Hey guys, Samurai here, and I have some breaking news for you guys of some historic consequence. Masashi Kishimoto, creator of the long running series “Naruto”, announced today that his series will end in 5 weeks. Anime News Network reports that the final volume of the series will be released on November 10th.
The end of the “Naruto” manga will bring the end to one of the longest running and popular manga series around, having first appeared on the scene in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999, and spinning off a wildly popular, multi-season anime, movies, video games, and toy franchise among many other things. Here in the US, “Naruto” has served as a gateway manga and anime series for many fans, and has, in some small circles, been referred to as this generations DragonBall Z.