English: Naruto: Shippuden
Japanese: ナルト- 疾風伝
Feb 15, 2007 to ?
Thursdays at 19:30 (JST)
PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
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SynopsisNaruto: Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto. The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend Uchiha Sasuke from the grips of the snake-like Shinobi, Orochimaru. After 2 and a half years Naruto finally returns to his village of Konoha, and sets about putting his ambitions to work, though it will not be easy, as he has amassed a few (more dangerous) enemies, in the likes of the shinobi organization Akatsuki.
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Opening Theme#01: "Hero's Come Back" by Nobodyknows+ (eps 1-30)
#02: "distance" by LONG SHOT PARTY (eps 31-53)
#03: "Blue Bird (ブルーバード)" by Ikimonogakari (eps 54-77)
#04: "CLOSER" by Inoue Joe (eps 78-102)
#05: "Hotaru no Hikari (ホタルノヒカリ)" by Ikimonogakari (eps 103-128)
#06: "Sign" by FLOW (eps 129-153)
#07: "Toumei Datta Sekai (透明だった世界)" by Motohiro Hata (eps 154-179)
#08: "Diver" by NICO Touches the Walls (eps 180-205)
#09: "Lovers (ラヴァーズ)" by 7!! (eps 206-230)
#10: "newsong" by tacica (eps 231-256)
#11: "Totsugeki Rock (突撃ロック)" by THE CRO-MAGNONS (eps 257-281)more
#12: "Moshimo" by Daisuke (eps 282-306)
#13: "Niwaka Ame Nimo Makezu (ニワカ雨ニモ負ケズ)" by NICO Touches the Walls (eps 307-332)
#14: "Tsuki no Ookisa (月の大きさ)" by Nogizaka46 (eps 333-356)
#15: "Guren" by DOES (eps 357-379)
#16: "Silhouette (シルエット)" by KANA-BOON (eps 380-405)
#17: "Kaze (風)" by Yamazaru (eps 406-431)
#18: "LINE" by Sukima Switch (eps 432-)
Ending Theme#01: "Nagare Boshi ~Shooting Star~ (流れ星〜Shooting Star〜)" by HOME MADE Kazoku (eps 1-18)
#02: "Michi ~to you all (道 〜to you all)" by aluto (eps 19-30)
#03: "KIMI MONOGATARI (キミモノガタリ)" by little by little (eps 31-41)
#04: "Mezamero! Yasei (目覚めろ!野性)" by MATCHY with QUESTION? (eps 42-52)
#05: "Sunao na Niji (素直な虹)" by surface (eps 54-63)
#06: "BROKEN YOUTH" by Nico Touches the Walls (eps 64-77)
#07: "Long Kiss Goodbye" by HALCALI (eps 78-90)
#08: "BACCHIKOI!!! (バッチコイ!!!)" by DEV PARADE (eps 91-102)
#09: "Shinkokyuu (深呼吸)" by SUPER BEAVER (eps 103-115)
#10: "My ANSWER" by SEAMO (eps 116-128)
#11: "Omae Dattanda (おまえだったんだ)" by Kishidan (eps 129-141)more
#12: "For You" by AZU (eps 142-153)
#13: "Jitensha (自転車)" by OreSkaBand (eps 154-166)
#14: "Utakata Hanabi (うたかた花火)" by supercell (eps 167-179)
#15: "U can do it!" by Domino (eps 180-192)
#16: "Mayonaka no Orchestra (真夜中のオーケストラ)" by Aqua Timez (eps 193-205)
#17: "FREEDOM" by HOME MADE Kazoku (eps 206-218)
#18: "Yokubou o Sakebe!!!! (欲望を叫べ!!!!)" by OKAMOTO'S (eps 219-230)
#19: "Place to Try" by TOTALFAT (eps 231-242)
#20: "By My Side (バイマイサイド)" by Hemenway (eps 243-256)
#21: "Cascade (カスケード)" by UNLIMITS (eps 257-268)
#22: "Kono Koe Karashite (この声枯らしてfeat. CHEHON)" by AISHA feat. CHEHON (eps 269-281)
#23: "MOTHER" by MUCC (eps 282-295)
#24: "Sayonara Memory (さよならメモリー)" by 7!! (eps 296-306)
#25: "I Can Hear" by DISH// (eps 307-319)
#26: "Yume wo Daite ~Hajimari no Crissroad~ (夢を抱いて〜はじまりのクリスロード〜)" by Rake (eps 320-332)
#27: "Black Night Town (ブラックナイトタウン)" by Akihisa Kondou (eps 333-343)
#28: "Niji (虹)" by Shinkuu Horou (真空ホロウ) (eps 344-356)
#29: "FLAME" by DISH// (eps 357-366)
#30: "Never Change feat.Lyu:Lyu" by SHUN (eps 367-379)
#31: "Dame Dame da (だめだめだ)" by Shiori Tomita (eps 380-393)
#32: "Spinning World" by Diana Garnet (eps 394-405)
#33: "Kotoba no Iranai Yakusoku (言葉のいらない約束)" by sana (eps 406-417)
#34: "Niji no Sora (虹の空)" by FLOW (eps 418-431)
#35: "Trouble Maker (トラブルメイカー)" by KANIKAPILA (eps 432-)
There are two kinds of fillers, you will see good fillers like One Piece where you can't even differentiate whether it is actually a canon or fillers and then there is bad fillers which messes up with the canon story line and ruining character development. I forgot to mention, there is also a hidden category, the worst of all are the flashback fillers and what is even more worse than that? Flashback fillers of scenes that you have already seen. This anime is ruined by enormous amount of flashback fillers that I can't even begin to describe. Seriously, these are just way too much that you don't even have to watch original Naruto anymore and I am not kidding. Almost every major scene from the prequel Naruto has been shown at least twice or thrice in Naruto Shippuden returning always as major flashback filler arcs.
