The anime “Naruto” has welcomed its 20th broadcast anniversary on October 3, 2022. To commemorate this, the original series visuals that help you to look back at the history of this tremendous story have been released. The commemoration illustration and comments from the original author Kishimoto Masashi have also been revealed.

The original work of “Naruto” is a ninja action manga by Kishimoto Masashi that was serialized on “Weekly Shounen Jump” from 1999 to 2014, and the series has ended with a total of 72 volumes. The manga depicts the main protagonist, Uzumaki Naruto overcoming the deadly duels with his rivals and his past fate as he strives to become the Hokage, the leader of the Hidden Leaf Village.
The anime was broadcast on TV Tokyo affiliated channels from 2002, and from 2007, “Naruto Shippuden” was broadcast until March 2017.
A total of 11 films were released. Other than the various developments, such as the app, game, and goods, it also has developments in various areas, including an exhibition, 2.5D musical, music festival, and a Kabuki performance.

The anime “Naruto” has welcomed its 20th broadcast anniversary on October 3, 2022. To commemorate this, the original “20th Anniversary’s Series Visuals” were released, and it contains various memorable scenes from different time period starting from his youth period. The fan should definitely check it out.

“I. Nindou Kaimaku! (Start of the Ninja’s Path)” depicts the young Naruto that just enrolled into the Ninja Academy, “II. Haruka Naru Kaikou (The Fate Encounter from Long Ago)” depicts the developments of the dramatic story with the memorable scenes focusing on Naruto and Sasuke. “III. Soshite Kessen e (Thus, Towards the Final Battle)” depicts the climax of the story, which is the hot-blooded battle between Naruto and Sasuke against their greatest foe, Kaguya. Also, moving to the next generations, the “IV. Mirai e no Keishou (Accession toward the Future)” depicting the warm and bright smile of the children, including Boruto, will be released in the future.
The commemoration illustration, featuring the numerous Naruto from the Multiple Shadow Clone Technique, and the comments from the original author Kishimoto Masashi have also been released.

Furthermore, it was revealed that “Anime ‘Naruto’ 20th Anniversary New Original PV ‘Road of Naruto'” was released on the YouTube channel “studio Pierrot Official YouTube Channel” at 7:00 PM, October 3, 2022. This PV depicts new original footages of the memorable famous scenes of the anime “Naruto” along with the historical opening theme songs. This special video will look back on the trajectory of this anime that was created to thank the fans’ support throughout the 20 years. It was announced that the anime and the collection of the opening and ending theme songs are scheduled to be uploaded to this channel.

Other than that, the official website “Naruto Official Site” that contains all the latest information of “Naruto” has opened on October 3, 2022. The exhibition event “Anime ‘Naruto’ 20th Anniversary Naruto the Gallery” will be held at Akiba_Square in Akihabara UDX from December 10, 2022 to January 31, 2023. After welcoming its 20th anniversary, do look forward to the future events of the anime “Naruto”.

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Kishimoto Masashi

The anime “Naruto” has welcomed its 20th anniversary!
The “Naruto Official Site”, which was created for this commemoration, has open from today (October 3, 2022), and it was created so that it can be enjoyed by fans in Japan as well as overseas!
As this year is an anniversary year, it seems that there are various planned projects, so please do check out the announcements on this website!
Please do look forward to it!

(C) Kishimoto Masashi Scott/ Shueisha, TV Tokyo, Pierrot
(C) Naruto the Gallery Executive Committee