Anime Fans Are Celebrating October 10, Shonen’s Unofficial Holiday

Did you already know that on the planet of Shonen anime and manga, October 10th is an important day? Perhaps no day of the yr has extra birthdays of characters than at the present time, with quite a few protagonists sharing the identical day of their beginning. Naruto, of the Naruto franchise in fact, Reigen of the Mob Psycho 100 franchise, Yu Nishinoya of the Haikyu!! anime sequence, and Gintama of his personal self titled franchise had been all born on October 10th. Now, Crunchyroll has determined to honor these characters that every one have this particular birthday with their very own video.

Crunchyroll shared this nicely put collectively video on their Official Twitter Account, taking observe that a number of Shonen sequence that revolve round fisticuffs, and typically volleyball, have predominant characters that had been born on the actual day of October 10th:

Of course, the preferred of those protagonists is Naruto, the younger denizen of Konoha who managed to rework his standing from outsider to Hokage via his devotion to his mates and accumulation of ninjutsu skills. Throughout the favored ninja franchise, we have now adopted Naruto from a younger boy to an grownup, trying to guard a household of his personal. His birthday was at all times one thing that was revisited within the sequence, because the day of his beginning additionally was the day he misplaced his mother and father and was merged with the 9 tailed fox.

While we won’t precisely pinpoint the precise motive as to why October 10th was chosen as a birthday for thus many Shonen protagonists, it is clear that 10/10 merely does sound cool whenever you say it!

Shonen sequence are far and away the preferred anime franchises within the medium, with animation managing to specific superb battles throughout quite a few realities and genres. Pirates, ninjas, Saiyans, spirit detectives, and so many different characters can fall inside the spectrum of anime battles that also stay near the hearts and minds of followers for years to return.


Who is your favourite protagonist in Shonen to have the birthday of 10/10? Feel free to tell us within the feedback or hit me up instantly on Twitter @EVComedy to speak all issues comics, anime, and Shonen!

Originally created by Masashi Kishimoto for Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999, Naruto follows a younger ninja, with a sealed demon inside him, that needs to develop into the chief of his residence village. The sequence ran for 700 chapters total, and was tailored into an anime sequence by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex that ran from 2002 to 2017. The sequence was widespread sufficient to warrant a sequel, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations which is ready a number of years after the occasions of the unique Naruto story and options the kids of lots of its key characters equivalent to Naruto and Hinata.

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