Story -Don't get my wrong though, I love Naruto and I have been watching it when it was first aired on Cartoon Network and I got completely hooked up with my favorite most scene Lee Vs Gaara, but the current Naruto is more than I can handle with growing numbers of fillers stronger than ever with no end sight. From last few years, this is how Naruto Shippuden is heading
"223-242, 257-260, 271, 279-281, 284-295, 303-320, 347-361, 376-377, 388-390, 394-413, 416-417, 419, 422-423, 427-437".
These are the fillers and the missing numbers from 223 are canon. I can understand if anime has to show fillers so that manga can get enough time and enough chapters for anime to adapt, but what about Anime where manga is long finished that even the movies are way ahead than Naruto Shippuden's story line and the most frustrating part is that the even the games "ultimate naruto shippuden ninja storm" are ahead than the current story arc. 80% of the community who are watching Naruto just out of nostalgia reason or something that they have been watching it since they were just kids. There is no way in hell that I can even recommend this anime to anyone with 2-3 flashback fillers episode after every one canon episode. This ruins the flow of the battle arc, whenever something great is about to happen another filler episode appears out of nowhere whether it is to promote the game, movie or Naruto Vs Sasuke rivalry scene from the prequel Naruto which we have seen tons of time already and all of this in the middle of one big serious canon arc. This is all build up frustration from last 3-4 years and I have yet to talk about Naruto taking off every month at least once or twice in the middle of big arse filler arc, it is like one more extra week of filler. All of this downhill began from Pain arc, how much I waited for Pain Vs Naruto fight. Yea, I am talking about the infamous Episode 167.
Art/Animation- I have so much to talk about about this category too. What is wrong with the current animation? It looks like crap with still faces talking and painted background and terrible effects. All these months of fillers, whenever anime returns to its original canon, you expect great animation that is how it usually goes in anime. The last time I saw effort being made towards the anime's canon arc was last year's September during Naruto Vs Obito, when Naruto learns to control his Bijuu mod. It still can't be compared with "Bleach" which is done by the same Studio. Although, I am not sure whether it is the same people, but it had mindblowing animation in the last arc. After all of this, I had completely given up hope on Naruto and just waiting for my favorite scene to appear so that I can be done with Naruto and defend what left of my great memories that I remember about Naruto. I am talking about the epic and my 2nd favorite scene Guy Vs Madara, but Studio Poret had to ruin that too with terrible animation even though it was returned after months of fillers. The animation was just plain horrible, just compare it with manga and I read manga a lot later because there was just no end to these fillers. I believe, this is a new thing in the market big studios like Studio poret and Toei Animation no longer cares about their T.V series just making millions and billions by releasing movies based off their T.V series. Just like Toei ruined DBS and One Piece! It sux to see how older episodes of your childhood favorite series had way better fluent animation.
Characters- I have nothing to say about this because characters and character development doesn't collide with horrible animation and tons of fillers, but anime sure ruined it by making dead legendary characters of the series appearing again and again in the original flashbacks that never happened that fills the main story of the series with so many plot holes that your brain will explode. This anime is so messed up that even Shenron can't fix this.
