Mangaka: Masashi Kishimoto Title: Unforgettable Rating: 7/10
Synopsis: Lightning (Raikage) challenges Flash (Yondaime) in this week’s chapter with the latter being the victor. No surprises there. Thankfully we’re out of flashback mode where the manga’s fired up protagonist is taking on the Raikage at insane speeds like his father had done. Powerful punches ensue. The Raikage lands a hard hit on Bee who then counter attacks with Jinchuuriki powa! The Raikage starts crying for Tsunade who FINALLY decides to allow Naruto through to the battlefield. She gets 3 cool points for that. I talked too soon, there’s another flashback. Climax: Bee’s lariat is finally epic enough to overpower the Raikage who falls hard on his stubborn ass. Bee then towers over his older brother and gives his required victor’s speech/words of wisdom. Awwwww yeeeeeeaah!!
Likes: Okay, not a bad chapter. The whole brotherly love thing seems to be over and has come to a decent conclusion. I’ve always wanted to see the Yondaime in action so I ought to be thankful for this little skirmish. Bee’s rapping and incessant swearing usually annoys the hell out of me but his last words made me laugh. Fan translations do have their moments.
Dislikes: Hmmm….can’t complain. It’s high time to get things moving. *Gasp* No vitriolic criticisms this week! Yay! I could comment on the title of this chapter but I’ll refrain….
More Chapter Ratings:
mu§e: 6/10 – Wow 😐 A chapter deserving of the rating. Shit is actually happening. However, I am supremely pissed that Tsunade is only realising NOW what I’ve been screaming about the past what? 15 chapters? No one ever listens to me **sigh** So much time wasted.
§tiggles: 7.5/10 – Not much really happened in terms of story, but still a nice chapter for me. Float like butterfly…? 😉
Random Cuteness: Another ridiculously adorable fan pic! You know, it would be funny if Naruto chose not to become Hokage after all. Heh… As long as he kicks things off with Hinata who BLED for him on the battlefield, I’m good.
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