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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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Where was Shukaku when Naruto was taken to the Bijuus' Deep Psyche?

At the start of Naruto's fight with Tobi during the Fourth Shinobi World War, Naruto attempted to remove the chakra stakes from the bodies of the Bijuu (tailed beasts), and was taken into the Bijuus' ...
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Can a reanimated Rinnegan user use the Outer Path to revive someone?

The reanimated Nagato used the Six Paths Techniques while fighting Naruto and Killerbee. When Madara was reanimated, he thought he had been revived by Nagato as planned. Can Kabuto or Tobi not make ...
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How come only certain animals can talk? [duplicate]

In Naruto, some animals can talk, like the toads of Mount Myōboku, Kakashi's ninja dogs, Manda, and Katsuyu. Some of them have ever used hand signs. Yet Akamaru can't even talk. Is the ability to ...
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What is Nara's Strategy?

Before the Allied Shinobi Forces HQ was was there is a strategy from Nara to be executed. If so, what is this strategy? As I remember when the scene goes back to the war,
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Why did Chouji get fat when he received Naruto and Kurama's Chakra?

Why did Chouji get fat from receiving Naruto and Kurama's Chakra? Chouji didn't activate any technique for it to happen, actually he was surprised. Do Akimichi bodies just naturally convert chakra ...
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How to read manga in non-aligned format? [duplicate]

I commonly see the following layout below in Naruto. +-------------+-----+ | | | | | | | | | +-------------+ | | | | | +...
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Does Summoning: Impure World Resurrection automatically equip the reincarnated shinobi?

For example, when Kinkaku and Ginkaku are reincarnated, they have their ninja tools. It is also the case with the reincarnated Seven Ninja Swordsmen. If this is so, suppose someone else had acquired ...
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Why didn't the children of the Rikudo Sennin inherit his surname?

As revealed in Chapter 646, the surname from Rikudo Sennin (Sage of the Six Paths) is "Oosutsuki." Why do his two sons have different surnames (Uchiha and Senju), instead of inheriting their father'...
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Who was the child of the first Hokage?

We all knew that Tsunade is the granddaughter of the First Hokage, but who are her parents? What are their whereabouts? The wiki said that "Despite the seal's strength, it almost broke at some later ...
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Why didn't Naruto help Nagato? [closed]

When Nagato reanimated everyone who died in the village, Katsuyu was with him. Couldn't Naruto use Katsuyu to help Nagato, or is it for some other reason?
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What is the significance of the bamboo tree that naruto carries at the end of the op?

Naruto carries a bamboo tree at the end with some stuff hanging from it like a Christmas tree. Is there any significance to the bamboo?
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What technology/jutsu do the Akatsuki members use to communicate with each other?

In the anime, it is shown that the Akatsuki members communicate with each other from the place they were currently present. What is that technology or jutsu?
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Why did Kabuto heal Hinata?

During the third part of the Chūnin exams when Naruto was fighting Neji, Hinata begins coughing up blood. Kabuto, who was masquerading as a member of ANBU, heals her and then, after she has been taken ...
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How does the summoning of the Ten Tails work?

If Demonic Statue of the Outer Path requires only a part of the chakra of the Nine-tails and the Eight tails, why did they have to kill the other Jinchuuriki to obtain the tailed beast just to ...
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Does the Rinnegan eye put more strain on the user?

In the anime, it is shown that over usage of Byakugan and Sharingan eyes will cause the user to strain. Does that happen with a Rinnegan user?
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How do the 3 sannin know about using Five Elements Seal on Naruto?

In the Anime, during the Chunnin exams, Orochimaru attacks Sasuke inside the Forest of Death. When Naruto came to rescue, Orochimaru identified that he was the nine tails and places the Five Elements ...
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Does the chunin exam ends with only one winner?

In the anime, they had a sheet where the participants' names were written for the finals of the chunin exam. If Orochimaru along with the sand and Sound ninjas, had not attacked Konoha during the ...
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Why is Kabuto referred to as “Four Eyes”?

During the fight between Jiraiya and Tsunade against Orochimaru and Kabuto in the Search for Tsunade Arc, Jiraiya refers to Kabuto as "Four Eyes". Why did he get that name?
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How could Naruto twist his ankle?

Well, when Naruto was fighting Sasuke at the Valley of the End, Sasuke popped a hole in his shoulder, to prevent him from using the Rasengan. Naruto, in response, activated his Nine-tails chakra (to ...
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Why didn't Tobi bring Sasuke to fight in the Shinobi war?

Tobi, Zetsu clones, shinobi's reincarnated by Kabuto and Madara are taking part in the battle. But Tobi had Sasuke in a hideout under the control of Zetsu to get recovered from eye transplant surgery ....
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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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When did the Kin/Gin Brothers get their Nine-Tails power?

Now I'm rather confused. The timeline doesn't add up to me. I was hoping someone to shed some light. So here's how the events seemingly happened. The hidden cloud had, for a period, attempted to ...
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Can a ninjutsu be executed without the use of hand seals? [duplicate]

Is it possible to execute any ninjutsu without using handseals?
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Who did Naruto summon?

