Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The episodes of the Japanese anime series Naruto, based on the manga series of the same name by Masashi Kishimoto, were directed by Hayato Date and produced by Studio Pierrot and TV Tokyo. The episodes have been released in North America by Viz Media. They incorporate twenty-seven volumes of the source material over 135 episodes. The remaining 85 episodes are filler, utilizing plot elements not seen in the original manga. The series centers on the adventures of Naruto Uzumaki, a young, excitable ninja of Konohagakure who constantly searches for recognition and aspires to become a Hokage, the ninja in his village that is acknowledged as the leader and the strongest of all. The 220 episodes that constitute the series were aired between October 3, 2002 and February 8, 2007 on TV Tokyo in Japan. The English adaptation of the anime began airing on September 10, 2005 on Cartoon Network''s Toonami. On September 20, 2008, Cartoon Network ended its Toonami block, but the channel continued sporadically airing episodes of Naruto in the time slots originally occupied by Toonami''s programming.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Naruto manga is written by Masashi Kishimoto and published by Shueisha in Weekly Sh nen Jump. The series began its serialization in 1999. Shueisha later collects these chapters in tank bon bound volumes. The first 244 chapters are known as Part I, and constitute the first part of the Naruto storyline. All subsequent chapters belong to Part II, which continues the storyline from Part I after a two and a half year timeskip. Viz Media licenses the Naruto manga for an English adaptation in North America, where it is serialized in the American Shonen Jump and released in volume format. Several adaptations based on Naruto have been made, including two anime series and five featured films, with a sixth film slated for release during the summer of 2009. The first anime series, also titled Naruto, covers the entirety of Part I over 220 episodes. The second, named Naruto: Shippuden, is based on Part II, and started airing on February 15, 2007. Both series are produced by Studio Pierrot and TV Tokyo, and air on TV Tokyo.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. This is a list of episodes of the Naruto anime series, covering the first two seasons of the series. The episodes are directed by Hayato Date and produced by Studio Pierrot and TV Tokyo. The episodes were released in North America by Viz Media and on Europe and South America by Warner Bros. Television. They are based on the Naruto manga series by Masashi Kishimoto and adapt the first through tenth volumes of its source material over fifty-one episodes. Episode 26 was a Filler episode. The first season ran from October 2002 to March 2003 in Japan, with the second following it from April to October 2003. Both seasons were shown on TV Tokyo. The English airing of the first season was from September 2005 to January 2006. The second season was aired from October 2005 to September 2006. Both were shown on Cartoon Network''s Toonami and YTV''s Bionix programming blocks.