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Naruto
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Manga
Genre Comedy
Fantasy
Adventure
Martial arts
Demographic Shōnen
Writer Masashi Kishimoto
Illustrator Masashi Kishimoto
Publisher Shueisha
Magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump
Volumes 72
Started September 21, 1999
Ended November 10, 2014
Anime
Directed by Hayato Date
Studio Pierrot
Original run October 3, 2002 - March 23, 2017
Wikipedia

Naruto is a manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. It was published in September 1999 as a part of Weekly Shōnen Jump and ran publication until 2014. The series was made into an anime by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex that debuted in October 2002 and ended in February 2007. This was followed by a sequel series, Naruto: Shippuden, which began airing shortly after the original series. Following its conclusion was Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, which is currently running.

The premise follows the journeys of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja determined to achieve recognition and become his village's Hokage. This story is divided into two parts separated by a two-year time skip. The first part has Naruto training to become a ninja and participating in a ninja exam. The second part details the fourth great ninja war and the Tailed Beasts involved in it.

Naruto (manga)

Naruto
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Genre Comedy
Fantasy
Adventure
Martial arts
Demographic Shōnen
Writer Masashi Kishimoto
Illustrator Masashi Kishimoto
Publisher Shueisha
Magazine Saikyō Jump
Volumes 72
Original run September 21, 1999 - November 10, 2014
Wikipedia

Predator!! (Volume 6, Chapter 47)

Naruto is swallowed by a massive snake after being separated from his team. He escapes by using the Art of the Doppelganger (Shadow Clone Jutsu) to burst out.

No Holds Barred!! (Volume 7, Chapter 55)

When fighting Team Dosu, Choji uses the Art of Expansion (Expansion Jutsu), the unique ability of his clan.

The Preliminaries... Completed!! (Volume 10, Chapter 87)

Choji faces Dosu in the preliminaries of the Chūnin Exam and uses the same jutsu as in their last encounter.

Naruto (anime)

Naruto
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Genre Action
Fantasy
Directed by Hayato Date
Studio Pierrot
Original run October 3, 2002 - February 8, 2007
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Naruto is the first anime series, adapting Part I of the manga.

Eat or be Eaten: Panic in the Forest (E28)

Adaptation of Chapter 47.

Battle Formation: Ino-Shika-Cho! (E33)

Adaptation of Chapter 55.

Long Time No See: Jiraiya Returns! (E53)

Naruto gorges himself on a huge watermelon he brought for Jiraiya.

Live or Die: Risk it All to Win it All! (E56)

Early in the episode, Jiraiya takes Naruto out for ramen and Naruto gets bloated after six bowls.

Naruto's Ninja Handbook (E78)

While fighting Gamabunta, Shukaku uses Wind Style: Air Bullet. He fills himself with air before firing a blast of sand.

A New Training Begins: I Will Be Strong! (E86)

Naruto buys and eats a lot of food from a festival.

The Dark Creeping Clouds (E155)

Naruto is briefly stuffed after he eats some curry.

Mix It, Stretch It, Boil It Up! Burn, Copper Pot, Burn! (E168)

The food the ninja chefs prepare is delicious, but those who eat it just eat more of it and become fat. This happened to Ayame when she was kidnapped.

Naruto: Shippuden

Naruto: Shippuden
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Genre Action
Fantasy
Directed by Hayato Date
Masaaki Kumagai
Yasuaki Kurotsu
Osamu Kobayashi
Chiaki Kon
Studio Pierrot
Original run February 15, 2007 - March 23, 2017
Wikipedia

Naruto: Shippuden is the second anime series, adapting Part II of the manga.

The Fake Smile (E36)

Naruto eats his fill at a hot spring.

Orochimaru vs. Jinchūriki (E42)

Four-Tailed Naruto uses Tailed Beast Bomb. This involves summoning a dense ball of chakra and swallowing it, which causes him to bloat up.

The Two Charms (E95)

In the omake, Naruto, Sai, Kiba, Shino, Yamato and Hinata all compete in a ramen eating contest. With almost everyone ending up sick, except Hinata who won in the end.

