How to Watch Naruto in Order [All Movies & Shows]

Here is the ultimate guide on how to watch Naruto in Order, all movies and shows. 

Naruto, also known as one of the “Big Three” along with One Piece and Bleach, gained massive popularity in the early 2000s. The anime adaptation of Naruto is extremely popular, as it still continues with Boruto: Next Generation.

It should be enjoyable to rewatch one of the most celebrated anime series from the last two decades, whether you are new to anime or just looking for nostalgia. It might also aid in explaining various cultural fusions and their influences on more modern television shows.

The anime series follows a young boy, Naruto Uzumaki, who discovers that he is the host to a rare nine-tailed fox spirit that protects him. The anime focuses on his training, and adventures as he set on the journey to becoming a Hokaje.

Because Naruto is a popular anime, there are many seasons available, totaling hundreds of episodes. Throughout the course of the series, numerous movies have also been released.

How to Watch Naruto in Chronological Order

With so many movies, TV shows, and episodes, it’s easy to get confused when it comes to watching the Naruto series. This guide will help you understand the best order to watch the anime, so you can catch all the details that are necessary for understanding the characters and the story.

Here’s how to watch the entire Naruto series on Netflix in chronological order:

  1. Naruto – Episodes 1 to 105
  2. Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow
  3. Naruto – Episodes 106 to 160
  4. Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel
  5. Naruto – Episodes 161 to 196
  6. Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom
  7. Naruto Shippuden – Episodes 1 to 23
  8. Naruto Shippuden: The Movie
  9. Naruto Shippuden – Episodes 24 to 70
  10. Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds
  11. Naruto Shippuden – Episodes 71 to 121
  12. Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire
  13. Naruto Shippuden – Episodes 122 to 169
  14. Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Lost Tower
  15. Naruto Shippuden – Episodes 170 to 221
  16. Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Blood Prison
  17. Naruto Shippuden – Episodes 222 to 271
  18. Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Road to Ninja
  19. Naruto Shippuden – Episodes 272 to 479
  20. The Last: Naruto the Movie
  21. Boruto: Naruto the Movie
  22. Boruto: Naruto the Movie – The Day Naruto Becomes the Hokage
  23. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
  24. Naruto Spin-Off: Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals

How to Watch Naruto in Release Order

Naruto in Order

If you want to recreate the experience and want to watch everything in release order, it will not change the story and it isn’t much different than the chronological order. Here is the list of Naruto movies and series in release order according to Japanese release dates:

No. Title Release Date
1Naruto Episodes 1-97October 3, 2002 - August 18, 2004
2Ninja Clash in the Land of SnowAugust 21, 2004
3Naruto Episodes 98-145August 25, 2004 - July 27, 2005
4Legend of the Stone GelelAugust 6, 2005
5Naruto Episodes 146-195August 10, 2005 - July 26, 2006
6Guardians of the Crescent Moon KingdomAugust 5, 2006
7Naruto Episodes 196-220August 9, 2006 - February 8, 2007
Naruto: Shippuden Episodes 1-23February 15, 2007 - August 2, 2007
9Naruto Shippuden: The Movie August 4, 2007
10Naruto Shippuden Episodes 24-69August 9, 2007 - July 31, 2008
11Naruto Shippuden - Bonds August 2, 2008
12Naruto Shippuden Episodes 70-120August 7, 2008 - July 30, 2009
13Naruto Shippuden - The Will of Fire August 1, 2009
14Naruto Shippuden Episodes 121-171August 6, 2009 - July 29, 2010
15Naruto Shippuden - The Lost Tower July 31, 2010
16Naruto: Shippuden Episodes 172-222August 5, 2010 - July 28, 2011
17Blood Prison July 30, 2011
18Naruto: Shippuden Episodes 223-256August 4, 2011 - March 29, 2012
19Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals Episodes 1-17
Naruto Shippuden Episodes 257-271
April 3, 2012 - July 27, 2012
20Road to Ninja July 28, 2012
21Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals Episodes 18-51
Naruto Shippuden Episodes 272-306
July 31, 2012 - March 28, 2013
22Naruto shippuden Episodes 307-390April 4, 2013 - December 4, 2014
23The Last December 6, 2014
24Naruto shippuden Episodes 391-423December 11, 2014 - August 6, 2015
25Boruto: Naruto the MovieAugust 7, 2015
26Naruto: Shippuden Episodes 424-500August 13, 2015 - March 23, 2017
27Boruto: Naruto Next Generations April 5, 2017 - Present

How to Watch Naruto in Order without Fillers?

Where to Watch Naruto

In anime, there are a lot of episodes that are unrelated to the main plot, and they don’t significantly change the relationship between the character or change the story. These episodes are called Fillers.

Here’s how to watch Naruto in order without the filler episodes or movies:

  1. Naruto – Episodes 1 to 25
  2. Naruto – Episodes 25 to 57
  3. Naruto – Episodes 58 to 97
  4. Naruto – Episodes 99 to 100
  5. Naruto – Episode 101
  6. Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow
  7. Naruto – Episodes 107 to 135
  8. Naruto – Episodes 141 to 142
  9. Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone Gelel
  10. Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom
  11. Naruto – Episode 220

Should I Watch Naruto Before Naruto Shippuden?

Yes, you should watch Naruto before watching Naruto Shippuden. It is important to note that both are two different anime series. The original Naruto anime follows the story of Naruto and his friends as they battle against their enemies.

Shippuden is the sequel to the original anime. It continues the story and follows Naruto and his friends as they grow up and face different challenges. Shippuden is just as loved as the original anime. So, if you have watched Naruto, you should continue with Shippuden on Netflix.

Here are some other anime that you can watch if you like Naruto:


Now you know how to watch Naruto in order on Netflix. All the anime series and movies are available to watch on Netflix, so you can follow this blog and watch the action-adventure anime in the correct order. This way, you won’t miss anything important and follow the storyline.

Keep in mind that due to copyrights, Naruto is not available on Netflix everywhere. For now, the series is limited to a few regions like Japan, and Malaysia. So, if you cannot find Naruto on Netflix, you will need to use a VPN to unlock the anime and stream it online.

Jack Foster is a tech geek and a binge-watcher with a major interest in streaming. He loves to blog about the latest movies, TV series, all events, and happenings in the steaming and entertainment industry.