Anime refers to a type of animated media that uses hand drawn Japanese drawings or animation. The term has its roots in Japan where it means all types of animation. However, outside Japan the term refers to all Japanese styled animation. Ninja anime is a subtype of the shonen anime. Shonen anime focuses on young males and usually has an adolescent male protagonist or hero. Naruto is one of the most popular anime series of all time. The anime series is based on manga comics of the same name. The anime series is split into two Naruto and Naruto Shippuden. The Naruto series is based on the manga comics while Naruto Shippuden contains original elements that are not in the comics. Both series have a total of 499 episodes, and have spawned tons of memorable Naruto quotes. The anime has 11 films. Three are based on the Naruto series and eight are based on the Naruto Shippuden series
Naruto Uzumaki is the main hero of the Naruto ninja anime series. He is a teenager in the village of Konohagakure. Naruto has an evil creature known as the Nine Tailed Demon Fox sealed within his body. The villagers of Konohagakure ridicule and despise Naruto because of the demon sealed within him. Naruto is not fazed because of the hatred towards him and he aspires to be Hokage, leader of the villager. Naruto’s cheerful nature leads him to befriend ninja from within his village and from surrounding villages. As the series progresses Naruto learns how to use the power of the demon creature trapped within his body.