Naruto, V60 (Paperback)
Viz Media, 9781421549439, 192pp.
Publication Date: February 5, 2013
The world's most popular ninja comic Naruto is a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He's got a wild sense of humor, but Naruto is completely serious about his mission to be the world's greatest ninja Naruto impresses the Allied Shinobi Forces with his newfound strengths, but his comrades are not going to leave this final battle against the forces of Tobi (aka Uchiha Madara) up to Naruto alone. As they rush to assist their friend, old pals like Sakura vow to stand by Naruto till the end. In the midst of all this...Sasuke returns. And this time, he's intent on taking out Naruto once and for all. Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for teen audiences.
About the Author
Author/artist Masashi Kishimoto was born in 1974 in rural Okayama Prefecture, Japan. After spending time in art college, he won the Hop Step Award for new manga artists with his manga Karakuri (Mechanism). Kishimoto decided to base his next story on traditional Japanese culture. His first version of Naruto, drawn in 1997, was a one-shot story about fox spirits; his final version, which debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999, quickly became the most popular ninja manga in Japan.