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Arigato :aww:

Yes, right now it only exists in the dubious handwritten form with several psh additions to the whole picture on the issues that worry me the most, which are listed below, but not limited to:

(Dear *Umaken, I'm answering all of your questions (asked in italics here, at least am trying to :blushes: Now you owe me (and the fandom) a thesis about shinobi conception & contraception :XD:)

:bulletred: The timeline begins (zero) with the births of #Densetsu-no-Sannin - Jiraiya, Tsunade & Orochimaru.

:bulletorange: The main purpose of creating this chart - is proving the possiblity of Minato being JiraTsu's offspring :XD:…
However, in the process I discovered many other curiousities.

:bulletyellow: Did you know Konan was aged ~47 when killed by Tobi? :o

:bulletgreen: YES, Orochimaru fled Konoha years AFTER Minato's death. Stated in the article about Hiruzen Sarutobi. proven totally right!

:bulletblue: Generally to get a better understanding of what the hell is going on here I recommend you googling pages about: Mikoto, Itachi and Obito Uchihas and Akasuna no Sasori.
Others are optional and are linked to those mentioned above.

:bulletblack: >>> And I'm curious about how you would decide YamatoAnko question - voilą!
The chart shows it perfectly when Yamato was possibly abducted by Oro, and ~ 12 years later Anko (2 years younger than Yamato) was granted the cursed seal of Heaven - sometime before Oro fled Konoha, but before the massacre.

To me it's still unclear whether Oro used Yamato as a newborn or as a 10-y.o. kid? :o

:bulletpurple: >>> a timeskip between the deaths of Nawaki and Dan - basically, the only issue which can go _against_ the MinaJiraTsu theory - because yes, even in the chart I mark a whole interval of when Dan could have died.

:sherlock: HOWEVER - Tsu could have easily dated Dan to piss off Jiraiya.
After the birth of Minato.

:bulletpink: >>> Tsunade was older then (we can see it by the character design - the hair longer, the different hairdressing, the different clothes) - I still doubt 2nd Shinobi War could go on _that_ long.

Seeing the speed the on-going 4th War is unwinding - I greatly doubt the previous wars were of any difference, meaning they could hardly ever last longer than that very one year.

Next issue, Tsu could have changed her outlook completely after Nawaki's death and/or there were new outfits released for all the shinobi forces. :shrug:
Vague issue is vague :hmm:

:bulletred: >>> Tsunade has left the village when she was no younger than 30 (because she took Shizune as her apprentice, and Shizune is 24 years younger than Tsunade - I doubt she could be an apprentice if she was younger than 7-8) - well, I doubt this, you see even by the chart, where I guess Tsu could have left Konoha as well on the occasion of Kyuubi attack and Minato's death.

Anyways the question on when Tsu left Konoha is open for further exploration, since I found no proof to either of our predictions.

:bulletorange: >>>she has left the village soon after Orochimaru - obviously nope :XD: Oro was too stuck with experiments, you see :)

:bulletyellow: >>>Ame trio were only a few years older than the generation of the rookie's parents - which make them about 38-40 in the manga - even more so. Older than Mikoto & Co, but not so significantly younger than the Sannin.

Again, this issue is open for interpretation, but since Tsu uses the jutsu to look younger, Konan could have done absolutely the same ;)

:bulletgreen: For those, who can read in Russian - visit… (thank you, ~Shan4972!)
There they state that ALL of shinobi wars lasted one year AT MOST.

:bulletblue: A question frequently arising - how old was Minato when appointed Yondaime Hokage? The interval suggests anything in between him being aged 21~28, where I tend to believe in the younger version.

Btw, Gaara was what, 15, when appointed as Kazekage, amirite? ;P
So I see absolutely no problem with Minato becoming Hokage at e.g. 21.

The ultimate mind-blowing narutoverse belongs to Masashi Kishimoto.
I'm just seeking the truth and the lulz :lol:
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Finf Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Whoa O.O
Osaki-Suzuki Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This mmakes all the sense XD
Nushanna Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why is Minato killed before he's appointed Hokage?
summerrblondae Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
it would be cool if tsu was the mother of minato because naruto already calls her grandma/old woman and it would be ironic if she actually was his grandma
Shiako-sama Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I didn't get anything... O.ō
Ikasury Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012
i swear trying to figure out the Naruto timeline (especially now that we've got a whole new 'wrench' in the equation) is like preforming brain surgery...

... while drunk :ohnoes:

also, seriously... Konan and all them were in their 40s x.X good god man learn to draw age appropriate-ness...

btw, totally support Mina being JiraTsu kid... why? shakesperian irony, that's why!
cfs3creative Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello, my thanks to you I got the crazy idea to make a timeline of Naruto Graphic-text,
I think that alone is impossible to complete, with some error, I'm sure have come a good result.

Added in my DeviantART
Paper-and-Pens Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012
Hey I made something similar but in a chart form and I got it started because of Suna characters/events. However, the Ame Orphans, Minato, and Jiraiya got thrown in in the equation as well.

