Rin kills herself by running into Kakashi’s lightening technique to prevent herself from harming her village in issue number 604 of Japanese manga "Naruto." Enemy shinobi had put a monster in her and planned to use her a... More »

As of Oct. 12, 2014, the character Naruto Uzumaki in the manga "Naruto" has not become the Hokage of the Hidden Village Konoha. Despite being main protagonist and the title character, Naruto has so far remained a Genin, ... More »

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Two websites useful in learning about the traits of Naruto characters (besides by watching the TV show or by reading the manga) are TVTropes and The Narutopedia as of 2015. Both of these sites provide comprehensive writt... More »

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The Naruto versus Pain battle occurs during the Invasion of Pain story arc in the Naruto Shippuden manga and anime series. This story arc illustrates two of Jiraiya's pupils taking very different roads towards peace. Thi... More »

Examples of hand seals from the Japanese manga "Naruto" include ne, ushi, tora and tatsu. In the series, these hand seals are part of the ninja battle technique, and they are based off the symbols in the Chinese zodiac. More »

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Mark Crilley is an American author and illustrator best known for manga and children's books. Some of his publications are the "Brody's Ghost" series, "Mastering Manga" and the "Akiko" novels. More »

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"Kenshin" is the name of the protagonist in the manga and animated series "Rurouni Kenshin." "Rurouni" is a neologism crafted from the verb "ru," meaning "to wander," and "ronin," meaning "masterless samurai." This rough... More »

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