It's been one year since the end of one of manga’s modern epics, Naruto. After 15 years of weekly publication and 700 chapters, Masashi Kishimoto wrapped up his shonen masterwork on his own terms, with critics and audiences behind him every step of the way. A look back at the series reveals a deep story about legacy, dreams and — like all shonen manga — the power and meaning of friendship.
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Upcoming: Fantagraphics will release two new Dash Shaw books in 2013, including the 340-page New School and the 32-page 3 New Stories.
Movies: Entertainment Tonight has debuted footage from its Iron Man 3 set visit...
TV: Louie CK can't keep his hand off volumes of Yotsuba&! in a recent episode of Louie. We don't know why, but we approve!
Manga: Although he's decided on an ending, Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto told Japan's Otona Fami magazine that he can't foretell how much longer the series will continue, meaning fans should probably brace their shelves for plenty more volumes.