In August 1997, the manga artist Masashi Kishimoto was working on a one-shot (one comic chapter), entitled Naruto for Akamaru Jump magazine.  Although attracted a considerable number of readers after launch, Kishimoto revealed that work on a new manga called Karakuri, which participate by Hop Step Award. However, dissatisfied by the poor results of the project, decided to focus on Naruto. When an interviewer asked Kishimoto if he had a message for his audience Anglophone, said initially Kishimoto regarded the plot as another manga Shonen influences typical of the genre, so to differentiate it decided to create characters so authentic as possible.  The separation of the characters into different teams gives you the opportunity to associate with each group a specific personality. To do this, first imagined qualities of each character with which each team member would. In the end, only a few people got to have a lot of features while others have a single predominant talent on the other.  As for the villains, Kishimoto felt they had to have some counterpoint to the moral values of the protagonists. In admitting he has always paid much attention to the attitudes, aspects considered fundamental to the creation of the characters, he also mentioned that he "did not really think the way you carry out combat among them."  The process continues to draw his characters consists of five steps: concept and sketch, drafting, inking, shading and color. The latter is to illustrate the cover of volume compilation Weekly Shonen Jump. On one occasion he said that the set of tools used for it tends to change.  For example, to illustrate one of the covers used an airbrush, although in future drawings decided not to use a level to Naruto Costumes
maintain "clean indispensable." 
Kishimoto added that, as Naruto takes place in a "Japanese imaginary world", had "put certain rules through a systematic model to make the story progress easily." It also ensures that had introduced Chinese astrology, as this has extensive influence in Japan; it is due to hand zodiac stamps. When I was designing the manga, concentrated mainly in the initial plans for the Hidden Village of the Leaf, the main setting of the series. After revealing that these designs were created "spontaneously"  admitted he was inspired by his home, located in Okayama Prefecture, to create the landscape. Without a specific period determined by the plot, Kishimoto included several contemporary elements protruding convenience stores. By way of reference, alluding to his research on Japanese culture material from which drew all his work.  An example of this is the amount represented by the etymology of the names of the characters.  Regarding technology Kishimoto mentioned that Naruto never include any device projectiles, although you can add cars, airplanes and computers slow processing (eight bits).  Finally, he said that it has a visual idea of the last chapter of the series, including the text and history. However, he warns that there is still time to finish Naruto, "because there are still many things that need to be resolved the argument."