Anime Ninja Run!

If you ever watched Naruto (and other boy-ninja anime) you probably noticed that Naruto and others sometimes adopts a very special (and epic) ninja running pose with their arms stretched out behind them.

naruto-run-cycle

I am not sure if this would make you run faster in real life, but in anime the ninja run (as it is also known) seems to give you that little extra speed boost to not only get into the fighting faster, but also look cool as hell while getting there!

Check out this simple animation:

The famous ninja run might look epic and cool, but the same cannot be said about all other ninja run styles:

You see what I mean?