Masashi Kishimoto managed to mark an entire generation of Japanese artists who saw in Naruto to an inspiration, and we are not only talking about current mangaka, but about the contemporaries themselves, who made all kinds of tributes related to the blond ninja, as is the case of the following illustrations by the creators of one piece, bleach Y Death Notand.
By the time Naruto made his appearance, Eiichiro Oda was already a recognized young artist thanks to Luffy having already set sail on his adventure. However, the creator of one piece found in Naruto a worthy companion in Weekly Shonen Jump, which is why he made the decision to draw his own version of the ninja to honor Masashi Kishimoto.
As we can see below, it is an exceptional drawing that shows all the mastery and genius of Oda, capturing Naruto and the Nine-Tailed Fox, Kurama, with his peculiar style. Apparently both the ninja and the bijuu are ready to spring into action.
At that same time, Tite Kubo was also something to talk about with bleach, and in fact both Naruto and Ichigo’s adventures shared Pierrot as the animation studio for the anime version of their respective series. It was then that Kubo decided to pay tribute to Kishimoto with a drawing where we see the blond ninja accompanied by the most representative villain of the first part of the series, Orochimaru.
Finally, Takeshi Obata, creator of death notealso joined the famous artists who decided to pay tribute to Narutowith a drawing where we can see a rather dark version of the Seventh Hokage.
Of course, other artists like himself Akira Toriyama from dragon ball they created their own versions of Narutoand it is that within the middle it is very common for mangaka to recognize the work of their colleagues with this type of illustrations that unite the best of the world of Japanese animation.
What did you think of these versions of Naruto made by the creators of one piece, bleach Y death note?
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