Masashi Kishimoto





Masashi Kishimoto

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born
in Nagi, Okayama, Japan
November 08, 1974

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male

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Akira Toriyama


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Masashi Kishimoto (岸本 斉史 Kishimoto Masashi) is a Japanese manga artist, well known for creating the manga series Naruto. His younger twin brother, Seishi Kishimoto, is also a manga artist and creator of the manga series O-Parts Hunter (666 Satan) and Blazer Drive. Two of his former assistants, Osamu Kajisa (Tattoo Hearts) and Yuuichi Itakura (Hand's), have also gone on to moderate success following their work on Naruto.

Kishimoto's first work as a manga artist was Karakuri (カラクリ?), which he submitted to Shueisha in 1995. This earned him the Weekly Shōnen Jump's monthly "Hop Step Award" in 1996, granted to promising new manga artists. This was followed in 1997 by a pilot version of Naruto (NARUTO-ナルト-), published in Akamaru Jump Summer. In 19
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Naruto, Vol. 01: The Tests ...
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NARUTO -ナルト- 巻ノ四十三
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Naruto, Vol. 05: Exam Hell ...
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 9,223 ratings — published 2000 — 21 editions
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Naruto, Vol. 02: The Worst ...
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 7,724 ratings — published 2000 — 25 editions
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Naruto, Vol. 03: Bridge of ...
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 7,058 ratings — published 2000 — 23 editions
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Naruto, Vol. 04: The New Op...
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 6,957 ratings — published 2000 — 21 editions
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Naruto, Vol. 12: The Great ...
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 6,579 ratings — published 2002 — 17 editions
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Naruto, Vol. 09: Turning th...
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 6,343 ratings — published 2001 — 22 editions
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Naruto, Vol. 07: Orochimaru...
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 6,219 ratings — published 2001 — 21 editions
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“She's strong! And scary...I bet she's single...I'd put money on it..”
Masashi Kishimoto, Naruto, Vol. 18: Tsunade's Choice

“When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.”
Masashi Kishimoto, Naruto, Vol. 21: Pursuit

“A smile is the best way to get away with trouble even if it’s a fake one.”
Masashi Kishimoto, Naruto, Vol. 01: The Tests of the Ninja

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