Parents' Guide to


By Li Lai, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

First series in popular franchise has fights, stereotypes.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 84 parent reviews

age 10+
It was a good and very fun show though I’m rating this 10+ because there was a little too much violence for kids below 10.

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Too much violence
2 people found this helpful.
age 9+
when I saw that there was nothing on positive messages I was confused cause the whole show is about if you dream big and work hard you will be great

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Great messages
2 people found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (84):
Kids say (510):

This hit series tugs at the heart by following the psychological, physical, and social challenges of young shinobi and the villagers they're charged with helping. Among the fighters, Naruto might be one of the loudest and most naïve -- obnoxious to some -- but his unyielding spirit takes him far.

At 220 episodes long, the series keeps viewers interested through exciting fight sequences, dynamic animation, and a plethora of cliffhangers. Though the pacing can stall at times, especially when multiple plots run parallel and no action takes place beyond cutting back and forth between tense situations, the feel-good messages and beautiful friendships makes this an easy watch.

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