Recently an old woman appeared on the net unpublished interview with Masashi Kishimoto as the protagonist, Author of Naruto. During the conversation with the journalists of the famous Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun, the mangaka spoke about the conclusion of the series and the way in which he became aware of the sensational Western success.

During the November 2014 interview and in parallel with the conclusion of the manga, the author stated the following: "Like many other writers, I often work in my room. From there it is very difficult to see the popularity of the series, especially since we have very little free time due to the deadlines. Over time, I received many letters from countries Western film, Some of them were written in languages ​​I didn't even know. I remember one that contained a photo of a child posing in Naruto's clothes. This photo made me so happy and it was there that I began to understand how popular my series was".

Kishimoto went on to talk about the conclusion, stating that he never thought the series would last 15 years. In a discussion with its author, the author announced that he had been advised not to stop serializing the manga five years ago: "Yes, that is very strange. From the beginning, I was always determined to end the manga with the fight between Naruto and Sasuke. I later settled on the details, like thinking about the situation they should have fought in, or whether they should have fought as enemies or friends. I chose the conclusion about two years ago (Ed. Two years before the manga ends, 2012) ".

Naruto is now a timeless colossus of the Shonen genre, equal to Dragon Ball and ONE PIECE. Recently, Planet Manga brought back the adventures of the ninja in Italy with a new tape to celebrate that twenty years of workto which we have dedicated a special study.

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