Enjoyment- My scores aren't harsh, this is coming from a guy who didn't read manga of Naruto until now, but I was forced to read it because the movies are way head than the T.V series itself. This is a bad market strategy to release a movie whose plot is about what happens 2-3 years later in the anime. I just want to say to the whole Naruto community just stop your stupid fanboysm. Just for once step out of it and look at the mess they created out of this series. I heard some news that Boruto: The movie WHICH IS ABOUT NARUTO'S KID and in the anime HE IS NOT EVEN MARRIED YET was a huge hit. This gives the studio another green light to milk the series for another 3-4. The anime is already 48% fillers long, an anime where half of it is just bunch of stupid flashback fillers. These episode numbers are just a big lie and I have yet to count the numbers of Prequel Naruto flashbacks in b/w canon episodes just to extend the episode till the next. Don't give me BS like "this way Naruto can last for another 3-4 years". NO JUST NO, THIS IS TERRIFYING. This series just needs to end in one long sitting till the end with no fillers on the way every week. We are talking about just few more chapters of plot material, but it is gonna take like forever with 3-4 filler episodes after every one canon episode. read more
I am a big anime fan and I have to say that Naruto: Shippuuden is one of my absolute all time favourites. There are probably so many people that would disagree with me and tell me that Naruto and Naruto: Shippuuden are a waste of time and that the story is a bunch of fillers put together. I strongly disagree and will tell you all why with this review of mine.
First of all, the biggest difference between Naruto and Shippuuden is the darker tone, the maturity and the depth in Shippuuden. In Naruto, the whole series was about him wanting to become the Hokage, being clumsy and always working hard to become better than Sasuke.
I loved Naruto's dorkiness but in Shippuuden he becomes serious. The series as well. Now the friendship and loyalty takes over. The mysteries get their answers and new questions take form.
Akatsuki, the moon plan, Madara, war... the thrilling surprises, the horrifying reveals, the cliffhangers... these things are what makes Shippuuden one of the best animes I know. Kishimoto has built this massive foundation for us to walk on during the first half, and now he slowly digs into the core of the story. It keeps you on the tip of your toes. That's why the story itself gets a 10/10 from me. Story (10/10)
Of course the art is much better than Naruto. Shippuuden has much more attention for details, the characters' outfits are much better made, the colouring and effects are so much better animated. The landscapes are beautifully drawn. Fighting scenes and emotional scenes are something I've noticed myself are paid much more attention to. The characters movements flows better.The realistic feeling is all over Shippuuden. Great! Art (9/10)
To be honest, I prefer not to notice the sound at all. Sound in movies and series shouldn't be noticed. The music is there to strenghten the mood. And since I don't notice the sound and it makes me feel what I'm supposed to feel, I guess the sound is well picked. I really liked the piano pieces in Naruo. Grief and Sorrow is an extraordinary piece. But I especially enjoyed the Pain soundtrack with the choirs and dark pipe organs in Shippuuden. Sound (8/10)
In Naruto and Shippuuden, Kishimoto is very focused in telling all characters stories. All characters have their backgounds and special personality. They all feel like real people that you know and they all grow throughout the series. You follow their Changes and that's what is so great and important about a series that is this long. The character development. (10/10)
So, to justify and defend Shippuuden...
First of all, you have to understand the use of fillers. With an anime this long the writer can't keep up with the pace. For every episode they use about 2-3 chapters of the manga. When the anime has reached too far, they have to buy time for the writer to write more. Or, they could make it like many other animes... Make up another story and end for it or just pause it for a couple of years while Kishi draws the manga like crazy. But that wouldn't make anyone happy. Please, stop going on and on about the fillers. They are there for a very good reason.
Naruto goes from a clumsy kid who only wishes to become the Hokage, to a serious, hardworking, loyal friend who doesn't only want to save his friend, but also the whole ninja world from the neverending cycle of hate and despair. I enjoy the series extremely much and I hope that you do too. ^^ read more
this anime, is turning into a huge disapointment,
its just being filled with fillers so they can make more cash and in echange losing naruto fans,
i am still waiting for the last fight, the manga ended a long time ago, literaly from episode 400 to 412 is made of fillers, thats 3 entire months of fillers....
the art has a 8 to me, it would be higher, but you can see that some episodes were just rushed out, the sounds have a 9, theres alot of character development on the wrong places that happens on the wrong times being made as fillers,
the enjoyment drops fast as lightning if you dont mind months and months of spoilers
i chose a 5/10 i bet many of you will hate it, but the truth is, they rushed naruto into naruto shipuden, but shipuden has at least 30 or 40 episodes that should be on naruto but instead are spammed has fillers on shipuden read more
After an endless wasteland of filler, Naruto returns! Joy! Happiness! Frowns turned upside down! I couldn't believe it when the fillers ended. I was ecstatic.
