#1 Edited by PrinceAragorn1 (15998 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm surprised no one made this yet, Considering many on going series have their discussion threads. It's obviously impossible to have a thread for every manga, but lumping all of them together in a single 'manga-anime thread!' isn't good either.

So I'd say we should open threads a few very famous manga, on and off site. And Naruto is definitely one of the most deserving ones.

Whatever you want to discuss, write here!

Characters, Ideas, Complaints, Soundtracks, Arcs, Battles.. Anything!

Do try to put the discussion of very latest material in spoilers, though.

(Well, that's all I'm writing in the first post. I'll edit it later to make it cooler. Believe it!)

#3 Edited by siab (20 posts) - - Show Bio

i wonder if sasuke,sakura and naruto relationship will be what it used to be,after all is said and done,won't be hard for them to see each other the same way after all the things that happended along the way?.

#4 Edited by sophia89 (3288 posts) - - Show Bio

@princearagorn1: cool thread,i think its a good idea.

anyway i guess i will start the first discussion

i think Nagato pain was the best villain in Naruto,his goals were evil but noble and for the greater good.

edit just saw @siab already posted the first one.

my answer i am sure naruto is gonna try really hard to make sasuke feel home and that he is surronded by friends,sakura has a problem and keep thinking that sasuke is the love of her life so she will be after him kinda the same before he ran to orochimaru.

however they are all teenagers now so it wont be exactly the same way,also the fact that sasuke may face prison time might make it hard to rebuild his relationships(betraying his village+killing all those samurai cant be erased or just forgoten so he might face some time in a cell)

but i think kishi will find a way to let sasuke skip prison and redeem himself,although i would not like that sasuke needs a bit of punishment after all he pulled.

#5 Posted by Pro_Nelson (1503 posts) - - Show Bio

Why has no one invited me to this :(

But, what's been up with the manga as of late. Really have to catch back up with it. I've been seeing the latest chapters that Naruto and Sasuke fallen. As if they both died leaving a cliff hanger but no chapter was developed that following weeks yet.

#6 Posted by Pro_Nelson (1503 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh, but this is lovely.

#7 Posted by PrinceAragorn1 (15998 posts) - - Show Bio

Why has no one invited me to this :(

Sorry, just picked up the names from joker's phonebook thing..

#8 Posted by Mr_Ingenuity (7164 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool renders I found.

#9 Posted by Ishkafel (104 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh, but this is lovely.

Raikage's reaction is perfect considering he too can go super saiyan

#10 Edited by sophia89 (3288 posts) - - Show Bio

@ishkafel said:

@pro_nelson said:

Oh, but this is lovely.

Raikage's reaction is perfect considering he too can go super saiyan

i like onoki's expression.(feels like he is saying its over 9000)

#11 Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee (11075 posts) - - Show Bio

Mad there's no new chapter this week. The cliff hanger of the last chapter was crazy (and obviously very false).

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#12 Edited by Noone301994 (3797 posts) - - Show Bio

@arturocalakayvee: yeah i know right? I love how Kishi gave us a cliffhanger the week before and then this week its another cliffhanger and literally nothing happened on a progressive level... then he decides to take a break... unbelievable

#13 Posted by Orician_Seis (480 posts) - - Show Bio

It might not seem likely, but I think Orochimaru is about to pull something out of his ass. In theory, he is now more powerful than Kabuto was as a Sage. I am biased, Oro is my favorite character of the series. But still I hope he is able to do something to Madara...

#14 Edited by Ratava (3293 posts) - - Show Bio

@siab said:

i wonder if sasuke,sakura and naruto relationship will be what it used to be,after all is said and done,won't be hard for them to see each other the same way after all the things that happended along the way?.

yeah good question. generally i want to know what will happen with sasuke after this arc, it would be a little weird if they just welcome him back to Konoha after all he has done, maybe this isnt the last arc.

@sophia89 said:

@princearagorn1: cool thread,i think its a good idea.

anyway i guess i will start the first discussion

i think Nagato pain was the best villain in Naruto,his goals were evil but noble and for the greater good.

true nagato was great but the whole "village resurrection" was a little downer for me

#15 Posted by Pro_Nelson (1503 posts) - - Show Bio

@sophia89:

Madara's Ki is rising. So is his chakra.

@ishkafel said:

@pro_nelson said:

Oh, but this is lovely.

Raikage's reaction is perfect considering he too can go super saiyan

But can he ascend to Super Saiyan 3 like Madara ? ;)

#16 Posted by Pro_Nelson (1503 posts) - - Show Bio

@noone301994:

From what I heard it's cause that following week his father had passed away or whatever. Which sucks, maybe that might help his writing however.

#17 Posted by Albertphytagoras (1702 posts) - - Show Bio

It is just me or Naruto is underrated in battle forums.

Note: Bleach is becoming so annoying as DBZ.

