If the ambition is to provide two hours of instantly forgettable, popcorn-munching escapism, it succeeds.
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A great movie, one of the best of this year. There was a bit of confusion at one point in the plot, but nothing serious.
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There is not much I can add to what has been said about this anime. I personally liked the story progression a lot, I was shook by some of the plot twists - I think Itachi's story is one of the most brilliant plot lines I have ever seen in not just any anime but any genre of motion picture whatsoever. I love how there is such a diverse world depicted in this show that almost anybody can find something very relatable in it. The fights are stunning and exciting, there is a lot of character development going on and the animation is very high quality, too. The music is also very fitting, I especially love how some characters have their own themes. This show is both entertaining, interesting and deep. It makes you laugh, cry, and think. I tried some other animes but this was the only one I have loved since I was 10 and I still go back to it now that I'm 22.BUT!! The ending in my opinion was just terrible. It was rushed, and it destroyed a lot of what had been built up. By the end, I found it hard to follow that certain characters were just so impossibly strong and impeccable that some other very good characters just lost significance. There were also some very bad plot holes, I had the feeling that Kishimoto wanted to add too much to the background stories sometimes that they interferes with each other. I will be honest, after I read the ending of the manga I could not bring myself to watch the anime and I still don't know if I ever want to do that. I feel like the ending and the last few episodes were too much and a lot under developed. It just doesn't make sense.
However, I think the plot got so complex it probably would have been impossible to avoid some inconsistencies (but we're talking about quite a lot hereOverall, other than the ending and some plot issues, I think Naruto and the Shippuuden especially is worthy of all the attention it gets and will always be one of my favorite things ever.
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Oh, I hope that I'll be the first to write the review when all the Naruto anime series end. Well, what should I start with 15 years. For FIFTEEN years this anime brought me joy and unspeakable emotions. For FIFTEEN years it taught me right from wrong. For FIFTEEN years it it's been a guide of light for me. Jeez, I was raised on this anime, I became older with its characters, I just LOVE IT!!! The Naruto series started when I was in a preschool age, and for 15 years it never stopped to surprise me. Though the journey was long (some might say too long) it was always exciting and brilliant. And I am really sorry if I get carried away by emotions, but true Naruto fans will understand – this is a tale, a unique and flawless tale, of nearly all of my life and now that I look back and see that little Naruto who used to be always alone, without parents, without friends, and I turn my look to who he became through these years – the Hero, who saved the world, Best Friend that was always there to help and to understand, and now – a husband ah, I might cry. Seriously. Perfect ending. Naruto and Hinata deserve their piece of happiness. And though we did not see this in original manga series, I was really glad to be able to see that kind of and end in anime adaptation.Now let's get back to the show and analyze everything peace by peace. I'll start with the story. Indeed the plot, the fantastic world, all the jutsu techniques, all the creatures and characters, everything that we saw in Naruto and Naruto Shippuuden world is a creation of a mastermind – Kishimoto Masashi, and for that I bow to him to the ground. Just imagine how impossible it was to create such a wide universe with all of its own structure (villages, clans, fractions), its own history (all the clans and villages wars), its own beasts, beings and heroes etc; and how unimaginable was it to make this huge machine work. There is everything I love about the story and about how it is served to the viewer revealing its genius from all sides. It is groundbreaking in every way possible.Now let us head to art style. Generally it is satisfying. Well, it is hard to make every episode look like Kimi no Na Wa (you can consider this a recommendation), especially when you have more than 700 episodes (Naruto + Shippuuden). But I can praise creators for really good special effects and the way they've made all ninjutsu types look like. And though I must admit that Naruto movies absolutely compensate lack of original shows' drawing it does not make the original run look worse.Unlike art styling – music really is the VERY strong side of the series. From top to bottom it is impeccable. Every opening, every ending, every song from the series is something breathtaking and mind blowing. I truly enjoy every track and I can sincerely call the Narutos' OST one of the best of all time in anime industry. The openings like Hero's Come Back (OP 1), Sign (OP 6), Toumei Datta Sekai (OP 7), Diver (OP 8), Shilhouette (OP 16) will fire you up and make your spirit riot; the endings like Shooting Star (ED 1), U can do it (ED 15), Dame Dame ga (ED 31), Spinning World (ED 32), Zetsu Zetsu (ED 40) will make you believe that you just witnessed a dream that you never want to end. I am not even mentioning stunning Hisou, Kikyou, Sengunbanba, Utsusemi tracks that appear at very exact lyrical moments and touch your soul in its deepest corners. The chorus tracks like Akatsuki and Pains' theme songs make you feel goosebumps and your hair stand as you stare through the eyes of our heroes at fearless overwhelming enemy hordes. An incredible work by the composer – Yasuharu Takanashi.The enjoyment that I personally got from this show is something outstanding. I enjoyed it to the core and absolutely adore it. Maybe that's because I felt much the same as the main hero and 've been a witness of many injustice things in this life, and the anime shows it very good. The human's greed, the way we only think about our own sake, even the way kids treat someone who is not similar to them – it is a part of the masterpiece that Naruto is.
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To those who haven't watched this my words may seem massively exaggerated, I'm not usually one to review titles but if anyone does happen to read this then I could not recommend highly enough that you watch this. I won't even bother to give any descriptions just have faith in this post and watch it. Honestly you'll thank me for it.
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naruto best anime ever Why I think Naruto is better than bleach . Better story line . Is not all about The main character . Cool villains yet smarter . Cool fighting scenes . Never runs out of ideas . Tells you the reasons of character has his powers . You relay to one of the character sooner or later . The main character doesn't waste time speaking while fighting nor is bi polar like Ichigo . Characters die unlike bleach . Is funny, cool, and sad all the good characteristics of a good anime . All the characters have a good history background, . Naruto has a reason to fight and become some one in the future, becoming hokage and saving a friend . To finalized this I hate bleach