In my timeline, the second and third ninja wars don't last very long either. Back when I made it, they were around a year or two each and I was like "It can't be! I must stretch them! But if I do, it gets in the way of this event from happening! :/ " They really gave me a headache, but I guess I was right and they really are short.
Anyways, in my timeline, I think Minato is hokage at 20 and then dies one year later.

I'll see if I can draw it out and upload it just for the lulz.
StarJosherson Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012   General Artist
Hmmm... Interesting timeline. With more investigation this could shed some light in various events. Makes wonder many things. Such as the Ame Orphans being a year older than Minato. If Yahiko died at age 25 during the Third Shinobi War, then Minato must have followed a year later. Coincidentally at the same age. I suspect that Jiraiya was about 21 when he met the Ame Orphans and taught them for 3 years, making the Sannin about 24 when he left. When he returns to Konoha they give him a genin team with ten-year old Minato in it. The Ame Orphans were 11 when he left, so that gives me evidence that Minato was a year younger than the Ame Orphans. Were Naruto's dad alive, he would be 40. Konan must have died between age 41/42 and Nagato at age 41. I hope this can help.
FurryLover16 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
wow! that must have taken a lot of effort. I don't have time to check for accuracy right now but I'll trust that you did your research. it is very good but you are leaving out everything before the sannin.
formation of the leaf
Madara v 1st hokage
I don't blame you though. it's probly impossible to summarize ALL of Naruto into one timeline.
xXScootzXx Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
MY POOR BRAIN!!!!:nirvana:
I am amazed at this!! Nice work!! :)
chloenaruto Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2012
i hate the fact that gaara became a leader of an entire village at 15. no one in the real world ever becomes a president of a state before 40 minimum! that's not even logical for such a young babe to get such a high position!
ChompsJ Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Didn't Jiraiya die after Hiruzen, but before Konan? Or am I missing something in the timeline here? ^^;
haiera Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Student Filmographer
waah~ very complicated!
Umaken Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
BTW, where did you take Konan's age?..
jesterry Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
И снова здравствуйте))))
Ehm, logic, pure logic, my friend :lol:

At least, that kind of "logic" which can be applied to the twisted thing which narutoverse is.

See for yourself - how much older are the senseis compared to their students?
It varies in about 8~14 years interval.

You see my point here, I believe the Sannin were in their 18~20 when being named as such and when Jiraiya decided to stay with Ame guys.

However Ame kids look almost the way rookie 9 look (in the matters of height, etc) which makes their age around 10~13.

So basically, 8 years difference between the Sannin and the Orphans is very likely.
May be, it's more - but not more than 12.

Then again, this makes Konan if not 47, but 43.
With her age-disguising jutsu it simply doesn't matter like, AT ALL :)
Umaken Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I have an opinion that the sannin were older at the time they have met Hanzo. And that Konan was about 38-40 when she died.

It's all just our thoughts, there's no proof for any version :shrug:
StarJosherson Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012   General Artist
According to the manga, Yahiko was about 25 when he died during the Third Shinobi War. Chouza describes the Deva Path as looking between ages 25 to 30. I'd say between their early 40's or within the middle of it. No more than that.
aquamarinetiger98 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Student General Artist
:iconwthplz: Konan, Nagato, and Yahiko are older than Mikoto?! :o
lady-leliel Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Student General Artist
Kabuto's older than Itachi..? :O I never knew! Nice chart :D
Choryunami Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Every day my admiration towards you gets huger and huger (does that word even exist?!... well, for you I'm ready to create it. =D): and I thought your genius in art-making was enough! :iconclapplz:
Not going to write constructive comments right now since it's 2 a.m. here and the topic is quite complicated itself, but nonetheless this good girl has just read your great timeline and all the comments. B-)
I'm always been interested in Naruto timelines, I've made mine, too, when I was desperately trying to understand what happened and when to write fanfictions and things like that! But all is getting more and more interesting (and chaotic! :XD:) as we go on!
owletstarlet Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
I think my mind is blown.
DevaPath6 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
whoa that...fucking....amazing
Maikahyandowen Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
Wow. Mind-blowing, good job
ritsukachoo Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
If this is accurate, it could be REALLY useful for a lot of fanfic writers. :) THANK YOU.
Umaken Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I believe people here are pretty capable of making their own decisions

Nah, they aren't :)
They'll take your timeline and use it without even reading the comments :nod:
But - there's no way to avoid this...

either rewatch ep.72 (of the first season) or find the reliable pages of the manga
I should. I'll try tomorrow (I really have to go to bed now ^^; )
I was reading everythin concerning the sannin timeline pretty carefully before I started making my doujinshi, and I have a feeling that I got my timeline version idea from somewhere in manga - but I don't remember now, from where ^^;

Umaken Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'll make separate comments about separate things ^^
I'm not convinced by your version :)
I'll try to explain this by parts.
First of all - I'm still sure Orochimaru left Konoha while Minato was alive and was hokage.

1) > Meet the black hole:
> Orochimaru first saw Itachi at the Academy when the latter was 8~10 - meaning 3~5 years prior to the massacre.

