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Naruto is a shounen manga/anime by Masashi Kishimoto about the young ninja Uzumaki Naruto who strives to become the "Hokage", the leader of his village.

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How did Kaguya defeat Jigen/Isshiki after they came to earth?

How did Kaguya defeat Jigen/Isshiki? They say that Isshiki is one of the most powerful of his clan. How did Kaguya beat him?
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Why are there so many ninjas if exams are only held once a year and only a few (or even none) pass?

In the (only yearly held!) genin and chunin exams only very few (if at all) ninjas pass. And the ones that do not pass maybe even die in the exams. Yet, there seem to be endless chunin and jonin in ...
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In which episodes does Madara Uchiha make an appearance?

I wanted to know all episodes where Madara Uchiha makes an appearance, but I can't find any answers anywhere on the internet.
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What's Madara's Mangekyou Sharingan special ability?

Obito can use Kamui, Shin can manipulate and control weapons, Itachi can use Amaterasu, and Shisui can cast powerful genjutsu. But I don't understand what the special ability Madara got from his ...
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What season should I watch Naruto till, 5 or 9?

I just started watching Naruto on Netflix and it shows there are 9 seasons, but people say that there are only 5 though. Should I only watch season 1-5 then go on to Naruto Shippuden?
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In Episode 462, why didn't the people turn into White Zetsu after Hagoromo and Hamura sealed Kaguya?

In Episode 462, it's shown that after Hagoromo and Hamura sealed Kaguya, everyone trapped in the divine tree came into existence and didn't turn into White Zetsu, which contradicts the fact that Black ...
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How do Madara live so long?

I don't get how he lived so long yes he had the white zetu but how were they made who made them and why? Was I just for Madara or something I don't follow I mean I get it for the plot but other than ...
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What is the difference between 3 times Edo Tensei have been used?

We have seen this jutsu performed three times during OG Naruto and Shippuden. Orochimaru used Tobirama and Hashirama vs Hiruzen Kabuto uses an army of Edo Tensei Orochimaru Edo Tensei 4 hokages Why ...
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Why can't Might Guy get his legs back?

After the Fourth Great Ninja War, both Naruto and Sasuke lost an arm and Might Guy lost his legs (after awakening 8 gates). Tsunade and the team then built arms for Sasuke/Naruto using Hashirama cells....
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Why did Zabuza kill that year's graduating class?

In Naruto, Kakashi mentions the graduation exam in the Hidden Mist Village used to be to pit two students to fight to the death, then he says Zabuza, a boy who was not even a ninja at the time, ...
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Why Kishimoto or publishers don't make any spin offs for previous jinchurikis?

I would like to ask why there is no spinoff media(comic, novel, ova, etc) for previous jinchurikis(including the ones that were dead during timeskips). Boruto was not immediately planned just after ...
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Biju Control by Hashirama and Uchiha

Why are the Uchiha able to control Biju or at least the nine tails? Why was Hashirama able to do so?
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Is Kakashi in love with Kahyo from "Kakashi Hiden"?

Kakashi Hiden falls under the category of c-canon (continuity canon) because while it was written by a different writer, Kishimoto supervised and approved the novel. Kakashi Hiden occurred before ...
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What are the Naruto hand seals based on?

There are a number of hand seals in Naruto that are used to perform jutsus. I know that the seals themselves have different zodiac signs. Is there any lore or historical basis for these seals, or was ...
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Did Obito let Kakashi win?

So, during Obito and Kakashi's fight in the Kamui dimension, Obito gets a hole in his chest. After watching the episode, most of the viewers commented that Obito "was defeated" even though he had the ...
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What were Zabuza's political objectives in staging a coup?

It stated in early Naruto that Zabuza attempted a coup in the Hidden Mist Village, but failed. This is interesting due to information disclosed much later in the series, mainly that However, the ...
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Why did Yashamaru lie to Gaara that he hated him?

