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Twenty years ago, the world would come to know the name of a legendary ninja with one simple dream. Enter: Naruto Uzumaki!
Special JUMP FESTA 2021 20th Anime Anniversary Video, English subtitles via VIZ Media
After the original manga's debut in September 1999, the anime adaptation of Naruto created by the countless staff and talent at studio Pierrot premiered on TV Tokyo on October 3, 2002. The young shinobi's journey would capture the heart of millions around the world, and even lay much of the groundwork for this very website. Whether you started Naruto on his path to Hokage from the very beginning, as he matured in Naruto Shippuden or even as he reached adulthood in BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS, the future leader of the Village Hidden in the Leaves himself showed no matter what you go through, as long as you follow your own path, anything is achievable.
To celebrate the anime's incredible 20 year journey, we here at Crunchyroll are coming together to remember our favorite moments, test our ninja skills and much more! Stay tuned for updates on this article for special features you can read for the one and only Naruto Uzumaki!
1 Second from Every Episode of Naruto
My Favorite Naruto Arc Interview Series
- Chunin Exams with Jan Ochoa, host of the Giant Bombcast and Senior Producer at Giant Bomb
- Jiraiya the Gallant with Tamoor Hussain, Managing Editor at GameSpot and Creative Director at Giant Bomb
- Sasuke's 20 Year Journey with Yuri Lowenthal, English voice of Sasuke
- Naruto's 20 Year Journey with Maile Flanagan, English voice of Naruto
- Fourth Great Ninja War with Mari Morimoto, Naruto manga English translator (coming soon!)
The Ultimate Naruto Quiz Series
Favorite Naruto Moments
- Crunchyroll Editorial Staff Shows Love to their Favorite Moments from Naruto
- Fans Share Their Favorite Naruto Memories for the 20th Anniversary