Masashi Kishimoto

1974 - Today

Masashi Kishimoto

Masashi Kishimoto (岸本 斉史, Kishimoto Masashi, born November 8, 1974) is a Japanese manga artist. His best known work, Naruto, was in serialization from 1999 to 2014 and has sold over 250 million copies worldwide in 46 countries as of May 2019. The series has been adapted into three anime and multiple films, video games, and related media. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Masashi Kishimoto has received more than 1,758,606 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular comic artist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comic artists, Masashi Kishimoto ranks 33 out of 155Before him are André Franquin, Don Rosa, Milo Manara, Jean-Jacques Sempé, Go Nagai, and Cabu. After him are Bill Finger, Shotaro Ishinomori, Eiichiro Oda, Émile Cohl, Philippe Honoré, and Vicar.

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Among people born in 1974, Masashi Kishimoto ranks 21Before him are Joaquin Phoenix, Eva Mendes, Alex Jones, Bear Grylls, Laura Pausini, and Hilary Swank. After him are Kate Moss, Sharon den Adel, James Blunt, Sébastien Loeb, Zé Roberto, and Ole Einar Bjørndalen.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Masashi Kishimoto ranks 509 out of 3,113Before him are Tsutomu Hata (1935), Teiichi Matsumaru (1909), Motoo Kimura (1924), Fujiwara no Kamatari (614), Hiroshi Saeki (1936), and Shigeru Takahashi (null). After him are Masashi Watanabe (1936), Momoko Kōchi (1932), Kunihiko Kodaira (1915), Fujiwara no Michinaga (966), Masaaki Hatsumi (1931), and Reizo Fukuhara (1931).


Among comic artists born in Japan, Masashi Kishimoto ranks 7Before him are Osamu Tezuka (1928), Akira Toriyama (1955), Rumiko Takahashi (1957), Leiji Matsumoto (1938), Tsugumi Ohba (1950), and Go Nagai (1945). After him are Shotaro Ishinomori (1938), Eiichiro Oda (1975), Katsuhiro Otomo (1954), Hirohiko Araki (1960), Yoshihiro Togashi (1966), and Mitsuru Adachi (1951).

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