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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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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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Is the Nine Tails still stronger than the Eight Tails even though half of him was sealed away?

I've not read the manga series, so the question may be quite basic. In an earlier discussion, it was said that the number of tails determines the power of the tailed beast. Since half the Nine-tail'...
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How could Sasuke match Lee's speed?

In episode 22 of Naruto, when Lee fights Sasuke, we have seen Lee open the first Gate, after which he claims to have supreme speed to launch his attack. But (not far away) in episode 66, Sasuke ...
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Why isn't Tobi blind yet?

There is a Naruto character named Tobi who maintains his eyesight though his special ability should have caused a great amount of macular degeneration. The following includes extensive spoilers. So ...
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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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What's the deal with Orochimaru and seals?

During the chunin exams, when Orochimaru attacked Konoha, the Third Hokage managed to seal the hands of Orochimaru, rendering him incapable of using any jutsus. But later in the series we see that ...
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When did Naruto learn how to generate a Rasengan unassisted?

Jiraiya, Minato, and Kakashi each could generate and maintain a Rasengan using only one hand. When Naruto first learned the technique, he needed shadow clones to help him. When did Naruto learn how ...
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What is the complete form of Izanagi?

In Chapter 510, while Tobi explains the Izanagi to Konan, he remarks about those who could use an "incomplete form" of Izanagi, referring to Danzo, and implying that he (or someone else) could use a "...
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How did the villagers know about Naruto being the Kyuubi's jinchuriki?

I know that the villagers of Konoha were afraid of the Kyuubi because of its rampage on the village, and that the Fourth Hokage saved the village by sealing it inside Naruto. Based on this answer, the ...
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Did Itachi Uchiha want to be Hokage when he was young?

Did Itachi Uchiha want to be Hokage when he was young? My research: Hiruzen said that Itachi reasoned like a Hokage at a very young age. Itachi wanted a Hokage from Uchiha Clan. *Itachi Uchiha, ...
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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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How can Obito combine 4 different nature transformations?

How can Obito combine 4 different nature transformations, if he barely managed to control the Juubi inside him? Using advanced techniques and nature transformations needs some focus on chakra ...
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Why didn't Minato's shroud change when he used Tailed Beast Mode?

Naruto's Nine Tails Chakra Mode: Naruto's Tailed Beast Mode: The change in the appearance is very clear. Minato Minato's Nine Tails Chakra Mode and Tailed Beast Mode (when he can use Kurama ...
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How and why did the Tailed Beasts grow up?

From the start of the series, we saw the Tailed Beasts as large, vicious, and angry entities bound inside the bodies of jinchuriki. They were shown to despise the humans who bound them and used their ...
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Did Naruto's children inherit Kurama's chakra?

I'm just wondering: how did Boruto and Himawari obtain the Kurama's chakra? Did they inherit Kurama's chakra? Or did they obtain it in a way like the Gold and Silver Brothers did, by eating a piece ...
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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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How were there 80,000 ninjas in the Shinobi World War in Naruto?

I have been watching Naruto anime for a few months and just started to watch Shinobi World War arc. I was shocked to see 80,000 ninjas assembled. Where did they come from? If we take into account that ...
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Hyuuga and Uchiha clan family roots?

The Uchiha clan is descended from the Hyuuga, right? So then why is the Hyuuga clan not seen during the founding of the Konoha Village? How did the Uchiha awaken Sharingan, when originally they had ...
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What is the new shuriken formed from Naruto and Sasuke's power?

In the end of chapter 634, the latest chapter of Naruto Shippuden, Naruto's shuriken and Sasuke's arrow mixed together and formed a new black kind of shuriken to attack the ten tails. What kind of ...
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How is a technique categorized as a Kekkei Genkai?

During the Land of Waves arc, Kekkei Genkai is defined as techniques which are unique to a clan and passed down through the bloodline. After timeskip, it is touched upon again, and is now defined as a ...
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Does Kakashi's Sharingan use more chakra than the Uchiha clan members?

As in Naruto, Kakashi used his Sharingan only during a combat. Where as the Uchiha clan members (mainly Itachi and Madara), used their Sharingan almost all the time. So, does the Sharingan consume ...
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Is there any information regarding Itachi's lover?

I was reading Chapter 401: Illusion of Naruto. Page 10: In the third panel, Obito comments (emphasis mine): [Itachi] had killed his lover and his father and his mother... I found this to be a new ...
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How many nations are there in the Naruto universe?

How many total countries are present in the Naruto universe, including small or less significant ones? Are there only the five nations which participated in the war?
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What does “It will restart in issue #1” mean?

