With its inception in 2002, Naruto stands as an iconic anime series that has left an indelible mark on the genre. The story revolves around Naruto, an orphaned loner with aspirations to become Hokage, set in a ninja-infused world replete with varied jutsu styles and an engrossing narrative.
After the success of the original series, Naruto Shippuden picks up the narrative with the familiar characters now as teenagers, seamlessly continuing the saga. Subsequently, even Shippuden has seen a sequel show, offering fans an extensive array of content to explore.
How to watch ‘Naruto’ and ‘Naruto Shippuden’ in order
To embark on an all-encompassing Naruto experience, it’s essential to follow a structured viewing order. The sequence is as follows:
1. Naruto Episodes 1 – 101
2. Naruto The Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow
3. Naruto Episodes 102 – 160
4. Naruto The Movie: The Legend Stone of Gelel
5. Naruto Episodes 161 – 196
6. Naruto The Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom
7. Naruto Episodes 197 – END
8. Naruto Shippuden Episodes 1 – 32
9. Naruto Shippuden The Movie
10. Naruto Shippuden Episodes 33 – 71
11. Naruto Shippuden The Movie: Bonds
12. Naruto Shippuden Episode 72 – 126
13. Naruto Shippuden The Movie: The Will of Fire
14. Naruto Shippuden Episodes 127 – 143
15. Naruto Shippuden The Movie: The Lost Tower
16. Naruto Shippuden Epsiodes 144 – 196
17. Naruto Shippuden The Movie: Blood Prison
18. Naruto Shippuden Episodes 197 – 311
19. Naruto Shippuden The Movie: Road to Ninja
20. Naruto Shippuden Episodes 312 – END
21. The Last: Naruto The Movie
22. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
For those hungry for more, the sequel series, Boruto, offers a further dive into the Naruto universe. Alternatively, the film “Boruto: Naruto the Movie” provides a taste of this new chapter. While not essential, these additions provide fresh perspectives and moments of charm for fans.
A resurgence in Naruto’s popularity is on the horizon as Studio Pierrot prepares to unveil the highly awaited remaster of episodes from the original series and Shippuden. Though delayed, fans eagerly await their release, poised to relive the magic.
For streaming enthusiasts, both Naruto and Boruto are available on Crunchyroll, offering easy access to this beloved anime universe.