Now I'm ready with a pillow whenever I tune in every friday. Question mark? I'll tell you why I'm prone to falling asleep while watching Naruto:Shippuuden - it just isn't Naruto anymore. It just isn't the same series.
Story: Don't get me wrong, Naruto didn't just magically start stabbing me with disappointment because the story started to totally go downhill. In fact, the first episode's preview with Naruto's future encounter with Sasuke had me on the edge of my seat. I couldn't believe it: Naruto was back! No, the story continues and follows through adequately as a continuation of the original Naruto. The great elements of the original story are still here: the theme of an everlasting friendship, the importance of maintaining hope, the need to endure and persevere .. these themes are all still there! Naruto is still a great guy and he still strives to protect his friends and 'save' Sasuke while taking on Akatsuki at the same time. So what happened to Naruto? Well, story-wise, nothing. I still love the story. I love the world of Naruto, the ninjas, the techniques, the weapons, the themes, the plot. Although the story doesn't present the viewers with anything deep or complicated, I still like it. But the story isn't the problem. The story as it is and as it continues, gets a 7.5/10 from me.
Characters: It was great to see how much the characters changed from the original Naruto. Character development in this aspect, was great. Pretty much everbody had a new design and they all looked great. In terms of personality, well, they were the same loveable characters, unique in their own way. In terms of Naruto and Sakura, they really developed. Although he still acts like it, Naruto isn't the same happy loudmouth he used to be. He's been deeply scarred from Sasuke's betrayal, and despite all thats happened, he's still obsessed with saving him. Of course, Sasuke's betrayal affected Sakura too and she's really toughened up. She isn't the useless twist she used to be, and shes really grown to respect and care for Naruto. Character development is great, the characters are great, old and new. Sai for example, is an interesting add on, he brought the funnies and kept the comedic aspects of the show alive. The characters aren't the problem either: 8/10
Art / Animation: Here is where Shippuuden starts going downhill. In terms of the new characters and their new character designs, I love em. But Naruto just isn't animated as well as it used to be. There is a lot of repeated animation in Shippuuden. This ranges from terribly animated tree jumping scenes (it actually looks more like they're flying instead of jumping half the time, lazy much?) to staring faces and overused flashbacks. I can understand the need to repeat the frames from things like the tree jumping scenes that are filled with dialog, or the occasional flashback to remind us of what happened in the original Naruto or something a couple of episodes ago. But the extent of it is teetering on the cliff side. The quality is just going downhill. Kakashi's new Sharingan attack for example, was terribly done in my opinion. I could have done that effect in photoshop. To make it worst, they drew it out for minutes on end ... completely destroying the 'cool factor'. There are also several still scenes that consist of pure eye to eye combat with wind blowing in the background. Cool? I think not, not when pointless staring takes up about 15% of the episode's air time. Asides from this, the coloring and detail of the characters in terms of shading and such also seem to be lacking in contrast to the original Naruto. Looking at the two, they just aren't on the same level anymore. Maybe it's because I've gotten so used to the series, or because I've watched so many more series since the original Naruto, but the quality has definitely deteriorated. Of course, some of the big fights are still animated quite nicely: 7/10
Sound: Things just get worst from here. While I loved the new opening and closing songs, the episode bgm just isn't the same. The upbeat action music heard in the original Naruto has been replaced by lame 'lets make this fight seem really tense and epic' music that fails horribly. I want the old soundtracks back! Granted, the series is alot more serious now, but the background soundtracks really can't shake the excitement meter up to where it used to be: 6/10
Ok, so it's the same story, continued. The same characters, with some cool new additions are there. The animatiors are getting a bit lazy, and the soundtracks aren't making me chew my fingernails anymore. Does this really warrant a 6?
Pacing: This is what has killed Naruto. Not Akatasuki, Not Orochimaru, not Sasuke, not Sakura's poundings - the pacing has killed our beloved hero, Naruto. This is the sole reason that the plot development seems slow and nonexistent, this is why character development is hard to note unless you really love the series, this is why animation is being reused, repeated, or not done at all, this is why I can no longer enjoy Naruto like I used to. So much time is deliberately wasted on mundane scenes such as staring, or camera panning that there are often many awkward pauses that make you wonder, 'did my computer freeze?'. This should NOT be happening in an anime! The amount of still scenes and overused camera panning should not be in surplus and evident enough to deteriorate the quality of a show! There are so many episodes that had amazing potential to be jaw-droppers, but they weren't. Intense battles like episodes 41-43 are completely ruined due to horribly SLOW SLOW pacing!