#18 Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee (11075 posts) - - Show Bio

@arturocalakayvee: yeah i know right? I love how Kishi gave us a cliffhanger the week before and then this week its another cliffhanger and literally nothing happened on a progressive level... then he decides to take a break... unbelievable

In my opinion, there hasn't been much progress in Shippuden since, what feels like, the death of pein. This fight has been so long and drawn out I'm so bored of it. I know they've finally switched the battle from Obito to Madara but the feeling is the same. It's the same drawn out battle and we're unfortunately going to have to witness this for another like 6 months. Side note though, with all the dead people they brought back it's very interesting to note that Jiraiya wasn't revived...I wonder if there are bigger plans for him or if he's just forgotten.

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#19 Posted by russellmania77 (14542 posts) - - Show Bio

Naruto has been so popular since high school where im from n yet I didn't get into till a few weeks ago, now im on chapter 275

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#20 Edited by nickzambuto (12871 posts) - - Show Bio

op4life

#21 Edited by Marshall_Long (1869 posts) - - Show Bio

@russellmania77: That's how it is sometimes They're quite a few things I jumped on late that's been popular for over a long time, like One Piece for example.

#22 Posted by Orician_Seis (480 posts) - - Show Bio

Can someone remind me, what was the deal with the Sharingan in the crow? I remember it was Itachi's friends eye but I can't remember what its original purpose was?

#23 Edited by Ratava (3293 posts) - - Show Bio

@orician_seis said:

Can someone remind me, what was the deal with the Sharingan in the crow? I remember it was Itachi's friends eye but I can't remember what its original purpose was?

the purpose of the crow was to emerge when naruto would encounter sasuke after he activated his EMS (itachi expected that sasuke would use his eyes to gain the ems) to put a command on sasuke to stop him from attacking konoha and then protect it

#24 Posted by Orician_Seis (480 posts) - - Show Bio

@Ratava

oh I see, thank you.

#25 Posted by Wolfrazer (6027 posts) - - Show Bio

Kakashi is the best everz! :P But no, really he is my favorite character in the series. Seems like whoever he is put up against he does well no matter who it is.

Though I kinda do have a gripe somewhat about when people say "he has such low chakra reserves, so he loses to X character" and so on in battle threads.

....Low chakra huh? Ok...ok...so then that is why he wasn't able to fight Pain, or Hidan & Kakuzu...or Sasuke....oh wait, HE WAS ABLE TO FIGHT THEM.

That just irritates me to no end, does he have a lower chakra compared to other characters? Yeah...sure, but that doesn't mean he is weak.

He is still able to perform high level jutsu.

But moving on...I'm kinda disappointed though that Kakashi hasn't used the White Light Chakra Saber his dad used. Sure it was broken, but it can be repaired right? Think it would be rather interesting for him to use it and become the next "White Fang of Konoha" even though he is known as the Copy Ninja, but still!

#26 Edited by Marshall_Long (1869 posts) - - Show Bio

@wolfrazer: Kakashi doesn't have low Chakra reserves, I think it's just because those Sharingan techniques requires a lot of Chakra because he's not an Uchiha.

#27 Edited by ThatGuyWithHeadPhones (10243 posts) - - Show Bio

SASUKE IS MY FAVORITE CHARACTER!!
NOW AND FOREVER

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#28 Posted by Noone301994 (3797 posts) - - Show Bio

@pro_nelson: Yeah that is too bad. But still he does this all the time...

#29 Edited by Wolfrazer (6027 posts) - - Show Bio

@marshall_long said:

@wolfrazer: Kakashi doesn't have low Chakra reserves, I think it's just because those Sharingan techniques requires a lot of Chakra because he's not an Uchiha.

Even then, now he is able to use Mangekyou how many times without fatigue? Quite a few right? Compared to beforehand. Though perhaps he doesn't have low Chakra reserves, but that is what I keep reading so just went with it. /Shrug.

That's another thing that bothers me about it when he is used on here. People think without Mangekyou he is just useless.

#30 Posted by Noone301994 (3797 posts) - - Show Bio

@arturocalakayvee: Yeah it really is getting kind of boring... It's like we're walking up an enormous staircase that takes a week per step

#31 Edited by russellmania77 (14542 posts) - - Show Bio

Im glad deidara died

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#32 Edited by Marshall_Long (1869 posts) - - Show Bio

@wolfrazer: I wouldn't call him useless he did develop his own Jutsu people just compare him to people like Itachi or Madara when that's not really fair.

#33 Posted by Orician_Seis (480 posts) - - Show Bio

@Wolfrazor

He is still pretty awesome among Leaf Ninja. Better than Asuma was, I would even say Gai. I think he could beat Tsunade, mayyybe Jeriya. People just mismatch him too often :/

#34 Edited by PrinceAragorn1 (15998 posts) - - Show Bio

@wolfrazer: I wouldn't call him useless he did develop his own Jutsu people just compare him to people like Itachi or Madara when that's not really fair.

I really wish they had gone into a little more details about jounins though.

#35 Edited by Wolfrazer (6027 posts) - - Show Bio

I do also like Hayate Gekko, it sucks that he died. Damn Baki...Hayate was awesome, one of the only Leaf ninja to constantly use a sword in battle. I'm surprised though that he never became part of the ANBU considering he was a very good ninja having some excellent techniques. Still mad that he died...but at least in Shippuden they expanded on his and Baki's fight which was very nice, the filler about him was pretty good.

