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Where was the manga at its best?

Discussion in 'Konoha Library Archives' started by opie, Oct 12, 2006.

Where was the manga at its best?

  1. Haku & Zabuza arc

    29 vote(s)
    20.3%
  2. Chuunin exam: Forrest of death arc

    3 vote(s)
    2.1%
  3. Chuunin exam: Battles arc

    13 vote(s)
    9.1%
  4. Konoha being invaded arc

    28 vote(s)
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  5. Retrieving Sasuke arc

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    9.1%
  6. Kakashi Gaiden

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    7.0%
  7. Saving Gaara arc

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    16.8%
  8. Team Yamato arc

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    7.0%
  9. Current arc

    13 vote(s)
    9.1%
  1. opie

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    The late manga seem to be shallow, mainly about power and magia, it doesn't focus on the characters anymore. I think that this current arc so far is the least exciting arc so far.

    Which arc did you like the most?
     
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  2. Mat?icha

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    i started to read posttime skip manga, so for me it would be gaara rescue arc.
     
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    The part when Itachi and Kisame show up in the village.
     
  4. LazyShikamaru200

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    Konoha Destruction was great.
     
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    Destruction of Konoha was the manga's best arc ever.
     
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    I´d say the invasion of Konoha, with Orochimaru summoning death Hokages, Sandaime using Shiki Fuuin, Naruto figthing Gaara, with Gamabunta.

    Wow, was awesome!
     
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    Haku & Zabuza arc
    I miss the original Team 7 so badly. Before Sasuke turned to Orochimaru and stupid things start to happen. That arc was like the most classic when Team 7 was actually still intact.
     
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    saving gaara arc was great, seeing all the characters develop and of course the beloved Sasori fight, which i loved.
     
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    Destruction of Konoha! :O
     
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    I would have to say I enjoyed the Yamato Team arc. I really enjoyed seeing the KN4 and Yamato's KWGD.
     
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    Definetly the Haku and Zabusa arc, that is, IMO, the only arc that was about ninjas. The arcs after just became typical shonen. And their deaths is the saddest part of Naruto.
     
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    i gotta say the manga what at its best when naruto was first learning how to properly train, the prospect of him surpassing the fourth is very interesting
     
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    Anything with Akatsuki and Sai`s penis jokes. I haven`t read the invasion of Konoha yet, what chapters where those?
    The only arc I liked was the gaara one <3
     
  15. Wu Fei

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    Close between Konoha being invaded and Saving Kazekage Arcs, but Saving KazeKage wins.

    Do I really need to explain why
    -Naruto is back and able to keep up with Kakashi
    -Gaara vs. Deidara (kickass)
    -Team Kakashi versus Itachi (ONE FINGER)
    -Team Gai versus Kisame (Kickass)
    -ZETSU GOES CANNIBAL
    -GAARA DIES
    -AKATSUKI LEADER OWNS ITACHI
    -THAT ONE PANEL OF ENRAGED NARUTO!!!
    -SASORI versus Chiyo/Sakura (great but lasted forever in manga time; like 2 months)
    -new MS KAKASHI
    -Naruto bitch slapped with tag by kakashi
    -GAARA LIVES
    -TOBI IS A GOOD BOY
     
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    same thing here.
     
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    I think the current arc is pretty good, if not this, than probably the Rescue Gaara arc would come in next.
     
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    Zabuza arc was definitely the best. Also Lee vs Gaara. But it is still good even now. Akatsuki fights will make it even better. But no one can match up to the bad ass Zabuza.
     
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    So far, my favorite arc has been the whole Chuunin Exam/Konoha Destruction Arc. But everything else is still really awesome.
     
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    The Zabuza and Haku arc. That arc truly defined Naruto's and Sasuke's characters and relationship. No arc has come close to that type of character developement yet.
     
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    Might want to see if you can get the arc between the Invasion and Rescue Sasuke added. Had alot of stuff, like our first introduction to Itachi, Tsunade, and Rasengan.

