Season 1 Episode 1

Enter: Naruto Uzumaki!

Aired Thursday 7:30 PM Sep 10, 2005 on TV Tokyo

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  • Great episode. a very good way to start the show; drew me in immediatly.

    This was a great way to start an anime; in the beginning they show a brave man even now in the show and manga known only as "the 4th hokage" or "yondaime" standing on a gigantic frog who there is not named, and the 4th sealed the malicous demon fox called "kyubi" inside a new born baby who is Naruto. The 4th hokage is not shown close up though; he is shown from far enough away that you can barely see him. We then cut to naruto making mischief, and running from ninja who are trying to stop him from causing trouble. Then later on naruto and iruka, naruto's sensei, face off against a rogue ninja named mizuki who trys to manipulate naruto into releasing the fox out of him. Instead naruto reads from the scroll how to use the shadow clone jutsu, and stops mizuki from killing iruka. Iruka then promotes naruto from a student at the academy to a genin. This was a great episode and it did a great job of combining comedy, action, annd explaining what the show is about.