Naruto 549 Breakdown
Holy shit, it’s Sunday already?
Kishi’s had a decent run the past couple weeks, but this chapter, in my opinion, wins the day for the manga thus far.
I can’t quite put my finger on what it is that made it tick in my head. It could be the nostalgia of seeing the old once again. Actually, I bet it is. It was pretty cool seeing Itachi again. And Nagato seemed very different: a lot less emo, which is always a good thing.
On another note, they both look exactly the same: no Edo Tensei body marks or anything. Well Nagato always looked like something out of Thriller, but I bet you Itachi isn’t even really dead. He’s only attacking Naruto and Bee because he’s a dick like that.
Also, look who’s back as well. It’s Kabuto. And he’s up to no good. Surprise. Well whatever, I can never really bring myself to listen to what he has to say anyway. It’s like Harry Potter and that snake guy from He-Man made a love child and bred a whole new species of human: homo hideous. Actually hideous homo is more like it. Fits the whole Kabuchimaru M.O.
Anyway, I’m pretty sure he said something about molesting children and making shitty movies. And then maybe take over the world somewhere along the line. How is he going to do that? With Naruto and Bee of course.
Apparently, this has been his plan from the very start. We all knew he hid an ulterior motive from what he had told Madara, and now I guess we know what it is. Or more accurately, now we know how he plans to achieve it. I sincerely doubt he plans to extract their power in some unwholesome manner, and then proceed to destroying the earth as we know it. Madara needs the Jinchuuriki, else his plan is naught. I reckon he plans to use them as bargaining chips to obtain what he really wants. And then proceed to destroy the earth as we know it. Classic villain style. But not before his plans get uneventfully shit on at the last minute. Classic villain style
Back to the people that actually matter, Bee does not only spit fire, but splits it. GG.
Meanwhile, Itachi pretty much confirms in this chapter that Madara had no direct influence on the Uchiha massacre. But then again, how did Danzo recognize him as being from the massacre as if acknowledging his involvement in it? Plot hole? Not quite. He may not have worked with Itachi that night, but with the elders in the background. Or maybe he just went into Uchiha village a little earlier for some deadly prelims before Itachi brought on the main event. The floor is wide open for inferences as the facts still remain.
This pseudo-battle I doubt has the propensity to go full-blown as before. I give it one or two more chapters before we are moving on to a different stage in the war.
But before then, with the return of animal-in-mouth no jutsu, you can bet your shit something interesting is going to find the light.
All I know is Kishi better not blow it. The manga is awesome where it’s at.
Congratulations to Kantongage.
Something about the bluntness of this entry just made me lol.
For this week…
Use the caption for extra points.
It was pretty heated down there. But there can be only one winner.
And it turns out to be…