    I voted for the Chuunin exam: Battles... Because Gaara vs. Lee rocked my socks.
     
  22. The Uchiha Wrath

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    Intro to Akatsuki

    VotE

    Orochimaru taking on KN4
     
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    Seconded. That and the whole Chuunin exam (with all it's arcs, including the Konoha invasion) was the best part of the manga for me.

    Then the Sasuke retrieval arc towards the end of part I.
     
  24. Dr.Douchebag

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    this arc will be awesome if they introduce the AL perhaps they will 328? im hoping so i was really excited in 327 about kishi finally showing the AL in a non holographic form
     
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    Current arc. I can't wait to see AL's face.
     
  26. Mr. Slick

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    the manga was at its best when the preliminary chounin exam, lee vs. gaara - the best naruto fight EVA! since no one knew who was gonna win.
    However...
    IT got worse startin from when ;
    1) i realised that no good guys will ever been killed - for cryin out loud just let asuma die already! im sure sum ppl out there would actually want to be surprised once in a while. its as if the characters keep pushin themselves cos they know they will not die
    2) the training omg the training, when will it end? the shounen curse continues...
    3)
     
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    Saving Gaara arc baby! :yell

    Actually I like the Wave country, Chunin exam and attack on Konoha just as much and the others almost as much.

    And it's not the Team Yamato arc, it's the Penis arc.
     
  28. chaoserver

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    I ahve to say Zabuza/Haku arc. Despite not being large it contained the saddest, and most badass part of the series. If not for the lame Naruto/Gaara fight I'd have to say invasion of Konoha.
     
  29. BattousaiMS

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    For my self I would say the Konoha invasion arc. Since the battle between Naruto and Gaara as well as the significance quotes that Sandaime had leftin his death made it very emotional.Especially with the factor such as Gaara who could have possibly been Naruto's transformation if he had chose to go the fdark side.

    After that the manga kinda went down hill. Sure there was some good arcs, such as the Tsunade arc which I enjoyed very much but they simply didn;t beat the quotes of the Invasion arc. The Sasuke Rescue was plainly horrible althought it started very well. I really though it would come close to the invasion arc with impressive meaningful battles such as Chouji-Jibourou and Neji-Kidoumaru fights. But Kiba-Sakon/Ukon was a huge dissapointment (Kiba should have died that how much dissapointing he actually was) and Shika=Tayuya was boring as well.

    Kimimarou-Lee/Gaara fight was good in action but it lacked in emotional sense, i only felt a buzz at Kimi's death when he exclaimed to Gaara that he had no right to judge his alligience to orochimaru when he didn't know how much the encouter with Orochimaru had actually changed Kimi's life. The Naru-Sasu fight was plain out horrible, if there was ever a fight in part 1 i would call the downfall of the Naruto series that would be that one due to changing the fights from ninja-esque which was what made Naruto so interesting to a Monster-powerlevel DBZ-ish fight.

    In part there hasn't really been an interesting fight since Gaara versus Deidara and that was mainly because of Gaara's outfit rather then fighting content. I thought the Naruto-Orochimaru was going to be a good one but Kishimoto really made me hate him for offering us another Monster-powerlevel DBZ-ish fight. The Sakura/Chiyo-Sasori fight lacked action and was way too long given what few actions we got and the rest are not worth mentioning considering they have been pretty much either one sided or one second battles. The recent Team Asuma-Hidan/Kakuzu fight looked interesting in the begining but that also turned into a dissapointed with Hidan the talking decapitated head crap.

    Other then the invasion arc the only one that had the emotion and interesting action was the Wave arc, which is possibly the best hero-villan fights of the series till date, only to be equaled in the Invasion arc's Naru-Gaara, Saru-Orochimaru fights.

    But yeah after the invasion arc it kinda went down hill interms of fights and emotional reactions.
     
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    Chouji & Neji should die too. The ending of Sasuke Retrieving Arc was too happy.
    Like romantic movies. "They all lived happily"
     
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