The naruto manga was first serialized in Shonen jump in 1999. The rest was history.
Nine years later, its the flagship manga of the popular magazine.

The purpose of this thread is to discuss manga chapters that:
(1) Defined the manga
(2) Were important in catapulting its success.
(3) Embodied the manga and made it what it is.

In effect lets take a look at what drew us to start reading Naruto, and in particular, the specific chapters that proved to be defining moments for the whole manga.