The popularity of Naruto has resulted in references being made to it in other series.
Naruto volume 43 appears on the cover of Bakuman volume 2, tucked under Shūjin's arm.
Children shown on a Ben 10 Christmas-themed episode greatly resemble the Konohamaru Army Corps.
To celebrate the finale of Naruto, the cover art of One Piece's chapter 766 references Naruto, and in the week's author comments section, Oda thanked Kishimoto for being his friend and rival.
In "Treehouse of Horror XXV" of The Simpsons, the Simpsons each dress up as a different anime character; Bart dresses up as Naruto.