On the last page of Naruto chapter 633 Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura use summoning techniques. Who is the big frog that Naruto summoned?
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Does Naruto consciously control his clones?

I've seen when Kakashi was training Naruto with his elemental affinity that Naruto cannot see what his clone is doing until it is undone. How does he control the clone? Does it move and think like a ...
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Did Hinata really confess to Naruto?

When Naruto and Hinata were fighting Pain in Konoha, did Naruto hear Hinata's confession or was it just in Hinata's mind?
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How can Tsunade recover that fast with just a bite from Karin?

What is the technique from Karin that made Tsunade recover that fast? Even the side effect of her technique subsides after the bite?
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Can an Uchiha remain powerful without embracing hatred?

Tobirama Senju stated that hatred births the Sharingan and strengthens it: Can an Uchiha remain powerful without hatred? If not, does this imply that Itachi was full of hatred?
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Does Zetsu have a word soul?

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How long are people genin before they take the chunin exam?

Team 7 (Naruto's team) existed for at least while before they took the chunin exam, and they took on a number of missions before taking the chunin exams. I can't remember, however, how long they ...
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What are the ninja clans?

In Naruto, a number of "ninja clans" are referenced. Those include Uchiha and Hyuga. Those two both have kekkai genkais. It seems as though ninja clans are just families with kekkai genkais, but I'm ...
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Does every ninja become a jonin?

In Naruto, a number of ninjas have become jonin, such as Neji and Kakashi. Does every ninja who becomes a chunin by definition become a jonin if they live long enough, or do some remain a chunin ...
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What happened to the rest of the Academy class?

In Naruto, when the academy classes are shown in the beginning, there are characters who appear who do not appear as genin later, as far as I can tell. The two characters in the second row on the ...
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Could Naruto's shadow clones transport jutsu?

In Naruto's battle against Pain, Would this also mean that if Naruto makes his clone cast a jutsu, then dispell it, the jutsu would also return to the owner?
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When does specialization in training begin?

In Naruto, during the training at the Academy in Konoha before a person becomes a genin, the work shown seems to be basic and focusing on nonspecializing skills like throwing a kunai. When they become ...
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Why did headbutting Gaara make Shukaku disintegrate?

When Naruto is fighting Gaara in the invasion of Konoha, Gaara takes on the Perfect Possession form of Shukaku. When Naruto punches Gaara in the face, it wakes him up, breaking the Possum Jutsu and ...
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What political power does a Kage have?

I know that, in Naruto, Kages (such as the Hokage) run the hidden villages (such as Konoha). There are, however, also other people in the world with political powers, such as feudal lords. What ...
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What makes a village a “Hidden Village”?

In Naruto, there seem to be villages that are "Hidden Villages" such as Konohagakure no Sato and villages that are not "Hidden Villages" such as Tsuchigumo Village or Tonika Village. What makes a ...
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Where did the name “Kurama” originate?

On both Naruto and Yu-Yu Hakusho, Kurama is the name of a powerful demon fox. Does this have some meaning in Japanese mythology or folklore? Or did Yu-Yu Hakusho's author made it up, and Naruto's ...
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Are the Chunin exams always held in Konoha?

I know that all of the villages now hold their Chunin exams together and have since the Third Ninja World War. The only two in-canon Chunin exam that have been seen, however, were held in Konoha. Are ...
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Is there a connection between the Hyuuga curse mark and Orochimaru's?

The Hyuuga family has a curse mark that allows the head family to destroy the brains of members of the branch family. Orochimaru has a curse mark that he puts on Sasuke, as well as other people, that ...
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What does chakra physically act like?

Chakra sometimes appears physically, as opposed to just being used as the power source for jutsus. Some examples of this are when the Hyuugas are using the Gentle Fist technique or when Naruto is ...
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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 does the healing jutsu work?

In Naruto, when the medical team starts to heal wounds, they use their chakra. Does this only heal and restore chakra, or does it also help regenerate the skin cut by kunais?
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Couldn't Kabuto have un-summoned Itachi?

I know that the Kotoamatsukami rendered Itachi free of Kabuto's control over his will. But he was still bound to the Edo Tensei, since he was released when the technique was cancelled. So, couldn't ...
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Does Orochimaru need a host?

After the Hokage the third took his arms, Orochimaru needed a new body for himself. Later, shortly before Sasuke killed him, this body was rejecting him, so he wanted to take Sasukes body as his new ...
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Can Naruto go into Sage Mode repeatedly by using idle shadow clones?

Naruto can apparently have only 5 shadow clones gathering natural energy to enable his sage mode. Why not use the following approach? Create 4 shadow clones for storing energy and one shadow clone ...
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What does it mean to have “powerful” chakra?

Tobi once stated that he (referring to Madara) was born with an especially strong chakra. That is the only time we ever hear about the "power" of chakra! We know that one can have a lot of chakra, ...
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How was the Gedo Mazo summoned?

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What is the secret behind Tobi's GPS-like technique?

Tobi has displayed the ability to be able to accurately locate and teleport to any other character (He displayed it with Naruto, Sasuke, the sealed Gold and Silver brothers, and more). How does that ...