Does Funimation have Naruto Shippuden? (Updated)

This post is updated based on latest information.

Naruto is one of the most popular anime worldwide that even the common people know about this animated series. Naruto, Naruto Shippuden, and Boruto (currently airing) are all available on various streaming platforms like Hulu, VRV, Crunchyroll, etc., but what about Funimation.

We know that Funimation is the oldest and best streaming service worldwide that provides you anime in dubbed, and still, the question that arises at the top is, “Does Funimation have Naruto Shippuden?

The short answer is: Funimation has currently removed Naruto Shippuden from the catalogue. It means the Naruto series is no longer available on Funimation for any country. Previously, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden and Boruto were available on Funimation for the UK and Ireland regions. But now, it’s removed. 

We have done our research on it and later in this post, we have shared the knowledge regarding this and related questions too. So, let’s begin.

Does Funimation have Naruto Shippuden?

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The answer is No. Naruto and Naruto Shippuden is no longer available on Funimation. Last month, a post on Reddit surfaced that Naruto is permanently removed from Funimation Catalog. Now, fans wish not to remove the Naruto series from Crunchyroll too.

We all know Crunchyroll and Funimation are now under Sony, and it is basically modifying the partnership contracts held by them prior to the merger.

There is also an estimation that Sony’s operating budget will play a significant role in updating the various anime contracts. For more information, you can read the Reddit post mentioned below.  

Where Can You Watch Naruto and Naruto Shippuden?

Presently, Naruto and Naruto Shippuden are available on Crunchyroll. Here we are taking the US region. All episodes of Naruto and Naruto Shippuden are available in English sub under the non-Premium membership on Crunchyroll.

It means you don’t need to register your email id or credit card details to watch the series. Also, if you are in a different region where the Naruto series is not available, you can purchase a good VPN to change your geographical location to the US.

To know the details, read the article mentioned below. 

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Apart from Crunchyroll, you can watch Naruto and Naruto Shippuden on Hulu, VRV, Sling TV, iTunes, Vudu, and Apple TV.

Naruto Shippuden Plot

The Naruto series ends when Sasuke leaves the Hidden Leaf Village with Orochimaru to train with him in the hope of defeating his elder brother, Itachi. When Naruto and Sakura fail to retrieve Sasuke, Naruto also leaves the Hidden Leaf with Jiraiya for training, and Sakura becomes the apprentice of Tsunade.

Two years later, Naruto returns to the Village and discovers that the Akatsuki begins to capture all the Tail Beasts. So, along with Team 7, Naruto advances on a mission to retrieve Sasuke and stop the Akatsuki.

Here, we conclude our article. We will be back with more similar posts. Till then stay tuned with us and read the FAQ section below.

Frequently Asked Question

Q1. Is Naruto Shippuden on Funimation?

Ans. No, Naruto Shippuden is not available on Funimation.

Q2. Does Funimation have Naruto Shippuden dubbed?

Ans. No, Funimation does not have the Naruto series dubbed for any region.

Q3. When will Naruto Shippuden be on Funimation U.S.?

Ans. No one knows the actual date when Naruto Shippuden will arrive on the U.S. Funimation. There has been no announcement from VIZ Media till now. 

Q4. Why is Naruto not on Funimation?

Ans. Funimation is now under Sony, and Sony is modifying the partnership contracts held by Funimation and Crunchyroll prior to the merger.

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