Questions tagged [naruto]

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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Do I have to watch Naruto before Naruto Shippuden?

I recently started watching Naruto (I'm only 51 episodes in), and I was wondering if I had to watch Naruto before watching Shippuden. Ninja-themed anime isn't really my favorite, but Shippuden really ...
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How was it possible to summon Sasori with Edo Tensei?

As we know, Sasori has This question also states that when summoned by Edo Tensei, the reincarnated seem to retain any permanent body damage and physical limitations they received during their ...
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Why did the Uchihas never try to learn Sage Mode?

Jiraiya, Naruto, Hashirama and Kabuto were able to enter into Sage Mode. One who enters Sage Mode possesses more abilities than a normal ninja. Why did the Uchihas never try to learn Sage Mode? Is it ...
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Why did Jiraiya have to die?

In Naruto, when Jiraiya fights Pain, he goes out of the barrier to confirm his suspicion about Pain (that all the 7 pains are dead) but he could have used a shadow clone instead. Shadow clones can ...
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What was Kakuzu's original chakra nature element?

Kakuzu, an Akatsuki member who works with Hidan as a pair, has a unique ability. His body is full of black strings that he can use to steal the organs of his opponents. He uses this ability in order ...
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Where does all the chakra of Edo Tensei shinobi come from?

Where does all the chakra needed for the reanimated shinobi come from? It certainly cannot come from the caster, because the scale of the chakra being used for techniques is huge. In Kabuto's case, he ...
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Does Izanagi really require both Senju and Uchiha DNA?

From the Chapter 510, you can see Tobi talking to Konan Tobi happens to mention that Izanagi is available only to those with the power of both Senju and Uchiha. Is it really true? Because in the very ...
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Why didn't the entire village know Naruto was Minato's son?

Besides the out of universe reason that his identity was hidden as a plot device, is there any in universe reason people don't know Naruto is the 4th Hokage's son? After all, Minato was married to ...
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How could Kakashi use Susanoo?

There are two reasons I have this query (spoiler alert!):
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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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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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What are the types of jutsus that exist in Naruto?

There seem to be a number of different types of jutsus that exist in Naruto. These include ninjutsu, taijutsu, and genjutsu. What are all of the types of jutsus and what do they do?
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How old is Naruto throughout the show's timeline?

I am curious about Naruto's aging through the series from Naruto to the beginning of Naruto Shippuden. From what I've gathered Naruto's birthday is in October. Under the assumption that he was 12 at ...
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Why did Itachi seek Tobi's help?

In "Episode 359 : The Night of the Tragedy", it was revealed that Itachi sought the help of Tobi to massacre the Uchiha clan. So the following questions arise out of this situation: Did he know Tobi'...
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Was it ever stated canonically that Itachi was already dying when he fought Sasuke?

Has it ever been confirmed in any official source whether Itachi was dying from some sort of terminal illness when he decided to fight his brother? I seem to remember White Zetsu commenting during ...
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Why is there no reanimated Uchiha fighting in fourth shinobi war?

Why didn't Kabuto reanimate any person from Uchiha clan like Sasuke's parents and all other that Itachi killed or any Uchiha that has lived in Konoha? Did he not have any one's dna or whatever it ...
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How did Madara fake his death during his battle with Hashirama?

Did Madara use Izanagi or Izanami and if yes then how did he have two Rinnegans? If someone uses Izanagi their sharingan gets destroyed right? If he used Izanagi then he should have only one sharingan ...
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Who is the person in the Akatsuki cloak in Chapter 702?

My theory is that the hooded man might be someone new who was also working behind the scenes, but didn't make himself known as Obito and Madara had done or could be someone already introduced as a ...
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How was Kakashi Hatake able to survive and become the next Hokage after losing his Sharingan?

I hardly read the manga. I watch the anime series, Naruto: Shippuden. In episode 424, Kakashi's Sharingan (previously Obito's Sharingan) is stolen by Madara. Then in episode 425, Naruto uses his new ...
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Why was Kisame surprised when he saw Obito (Tobi/fake Madara) without the mask the second time they've met in person?

So, Kisame first met Obito (Tobi) when he introduced himself as the guy who controlls the Mizukage. Then, he tells Kisame about his Eye of the Moon Plan (Tsuki no Me) and recruits him to Akatsuki. So ...
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How did Naruto learn the Teleportation Jutsu?

