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This isn't at all unique to Naruto. In fact, it's so common, it has its own TV tropes entry: Ninja Run. It seems to be a stylistic choice in anime and manga. I suspect it originated in order to emphasize the line of action, which is a concept in art, especially comics and animation, to draw a character with their body following a specific line or curve in ...


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There was no one better suited for the job than the 3rd Hokage, Hiruzen Sarutobi, after his successor, Minato Namikaze was killed trying to re-seal the 9 Tailed Fox demon, Kurama, within his son Naruto. The 3rd Hokage was considered one of the most powerful shinobi to have ever lived and carried among his list of titles, God of Shinobi (忍の神, Shinobi no Kami)...


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Naruto is a genin from Konohagakure, a member of Team Kakashi, and the third and current jinchūriki of Kurama, the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox. The bijuu sealed with Naruto was held in place by linking Naruto's internal chi energy with that of the bijuu. As Naruto grew older he was able to utilize that link to his benefit, tapping the power of the Nine-Tailed ...


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Naruto does not use the Flying Thunder God technique at any point in the series. Notable similarities: Gaining partial mastery over Kurama got him fast enough to be on par with the Third Raikage, who was said to be the fastest shinobi alive (Second only to Minato, when he was alive) Gaining full mastery over Kurama (and becoming friends with him) increased ...


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You can see this in loads and loads of anime. If you see characters run like this - they are probably ninjas or samurais. In those shows you can often see that different characters run in different styles even if they are all skilled fighters. The running style is a result of the "fighting culture" the character is from. As to why anime shows ninjas running ...


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Based on the recent manga I thought it was a power given to him by From the wiki:


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In the anime at least,


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Been some time since I watched Naruto, but what I remember is that the fourth Hokage made the seal on Naruto in such a way as to channel the nine tail's chakra into Naruto. Orochimaru recognizes this, and interferes with this channel, making Naruto's chakra unstable.


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Gender was not taken into account when creating a squad, except in as much as was needed to prevent intra-squad rivalries. Squads were formed on the basis of complementary fighting styles or skill sets. naruto's squad was formed by adding in Saske (to balance the immensely powerful but relatively unskilled Naruto) and Sakura was brought in because she was ...


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A kage (literally: "shadow") is a leader of one of the five most powerful hidden villages within each of the Five Great Shinobi Countries: Hokage ("Fire Shadow") of Konohakure ("Hidden Leaf Village") in Hi no Kuni ("Land of Fire") Kazekage ("Wind Shadow") of Sunagakure ("Hidden Sand Village") in Kaze no Kuni ("Land of Wind") Mizukage ("Water Shadow") of ...


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The Japanese and Chinese language don't distinguish male/female in speech sometimes (ie: in Mandarin, "he/his/him" and "she/her" are all "ta", with a difference only in its writing) and possibly in certain writing too. Though, the actual word used in Kakashi's speech was probably "child" (as in "sensei's child") without an reference to the gender of said ...


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Although his personal reasons are of course never revealed, and more than likely are due to plot reasons there are practical reasons why one wouldn't just use an ability like that all the time. It's use deteriorates your eyesight to the point of blindness. If you don't need it don't use it. Mangekyo Sharingan The above is the first link that comes up when ...


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While its never mentioned in the show itself, it can be inferred that the reason for the ratio is simply because there are that many more men than women serving in the armed forces of the Naruto universe. This makes more sense than it seems at first glance. Using the Israeli defense force (one of the few nations that allows women and combat roles, and the ...


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No I don't think the given aspects truly cover genjutsu. Under genjutsu, The target may use no chakra at all but still at a huge disadvantage There is no use of weaponry so I guess it is unrelated to the second axiom. Under genjutsu you actually see something but your perception of reality is compromised. Even if you assume that genjutsu falls on the ...


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When I was in Army training (20 years ago), I had a fellow soldier run with his hands clasped behind his back. He said it limited his breathing during the slower training runs. This guy was what I'd call a true runner, as he normally ran sub 4 minute miles. He would normally run/sprint the 2 mile PT test in 7.something minutes. I've also talked to other ...


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It was because he was injected with Hashirama's cells. Background: Madara, defeated by Hashirama Senju, took a big bite from Hashirama before he died. However, he implanted Izanami to one of his mangekyou sharingan to alter reality, such that he was back alive. He used Hashirama's cells from the chunk he bit off to cultivated more cells and treated himself ...


