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Top 7: most important characters

Discussion in 'New Leaf' started by michox12, Nov 13, 2018.

  1. michox12 Member

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    Well, that. Who are the most important characters for the plot of the manga?
     
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    Naruto
    Sasuke
    Jiraiya
    Madara
    Hashirama
    Kaguya
    Nagato
     
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    There is one answer and he is the progenitor, the almighty, the all father of all fathers, he who knows, PRIME Hiruzen
     
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    Naruto
    Sasuke
    Madara
    Hashi
    The Sage
    Kaguya/Black Zetsu
    Itachi
     
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    Kaguya
    Hagoromo
    Hamura
    Asura
    Indra
    Naruto
    Sasuke

    Hashirama and Madara after that.

    Then Jiraiya/Itachi/Minato/Obito/Kakashi for basically planing out and determining the main characters lives.
     
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    Kishimoto
    Kishimotos mother
    Kishimotos father
    Kishimotos Fathers Parents
    Kishimotos Mothers Parents


    Basically the first imp thing would be protein from which the life evolved at such
     
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    Aliens. 7 of them.
     
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    Itachi
    Kid itachi
    Sick itachi
    Edo itachi before Koto
    Itachi who thought obito was Madara
    Edo Itachi after Koto
    And the most important of all
    Itachi who is always holding back for the "greater good of Konoha Ninja."

    Honorable mention : sadistic big brother itachi..
    :blinditachi:Itachi:thisisuchiha
     
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    Naruto Uzumaki
    The main protagonist. The plot revolved around his search for Sasuke and desire to become Hokage. Married and had kids who became protagonists of new generation.

    Sasuke Uchiha
    Would be joined-first with Naruto except that his hunt to kill Itachi and redeem his clan was a major subplot and his rivalry with Naruto was led chiefly by Naruto himself. He also has less panel time than Naruto, but still much more than anyone else on this list.

    Obito Uchiha
    In the end, Obito was the one who led the Kyuubi attack against Konoha which initiated the events that spiraled into Naruto's social exile and aspirations to be Hokage. On-panel, he leads the events of Part 2, including the Fourth Great Shinobi War and then helps in the final battle against Kaguya. He also had connections to Kakashi and parallels to Naruto and his friends.

    Kurama
    Naruto's Nine-Tailed beast was a constant plot point that influenced most major plot points of the manga. He was responsible for Naruto's parents being killed, for Naruto becoming a hero and later a Hokage, and he was intrinsically tied to Obito's control and to the Juubi, one of the final bosses.

    Black Zetsu
    Influenced and co-ordinated all of the plot-important events of the manga. Watched and saw everything and had been in the world since Kaguya's arrival on earth. He was the primary antagonist, though this wasn't revealed until the very end during the final battle, and he had almost no panel time in Part 1. He also had little to do with the Sasuke Redemption plot, which was something Naruto and his friends led.

    Madara Uchiha
    Madara faked his own death fighting Hashirama so that he could be revived with the Rinnegan and control the world with the Infinite Tsukuyomi. He orchestrated all of Obito's actions and manipulated him. In the War Arc he is able to revive the Juubi, defeat the Gokage and almost kill the entire shinobi world single-handedly. If not for Madara, Obito would never have survived and been plot relevant. However, he was also manipulated by Black Zetsu, and in the end even Obito had more influence than Madara did.

    Sakura Haruno
    Even though she was just a normal girl without any direct involvement with the wider plot (Kaguya's revival, Hagoromo, World Domination etc.), she was Naruto and Sasuke's teammate who influenced their actions. She made Naruto chase after Sasuke, she united Team 7 indirectly by trying to kill Sasuke herself, she saved both of their lives numerous times, and she was crucial in defeating Kaguya in the final battle. In the WA her intelligence allowed the alliance to figure out Zetsu's ability which affected the plot, and her medical ninjutsu preserved the entire alliance and saved them from death. If not for her defeating Sasori, Team 7 would also never have encountered Sasuke during the KN4 Arc. She then married Sasuke and taught her daughter Sarada CES, who will probably become a Hokage.

    Kakashi Hatake
    Kakashi was Team 7's teacher and taught them abilities that would go on to be plot influencing. He was needed in the final battles against Madara, the Bijuu and Kaguya, and he had ties to previous Hokage and with Obito - one of the main villains. He also saved his students from death on several instances.

    Itachi Uchiha
    Joined Akatsuki so that he could protect Sasuke and Konoha. Planted a Kotoamatsukami inside of Naruto so that he could manipulate Sasuke in protecting Konoha, but instead used it to stop Kabuto and save the world from his Edo Tensei. If not for his murder of the Uchiha, Sasuke would have had no vengeful motive. Itachi had no real impact on Naruto and Sasuke's relationship though and his relevance to the Kaguya Revival was limited too.

    Minato Namikaze
    Saved Naruto from death, made him a Jinchuuriki and was needed in the battle against Obito and the Juubi to defeat them. Died too early to be as directly influential as the others, but managed to be very impactful in spite of that.

