Naruto first appeared in issue #43 of Weekly Shonen Jump back in 1999.
Number of cartoon compartment was 238 for first period.The creator of Naruto is Kishimoto Masashi. He was only 25 when Naruto was published.
The story of Naruto was regarding world of ninja. The story follows, Naruto Uzumaki, a ninja in Konoha village, who is also the reincarnation of the demon fox that destroyed his village 12 years earlier.