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Watch Masashi Kishimoto draw Naruto

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Viz Media has posted a video from December’s Jump Festa expo of Masashi Kishimoto knocking out a sketch of his world-famous creation Naruto Uzumaki with a big Sharpee.

The 39-year-old artist recently announced that Naruto, which has sold more than 126.5 million volumes in Japan alone since its debut in 1999, is “in its final phase.”

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Creators, fans redraw classic manga

Panels by "Naruto" creator Masashi Kishimoto (left), and "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" creator Hirohiko Araki

Ordinary fans, voice actors and famous manga-ka are all taking part in a unique social-media event in Japan: They are redrawing individual panels from Yasuhisu Hara’s historical manga Kingdom to promote the upcoming television anime adaptation. A number of well-known creators, including Masashi Kishimoto (Naruto) and Eiichiro Oda (One Piece), are taking part in the project, but anyone with a Twitter or Facebook account can join in. More than 1,000 panels are being redrawn, and the organizers of the project, which has been dubbed “Social Kingdom,” plan to submit it to the Guinness Book of World Records as the manga created by the most people.


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