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Gaara's powers of controlling the sand doesn't come from Shukaku. Shukaku only manipulates it. The power was given to Gaara by her mother Karura by a jutsu which took her life. Recall that Gaara lost his life when Shukaku was extracted. Chiyo Baasama resurrected him and he still uses sand.


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TL;DR: The Genjutsu (the dream world) would end and everyone would return to reality. I'm not an expert in Naruto lore but having read some of the manga and watched the anime: Genjutsu is used to trick and manipulate the brain's senses and is used for a variety of reasonsn such as information-gathering, offensive/defensive strategy, torture etc. ...


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If you are only following the anime, spoilers are below as they pull from the most current manga, which is much further along in the story than the anime. To get the latest scanlations, go to Anifreak.com. In the manga, it's now officially revealed that Tobi is Uchiha Obito, and the leader of the Akatsuki. When half of Tobi's body was crushed by boulder, he ...


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Question 1: Tobi is the mastermind of the opposing force of Naruto. He would be the yang of the 5 great shinobi nations. When Tobi first joined he acted childish and was underestimated by everyone. Tobi has power but he doesn't show it until he wants too. Bottom line is that Tobi's true background is still a mystery but we can see from what is there that ...


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This might be "The Teenage Kyuubi" And yes, she, the kyuubi is a girl. ... The female kyuubi ... Kyuubi. Now read on. We find the Kaze no torio (I'm using the Kaze no torio for the trio ... Unfortunately, I've only found this excerpt via cached Google searches. It looks like the author may have taken it down. Another excerpt from the page, found with a ...


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No "what if" questions are going to have definitive concrete answers, but: Edo Tensei It was developed by the 2nd, but it was "perfected" by Orochimaru. That is to say: the developer of a technique is not always the one who figures it out completely. A technique is not like an invention, where you compose all the parts out of basic building blocks (though ...


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While the 2:1 ratio of squads may not have been universal in the other shinobi villages, I think it's pretty safe to assume it was in the Hidden Leaf, as every single 3-man team shown consisted of two males and a female. Like MatThePhat said, the Naruto universe's male to female shinobi ratio, much like our world's male to female military members, is ...


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I think Naruto may have some knowledge of the Flying Thunder God technique, but has never showcased it in live combat. However referring back to the scene where Naruto dodges the Raikage's punch; Naruto does not use the 'FTG' technique but instead uses his brute speed, in the nine tails chakra mode, to match that of the speed of the 'FTG' technique. On an ...


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Jiray taught Naruto how to get out of genjutsu. During the battle between Naruto and Itachi, Naruto tries to get out of his genjutsu but it drained all of his chakra, this is level 3 genjutsu. The Infinite Tsukiyomi is beyond any level of genjutsu, it is not easy to get out of it. Even if someone realizes that they are in Infinite Tsukiyomi nothing changes,...


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The only jutsu that matches somehow the requirements (at least to my knowledge and search) is the Water Release: Water Shuriken (Suiton: Mizu Shuriken): This jutsu appeared first in Naruto: Shippūden #412 - Neji's Judgment which aired in Japan on May 14, 2015 and was later also used in the Naruto novel Gaara Hiden: A Sandstorm Mirage which was published in ...


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Orochimaru has technically never died. During the time being referenced he had been 'sealed' by Itachi. This is a two part answer so here we go. 1.) This guy credited for this glorious explanation, because I couldn't have said it any better 2.) This Site gives a episode description of Orochimaru getting 'sealed' in the 'Fated Battle Between Brothers' ...


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He uses Flying Raijin 2 times: against Menma in the movie and to stop Boruto from vandalizing the Great Stone Faces. Note- He shares his and Kurama's chakra with his reanimated father to teleport the entire allied shinobi forces out of the barrier erected by Obito Uchiha during the Fourth Great Ninja War


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In chapter 700 of the manga, the final chapter which takes place years after the events of the series, an adult Hokage Naruto uses Flying Raijin to stop his son, Boruto, from vandalizing the Hokage monument. Naruto does not use the technique during the War, and in fact had never seen it until encountering the resurrected Minato at the end.


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