The most beloved anime Naruto is now celebrating its 20th anniversary with a sum total of 220 episodes. It has been the most beloved show among anime fans though there are some curious fans who are wondering if there might be any news regarding the continuation of the dragon ball super anime following the one and only superhero Naruto.
The fans are desperate for a fresh live-action from this manga adaptation and are wholeheartedly hoping that soon there will be any piece of news that breaks the mystery of a remake.
From The Desk Of Makers
The mastermind behind the Naruto storyline is Masashi Kishimoto, With Naruto becoming the most successful franchise in the anime world. The journey of the Naruto series initially began in the form of the best-selling Shonen Manga.
Much like the other infamous title out there, the Manga series was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump between 1999 and 2014. The anime took the world by a cyclone when it started airing from early 2007 to late 2022, while the sequel series Naruto: Shippuden ran from early 2007 to 2017.
Both the original anime series was animated and produced by the same studio Pierrot which is a well-known animation studio that also worked on quite a few infamous titles in the industry, such as Bleach & Black Clover and Yu Yu Hakusho.
Although the original Manga setup of the Naruto series was thriving as they sold well over 250 million copies in the world, the anime series is still far a classic among many fans. The naruto anime series became a universal cultural phenomenon for eager Otaku from all over the world, sparking a massive following from enthusiasts of all anime alternatives.
A few anime titles have been as persuasive and popular as Naruto, which is now being witnessed as one of the top three. Alongside much other Manga that is turned into anime, Naruto has helped Japanese anime productions to sweep in western audiences with its phenomenal success.
Without any official confirmation from the makers, it seems like we have to wait sometime before Naruto gets some Dragon Ball Z: Kai treatment in the way of a complete episode-wise remake of this fan-favorite series.
The Naruto sequel series Borutuo is still in active creation and steadily releasing new episodes so that, for the period being, fans can look into Boruto’s Weekly episodes. The series of our infamous Naruto got concluded a long time ago, followed by the sequel Boruto: Naruto Next Generations which Is also a canon sequel to the entire Naruto narrative.
To honor the good old days and the adventurous voyage of the iconic anime Studio Pierrot decided to celebrate Naruto’s 20th anniversary, particularly on the day when the first-ever episode aired on TV Tokyo.
This anniversary tends to bring much more exciting surprises for long-term fans, including the fascinating hint of many coming projects. The Official Naruto Website, which is a collaboration with Bandai Namco Entertainment, unlocked its doors on 3rd October, and along with that, there came out a statement by Kishimoto himself.
The statement read:
Anime’s 20th Anniversary!! Sending everyone a “Thank you!” through the Multi shadow clone Jutsu!!! It’s the Naruto anime’s 20th anniversary! In celebration, the “Naruto Official Site” is now open not only to Japan but to other countries across the globe for everyone to enjoy! As this is a big anniversary year, a ton of projects are being planned, so please check this website for exciting info! I Hope everyone looks forward to it!
The next ray of hope is said to be the 10 minutes clip that reviews the key moments from the series, which is recreated with some incredible modern animation consisting of the Naruto and Naruto: Shippuden theme songs.
The anime story starts off with Naruto struggling as an orphan in Konohagakure Shinobi Village, after which the video almost immediately begins to highlight the most famous element of the entire series, the complex relationship between Naruto and Sasuke is shown.
Naruto and Sasuke’s complicated yet fascinating dynamic is portrayed by means of numerous key moments of the anime series, although they are summarized well in the video clip. Some of those moments include Naruto and Sasuke’s fight against Zabuza, their idol’s first clash at the valley of the end, and it also has the legendary final showdown between Naruto and Sasuke, which occurred at the series’s conclusion.
The clip shows Jiraya’s death, the pain, and the destruction that tags along with it to Konoha, along with his fight with Naruto that follows the moment when Naruto finally becomes the hero of his village. Although there is nothing new, the clip doesn’t change any plot of the original series.
It isn’t every day that die-hard anime fans get such treats from their series creators along with such amazing and spot-on production that captures everything acknowledging the fan’s interest and showcasing what everyone likes about Naruto. With absolutely stunning imagery and animations.
With the nostalgic atmospheric music and reminiscent glimpses into the series’ origin, this Naruto remake video is probably the best anniversary gift that the fans could have asked for.
News We Received Regarding The Remake
There is a wide range of fans that are expecting a remake from the creators and are under the illusion that production is in the process of an official remake of the Naruto anime series. This was believed since the website last posted some stunning images of Naruto’s main characters and some important canon events but with some major differences.
It was clear that the animations and imagery had been recently created and not taken from any previous episodes. Such was the case with the Dragon Ball Kai, which was released during one of the Dragon Ball anniversary celebrations. However, Dragon Ball Kai was slightly different from the classic Dragon Ball Z storyline.
The first series of the anime aired from October 2002 to February 2007, while the sequel Naruto: Shippuden circulated from February 2007 to March 2017. Both of the animes were produced by Studio Pierrot, who also played a part in creating other successful anime such as Bleach, Yu Yu Hakusho, and its recent release Black Clover.
The Manga, from which the whole Naruto series was adapted, was created between 1999 to 2014 by Masashi Kishimoto, which sold about 250 million copies and was later serialized by Weekly Shonen Jump.
The series portrays the story of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja who seeks popularity from his peers and plans to become the leader of his village, also called Hokage. The story is divided into two parts. The first part showcases Naruto’s preteen years, and the second portrays his teenage years.
The anime series is based on a Manga by Kishimoto Karakuri in 1995, which earned him an honorable mention in Shueisha’s monthly hop step awards in the following year and also for Naruto in 1997. The Manga broadcasted 220 episodes in Japan from 2002 to 2007.
The English dubbed version of the series aired on Cartoon Network and YTV from 2005 to 2009. In the year 2007, the sequel Naruto Shippuden premiered in Japan and ended in 2017 after broadcasting 500 episodes.
The English dubbed version of the sequel was broadcasted on Disney XD from 2009 to 2011. Airing its first 98 episodes, and then it switched over to Adult Swim’s Toonami programming its block in January 2014, starting all the way from its first episode.
The English dubbed version can be viewed Weekly on Adult Swim to this day. Viz Media began streaming this anime series on their own streaming platform named Neon Alley on December 2012 with 99 episodes and ended in march 2016 after 338 episodes.
The Pierrot Studio has also developed eleven Movies, Twelve animations, and other Naruto-related merchandise, which includes Light novels, Trading cards developed by many companies, and video games.
Naruto video games have been released on NINTENDO, SONY, and MICROSOFT majority of which are battling games in which the participant controls one of each character from Naruto. The objective of such games is to reduce the opponent’s health to zero using certain special techniques that they use in the Naruto anime and Manga.
The first Naruto game ever was Naruto: Konoha Ninpocho which was released on 27th March 2003 for the Wonderswan Colour in Japan. Though most of the games were released in Japan, the first game to break the boundaries and the ones released outside of Japan were Naruto: Saikyou Ninja Daikesshu series and Naruto: Gekitou Ninja Taisen series which was released in North America under the titles of Naruto: Ninja Council and Naruto: Clash Of Ninja.
In march 2021, Namco Bandai announced that Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Series made sales of 20.8 million units worldwide.