Featured Articles

3 Other Ninja Manga Naruto Fans Should Read

Naruto is one of the most popular ninja manga in Japan. Here are three more for you to try!

by ribosoMAL
Jul 17, 2015 4:11 AM | 8,985 views

1. Ninku

If you like fighting manga, you may like this. Naruto’s creator Masashi Kishimoto was greatly influenced by this manga. The story is about Fuusuke who has learned Ninku, a martial art which combines ninjutsu and karate. A simple errand to buy medicine for a sick neighbor is the beginning of a series of zany and action-packed adventures!


2. Flame of Recca

Recca is a boy who aspires to be a ninja. He save a girl named Yanagi from a construction accident, and is seriously injured. However, Yanagi heals him with her mysterious powers. Later, a mysterious woman named Kagehoushi attacks them and demands Recca show her how he controls flames. However, he doesn’t know what she is talking about. When she hurts Yanagi, Recca releases fire from his hand. Kagehoushi vanishes when she sees his power of fire, but it’s not the last they’ll see of her. This marks the beginning of a deadly struggle between Recca and the cruel Kageshoushi.


3. Azumi

In the 19th century, a girl named Azumi is raised as part of a team of assassins and is charged with killing three warlords. Her life as an assassin weighs heavily on her mind, but an encounter with her twin brother proves to be a pivotal moment. This manga focuses on the life of a young female assassin.


There are many other ninja manga besides Naruto, such as the three listed above. Some manga series were adapted into anime or live-action movies. If you like reading battle or ninja manga, then check out these three: Ninku, Frame of Recca, and Azumi!

Related Articles

10 Anime Like One Piece: Recommendation Corner

10 Anime Like One Piece: Recommendation Corner

We love Luffy, the Straw Hat Pirates and their mad capers. For fans of One Piece looking for new anime to watch, we've tracked down just the right shows for you.
Top 15 Retro Games Based On Anime Which Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

Top 15 Retro Games Based On Anime Which Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

Do you have an older game console sitting in the cupboard, basement or attic? Perhaps it's time to dust it off, plug it in and start enjoying it once again. We're about to discover some fascinating retro games based on anime franchises we've grown to love over the years.
Top 13 Best Naruto Games of All Time

Top 13 Best Naruto Games of All Time

The popularity of the Naruto franchise has created a whirlwind of Naruto game titles for different gaming systems. The continuous release of these Naruto games just goes to show how strong the fan base is and how popular the games are. Here's a collection of 13 of the best Naruto games available.
Top 25 Strongest Naruto Characters

Top 25 Strongest Naruto Characters

The Naruto franchise is host to a lot of ridiculously powerful ninja that can annihilate entire landscapes with ease, and even bring people back to life. Let’s take a look at the mightiest of them in this list of the strongest Naruto characters!

by Kvasir369


Anime Girls Crying: 20 of the Saddest Pictures + GIFs

Anime Girls Crying: 20 of the Saddest Pictures + GIFs

Sooner or later it happens, even the most headstrong of anime girls break down and start crying! Their emotions are overwhelmed by fateful events which force them to shed a tear, or two. We won’t judge them, but we’ll certainly be there for them if they need a shoulder to cry on.

Related Database Entries

Anime: NarutoRekka no HonooNinkuuNaruto: Shippuuden
Manga: NarutoRekka no HonooNinkuAzumi (2008)

All Tags Trending Tags

It’s time to ditch the text file.
Keep track of your anime easily by creating your own list.
Sign Up Login