 220 are complete filler. All you need to know is naruto has left to train for a while but you could probably figure that out by the hinting in episode 135 and them talking about it in episode 1 of Shippuden. But of course if you want to you can watch the filler (there is like 1 decent arc in my opinion) if you are enjoying it but in my opinion overall it's shit and you should skip it. read more
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Nov 17, 2015
I have watched all 137 non-filler episodes of Naruto.

I first heard about Naruto years ago and after watching Fairy Tail and One Piece thought I might as well give it a go. For me Naruto is a weird anime because I like the story and most of the characters, but I find it very hard to enjoy watching it.

Now before I start the review I would like to say that I don't think Naruto is a completely bad anime and can see how people who got into it when they were young would enjoy it. But I'm going to try and be honest read more
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Dec 18, 2014
I would like to start this review off by saying that I did not grow up with the Naruto series, nor did I have any pre-judgment of the series before I started watching it. Therefore I’d like to assert that my perspective on this series is as unbiased as it’s probably going to get, considering its popularity. When watching the series, the first thing I did was compile a list of filler episodes, and then promptly skipped all of them. This is so my watching experience in terms of the story deviated from the manga source material as little as possible. That being said, here read more
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