With only a few matches left to be fought in the preliminaries to the third portion of the Chunin Ninja Selection Exams, the bout between Gaara and Rock Lee begins. And in preparation for the finals, Naruto struggles to harness the power of the Nine-Tailed Fox chakra locked within him. Too bad his first opponent is considered a genius!
Masashi Kishimoto made his debut in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999 with Naruto, which became a big hit with both boys and girls. Kishimoto added a modern flavour to the ancient world of Japanese ninja to make Naruto one of the most popular series in Japan.