This was only in anime. Orochimaru seeing Itachi in the Academy is a filler :D
Thus - not an argument. There were many mistakes in the fillers, we can't blame poor korean fanfic script writers! :)
jesterry Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
First and foremost, I'm not trying to convince anybody in anything :)
- I believe people here are pretty capable of making their own decisions, rather than wait for me to convince them (because if I wanted to - I'd have worked more on making the Tobi-Matriarch theory as the only one possible :XD::XD::XD:)

Mostly, I'm doing this to convince my own very cunning self :jester: in the possibility.
Because I doubt everything mentioned above, except the solid dates from narutopedia :)

Filler or not - it makes sense with his further "Itachi obsession".

We've already discussed he could have taken Danzo's (Shisui's) Koto Amatsukami if that was what he wanted - but no, he pursued Itachi.

I doubt Oro WASN'T aware of Itachi's prowess, when the latter has just joined Akatsuki after the massacre.
Like, seriously doubt that.

But okay, filler is filler, if you say so (and I tend to believe you :aww: )
Putting it aside for some time.

And, please, I'm still sure Orochimaru left Konoha while Minato was alive and was hokage. - either rewatch ep.72 (of the first season) or find the reliable pages of the manga - Sarutobi himself says that he had to RESUME the position as Hokage (after Minato's unhappy end) - and next he finds out about Oro's experiments.
Shianne Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
This list is mind-blowing. You've put a lot of work into all of this. It helps clear up a lot of things! <3
Umaken Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gaara became kazekage because the previous kazekage was killed. Sarutobi was still alive - so there was no rush, actually ^^

(The first reply is about the easiest thing! Now I'm off to reading timeline and making more flame! :plotting: )
jesterry Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
Temari could have become Kazekage instead of Gaara, due to simply being older, more ratoinal and mentally stable.

But heck, no! :nuu:
They make their feared jinchuuriki their leader :faint:

Either Suna elders (excluding Chiyo & her bro) are mad, either it's alright to have a maniac ruling the nation, only because the said maniac was magically inverted to the Light side by one certain nine-tails-vessel :XD:

And Saru wanted to retire.
Like, desperately wanted to retire.

Next, there was 3rd Shnobi war, where Minato proved to be a hero - so why not appointing him as the next Hokage, after Konoha has won the war?


Whatever the outcome is, you should know I do it for the lulz, not wars.

AND whatever the majority stands for, I find the MinaJiraTsu theory WAY TOO AWESOME to NOT ship it :XD:
Till the very end, whatever this end will be :XD:

Unless Kishi pulls a prank even bigger than this one.... :shrug:


Though you should not worry, my friend - I rarely ship ideas that become canon.... :(
(The only lucky exception so far is Suigetsu x Karin :aww:)
Umaken Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
"Let it snow us flame, let us flame, let us flame..." :lol:

Either Suna elders (excluding Chiyo & her bro) are mad

C'mon, when you first saw them in anime - fishing in the middle of the desert, and playing being dead - wasn't it OBVIOUS that they are mad? :lol: :lol: :lol:

(And - I so much totally support SuiKarin! I just can't wait Kishi revealing some kinky facts about Karin making experiments on Suigetsu while Orochimaru was the boss! :drool: ) :) :) :) :) :)
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jesterry Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
Знаешь, я, пожалуй, спрячу этот трэд с глаз людских :XD::XD::XD:

А то мало ли пронюхают наши тайные планы... :mwahaha:

Collab is a must, dattebayo!!
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misspepita Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
In the anime, Oro states that he abducted Yamato as a newborn, but in the manga he says "children" instead ([link]). Imo, an experiment like that would be easier to carry out on a newborn rather than a child :/

ANYWAY, I'm gonna go stare at this timeline at little bit more XD
Shan4972 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
Ты тут смотрела?
jesterry Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
Дайрями не балуемся ;P
Однако спасибо, классная подборка!
Включу её в AN, пожалуй!
(Хотя и с печальным отсутствием Дождевичков в общей канве событий :( )

Больше всего нравится, что составитель также на каждую войну шинобей отводит максимум 2 года (по таблице) и 1 год - по факту.
Прелесть просто!!

Однако, таблица не отвечает на главный вопрос - когда родились Минато и Кушина ;P
(Ради чего весь сыр-бор иначе? :XD::XD:)

А ещё я полностью соглашусь с составителем в плане того, что Минато умер рано, и возраст 22~23 года кажется наиболее оптимальным (исходя из того, что Хокаге он мог быть назначен в 20 с чем-то, а что, Гааре вон вообще 15!)

А то местный фэндом выступает за смерть Минаты в возрасте 26~28, что тоже логично, но противоречит крэку, где он является санниновым дитём :lol:

Shan4972 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
Ты посмотри сообщество, там много интересного.

И я, кстати, не верю, что Минато дитё Джирайи и Цунаде.
jesterry Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
Да, хорошее, годное сообщество :)

"Каждому по вере его", no problem :XD:

Только Киши может утверждать и опровергать.
Что не мешает крэку цвести и плодоносить )))
Shan4972 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
Эмм... Ты сейчас о чём? Соре, головка болит, сразу не врубаюсь)
SailorDerp Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
And I will never get that half hour of my life back. xD
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