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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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Is there a slug based Sage Mode?

As we know, Naruto (Jiraiya's apprentice) has mastered the Sage Mode of toads. Also, Kabuto (Orochimaru's apprentice) has mastered the Sage Mode of snakes. So, my question is, is there a Sage Mode of ...
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Why did Animax Asia stop telecasting Naruto Shippuden in India?

Animax Asia suddenly stopped airing new episodes of Naruto Shippuden in India as of January 30th 2014. As I am a Naruto fan, I was upset to see it cancelled. What was the reason it stopped airing?
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Are Kurenai's eyes some sort of Doujutsu?

Since the start of the series, after the Sharingan and Byakugan had been revealed, Kurenai's eyes seem kind of different from normal eyes and more like the Doujutsu. During the attack of the Nine-...
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Why is blood needed to sign a summoning contract and to use the summoning jutsu?

In Naruto, I have seen that to create summoning contract and to use summoning jutsu, the user uses their own blood. Why is this required? What is the significance of using blood here?
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Where do Kekkei Genkai abilities (genetic abilities) originate from?

In Naruto there is a group of abilities called Kekkei Genkai (血継限界). They are told to be "genetic" abilities which are (usually) passed down genetically within specific clans. Notably, the eye ...
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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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Can Sasuke use Tsukuyomi?

The question is based on my theory from the recent manga chapter (Naruto 661): Now, to prove my theory, is there an episode in manga/anime that Sasuke used Tsukuyomi?
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Is it possible for a genin to become a jonin?

In Naruto, by the end of Shippuden (ignoring the epilogue), neither Naruto nor Sasuke had ever passed the chunin exams. Given that the chunin exams seem to be held sporadically (two years between the ...
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Why did Itachi poke Sasuke's forehead?

From the beginning of the series, even during his last moments, Itachi poked Sasuke's forehead as a way of showing affection and apologizing. But is that the only reason? Did he perhaps try to ...
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When does The Last: Naruto the Movie take place within Naruto Shippuden anime series and Naruto manga?

I've recently binge watched all of the original Naruto series and have started on Naruto Shippuden (around episode 20 as of now). Recently, I heard that the movie The Last: Naruto the Movie came out. ...
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How does Edo Tensei Madara get back his Rinnegan?

Madara gave his Rinnegan to Nagato. But after Kabuto brings him back using Edo Tensei, he still has the Rinnegan. How is this possible?
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How can I quickly understand the basics of Naruto and the story without watching all 300+ episodes?

I would like to start watching Naruto as I have never attempted or tried to get into watching Naruto. The main problem I have is that I don't want to watch all 300+ episodes in Naruto or read the ...
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Did Kakashi's sharingan evolve because Obito was watching?

Both Kakashi and Obito awaken their Mangekyou at the same time as told in this question When did Kakashi and Obito awaken their Mangekyou Sharingan? The sharingan Kakashi owns originally came from ...
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How to summon a different animal using Kuchiyose?

As we know, every ninja needs to sign a contract to summon an animal. However, Sasuke suddenly summoned a hawk, after summoning snakes all the time. How can someone change the animal he summons?
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What is the difference between "Boruto: Naruto Next Generation" manga and "Boruto: Naruto the Movie"?

I am planning to read Boruto: Naruto Next Generations but I heard that the movie is canon. I also heard that the first few chapters of the manga cover the movie. So what is the difference?
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Why didn't Kabuto resurrect Jiraiya during the Great War?

During the Great War, Kabuto resurrects a lot of very, very powerful shinobi (Madara or Hashirama the 1st, e.g.). However, he doesn't bring someone as powerful and impactful as Jiraiya. My girlfriend ...
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What is the estimated age of Naruto when he became Hokage?

On the last chapter of the manga version, Naruto became the Hokage. How old is he when he became Hokage?
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Can the Eternal Mangekyō Sharingan be obtained by implanting a normal Sharingan?

As we know, there are only two who have achieved the Eternal Mangekyō Sharingan. Madara and Sasuke. Madara Madara and his brother both gained their MS from killing those closest to them. Madara then ...
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Why is everyone affected by Infinite Tsukuyomi?

As we know, we can avoid Sharingan-based genjutsu just by avoiding eye contact. Can't we avoid Infinite Tsukuyomi just by not looking at the moon?
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Whereabouts of Senju clan

Among the descendants of the Sage of Six Paths only the Uchiha clan seems to be alive. Where is the Senju clan (except Tsunade)? Were they eradicated during the wars? Or are they still alive?
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Can Sasuke's Amaterasu go through windows?

I am not sure on whether you need to just see the object you want to cast it on, or if there must be a physically clear path to it. Can the Amaterasu go through windows?
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What if Hashirama had implanted Madara's cells into his body?

During the Fourth Shinobi World War, it is revealed that after losing to Hashirama at the Valley of the End, Madara implanted Hashirama's cells into his wounds Later, it is also revealed that: If ...
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How many of Naruto Shippuden episodes are dubbed? [duplicate]

I would like to know how many episodes of Naruto Shippuden are dubbed because I've only seen about 388 in all my anime streaming websites?
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How much time has passed between the final fight and Sasuke Shinden (anime)?

Between the end of the Naruto and Sasuke fight (ep 479) and the beginning of Sasuke Shinden (ep 484), you can see that most of the characters have not only received a new set of clothes and hairstyle ...
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Will Yamato be rescued?

Kabuto used Yamato's power during the war to strengthen the Zetsu army. Will Yamato be rescued? Or will Kabuto kill him after he's done experimenting on him?
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Why did Itachi's amaterasu not burn the entire inn?