#36 Posted by russellmania77 (14542 posts) - - Show Bio

Never mind I guess that jackass is still alive

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#39 Posted by The Stegman (23021 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm a few chapters behind in the manga, but I hope once Shippuden ends, it continues with another timeskip, with Naruto as Hokage. I'd also love a branching off title that deals with other Ninja, only, y'know, have it canon, not filler. It seems like if you're not an Uchiha, or a Jinchuriki, you don't get nearly enough spotlight in this manga.

#40 Posted by Orician_Seis (480 posts) - - Show Bio

@The Stegman

Well Kishimoto stated last month I think it was that The manga would be ending this year

#41 Posted by The Stegman (23021 posts) - - Show Bio

@orician_seis: It's obvious Shippuden is gonna end, but I want the franchise to continue.

#42 Posted by Orician_Seis (480 posts) - - Show Bio

Idk...maybe if they stated away from all the main characters. I would hate for it to become another DBZ, where the length of the series and GT killed it.

#43 Edited by PrinceAragorn1 (15998 posts) - - Show Bio

@wolfrazer said:

I do also like Hayate Gekko, it sucks that he died. Damn Baki...Hayate was awesome, one of the only Leaf ninja to constantly use a sword in battle. I'm surprised though that he never became part of the ANBU considering he was a very good ninja having some excellent techniques. Still mad that he died...but at least in Shippuden they expanded on his and Baki's fight which was very nice, the filler about him was pretty good.

Yep, Baki and Hayate's fight is one of my favorite fights in shippuden. We get to see what regular shinobi fought like.. none of the dropping meteors and multimountain size explosions and nano bomb stuff.

The fight sequence was awesome, and it was nice to hear a soundtrack from original anime again :)

@The Stegman:

I'm a few chapters behind in the manga, but I hope once Shippuden ends, it continues with another timeskip, with Naruto as Hokage.

That'd be cool.

I'd also love a branching off title that deals with other Ninja, only, y'know, have it canon, not filler. It seems like if you're not an Uchiha, or a Jinchuriki, you don't get nearly enough spotlight in this manga.

This would be even better. Kakashi is the only shinobi with canon flashback-story iirc. Asuma, Yamato, guy, sarutobi.. so many characters are left unexplored..

#44 Edited by The Stegman (23021 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd also love a branching off title that deals with other Ninja, only, y'know, have it canon, not filler. It seems like if you're not an Uchiha, or a Jinchuriki, you don't get nearly enough spotlight in this manga.

This would be even better. Kakashi is the only shinobi with canon flashback-story iirc. Asuma, Yamato, guy, sarutobi.. so many characters are left unexplored..

It's times like this that I wish Manga would take the American comic route and have various titles dedicated to one franchise (maybe they do, idk) for instance, Detective Comics isn't /just/ Batman, but it deals with other characters in Gotham. I'd like a Naruto spinoff that expands the ninja world, let us see some of the Jonin's pasts, or have missions with OTHER ninja Naruto's age, like Gai's team or Ino-Shika-Cho. Make it feel like a true world, not just Naruto and those guys who aren't Naruto.

#45 Edited by PrinceAragorn1 (15998 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_stegman said:

@princearagorn1 said:

I'd also love a branching off title that deals with other Ninja, only, y'know, have it canon, not filler. It seems like if you're not an Uchiha, or a Jinchuriki, you don't get nearly enough spotlight in this manga.

This would be even better. Kakashi is the only shinobi with canon flashback-story iirc. Asuma, Yamato, guy, sarutobi.. so many characters are left unexplored..

It's times like this that I wish Manga would take the American comic route and have various titles dedicated to one franchise (maybe they do, idk) for instance, Detective Comics isn't /just/ Batman, but it deals with other characters in Gotham. I'd like a Naruto spinoff that expands the ninja world, let us see some of the Jonin's pasts, or have missions with OTHER ninja Naruto's age, like Gai's team or Ino-Shika-Cho. Make it feel like a true world, not just Naruto and those guys who aren't Naruto.

Fully agreed. I like Manga's single plot-line type story, but it leaves so much unexplored..

Best way would be to add mini-arcs for characters (like yu yu did with kurama's year, hiei's year, though it was a part of original storyline)

#46 Posted by russellmania77 (14542 posts) - - Show Bio

I really hate this new sai character... but I guess people are supposed to

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#47 Posted by PrinceAragorn1 (15998 posts) - - Show Bio

I really hate this new sai character... but I guess people are supposed to

where are you in shippuden, exactly?

#48 Edited by russellmania77 (14542 posts) - - Show Bio

@princearagorn1: ch.287. Right after they save gaara n the new team kakashi start another mission to meet irochimaru

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#49 Edited by PrinceAragorn1 (15998 posts) - - Show Bio

@russellmania77 said:

@princearagorn1: ch.287. Right after they save gaara n the new team kakashi start another mission to meet irochimaru

I see. Watch episode 40-41 right after the orochimaru vs naruto fight then, it's awesome.. It's the major fight in the arc..

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