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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 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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Does Naruto ever hold the rank of chūnin?

I am not familiar with the contents of any of the movies. Keeping this in mind, can anyone tell me if Naruto ever gets the promotion to chūnin (or Jōnin for that matter). Since he is clearly the ...
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Can anyone be a Ninja/Shinobi?

In the latest Naruto manga (Chapter 646), the Shinobi world was built by the God Tree where the chakra really originated. But what if you don't have chakra and born as a normal human, can you be a ...
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What does the 'belt' Orochimaru and the Sound Four wear signify?

The Sound Four wear a purple-colored type of belt or wrap around their waists: Orochimaru, their master, also wore one: Being some of the few ninja I have seen wearing one, does it have a formal ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What is the technology level in the Naruto universe?

I think I will poke a plot inconsistency here. Since the first chapter, you can see Naruto using what seems to be plastic googles, his clothes are made of seems to be synthetic fiber clothes. You can ...
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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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How can Obito use his Mangekyo so often?

It's been said that excessive use of the Mangekyo Sharingan causes blindness and eye-bleeding, as demonstrated by Itachi. However, Obito used his Mangekyo almost constantly nearly every time he's made ...
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Who is the father of Minato Namikaze?

Does Namikaze mean a clan or is it just his second name? I think the only way Naruto could defeat Madara Uchiha is to be in a blood-line relation with the Sage of the Six Paths, and thereby achieving ...
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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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When does Kakashi first use his Mangekyou Sharingan?

In Naruto, when does Kakashi first use his Mangekyou Sharingan? Because as far as I know, he and Tobi both awaken their Mangekyou Sharingan when Kakashi saw Rin and Obito get killed, but he never uses ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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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How could Kakashi use Susanoo?

There are two reasons I have this query (spoiler alert!):
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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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At which age are ninjas revived with Edo-Tensei?

The question is easy: At which age are people, when they are revived using Edo-Tensei? Are they exactly of that age they died? Or can the user of Edo-Tensei decide, how old the ninjas are?
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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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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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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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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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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 was Nagato able to re-awaken and control the Rinnegan?

The Rinnegan originally belonged to the Sage of the Six Paths. He then divided his power between his two sons, which formed the Senju and the Uchiha. For any human being to be able to activate ...
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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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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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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 is Naruto's family tree?

I've been trying to figure out how far Naruto's heritage can be traced back. We know his parents, but seeing as we've met other Uzumakis, I figured that there might be at least some other idea of his ...
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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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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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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?
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How old is Shisui compared to Itachi?

Before watching the recent anime arc focusing on Itachi, I had assumed that he and Shisui were roughly the same age. But in episode 452, Shisui appears as a full-fledged ninja alongside the 6 or 7-...
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When Tsunade told Naruto to not use the Rasenshuriken, couldn't he have just used a clone?

He used a clone as a distraction against Kakuzu, so couldn't he do that again without using sage mode?
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Boruto's Right Eye

So, I have watched the first 3 episodes of Boruto already, and they seem interesting so far. But being a person who watched the Boruto movie first, I have a lot of questions in my mind. One of them is ...
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Indra's Mangekyo Sharingan

In the manga, Indra is shown with his Mangekyo Sharingan: But in the anime, his eyes are like: Which one is his actual Mangekyo Sharingan? If it is the one in the anime, then he has the same ...
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Does the original jutsu user feel anything when a shadow clone is dispersed forcefully?

According to the wiki, While the technique can be extremely beneficial, attempting to use multiple clones for training purposes can be mentally harmful to the user, as not only is all the ...
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