Just a little joy and a little heartbreak for your Mother’s Day (hehe)! I hope you’ll honor your mothers today in your own way, whether they are wonderful or deeply flawed, with you in person or far away, still mothering or deceased. And for those readers that are moms—a very happy Mother’s Day to you!… Read More Happy Mother’s Day (from Sasuke, Naruto, and Gaara)!
Today’s guest post was submitted by Thani of The Closest Friend I’ve Ever Had and Mustard magazine, where among others he recently contributed a piece about Christian art. I hope you’ll enjoy this piece as much as I did! WARNING: SPOILERS for Naruto and Naruto: Shippuden ahead. Naruto models much of how growth within the… Read More Naruto and Kingdom Growth
Here’s this month’s look at fan art from, Pixiv, the Japanese artist site! If you’d like to see a plethora more illustrations, follow our Tumblr account, which focuses primary on fan art. Enjoy! — All illustrations posted with permission or posted from artists who allow reprints. Links given below: Uchiha family (art by 一锅玄哥) Draco… Read More Pixiv Round-up: June 2017
700 chapters. All it took was 700 chapters and some 15 years to see our heroes achieve their ultimate aims – Naruto becomes hokage, Sakura marries Sasuke (not necessarily a bad thing), and Sasuke…well Sasuke finds love, which as he admits in chapter 699, is probably what he and Naruto wanted all along. Strange that… Read More Naruto Chapter 700: The Gospel of Sasuke Uchiha
The end is nigh! While the Naruto franchise hasn’t quite concluded, the final chapter of the Naruto manga is out today, marking a significant endpoint for a beloved series. I didn’t really get into anime and manga until I was a teenager, so I can’t imagine how some young people feel who have grown up… Read More The Lesson of Naruto: Love Changes Everything
Yep, you guessed it. I made this post just so that I could use that subtitle. Well, not wholly. Hang on with me a minute – I have something deeper than that to get to. Most of the 698th chapter of Naruto is spent with our titular character and Sasuke lying next to each other,… Read More Naruto Chapter 698: A Farewell to Arms
Is there a specific characteristic that sets great anime protagonists and heroes apart? While there are perhaps plenty of common traits they share, one that really just out is their ability to be themselves even when being yourself isn’t cool. Naruto Uzumaki provides us a good example of this funny trait. The Naruto manga is… Read More Naruto and Futaba Just Don’t Care (and Neither Should We)