Arguably, the animators want to avoid killing its viewers with a plauge of fillers, but is it really worth it to completely destroy such a potentially satisfying anime? In my opinion, they're ruining the series. We waited and endured just as our hero taught us to - only to be attacked by this monstrosity. The pacing effectively destroyed my love for this show. You may argue that fillers are worse and thats debatable. What isn't however, is that there is enough manga material for at least another 50 FAST paced Naruto episodes. Thats a year! Probably more when you consider that by the time 50 episodes are released, there could be enough material for another 20 or so potential episodes.
Overall: Same enjoyable story with great potential. But the pacing needs to change. That pillow I mentioned at the beginning of this long, terrible review? It wasn't for sleeping. It was to stop me from killing myself from bashing my head against the desk as I watched a potentially good series slaughtered before my eyes. 6/10 read more
Naruto and Bleach both synomonous with action animes. when you hear bleach the next anime that you would think of would be naruto... if you like it that is. they both are epic anime with outstanding character devlopement and plots so intricate you might would who were the brillant minds to think of this (I did anyway...) also there is some comic relief, a little bit of romance, and tons of serious parts too. and they're great for anyone
Both have awesome characters and fights, and even humor sprinkled throughout. If you enjoy Naruto or Naruto Shippuuden there should be no reason you cant also enjoy Bleach.
Very similar in format, though different stylistically -- Naruto is set in 'past times' where Bleach is set in 'modern times' Both feature a strong cast of lead characters with seemingly limitless (possibly dangerous) potential.
Differences to be seen are Naruto's goals are clearly defined.
1. To become Hokage (to protect the village)
2. Protect his friends.
(Overall theme of Protecting people, his 'evil aspect' seems to be kept seperate from himself character until it consumes him.)
Where Ichigo's goals are not so clear,
1.Protect his friends.
2. Ichigo however seems to have a hidden side that constantly strives to become stronger regardless of his friends being in danger. (As in, he seems to go out of his way to face danger.)
(Ichigo's 'evil aspect' seems to be an integrated part of himself unlike Naruto's)
Regardless, both series are very strong by themselves and both are sometimes drawn out by Filler Arcs. (Which are generally still good by themselves, but they make you wait to see continuity which makes them seem unbearable.)
If you like Naruto I strongly recommend Bleach and Visa versa. -- Hell I'd recommend Bleach even if you didn't like Naruto.
The genres are quite alike, and they are universes where fighting is necessary for survival. Where Naruto is more about emotions and the craft of a fictive universe, Bleach presents more extreme fighting scenes with a stench of Dragon Ball in it. Both are great animes. They also both are ongoing long anime series.
Both are "mainstream" animes, popular not just in North America, but worldwide. They're both shounen anime, so you can expect a lot of action and fighting. If you like one series, there shouldn't be any reason for you to hate the other. What matters in shounen series are the quality of the action and fight scenes, and both provide lots with seemingly no end to be seen.
It's similar mostly in the age, both rating and the age of the characters. That's my opinion, but I love these 2 series and I recommend you watch them : )
Both are very popular shounen which almost everyone has seen. The difference is just that Bleach is about death gods when Naruto is about ninjas.
i cant explain,but these two animes are really similar.in both of them,there is a guy,who wants to protect friends,family,and world.Hope this helped you.
I didn't really like Bleach, but it has the same feel of Naruto. So if you liked the endless episodes of Naruto, and you like a lot of action and extended fight scenes in your anime, then Bleach is one I would recommend, especially as so many others enjoy both and rate them as their two favourites.
Both series are widely known as the long-action-shounen. The main attraction in both is the long story, with the resolves almost always being in fights. With both including superpower characters and the main leads becoming stronger and stronger through time, they both take us on a classic shounen battle ride. yeah !!!!
Both series are widely known as the long-action-shounen. The main attraction in both is the long story, with the resolves almost always being in fights. With both including superpower characters and the main leads becoming stronger and stronger through time, they both take us on a classic shounen battle ride.
I feel like these are similar animes because besides being a long series, Naruto and Ichigo both try to work for the common good in vanquishing the evil antagonists that come their way while fighting for their friends. I know, this theme is practically the same for almost any anime but when I watch these two, I feel like they have a similarity aura. Not to mention they both have awesome epic fights! >:D
Both shows being considered the stereotypical anime that's all newbies tend to get drawn to early on, both of the shows have similar protagonists, young males who as the series develops grows stronger, gains friends, and is entrusted with more responsibility. Also both of the shows follow very similar story lines with a prologue to a big battle where the enemy is introduced with episodes leading up to the big fight with filler episodes in between. People new to the anim scene should check out these anime.
Both of these anime are consumed by filler and really popular.
