Naruto Review

Naruto is a 1999 adventure, comedy, martial arts, fantasy Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto.  The series follows a hyperactive and knuckle-headed ninja named Naruto Uzumaki who leaves in Konohagakure village as an outcast. Shunned because of the Kyuubi inside him, Naruto struggles to find his place in the village, while his burning desire to become the Hokage of Konohagakure leads him not only to some great new friends, but also some deadly foes. Positives: Well-written, original story Well-written characters Great art style Rich setting Good humor Awesome…

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Naruto Review

Naruto is a 2002 martial arts action fantasy Japanese animated series directed by Hayato Date, based on the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto.  The series details the story of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja searching for recognition and dreaming of becoming the Hokage, the leader of his village. Positives: Terrific characters Great humor Good score Great voice performances Good animation style Great, original story Great antagonist Good writing Intense action Good setting Negatives: Lengthy fights Follows some anime troupes Plot:  The show’s premise is…

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Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Review

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja is a 2003 fighting video game developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Bandai and Bandai Namco Games.  It is the first installment in the Naruto: Ultimate Ninja series and was released for PlayStation 2. Positives: Fast paced combat A lot unlockable content Great soundtrack Fun gameplay Manga style animation Negatives: Not enough characters Repetitive gameplay Lackluster story Campaign:  The Story Mode loosely covers the events from the Land of Waves Arc to Konoha Crush Arc in an arcade style. The Story Mode is split into twelve stories are meant to depict…

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Who’s Your Favorite Akatsuki Member?

Akatsuki is a mysteious group of shinobi in the anime series Naruto, comprised of criminals and other outlaws.  Founded by Yahiko during the Third Shinobi World War, the Akatsuki (which means “Dawn” or “Daybreaker”) are a group of shinobi that exist outside of the usual system of hidden villages.  Over the course of several decades, the Akatsuki took different forms and was led by different individuals who seek to make the world a better place through their own means.  1. Kisame Hoshigaki 2. Itachi Uchiha 3. Pain 4. Deidara 5.…

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