A fairly mainstream anime with many:
1. annoying fillers
2. it's on going anime/manga series that continues on and never progresses just like the DBZ series.
3.a good manga/anime back in the days.
4.caught on in the USA recently really a couple years back
5.loyal fans that follow and trail it's messy and lacking story.
6.stolen the souls of many kids who are 14 and down who all think it's the best "cartoon" in the world.Which all lead their parents into going to BAM or Borders into buying the latest manga so they can get ahead of everyone else and the anime.
7. has the most spawning game counts up next to the DBZ, Bleach franchise
8. an unbelieveable amount of cosplayers at conventions.
9. created the 'otaku' in the states.
10. MADCRAZY MAINSTREAM
11. The next Pokemon until it dies down again, and soon enough the USA series will catch up with Japan's series and will start to rape the world of all it's awesomeness.
12. the most annoying merchandise to see at Wallmart, Hottopic, and Fanclub
13. kids who wear Naruto headbands in stores,malls,and schools. they FAIL.
Mainstreamkid1:"OMG I SAW NARUTO LAST NIGHT! BELIEVE IT! i is so teh kuhlest animefanz eva!!!! ninjastar ninjastar"
Coolrealanimefan:"STFU and hang yourself on a tree."
Someonewhostilllovestthismanga/anime: "Stay away from the american version and stick to the original it pwns."
Formerfan: "I told myself that but I got bored and pissed off with it anyway... I grew up and started to watch manly animes!"
Someonewhostilllovestthismanga/anime: "I should do that too."
Narutard: I LUV narooto!
Me: You need to die.
Narutard: I will!<333