Both are action orientated, with you normal good vs evil set up, both protagonists are very similar all that really separates them is their hair color and their homosexual attachment to a certain Uchiha.
The main characters have the same "fight to protect" mentality and "special modes"(hollow and the kyuubi). Both feature vast universes and characters. The authors put in a bit of romance(esp. live triangles) but didn't delve to deep so it doesn't get too cheesy.
Let's start by comparing the story, both have similar shounen elements of that fighting spirit; Bleach = spiritual energy and Naruto = chakra. The Story's main protagonist seeks to become stronger after each encounter to protect their families (although in the beginning Naruto's motive is to not be seen as an outcast) The development of the protagonist is conveyed in a simple formula of finding that inner strength to overcome their opponent (speaking which both suffer inner demons to which they must also struggle against and control to unleash their full potential), however this simple formula is made entertaining by the interactions with a long list of supporting characters and the choreography of the fight scenes.
The OST is probably the most outstanding feature of both Naruto and Bleach. They both evoke this primal instinct to fight and be poised for a fight (also evident through their extensive training regimes). It's heart pounding and raises the tension/excitement factor to set the scene for some epic shounen battles. The fight/battle scenes are generally dragged out to showcase both the parties moves and special abilities but also act as its foundation to the plot. (i.e. introducing new abilities, developing new abilities or creating plot points)
The animation is solid throughout both shows, especially considering both shows' length. It certainly will not be a deterrent. However, one point to note is the amount of fillers may be an issue for a lot of viewers, to overcome this issue, I recommend seeking some great filler guides on the internet to watch the show in its canon form especially if the filler is not to your liking.
Both anime's main character start with weak fighting power but stubborn personality and both of them never give up. So in time they power up and be invincible.
The main characters of both shows, Ichigo and Naruto, are quite similar in terms of personality. They are both brash, energetic teenagers who keep a tough exterior, but have a kind heart. Both shows have the main character train to become stronger and protect his friends. They also show a war between two sides, fought using supernatural abilities. Overall, these anime have similar art and animation, a lot of action and similar comedy, a large cast of characters, a similar plot and an overall similar vibe.
Both of the anime series have a character that isn't the brightest of the bunch as the lead, and they both feature similar themes of being friends with each other, and rescuing one another from harm. Another very similar trait that they share is dreams, while Naruto wants to become the Hokage and Sasuke wants to become powerful enough to defeat Itachi, Luffy wants to become the Pirate King, and members of his crew share amibitions. One Piece is a must-see and by far one of the best shonen anime out there.
In both anime, main characters have similar ways of doing things. These ways are : pushing it to the end, never giving up or losing determination, having a dream to achieve that everyone else laughs or hardly believes. Another similarity about them is a strange charm makes other people know them, respect them or even follow them
Lol.The Both Anime try To deliver someting aboot nakamada and dream and they N1 anime
Both have a main character that gets stronger throughout the story. Both main characters are sort of idiots. Both main characters fight to protect their comrades. There is a lot of comedy, and the fighting scenes revolve around honor and doing the right thing.
One piece is about pirates, and Naruto is about ninjas. Shippuuden is the continuation of the series Naruto, and it takes place after a 2-3 year time skip. One piece also has a time skip but way later in the series. One Piece wasn't split into a second series like Naruto.
They are both extremely long running, and they are both "gateway" anime. If you love one, then you typically will love the other one in my experience.
Both are unique in a lot of ways, and both are heavily inspired by Dragon Ball.
Do you wish that the characters in Naruto could be better fleshed out and more interesting? Are the fights not varied enough for you? If so you'll love One Piece. There are nine main characters that have each been fully fleshed out and have unique and powerful backstories. Every fight is unique because of the existence of devil fruits which grant the user rare powers that only they posses. You will fall in love with the characters. I have yet to run into a boring episode and there are over 560 episodes now. Just make sure to skip a few fillers but thats all pretty standard for a Shounen Anime. I like this show better than Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood. Give it a shot; you'll come to love the cartoony art style. The storyline is excellent.
I started watching one piece not so long ago, and as soon as I saw the first episode it reminded me so much of Naruto Shippuuden. Both main characters are special. They are funny, strong, and go after for what they believe in. The series intrigues you to keep watching more episodes. Some episodes will make you get a tissue and some will make you stop breathing of laughter. Now, lets talk about action! These fighting scenes and supernatural powers such as devil fruit or just nine tails make the fighting scenes so interesting. Personally, both of this series are my favorites, they're just so alike.
Both series involve the bonds of friendship, with One Piece involving the relationships between the Strawhat crew while Naruto involving the bonds between the different ninjas of the Hidden Leaf village.
