Naruto: Path of the Ninja
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(ナルト- RPG~受けつがれし火の意志, Naruto RPG: Uketsugareshi Hi no Ishi)
Video game info
Playable on Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS
Next Naruto RPG 2: Chidori vs. Rasengan
Release Date
Japanese July 22, 2004
English October 23, 2007

Naruto: Path of the Ninja is a video game released in Japan for the Game Boy Advance. For its US release, it was ported to the Nintendo DS.

The sequel to this game is Naruto RPG 2: Chidori vs. Rasengan. That game was never released in the US, with Naruto: Path of the Ninja 2, the third game in the series, being released instead.


It follows the storyline of both the manga and the anime until the end of the Chūnin Exams arc, with Shukaku being the final boss.

Playable Characters

Non-playable Characters


  • In the original game, Itachi Uchiha could be fought in a dōjō in the Academy after clearing the game. In the later port, this option became inaccessible. However, Itachi is still in the end game credits suggesting that this was a programming error.
  • In this game, the movie poster of Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow can be seen outside of the Konoha Theatre saying coming soon summer 2007.
  • In 2004, a special Naruto-themed GBA SP came out to promote this game.