Naruto: Outbreak (E183)

In a flash-back to the days of the original series, Naruto drowns his sorrows in ramen after making Sakura mad, becoming heavily stuffed as a result.

An A-Rank Mission: The Contest (E309)

In another flash-back, Naruto enters a Bean Jam Bun eating contest along with Choji. However, Naruto became too full during the first round and subsequently lost.

The Hidden Heart (E392)

Shukaku uses Wind Style: Sand Bomb Salvo to protect Gaara from Madara. He inflates himself before firing a buckshot of sand.

Sasuke and Sakura (E481)

In the past, Sasuke stuffs himself with the big meal Itachi made for them.

Steam and Food Pills (E496)

Choji passes out after eating food pills prepared by Sakura and Ino and has a delirious vision of his friends puffing up after eating.

Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

The Zero-Tails, fused with Shinnō, absorbs chakra from Naruto. He opens it for an attack by filling it with more chakra than it can handle.

Later, Jiraiya summons Gamabunta to break the fall of Naruto and Amaru after they fall from the Land of the Sky. He creates a massive cushion by puffing up with air.

Naruto Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals

Naruto Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals
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Genre Comedy
Directed by Masahiko Murata
Studio Pierrot
Original run April 3, 2012 - March 26, 2013
Wikipedia

Naruto Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals is a spin-off of the original series, first aired in 2012. It is the anime adaptation of Rock Lee's Springtime of Youth, a gag manga created by Kenji Taira. It focuses on secondary character Rock Lee and the members of Team Guy on their comedic adventures.

Infiltrate Akatsuki's Hideout! (E38a)

Deidara lies to Lee that the Akatsuki is a comedy group. As he tells this, Pain is shown eating many watermelons as performance practice.

Naruto: Chibi Sasuke's Sharingan Legend

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Genre Comedy
Demographic Shōnen
Writer Kenji Taira
Illustrator Kenji Taira
Publisher Shueisha
Magazine Saikyō Jump
Volumes 3
Original run October 2014 - April 2017
Wikipedia

Naruto: Chibi Sasuke's Sharingan Legend is a spin-off manga running from 2014 to 2017. Similar to Rock Lee's Springtime of Youth, it is a gag manga created by Kenji Taira, although it does not have an anime adaptation. It centers on Sasuke Uchiha and his personal team, Team Taka.

Konoha! (Volume 1, Chapter 5)

When Sasuke is "it" in a game of kick the can, the others charge at him with their jutsu, with Choji using Human Juggernaut.

True Tales of the Spooky Sharingan Legend (Volume 3, Chapter 18)

Madara tells Team Taka that his weakness is someone standing behind him when he pees. He swells up when Sasuke does this.

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
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Manga
Genre Fantasy
Adventure
Demographic Shōnen
Writer Ukyō Kodachi
Masashi Kishimoto
Illustrator Mikio Ikemoto
Publisher Shueisha
Magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump
V Jump
Volumes 17+
Started May 9, 2016
Ended present
Anime
Directed by Noriyuki Abe
Hiroyuki Yamashita
Toshirō Fujii
Masayuki Kōda
Studio Pierrot
Original run April 5, 2017 - present
Wikipedia

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is the sequel series to Naruto running since 2016. It was first written by Ukyō Kodachi, but he stepped down after writing chapter 13 and let Mishimoto take over. An anime adaption actually started with a movie in 2015, with the television series airing in 2017.

The series follows Boruto Uzumaki, Naruto's son, and the other children of the grown-up cast.

Boruto vs. Shikadai (E59)

Losing against Shinki in the Chunin Exams, Chocho resorts to the Human Boulder technique, even though she hates using it.

Jiraiya: Naruto's Potential Disaster! (E83)

Clash: Kokuyō! (E88)

During the battle against Kokuyō, Chocho uses the Human Boulder technique.

A Heaping Helping! The Eating Contest! (E94)

When the dumplings start growing to an enormous size, Sai, Inojin, Shikamaru, and Shikadai are too full from the eating contest to help. Choji gets rid of the dumplings by growing with his jutsu, eating them, and turning the calories into chakra.

Genin, Assemble! (E130)

Amado's Defection (E212)

Showdown Between Close Friends (E225)

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