Both have a vast amount of characters that have interesting and unique backgrounds and different environments for the characters to explore.
Both main characters (Luffy and Naruto) are extremely similar as they have the ambition to protect their friends. Also, both protagonists have the ambition to rise to the very top with Luffy desiring to become the Pirate King and Naruto desiring to become the Hokage.
Both series have a large amount of action and use of supernatural powers.
They are both shounen anime. They have similar main protagonists who both have a dream luffy to be pirate king and naruto to be hokage. They are long on going series with many fans within the anime community, i mean seriously every person who has either watched naruto or one piece at least knows of the others existence. They are heavily influenced from DBZ as protagonists both share similar traits with goku. All in all, if you liked naruto then you will most likely like one piece.
Both anime consists of initially weak protagonists that have a fixed goal to be the strongest in the world.Both anime focus on the importance of friendship.
1.Both anime are have the same atmosphere.
2.The main characters have similar traits and personalities.
3.There are many unique and fictional concepts in both anime.
4.The story line flows, though naruto is a bit more complex.
5.A moderate amount of humour
6.The length is fairly long, 300+ episodes
Both have stupid main characters which grows more mature during the series. Both main protagonist have a ridiculous dream which is very unlikely to achieve. Both series have a two year time skip where the main protagonist goes of training with there mentor's in Luffy's case it's Rayleigh and in Naruto's case it's Jiraiya. Both anime are action shounen.
When I first started to watch fairy tail it reminded me so much of both naruto and naruto: shippuden, the coolest thing about about is that every character resembled a character off of naruto, for example nastu would be naruto, gray would sasuke, Lucy would be sakura and so on, and they both hold a lot of susppense so if you like fairy tail you are definatly going to like naruto
well its a shounen action type anime with awesome, very funny and unique characters it has a good storyline and awesome art and animation .If you liked Shippuuden you will like Fairy Tail
The male protagonist is similar to Naruto.
Both are shounen animes, but if your looking for something filled with great story, morals, action, comedy, and drama. Then this is for you! I think everybody knows really well that the first couple of episodes aren't that great, but if you can get past that and work your way up- you'll definitely see what I mean. Ever since that rough-start this series has never had once a moment to utterly fail at impressing me.
Both contain action, adventure, humor and emotion. If you like one of them you'll probably like the other one too.
Both are very standard plots and characters, relating to one another such as
Naruto - Natsu (even names begin with N lol)
Sakura - Erza
Sasuke - Gray (not entirely)
Although the plot differentiates but with certain similarities i.e main character trying to save/bring back a friend (Natsu/Igneel) and (Naruto/Sasuke). The atmosphere is the same with the light hearted comedy and the action. Every episode is enjoyable and if you liked one of them, you will like the other.
The main characters Naruto and Natsu are very similar, in any points which is what makes both people are absolutely amazing. In both series, they are fighting for their friends and done qustes together.
Both anime create their own world.
strong feelings for their friends.
Each individual has his own unique ability.
Sick fights and action.
They are both great shounen and you'll enjoy them.
Both are Shounen have good action - Both have really good comedy - Fairy Tail has magic and Naruto has Ninja forces - both are really popular
If you enjoyed Fairy Tail you will sure love Naruto. Both have a strong main character that never gives up and has his goal in mind all the time . For the romance lovers I am sorry but there is not much love in this series, even tho there are a few sparks here and there its nothing that develops in a real relationship.
This anime has also the same concept as Naruto. I watched this anime before I found Naruto though. It's a lot more humor in this anime, and the fillers "keeps to the story", as I find Naruto doesn't sometimes. Instead of fillers thrown around even now an then, it is filler-arcs, and they're worth watching.
As Naruto the main characters in this anime is fighting for a better world and to save their friends. I enjoyed this anime! And guess what? They finally continued on the story, Fairy Tail (2014). Took some time though :)
Nabari no Ou is slightly more grown up and a modern 'way of the ninja' then Naruto. Both the main protagonist look alike, but Rokujo is more carefree and unknown about the whole situation he is in.
About Naburi no Ou: His English teacher and several students from the school protect him and theirselves from several enemies including ninja villages.
Scenery and animations have a more down-to-earth look and give a realistic feeling in some extend. Definatly worth a try, even if it's just for a few episodes. To get a feeling of 'Ohhh, there is more then just a ninja named Naruto in an anime named Naruto.'
About Naruto Shippuuden: Naruto continuous his search for *spoiler* and yet runs into alot of bumps on the road. While the manga is alot further ahead then the anime, the anime is in a filler arc.
