As Naruto's best friend, he followed Naruto through his growth and struggles at every turn. As an adult, Shikamaru works as Naruto's second in.
j.k., first reveal of adult Naruto(age 19) was in “The last: Naruto the movie”. he looked like Why is Naruto called Naruto Uzumaki instead of Naruto Namikaze?.
Naruto has undergone serious growth from a scruffy nobody that barely knows how to throw a proper punch to a true shinobi. Everything in Naruto's growth has .
Naruto Shippuden stars Naruto Uzumaki, now two years older and wiser, as he continues his quest to become history's greatest ninja. Together.