- 8 Seasons
A young ninja strives to be the best amidst harrowing circumstances in Naruto. This long running TV show is cherished by many, and fans can immerse themselves in this fictional world of honor and martial arts. In addition to the TV show, there is a sequel to the series, a manga, CD's, movies, video games, trading cards and more. The large franchise speaks to its popularity and ability to draw in young and old audiences alike. Anyone who wants more than an entertaining TV show can dive into the world of Naruto. Naruto Uzumaki is an inquisitive and happy boy who grows up in a village called Konoha. Many citizens are unkind to the enthusiastic boy, and he does not understand why he is ostracized. He eventually discovers that there is a Demon Fox trapped inside him. The Nine-tailed Demon Fox was an evil creature who terrorized Konoha and killed many people. The Fourth Hokage was the military leader when this happened, and he gave his life to protect to the town. He saved everyone by sealing the creature inside Naruto. Naruto is not deterred when he learns the truth. He wants to become a Hokage and protect the town from danger. The series follows Naruto's journey as he trains to be a ninja and fights many rivals. Naruto forms a team with two other ninjas who have a big impact on his life. Sasuke Uchiha is a revenge driven warrior to wants avenge his family's death that was at the hands of his brother. His tendency towards anger makes him Naruto's rival. However, there is more depth to this relationship as they also develop a bond and friendship. The other ninja is Sakura Haruno. She is initially portrayed as a foolish girl who has a crush on Sasuke. She grows as the series continues and becomes a love interest for Naruto. Naruto and his teammates are the main characters in the series. They use their intelligence and skills to defeat many enemies. Naruto has the most interesting powers because he can clone himself. This provides him with camouflage and allows him to inflict more damage upon opponents. He can also draw on the powers of the Demon Fox inside of him. The fantasy world in Naruto is elaborate, but it is essentially a story of a young boy trying to prove himself. This simple story mixed with wonder captivates many viewers.