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Naruto watch order: How to watch Naruto series? (A Complete Guide)

Naruto watch order: How to watch Naruto series? If you are a Naruto fan, this question won’t arise in your mind, but if you are new into the anime world, and you want to watch Naruto series for the first time, you may be wondering about Naruto watch order.

In this post, you will find a complete guide of Naruto watch order and how to watch Naruto series.

Known as one of the big three, and famous for its great motivating lessons and its exciting action, Naruto is one of the pillars of the modern Shounen anime.

Naruto watch order: How to watch Naruto Series?

With a total of 720 episodes, Naruto series explored multiple story arcs and drew in detail the finest character developments and backstories.

Naruto series has 2 parts:

  • The first season is Naruto (aired from October 3, 2002 to February 8, 2007), and it has 220 episodes ;
  • The second season is Naruto Shippuden (aired from February 15, 2007 to March 23, 2017), and it has 500 episodes.

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Naruto watch order: Naruto Series Plot

Naruto watch order: How to watch Naruto Series?

In the hidden village of Konoha, children are trained from an early age to become ninjas (Shinobis). The Hokage, the protector and the chief of the village, is recognized as the most powerful ninja.

Twelve years ago, Kyûbi, a demon in the shape of a nine-tailed fox, tried to destruct Konoha, but the fourth Hokage neutralized him by sealing him in the body of a newborn: Uzumaki Naruto.

The fourth Hokage sacrificed himself to save the village of Konoha.

The story begins during Naruto’s adolescence, around his 12th birthday. Orphan, eternal dunce and great prankster, he makes every mistake possible to make himself noticed.

His dream: to become Hokage in order to be recognized by the inhabitants of his village. The Naruto series follows Naruto and his friends towards fulfilling his dream one day.

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Naruto watch order: Release Order

  • Naruto (2002-2007)
  • Naruto Shippuden (2007-2017)
  • Boruto: Naruto Next Generations (2017- Ongoing)

Naruto watch order: Naruto Movies in Order

Naruto watch order: How to watch Naruto Series?
  • Naruto Movie 1: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow (2004);
  • Naruto Movie 2: Legend of the Stone of Gelel (2005);
  • Naruto Movie 3: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom (2006);
  • Naruto Shippuden Movie 1 (2007);
  • Naruto Shippuden Movie 2: Bonds (2008);
  • Naruto Shippuden Movie 3: The Will of Fire (2009);
  • Naruto Shippuden Movie 4: The Lost Tower (2010);
  • Naruto Shippuden Movie 5: Blood Prison (2011);
  • Naruto Shippuden Movie 6: Road to Ninja (2012);
  • The Last: Naruto the Movie (2014);
  • Boruto: Naruto the Movie (2015).

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Naruto watch order: Specials

  • Naruto: Find the Crimson Four-leaf Clover! (2003);
  • Naruto: The Lost Story – Mission: Protect the Waterfall Village (2003);
  • Hidden Leaf Village Grand Sports Festival (2004);
  • Naruto: The Cross Roads (2009);
  • Naruto: Shippuuden – Sunny Side Battle (2013);
  • Boruto: Naruto the Movie – The Day Naruto Became the Hokage (2016);
  • Boruto: Jump Festa 2016 Special (2016).

Naruto watch order: OVAs

  • Naruto Narutimate Hero 3: Tsuini Gekitotsu! Jounin vs. Genin!! Musabetsu Dairansen Taikai Kaisai!! (2005);
  • Naruto x UT (2011).

Naruto watch order: Spin-Offs

  • NARUTO Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals (2012).

Naruto Watch Order

  1. Naruto Season 1 (from Episode 1 to episode 105): Prologue & Land of Waves Arc + Chūnin Exams Arc + Konoha Crush Arc + Search for Tsunade;
  2. Naruto: Find the Crimson Four-leaf Clover! (After Naruto episode 5);
  3. Naruto: The Cross Roads (After Naruto episode 20);
  4. Hidden Leaf Village Grand Sports Festival (After Naruto episode 98);
  5. Naruto: The Lost Story – Mission: Protect the Waterfall Village (After Naruto episode 100);
  6. Naruto Movie 1: Clash in the Land of Snow;
  7. Naruto Season 1 (From episode 106 to episode 160): Sasuke Recovery Mission Arc + Anime only episodes;
  8. Naruto Movie 2: Legend of the Stone of Gelel;
  9. Naruto (Episodes 161-196): Anime only episodes;
  10. Naruto Narutimate Hero 3: Tsuini Gekitotsu! Jounin vs. Genin!! Musabetsu Dairansen Taikai Kaisai!! (After Naruto episode 164);
  11. Naruto Movie 3: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom.

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Naruto Shippuden Watch Order

  1. Naruto Shippuden (from episode 1 to episode 23): Kazekage Rescue Arc;
  2. Naruto Shippuden Movie 1: Naruto Shippuden the Movie;
  3. Naruto Shippuden (from episode 24 to episode 70): Kazekage Rescue Arc continued + The Tenchi Bridge Reconnaissance Mission Arc;
  4. Naruto x UT (After Naruto Shippuden episode 60);
  5. Naruto Shippuden Movie 2: Bonds;
  6. Naruto Shippuden (Episodes 71-121): Akatsuki Suppression Mission + Itachi Pursuit Mission;
  7. Naruto Shippuden Movie 3: The Will of Fire
  8. Naruto Shippuden (from episode 122 to episode 169): Tale of Jiraiya the Gallant + Fated Battle Between Brothers + Pain’s Assault;
  9. Naruto Shippuden Movie 4: The Lost Tower
  10. Naruto: Shippuden (from episode 170 to episode 221): Five Kage Summit + Fourth Shinobi World War: Countdown;
  11. Naruto Shippuden Movie 5: Blood Prison;
  12. Naruto: Shippuden (from episode 222 to episode 271): Fourth Shinobi World War: Countdown continued + Fourth Shinobi World War: Confrontation;
  13. Naruto Shippuden Movie 6: Road to Ninja;
  14. Naruto Shippuden (from episode 272 to episode 479): Fourth Shinobi World War: Confrontation continued + Fourth Shinobi World War: Climax + Multi-Dimensional Battle;
  15. Naruto: Shippuuden – Sunny Side Battle (After Naruto Shippuden episode 380);
  16. The Last: Naruto the Movie;
  17. Naruto Shippuden (from episode 480 to episode 500): Fourth Shinobi World War ends + Naruto vs Sasuke final battle;
  18. Boruto: Jump Festa 2016 Special (After Naruto Shippuden episode 500);
  19. Boruto: Naruto the Movie;
  20. NARUTO Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals;
  21. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations.

I wish that this post will help you enjoy Naruto series. If you have any question, don’t hesitate to ask it in the comment section below.

Sources: MyAnimeList & AnimeHunch

Mannou-Sama

A self-proclaimed otaku who have watched more than 1300 anime and aim to watch more than 2000. Japan and its culture intrigue me. I will be recommending you anime that will add both value and entertainment.

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