It's like a modern style of Naruto. Lots of action dealing with ninjas
Nabari no Ou is for....more "grown-up" viewers who possibly liked Naruto.
Both Naruto and Nabari no Ou feature ninjas using "jutsu" (ninja techniques). Nabari no Ou has a more modern feel to it than Naruto (one of the ninja characters uses a gun as his main weapon). This series is MUCH shorter than Naruto, but Naruto fans will most likely enjoy this anime a lot.
Both are about ninja. Great, intense fighting scenes. Both main characters are being hunted down for what's inside of them.
Both the main characters Naruto and Miharu have an extraordinary power inside them that they can't yet control. Similar set up in the fact that there are 5 main Hidden Villages each having their own Forbidden Technique. Another similarity is the fact that each village uses different techniques based off of the elements. The major difference however is that Nabari no Ou is set in a more modern period.
•both live in a ninja world, where Nobari is modern day times, while naruto is in their own world.
•both the main characters have a 'super natural power' (like we havnt heard that before) inside them, which bad people want to get there hands on.
•both have surrounding villages around them having their own style of 'ninja techniques'
the supporting cast for both anime makes or breaks the surroundings/atmosphere/circumstances
•both main characters do what they want, without rationalizing
•they are similar in the ninja sense, but nobari is more mature then naruto.
If you enjoy the action in Naruto then I believe this anime is a good way to vent out between episodes. It's basically the same thing only the main character couldn't care less about the world around him ( unlike Naruto ) and instead of a 9 tailed fox, he has a scroll with all of shinobi knowledge on it. Great anime, with an unfortunate, yet profound ending.
If you like Dragon Ball Z you'll love Naruto Shippuden. These are both the second part of amazing series. There both more high action to their original and go into further depth with the characters and story. The one part I like about Naruto Shippuden over DBZ is that the main character, even though may not get as much screen time, has a tremendously better backround and character development.
The tailed beasts remind you a lot like the great apes from dragon ball z
Both are classic animes any anime fan should know and has the same action filled sequences with somewhat repetitive storytelling and the main character uses that 'one' attack in every major battle
Both anime are sequels of other anime ( dragon ball and naruto ) in which the characters were children and now they have grown up. Moreover are action anime and have amazing action scenes and clever plot.
First of all if you enjoy the Shonen genre in general you'll most likely be compatible with the Naruto Shippuden series.
Aside from that here's the similarities of the protagonist in both shows:
1.) Work hard for their goals e.g: becoming stronger
2.) Eat food, and I mean a lot of food.
3.) They both have there long running rival shown early on in the series. I'll let you notice the similarities yourself.
To understand "Naruto Shippuden" I'll advise you to watch "Naruto" the original series, much like "Dragonball" is to "Dragonball Z."
So to quickly conclude if you want to relive you childhood's adrenaline, edge of seat, fist pumping action then run down to your nearest DVD store and pick up a copy.
*Side note: My opinion the series just gets better the more you watch it, don't be an "Impatient Percy."
Both animes have a main character is determined and always optimistic and when they decide on a goal they stick to it and fulfill it with 100% and determination. Obviously before you watch Naruto Shippuden you'd need to try the first series of it which is also similar to HxH because there are exams at the beginning and minor enemies to fight off to improve strength etc.
Both are fighting shounen animes so overall Hunter x Hunter and Naruto/Naruto Shippuden are greatly similar in many ways.
There is a kid who's whole clan was killed and he's corrupted by revenge. It also happens that his clan had special eyes.
Although the story lines are not close to similar, both have great adventures and follow a protagonist as he develops into a strong and reliable person.
Along with the similarities listed in the previous recommendations. I found it fascinating how both animes have different types of they could specialize in with their power. For Naruto it's an element/elements while Hunter x Hunter is nen types, and each character has a natural affinity to a certain type. The way they test for a character's affinity is pretty similar too. Naruto uses special paper that changes properties when chakra is poured into it, while Hunter x Hunter uses leaf divination, where the cup of water with a floating leaf changes properties when nen is focused on it.
When the characters develop skills specific to their type, they become stronger and their battles are funner to watch. Of course, the journey to getting there is also exciting.
It's the same concept, but better! (my personal opinion). I love Naruto and it was my favorite until I found Hunter x Hunter.
Very short about the anime: It's about a boy, named Gon, who wants to be a Hunter (as his father was). He wants to find out why his father chose to be a Hunter. He meets a lot of people on his way.
He meets dangerous tasks, as Naruto does, and he wants to save his friends, as Naruto does. So therefore I find it similar. I think if you enjoy Naruto, you'll enjoy Hunter x Hunter.
Tip: less fillers (only two), and keeps to the story.
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