Naruto Uzumaki is a young teenager who has the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox certain within him. 12 years before the begin of the anime, the 9 Tailed Demon Fox attacked the ninja village Konoha, slaughtering many villagers. In act, the leader of Konoha and its ninja army – the Fourth Hokage – sacrificed his life to seal the demon inside Naruto when he was a newborn baby. Konoha, regarded Naruto as if he were the demon itself and neglected him all through most of his childhood. A decree made by the 3rd Hokage, who reinstate the 4th Hokage afterwards his death, restricted anyone advert the attack of the demon fox to anybody else. This included Naruto, who was not aware of the demon inside of him.
Years afterwards, Naruto is decepted by a ninja into robbing a tabu scroll, but he is stopped by his teacher, Iruka. While Iruka nearly dies while protecting Naruto from Mizuki, Naruto employs an ability he conditioned from the scroll that produce multiple duplicates of him. This show the way to Naruto to comprehend that he is the container of the demon fox.
The key story follows Naruto and his friends growth. Naruto befriends Sasuke Uchiha and Sakura Haruno, who are allocated with him to form a 3-individuals team named Team 7 under an experienced teacher named Kakashi Hatake. Like all the ninja teams, seven is charged with carrying out missions requested by villagers, such as doing chores or bodyguards. During the course of their missions, Naruto befriends other characters that he meets during the series. Team 7 learns new skills, and understand a coming-of-age travel as Naruto dreams of becoming the Hokage of Konoha.
A mysterious organization named Akatsuki tries to capture the nine powerful tailed beasts including the 9 Tail Demon Fox stored inside of Naruto. Numerous ninjas from Konoha, face against the Akatsuki and search for Sasuke. Although they manage to save Gaara the host of the 1-Tailed, Akatsuki is victorious in detaining 7 of the creatures.