I distinctly remember that scene from the anime where Naruto has just learned to control the Nine Tail's chakra. He immediately senses Kisame hiding in the sword and goes on to teleport to him and ...
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Does Naruto only have the wind chakra nature?

Does Naruto have only the wind chakra nature? If he doesn't then why doesn't he use any different chakra nature besides the Rasen Shuriken?
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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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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 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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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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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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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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How does Nagato create and use so many Rinnegan eyes?

The corpses that Nagato uses for the Six Paths technique also possess Rinnegan eyes! How did he get so many Rinnegan eyes? Is it that the corpse used for one of the six paths has a Rinnegan activated ...
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What is Hidan's Source of Power?

Hidan is probably the most misunderstood character in Naruto. He has the ability to survive pretty much anything (including decapitation), and is able to remote-injure opponents whose blood he tasted, ...
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Do ninjas have extended lifespans?

Most ninjas probably don't live very long by the nature of their work. They die on missions, in wars, in raids, while being ambushed by other ninjas, during testing, etc. However, the handful of ...
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How did Rock Lee pass the academy test?

I stumbled over this question on Facebook. I was wondering how Rock Lee got out of the academy and why did they let him leave?
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Is the nature of chakra hereditary?

It's been observed that the nature of the chakra a person possesses is determined by the village they are from. For example, people from Iwagakure (Village Hidden in the Rocks) use earth release ...
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Why does Sasuke still have the Rinnegan?

Hagoromo took back his Yin and Yang chakra from Sasuke and Naruto respectively (in chapter 690). So if the Yin chakra was responsible for the Rinnegan development in Sasuke's eye, why didn't it change ...
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What is the actual color of the Rasengan?

The manga has the drawing of the Rasengan on one of the colors yellow, and the games says it is blue. I think it's yellow because I believe the manga is canon. What is the actual canon color of the ...
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Why could Kakashi and Obito move while Naruto, Sasuke and even Kaguya couldn't?

Spoilers if you didn't see episode 472 of the anime yet: I know they all used a lot of chakra fighting each other, but they are on a different level totally, and besides, Obito was half dead, and ...
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Do Akatsuki rings have abilities?

Each of Akatsuki's members wear unique rings. I guess Itachi's one can use genjutsu. But how about others? Can it be used as ninjutsu or genjutsu abilities? And why does Zetsu always collect those ...
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How can the man in the back see?

In the back of this screenshot from Naruto episode 80 (during the Third Hokage's funeral), circled, is a man with his face entirely covered by bandages. Is it known how he can see?
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Is the Hyuuga main family's juinjutsu a Swastika?

In Naruto, the Hyūga clan is divided into two houses: the main house and the branch house. The main house members brand the branch house members with a Juinjutsu (Cursed mark), which has the objective ...
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Does Tobi control his teleportation consciously?

When Tobi uses his selective teleportation power that causes objects to pass through him, does he have to think about it when he does it, or is it automatic? I'm trying to find out if he is ...
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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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Is Sasuke's new dojutsu same as Kaguya's third eye?

SPOILERS AHEAD In both cases, the eyes have circles and tomoes in them.
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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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How can one achieve incredible chakra such as that of the Third Raikage or Kisame?

Kisame was known as tailed beast without tails. This is because he had an incredible amount of chakra, so much that Samehada had an affection toward him. A's father, the Third Raikage, could even ...
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In Naruto Gaiden: The Seventh Hokage, who is this blue-haired guy sitting next to Boruto?

In Naruto Gaiden: The Seventh Hokage manga, page 3 Who is the guy with blue hair sitting next to Boruto? Is it a new character or did I miss something from Naruto?
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What does Minato's teleportation kunai say?

So I've been wondering what Minato's teleportation kunai said, but I have found nothing. I can only recognize the first and second characters. The first one means Shinobi, and the second one means ...
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How does Naruto's right arm work?

Spoiler alert for those who haven't finished the manga or the anime It was shown in the movies and in the manga that his arm can move and act like his arm used to before he lost it, so he can use it ...
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What constitutes as an Yin/Yang/Yinyang element technique?

As we know, the Naruto "Table of the elements" consists of more than just the basic 5. In addition to all of the combination elements, (Wood, Ice, etc), we also have the three rather bizarre Yin, ...
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What is Sakura's Chakra Element?

Naruto is Wind and Sasuke is Lightning if I'm not wrong. What would Sakura's Chakra element be? Was it mentioned in the series before?