Masashi Kishimoto

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Kishimoto.

Masashi Kishimoto (Japanese: 岸本 斉史, Kishimoto Masashi) is a Japanese manga artist. He is best known for creating the hugely popular manga series known as Naruto. He has been drawing from a very early age. Two of his former assistants, Osamu Kajisa (Tattoo Hearts) and Yuuichi Itakura (Hand's), have also had success following their work on Naruto.

Kishimoto was born 8 November 1974 in the Katsuta county of Okayama, Japan. He has a twin-brother named Seishi Kishimoto.[1] They started watching Dragon Ball and Kunnikuman.

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  1. Kishimoto, Masashi (4 October 2002) (in Japanese). NARUTO―ナルト―[秘伝·兵の書]オフォシャルファンBOOK. Japan: Shueisha. p. 205. ISBN 4-08-873321-5.