The last page of Naruto Ch. 655 says, "Next week the series takes a break. It will restart in issue #1." I don't understand what issue #1 means. Could someone kindly explain?
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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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Do shadow clones copy user's injury?

There are several instances where injured Naruto used shadow clones: While fighting with Kabuto, Kabuto severed the muscle and tendon of Naruto. Later, when Naruto used a shadow clone to make ...
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Why can’t Madara use Amaterasu or Kamui?

From what I've known, Madara was a legendary leader of the Uchiha clan. So, there are chances that he knew all types of techniques in terms of his eyes. His Kekkai Genkai includes: Sharingan Eternal ...
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Why did the shinobi become weaker with every generation?

I've noticed that the most powerful Ninja seemed to be from older generations. First came Rikudo Senin, then Hashirama and Madara, then successive Hokages. But shouldn't skills and techniques ...
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Origin of the phrase “Hyuga are Konoha's strongest”

I have seen it being used in the episodes where Konoha was invaded by Orochimaru when Hinata's father engages the enemy stating that. Now I see that being used in the current ninja war when Neji ...
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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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What happen to Orochimaru and his team after the war ended?

We all know Naruto has ended. But seriously, what happen to Orochimaru and his team, Suigetsu, Juugo, and Karin? What did Sasuke do to them?
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How did Orochimaru turn Jugo's ability into the curse mark?

I know that Jugo is the original bearer of the curse mark, and that Orochimaru used that to create the curse marks (such as the one on Sasuke), but I haven't, not yet being done with the arc of Sasuke ...
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Why can't Inuzuka clan's dogs use human language?

Why can't Inuzuka clan's dogs use human language when Kakashi's dogs can? Also, how does Kiba and Akamaru understand each other?
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Does the Boruto anime have a different story line from the manga?

I've read the manga of Boruto: Naruto Next Generation, and the story line is completely different, except for the first scene. So did they create a new story line for the anime, or the current ...
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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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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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Why was the Sharingan's genjutsu ability not used much in the 4th Ninja War?

Until the 4th ninja war, a Mangekyou Sharingan user had been showcased as a formidable enemy, with Genjutsu being one of their many powerful techniques. Itachi was adept with Tsukuyomi. Sasuke ...
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Why does Sasuke have 6 dots on his Rinnegan

When looking at Sasuke's Rinnegan, I noticed that he had 6 dots in it (the same kind you find on a Sharingan). But Madara didn't have this. His just had a few circles but nothing else. Is there a ...
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Why does Naruto get a cloak from the Nine Tails while other Jinchuriki don't?

Why is it that Naruto get a cloak from the Nine Tails while the other tailed beasts dron't give one to their Jinchuriki? This doesn't make sense unless the other tailed beast aren't as powerful as ...
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What are the Pain's theme song lyrics?

When Pain appears in Naruto Shippuden, there is always a good background music named Girei that is played. I wanted to know the lyrics, so I looked it up on the net and found a few results that ...
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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 Orochimaru use his techniques when he takes possession of another body?

In the anime, during the fight between Itachi and Kisame vs Kakashi, Itachi tells Kakashi that he cannot use his Sharingan as much as an Uchiha can, as he does not possess Uchiha blood. How can ...
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Is Himawari's Gentle Fist more powerful than the average Hyuga's

When Himawari was angry at Boruto, her gentle fist was shown to be powerful enough to knock both Naruto and Kurama out for several hours. Even Hinata was pretty surprised at this fact. Does this ...
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The Akimichi Clan Symbol

The symbol for the Akimichi clan is: Does it mean anything in Japanese? If so, what is it?
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Why doesn't the Gedo Mazo have tails?

If the Gedo Mazo is the emptied body of the Ten-Tails, then why don't any of its forms look like that? I have a theory as to why it doesn't have tails, maybe because its chakra was split into the ...
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How does an outsider get “citizenship” in one of the Five Great Shinobi Countries?

After re-watching Naruto: Shippuden with Kushina's history, I've noticed that on her wiki page that At a young age she was sent to Konoha and enrolled in the Academy. I'm aware of the connection ...
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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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World Map of Naruto Universe

The World map in Naruto seems to be quite small as it is easily traversable via land and the map is relatively compact ad shown in the Anime at many instances. Was there ever shown what lies beyond ...
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Why do rocks start flying when high levels of chakra are being used?

When people in Naruto begin using high levels of chakra--such as when Naruto's Kyuubi chakra comes out, rocks or other pieces of the terrain begin levitating, as shown in this picture: Some of the ...
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Can Gai use ninjutsu or genjutsu?

It has been mentioned that Rock Lee can't use them, but I don't remember Gai using them either. I haven't read the manga.

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