I was re-watching Naruto, and when Gaara's backstory was being revealed, I noticed something that I never really understood earlier. Yashamaru was ordered to kill Gaara, yes, but in his last breath, ...
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Why didn't Obito revive Rin by Rinne Rebirth jutsu?

As we all know, Obito choose the path to use Infinite Tsukuyomi for creating a lovely dream in which his crush Rin & Kakashi are alive, but he could use Rinne Rebirth jutsu to revive Rin. So, why ...
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How did Moegi acquire the Wood release

Wood release is the kekkai genkai of the Senju clan (originally the God trees sacred ability and also the Otsutsuki clans Kekkai Genkai), however, Moegi is able to do it by combining Water and earth ...
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Who is this running kid wearing a shirt with Uchiha symbol?

There's a kid wearing a shirt with Uchiha symbol, but I have no idea who s/he is. Who is this kid?
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Why do some summons have forehead protector while most of others don't?

These are all summons with forehead protector that I can find, it's quite rare among the summons. For example, Sannin's summons, Inuzuka Clan's Ninkens and the Ninnekos don't have forehead protectors. ...
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Why did Itachi need to kill every Uchiha to stop the coup?

You'd imagine that killing the most important Uchiha would be enough to stop the coup. Why did he need to kill all of them? One could argue that he killed them all because even leaving some alive (say,...
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Did Zetsu know about Tobi's truth/identity all the time?

I'm guessing Zetsu is one of And that makes me believe that But on the contrary! When Tobi was searching Sasori's ring (after his fight with Chiyo and Sakura), if you observe Black Zetsu and White ...
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How does reanimated Kakuzu use chakra?

How can Kakuzu use Chakra after he's reanimated if his Chakra network was permanently destroyed by Naruto's Rasenshuriken?
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Why Tsunade-sama did not have wood element even though she was direct descendant of Senju Hashirama-sama?

Most of the time in Naruto I have seen that the descendants of a particular clan will inherit the elements from their clan. For example, Uchiha clans mostly have fire element in them. But why didn'...
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Why did Tobi wait until Itachi died before he revealed himself as Madara?

When it comes to manipulation, deceit, and lies, everyone pales in comparison to Obito Uchiha and Madara Uchiha who devised the whole Akatsuki plan (well, maybe, except Zetsu). Madara offered Obito ...
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Since Naruto failed the Genin exam so many times, doesn't that mean he's older than Sasuke and Sakura?

Naruto wasn't able to complete the Genin exam for some time. Either he was just a young starter and Sakura & Sasuke started after he failed, or a result that he was quite older. They say he was ...
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Who did Rin love romantically?

In Obito's fantasies, it seems like Rin does have feelings for Obito, but we know that she did have a crush on Kakashi. We know that she loved both Kakashi and Obito, but whom did she like in a ...
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Is there a special significance to the "20" on this Naruto/Kakashi shirt?

I recently got this shirt and I was wondering if there was a special significance to the "20" on the shirt?
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If there are thousands of ninjas in Konoha, why was Tsunade always short of ninjas for the missions in the anime?

While watching Naruto, I had this same question, How were there 80,000 ninjas in the Shinobi World War in Naruto? And one of the conclusions I came up with was also the conclusion of the accepted ...
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How did Nagato gain his Rinnegan?

How was it exactly that Nagato came upon his Rinnegan? Madara states that it was his, and that he gave it to him: how did he do that? Did he transplant it into Nagato, or did he transfer it otherwise?...
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How many attacks can the Eight Trigram justu go up to?

The Eight Trigram justu is a taijustu that uses the Gentle Fist style, which is passed down in main branch of the Hyūga clan. In both the original and Shippuden, Neji uses this ability multiple times ...
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Why didn't the ninjas in Kumogakure adopt Chidori?

Chidori was invented by Kakashi Hatake and the only users of Chidori apart from Kakashi are Sasuke and Sarada. Now, Lightning release technique are primarily used by ninjas in Kumogakure and they are ...
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Did Kakashi attain an Eternal Mangekyou Sharingan?

