Naruto: Shippuden (2009)

Read up on the latest Naruto: Shippuden News, Reviews and Features from the team at CBR.

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Release Date:
October 28, 2009
Alexandre Crepet, Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Kate Higgins, Chie Nakamura, Dave Wittenberg
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latest Naruto: Shippuden Articles

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Naruto Shippuden Should Have Ended With the Pain Arc

The inconsistencies of the Fourth Great Ninja War make a great case for Naruto to have ended immediately after the Pain’s Assault arc.

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Sasuke Has Always Been The Best Character In Naruto

With a role as important as the protagonist and a remarkably crafted personality, the Naruto anime would've never been the same without Sasuke.

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Naruto & Sasuke's Rivalry, Explained

Naruto and Sasuke's rivalry is a recurring theme in the franchise, and it isn't an understatement to say that it shaped the show's narrative.

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10 Worst Naruto Villains Who Didn't Deserve Redemption

While some Naruto villains earned their redemption, others like Orochimaru and Kabuto didn't deserve a second chance.

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10 Most Violent Naruto Fights, Ranked

Violence is unavoidable in Naruto's world, and between village battles and all-out war, the series has seen some incredibly violent fights.

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Naruto: 10 Characters Stronger Than Itachi (& 10 Who Are Weaker)

Naruto's Clan Killer Itachi might be a pretty powerful person, but there are some characters who could handily beat him (and some who would fail).

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10 Worst Anime Filler Arcs, According To Reddit

Filler is a contentious subject in anime, with many fans vehemently declaring their hatred for filler such as Dragon Ball's Garlic Jr. Arc.

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10 Dark Parallels Between Naruto & Hell's Paradise

Though Naruto and the new-gen anime Hell's Paradise are fundamentally different, the shinobi series parallel each other in dark ways.

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30 Most Popular Naruto Characters (According to MyAnimeList)

Many fan-favorite Naruto characters - like Sasuke and Minato - rank among the most popular or iconic anime characters of all time.

The Most Powerful Akatsuki In Naruto, Ranked

From Pain to Orochimaru, here are our picks for the most powerful members of Naruto's Akatsuki.

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Sakura Vs. Sasori Might Not Be Naruto's Best Battle, But It Deserves Recognition

Despite certain Naruto fans recently manipulating an official poll, this doesn't take away how significant Sakura's clash with Sasori actually was.

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10 Best Jiraiya Quotes In Naruto

Jiraiya was the most influential person in Naruto's life. His kind heart and incredible skill made him one of the best characters in the series.

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Naruto: All Members Of Konoha 11, Ranked

The Konoha 11 are the collective shinobi from Naruto's generation, including Kakashi Hatake's Team 7, Might Guy's Team Guy, Asuma's Team 10, and more.

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15 Anime Characters Stronger Than They Look

Even the frailest anime characters, like Master Roshi, can hide an unexpected strength.

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10 Of The Greatest Victories In Anime History

No great anime is complete without awesome victories, but series like One Piece and Dragon Ball Z have some of the greatest wins in anime.

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10 Anime Sequels That Saved Their Franchise

Sequels to iconic anime like Dragon Ball, Digimon and Bleach have reignited fan interest, saving their franchises and generating brand-new content.

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10 Most Emotional Naruto Episodes, Ranked

Naruto is one of the Big Three anime for its fantastic action and emotionally-involved storytelling.

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How to Watch Naruto in Order: A Complete Viewing Guide

This is a basic guide to all of Naruto's series, movies, and OVAs, as well as the best order to watch them . They're all must-see for die-hard fans.

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The 15 Strongest Signature Moves In Anime, Ranked

From Naruto's Ultra-Big Ball Rasenshuriken in Naruto to Goku's Spirit Bomb in Dragon Ball, there are no stronger signature moves out there.

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Naruto: Why Obito Turned Evil and Started the 4th Great Ninja War

Obito Uchiha once dreamed of becoming the Hidden Leaf's Hokage. Here’s how he descended into evil and started the deadliest war in shinobi history.