In the original Naruto series there is a confrontation between Jiraiya and Itachi. Jiraiya tries to stop Itachi from escaping by trapping him and Kisame inside the stomach of a toad. Itachi was able ...
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Can a child inherit both their parents' clans jutsu?

Can a child in Naruto inherit both abilities from his parents' clans? For example, if Ino and Sasuke had a child is there a possibility for it to have both Uchiha's Sharingan and Yamanaka's mind ...
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How can reincarnated souls be summoned using Edo Tensei?

Quoting wikipedia, Reincarnation is the philosophical or religious concept that an aspect of a living being starts a new life in a different physical body or form after each biological death. It is ...
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What is the difference when a jutsu is performed by weaving only some of it's seals and when performed by weaving all of them?

Well, I noticed that plenty of times ,for instance Itachi performed the great fireball jutsu sometimes with one hand seal and some other times with all the ones necessary
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Why does Kakashi Hatake always wear a mask?

Since his childhood as depicted in manga/anime, Kakashi always wore a cloth mask covering his face, making only eye(s) and a portion of forehead visible. What was the reason for this?
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Has Naruto ever killed anyone?

Just a curious thought I had recently. Naruto has been in an awful lot of fights but I can't recall if he ever actually killed another person.
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How do you train in a jutsu that kills you if used?

For example, Guy Sensei and Rock Lee can use the Eight Gates technique. If the last gate is opened, you die. There is a lot of emphasis in the series that shows that one must train very hard to ...
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How did Jiraiya find out Tsunade's breast size?

Jiraiya stated that Tsunade's oppai size was 106cm. From Tsunade article: Despite being known as flat-chested in her childhood, she now has a rather large bust; 106 centimetres in circumference, ...
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Why was Neji Hyuuga surprised to see Naruto's Kage Bunshin no Jutsu in the Chuunin Exams?

In the final round of the Chuunin Exams, when the match between Neji and Naruto starts, Neji is surprised when Naruto uses Kage Bunshin no Jutsu. He had seen Naruto use the same technique in the match ...
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What type of Sage Mode does Hashirama enter?

We all know that the following people are capable of entering Sage Mode: Naruto Jiraiya Orochimaru (learnt but couldn't use because of his body, or rather his vessels) Kabuto Hashirama Naruto and ...
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Who is the strongest Hokage?

Who is actually the strongest Hokage? It would be such a simple question and answer if Kishimoto just gave us a direct answer. But instead, Kishimoto feeds us different information along the way as ...
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Is it possible for a Byakugan user to awaken the Rinnegan?

Well... the title says it! I ask this because, supposedly, Hyuuga and Uchiha are descendants of the Rikudou's eldest son (at least I am under that impression). In that way, does the Byakugan have any ...
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How can Madara still stick around even after the Edo Tensei had been ended?

Edo Tensei is a technique to revive the dead, and bind their souls into living bodies. However, after releasing the technique, all of the dead should get back into being dead. How can Madara still ...
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Why can't Rock Lee use ninjutsu or genjutsu?

Why is Rock Lee unable to use ninjutsu or genjutsu?
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How could Madara free himself from the Impure World Resurrection technique, while Tobirama can't?

In Chapter 591, we see Madara Uchiha free himself from the influence of Kabuto's Impure World Resurrection/Reincarnation technique (Edo Tensei), saying that he was able to do this because he knew ...
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Why does Naruto have whisker marks?

Why does Naruto have whisker marks on his face? Does it have anything to do with the kyuubi inside him? Is it to signify that he is the host of the kyuubi or is it just a plain birthmark? Was it ...
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Why wasn't Jiraiya brought back with Edo Tensei?

Was it ever explained why Jiraiya wasn't brought back via Edo Tensei when just about every other powerful ninja in history was? From my understanding, the summoner only needs a good bit of genetic ...
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Why are hidden villages called such?

There are several hidden villages, which are supposed to be hidden (it is all in the name..!) But, everyone (at least everyone who matters) seem to know where these hidden villages are. Or, are at ...
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Did Jiraiya meet Naruto by chance?

According to the Naruto Wiki page on Jiraiya, he "left Konoha so he could follow Orochimaru's movements, as well as those of "Akatsuki", an organization which Orochimaru had eventually joined." ...
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List of surviving Uchiha

I originally thought that the only surviving members after the Uchiha massacre were Sasuke and Itachi, but more and more seem to be revealed. Is there a canonical list of surviving members of the ...
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Why did the English dub of Naruto stop?

Naruto and few episodes of Naruto Shippuuden are dubbed in English. Then it suddenly stopped. And also, few episodes used to be broadcasted in Cartoon Network, and that also stopped. Why has this ...
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How exactly is the Eye of the Moon Plan supposed to work?

First, I am wondering how exactly does this plan work in the Narutoverse? When everyone is under the genjutsu, does that mean no one is actually living their own life? Or do people live their lives ...
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Why does Tobi put up a goofball facade initially?

This question contains spoilers Tobi introduced himself as Madara to Nagato and Konan. Zetsu knows his real identity. He showed his real face to Kisame. Itachi at least knows that Tobi is not a ...
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What are Madara Uchiha's weaknesses?

At his current state, how could Madara possibly be defeated? Any physical attack/Taijutsu would be easily deflected by either: The Susano'o The Gunbai (war fan, which proved to easily negate a ...
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How is it that a Sharingan can work when it's been transplanted?

If the various "superpower" ninja traits are considered "blood traits," how is it someone like Kakashi, who is in no way related to the Uchiha clan, can use the Sharingan Eye technique? More fully: ...
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