After 15 years, Naruto Manga would finally end on November 10 as announced in Weekly Shonen Jump. The last manga will be published in the 50th issue of Shonen Jump, five weeks from now.
In 2012, Naruto’s creator, Masashi Kishimoto gave a heads up to the fans that the story is heading to its ultimate climax and the ending was already forming in his mind. Later that year he stated that he still had a year and a half for the story. Naruto series ranked as the 4th top volume title among the Shonen Jump titles.
Kishimoto had been creating the ninja manga series since 1999 in Shueisha’s official website, Weekly Shonen Jump. The company will publish on November 4 the 71st compiled book in Japan. In North America Viz Media published the 67th Volume this week.
The series did not only had multiple anime created for it, it also generated OVA’s, game adaptations and anime films. While the anime Naruto Shippuden is still on going, there would be a titled movie ‘The Last- Naruto the Movie’ set to hit big screens of Japan on December 6.
There are only 5 chapters left before the ending comes and this news pricked the hearts of fans not only in Japan but also around the globe. Naruto had been widely famous in Philippines after its anime had been aired in ABS-CBN network. Now, many Filipinos had become manga fans and they shared their thoughts and feelings about the news of its ending through various social medias.
The manga revolves around the life of an orphan ninja, Naruto Uzumaki, and his journey towards his dream to be a ‘Hokage’, the village’s leader and the best ninja. As Naruto meet and make friends, he also inspires and generate mixed emotions in the fans. Many had voiced out that they would miss the manga when it ends. Reference: animenewsnetwork