After 599 chapters the Naruto series is at its final state, which usually is the most exciting part of a story. But as of lately the recent events of the war have not been as…original as the Originality of the Naruto series. It is difficult for me to write this blog without going full rant on whats been happening in this war. There are so many things out of place and plainly do not make sense. But I will save my ranting if it is possible. And to not cause confusing I will still refer to Tobi as Tobi.
For starters I am a huge fan of Naruto (manga) because it was one of the few mangas out there, that had the originality that I really enjoyed reading. Ninjas, Demons and this little kid, Naruto who has a big heart that will change people for the good. And to be frank with you, I believe that the beginning of Naruto, when Naruto was a kid was the best manga, but when it became Naruto Shippuuden, it became, well you know.
But all these WTF moments in Naruto are not as bad as the moment of the revealing of the Identity of Tobi. I mean all the past events can be made sense of and some ways do have their originality, but the moment Tobi’s face was shown and Kakashi screamed Obito, I just could not believe it and still don’t believe it. Its not a shocking moment of excitement, but of sadness.
Reasons why it cannot be Obito
For starters we know that Obito supposedly had half his body crushed by a builder. Now I have been reading comments and some suggested that Tobi is Obito’s body but someone else is in the mind. This still would not explain how its Obitio because his body was crushed by a builder, and he had to be under that builder for awhile and according to the human biology: Once someone passes away their body begins to rot. So even if Tobi was by per chance came upon Obito’s body, it would of been crushed and rotting. And how is it that he would stubble upon Obito’s body anyway and why would he use a useless boy’s dead body, crushed and rotted. It just does not add up. Another reason why it cannot be Obitio is because from Obitio’s background we know that he is peaceful and does not want to hurt anyone. However, he was only a kid and in time of wars a loving boy can turn out to be a villain. Just like in the case of Nagato. Now lets say that it is Obito, it would still not explain the timeline and how he became so powerful in such a short time. There is just to much of a plot hole after plot hole, if it truly turns out to be Obito. Frankly it is the biggest decision that Kishi has made, I mean I forgive him for messing up on other aspects of the story, but this is BLASPHEMY.
Who Could It Be?
I still do not believe it to be Obito, I still believe that it is Tobi, who is a separate character in himself. The reason I believe this is because it is the most educated reason that can bring stability to the story. Having Tobi actually being Obito or his body, leaves of to many plot holes and sloppiness to the story. I myself see that this is just a troll move by Kishi that is just to make us become more involved in the discussion of his work. I can see that he is taking pointers from Tite, because if this turns out to be true, well lets just say that all the creditable I have towards Kishi will go down the toilet.
What I believe that can be an epic revealing is that if Tobi turns out to be someone from the Uzumaki clan or a mix of Uchihi/Senju/Uzumaki and that he gave up on humanity and saw that the only way to save the world is by him having full control of the peoples will. That would make for an interesting twist, and what could be an even bigger twist is if it actually turns out to be the first Hokage himself or someone that is related to him. Now that would turn out to be a bigger twister and it would explain his wide range of knowledge of the ninja world, his overwhelming power, the ability to control all seven Bijuu, having both a Sharingan and Rinnegan. All in all this is a messed up situation and needs lots of explaining from Kishi and I for one am willing to be patent and read his explanation, than we will know if this move will make or brake the Naruto series.
On another note, it can be anyone and that we are just jumping the gun. But I did some research on this ‘Tobi’ character and every time he was introduced after a certain amount of time, his hair changes shape as well as his mask. So this has lead me to maybe that Tobi who is a character in his own right, was alive since the time of the establishment of the Leaf Village and he stumbled upon Uchiha Madara, who was injured from his battle with the First Hokage, and in someways Madara became a mentor for this ‘Tobi’. That Madara shared his ideology, secrets, knowledge of the Ninja Arts. And after Madara passed away, somehow Tobi figured out how to live all this time. Maybe it was a jutsu that was similar to Orochimaro’s body transfer jutsu. (Credit goes to someone else for pointing this out about the possibility that Tobi can live all this time, but I cannot remember the person who commented this) Overall I am not buy that this is the same Obito but it is someone else, at the end it is all just a big debate now so everyone is entitled to their theory and ranting.
- For a chapter that had no dialogue, sure stirred up lots of questions and put the fans on our heels.
- Sorry that it was so long but considering the importance of the chapter I think it was necessary.
- I did some research and revised the blog.
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