Naruto (ナ ル ト in Japanese) is a manga created by Masashi Kishimoto and later adapted to anime Hayat Date tells the adventures of a ninja teenage hyperactive named Naruto Uzumaki, who aspires to become the Hokage of the town of Blade (Konoha) because everyone recognizes their worth. The series is based on one of the same shot that Kishimoto conducted in August 1997 by the magazine Akamaru Jump. 
In 1999, Naruto began to be published by Shueisha in the Japanese publication Shonen Jump  being gathered since then in 46 volumes. The success of manga made its plot was adapted to anime produced by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex distributed, which was aired on television terrestrial TV Tokyo on October 3, 2002. The first Naruto Costumes season lasted 220 episodes, while Naruto below: Shippuden started broadcasting on 15 February 2007. in addition, Studio Pierrot has produced six films along with several original video animations based on Naruto. Other pieces of merchandise including a set of light novels, video games and trading cards developed by several companies.
Both the manga and anime have achieved significant distribution abroad, being published in more than 23 countries and broadcast in more than 60, respectively.    DeAgostini Planet publishes the manga in Catalan  and Spanish  Catalonia and Spain until the end of 2012 licenses Glen / EDT. The publication in English is conducted by Viz Media, which has become one of the most successful publications of the company. The delay involving the translation and adaptation has encouraged its distribution by Internet (through scanlation and Fansubs) shortly appear in Japan,  with which the work is very diffused before it officially translated other countries.
Until the 46th volume, Naruto had sold over 90 million copies, being the fifth best-selling manga in history.  Similarly, the English Naruto Costumes adaptation was his appearance on the list of best books of all time in the USA Today (2006, volume 11 won the Quill Award).  Naruto was also the third best-selling manga in Shueisha in 2007, only being surpassed by One Piece and Nana,  while 2008 was the second best-selling manga in Japan, only surpassed by One Piece.  In the ranking of the 100 best anime TV Asahi in 2006 (according to a survey online Japanese) Naruto came in seventeenth place.