The hyperactive youngster has trained extensively with Jiraiya-sama and returned to Konoha to reunite with friends and, perhaps, partake in more pranks than schoolwork.
Like many kids, he was first inspired to become a manga artist in elementary school when he read Dragon Ball. After spending time in art college, he won the Hop Step Award for new manga artists with his story Karakuri. Synopsis: More than two years have passed since the most recent adventures in the Hidden Leaf Village, ample time for ninja wannabe Naruto Uzumaki to have developed skills worthy of recognition and respect.
But Naruto is more determined than ever to become the greatest ninja, and his hard-earned improvements are put to the ultimate test against newer, stronger enemies. His first version of Naruto, drawn inwas a one-shot story about sjippuden spirits; his final version, which debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump inquickly became the most popular ninja manga in the world.
After considering various genres for his next project, Kishimoto decided on a story steeped in traditional Japanese culture. The series would also spawn multiple anime series, movies, novels, video games and more.