So did Kakashi achieve an Eternal Mangekyou Sharingan even if he is not a true heir of Sharingan?
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At what age did Kakashi invent the chidori

Is there any record of how old Kakashi actually was when he invented the Chidori? I know it was before Kakashi Gaiden when Obito died, so he must have been less than 10 right?
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Which jutsu was White Fang strongest at?

What was the real strength of the White Fang (Kakashi's father)? Was he good at taijutsu, nin, or any other jutsu?
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Why do ninjas run with their hands at the back?

Ninjas in Naruto run with their hands at the back, which is very different from normal anime character running. Why is that? Is it because of their too much running speed or the wind force that ...
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What is the logic for the representation of the various chess pieces?

In Naruto, Sarutobi Asuma gave Shikamaru a puzzle that his father Hiruzen had previously given him. While playing Shogi with Shikamaru, He asked if Shikamaru could figure out what piece represents the ...
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Can a person killed by Death Soul Reaper be brought back to life through Reanimation?

While fighting Orochimaru, Sandaime Hokage Hiruzen stated that a person killed by Death Soul Reaper Jutsu will have his soul imprisoned in the Soul Reaper's body for eternity and will be restless ...
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At what point does Naruto surpass Kakashi?

When I see lists where they rank most powerful shinobi in Naruto, they generally rank Naruto near the top (usually 1 or 2). These lists generally don't even have Kakashi in the top 25, yet Kakashi is ...
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Can the Tailed Beasts' relative power levels be compared?

A Tailed Beast's power seems to be greater the more tails it has. For example: Power of 3-Tailed Beast = Power of 2-Tails + 1-Tails. Power of 9-Tailed Beast = Power of 8-Tails + 7-Tails + ... + 1-...
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Why didn't anyone notice that Baki of the Sand killed Hayate of the Leaf?

I want to know when Baki killed Hayate Gekko in Naruto and we see Baki again in Naruto Shippuden where he plays an important role to protect Sand Village. So, nobody knows that Baki killed Hayate ...
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How can Naruto be a jinchuuriki inside the Infinite Tsukuyomi world if his mother is still alive there?

Inside the Infinite Tsukuyomi world, Naruto's parents are still alive, but Naruto is still a jinchuuriki. How is that even possible? Even for an Uzumaki, extraction means death, so why would Minato ...
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When did Itachi plant his crow inside Naruto?

We all know that Itachi had the left eye of Shisui which had the Kotoamatsukami. This was planted as the eye of one the crows of Itachi and the crow was planted inside Naruto, to counter Sasuke's ...
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Mount Myoboku: a different space/dimension?

There are two ways to enter mount Myōboku: A secret path from Konohagakure Reverse summoning So there is no way (as known so far) that you are traveling somewhere and by mistake end up landing on ...
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How did Madara get rid of Sasuke's Amaterasu?

Just as soon as Madara was revived, Sasuke used Amaterasu on him, and from the scans, it seemed that his armor and his hair was caught in it. But, the next scans showed that the black flames faded ...
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How did Madara know that Sasuke is the last surviving Uchiha?

SPOILER ALERT: If you haven't read Chapter 657 of the manga, read further at your own risk. In Chapter 657, the reborn Uchiha Madara asks Sasuke to join his side, remarking that they are the last of ...
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Why does Gaara still have dark circles around his eyes?

It is stated that Gaara has his dark circles around his eyes because Shukaku won't let him sleep because Gaara will lose control if he does. After the extraction of Shukaku, Gaara still has these ...
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What happened to the Kyuubi's chakra after Orochimaru releases the Dead Demon Consuming Seal?

We know that when the Kyuubi attacked Konoha, the 4th Hokage sealed half of the Kyuubi's chakra using the Dead Demon Consuming Seal and half within Naruto. When Orochimaru sliced the stomach of the ...
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Why is Madara supposedly dead?

According to Kurama, the Juubi's Jinchuuriki Wouldn't die when the Bijuu are extracted from him thanks to the Gedou Mazou. So how could Madara have passed away?

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