    Oh, I did a Top 10 by accident. Oh well. :cat

    Honorary mentions: Jiraiya, Kushina, Nagato, Hashirama
     
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    I'd argue Naruto and Sakura are more important in the purest form of being the main heroes of the franchise, rather than Naruto and Sasuke. The story is about Naruto and centered around Naruto's entire aims and goals to do something that changes the world or his friends, including Sasuke. Sakura also gets the ability to appear more often than Sasuke because she's the main female and is the closest to the main lead without being his rival(plus the fact we see her changes gradually and more subtley when faced with something that Naruto experiences). Sasuke really is more a side plot character that ties to a specific part in the series using his own story as the template. He's more defined by what he provides to the Main Lead than his own character, he doesn't even have a intangible goal like Naruto in being the best. Sasuke really has less influence than Naruto does, even kakashi has more a contribution to shape the story through being the one Obito shaped his entire existence from. Sasuke just was played off by characters as a stepping stone to develop and grow stronger, and actually define the context of everything that makes them grow up and stand out. Thats the issue here, Sasuke doesn't stand out from the others who's pre determined and hard wired establishments made these characters beloved, Sasuke started out as a edgy and detatched foil to the main lead and never really struck out as a face of the series in his development. He's developed his powers and beliefs, but he's spent most of his time on the back burner not displaying any progress and moving his story outside of the influence of his revenge and uchiha stuff, outside of that he's become less iconic than even Hinata.

    Naruto, Sakura, Tsunade, Shikamaru and Hinata are the main faces of the series, the marketability they provide proves this, meanwhile Sasuke is built around cult status fame and being more or less female demographic fodder with no real impact for fanboys outside of power debates. He's less developed and fleshed out than Naruto and Sakura, who we are spent seeing their progress and improving their own abilities/characters from the start of the series, it's easier to get invested in them. Sasuke only serves as a rival staple, not a main lead. His daughter is more a main lead role than he ever was, Sasuke spent most of his role playing off his brother and eventually Naruto to grow and establish in the series.
     
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  12. Zensuki Sasuke > your fav

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    Shikamaru works closely with Naruto than Sasuke does, that tells you something about how much Sasuke is important in the important scale of things.
     
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    I like how Sakura is put over HASHIRAMA in importance to the plot.


    I also like how Tobirama isn't one of the top important characters of the plot.
     
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    Hashirama and Tobirama were only relevant in the last part of the final arc.....thats like 10% of the entire manga.
     
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  17. Wrecked Baloney Happy birthday Suigetsu!

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    And their actions are a major reason why the plot went the way it did.

    Hell, I don't think anyone has put down Danzo!
     
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    Naruto
    Sasuke
    Boruto
    Itachi
    Obito
    Orochimaru
    Madara

    In the grand scheme of things, I think the villains were a big part of the manga's success. Obviously we all have mixed thoughts on their development, but I think they helped create an exciting story, even more than the good guys!
     
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    Just because a character is historically important or lore wise does not make them wholly important in the manga, because a manga is more than a history lesson.

    Hago and Kaguya started the entire Narutoverse yet neither would make the top 10 important characters of the series.
     
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  21. Wrecked Baloney Happy birthday Suigetsu!

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    Funny enough, the story is partially about the protagonists not trying to repeat their ancestors mistakes that caused most of the problems in their setting. Sasuke in particular is a villain because he was trying to!

    The Hokages' actions directly influenced the story. Without Hashi, Naruto wouldn't have its ninja village setting (and Naruto wouldn't be chasing after the Hokage title).Without Tobirama, Naruto wouldn't have most of its villains, the plot would be entirely different had Tobirama not did what he did.
     
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    This is one of the extremely rare times that Zensuki makes sense
     
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    Without Fugakau Sasuke & itachi would not have existed
    Without Mikuto (?) Sasuke & itachi would not have existed

    I guess those 2 are of the most important characters even tho they have little to no
    relevancy! :zaru
     
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    So you agree with sakura being more relevant to the plot than hashirama, tobirama and kaguya?
     
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    Yes. :catshrug
     
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    No Hashirama = No villages at all. He started the trend with Konoha. That man is dead ass important lol
     
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    Naruto
    Jiraiya
    Hiruzen/Minato
    Nagato
    *****************
    Obito
    Kakashi
    *****************
    Sasuke
    Itachi
    *****************
    Orochimaru

    Can't really shorten the list anymore. :hm
     
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    Based on this Kaguya, Zetsu
    Asura, Indra
    Hagorumo and Hamura

    Are the most important characters. Since they are the reason this whole thing started.... :catshrug
     
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    And I listed Kaguya. There is probably no 1 right response to this thread as more than 7 made major story altering contributions

    Calm down son.
     
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    > CTRL + F
    > Sakura



    Disappointed NF...disappointed

     
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