|New Poll - Best Shounen (besides One Piece)
(48 posts, 5153 views) Posted: 703d 9h, 38m ago by xdude101 in News
I voted for Fullmetal Alchemist, which is great, but I'm partial to some older titles. Flame of Recca in particular was rather excellent, as was Yu Yu Hakusho. I just finished a re-read of Recca last week, and I was surprised at just how much the newer shou ...
(15 posts, 1879 views) Posted: 1376d 11h, 8m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
Doubt Rin will make an appearance, seeing as they would need her DNA and shit but how and why would they want her, don't see Orochimaru/Second/Kabuto wanting anything to do with her.
What I don't get is why Orochimaru didn't su ...
(15 posts, 1879 views) Posted: 1377d 20h, 13m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
Does this mean that Obito's about to die? Pulling out the Jinchuuriki kills the host. If so, he's about to use the last of his strength to revive Madara, which was the original plan anyways. ...
(7 posts, 1382 views) Posted: 1467d 20h, 32m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
I'm still not clear on why the other half of the kyuubi is still sealed inside Minato in the first place. Didn't Orochimaru break that seal like 30 chapters ago? How can all four Hokage's be freed from it but not the kyuubi?
PS: I get that he used a diffe ...
(12 posts, 1873 views) Posted: 1517d 21h, 49m ago by xdude101 in Bleach
Quote from animephreak
So... what form of zangetsu was that? Bankai? Shikai? Or is that how they look normally?
Is one his shinigami/hollow powers, and one his quincy powers? I'm assuming they'll have some other abilities as well? However it looks ...
(20 posts, 2651 views) Posted: 1525d 20h, 37m ago by xdude101 in Bleach
What's strange is that it's not all that hard to believe. I think of this development much like the Fuji Kujaka- Ruri'iru Kujaka thing. It's just that the spirit inside him was suppressing the power without his knowledge.
However, I would like to po ...
(10 posts, 1324 views) Posted: 1537d 20h, 38m ago by xdude101 in Bleach
Here's a question: with the new zanpakutou, are they going to have to redo the bankai training? I thought it took 10 years to achieve it unless you use Urahara's method. ...
(10 posts, 1324 views) Posted: 1539d 11h, 49m ago by xdude101 in Bleach
Quote from Humza
well yes obviously he will know the families secrets and that is his power up. i'm curious and annoyed about what mayuri is pulling out his sleeve, and pissed at the fact that kubo sensei is still introducing irrelevant new characters like that ri ...
(41 posts, 4512 views) Posted: 1540d 11h, 40m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
Quote from atem4yami
actually, he sealed hal of kurama into himself and then he was sealed himselfinto the shinigami.
The shinigami technique IS the seal he used to split and contain the kyuubi. If he sealed the kyuubi inside himself with a different technique, there' ...
(41 posts, 4512 views) Posted: 1545d 20h, 37m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
Okay, I get Minato having the Kyuubi chakra inside his body... that was a side-effect of using the shiki fuujin (They have to fight each other forever inside the death god), except for the fact that Orochimaru broke the seal so that he could summon them. If the Kyuubi ...
(10 posts, 1480 views) Posted: 1546d 20h, 48m ago by xdude101 in Bleach
Quote from Baalzebup
So now he will get his own Asauchi-based Zanpakutou. I guess the old Zangetsu was formed from whatever remnants were left of the original Shinigami whom Aizen used for his little experiment? This would make sense of the context of the ...
(18 posts, 2119 views) Posted: 1552d 19h, 59m ago by xdude101 in Bleach
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I believe it was mention way back in the beginning (even before the SS arc back when he was challenged by Ishida) that Ichigo is terrible with reitsu. It is also mentioned ( by Zaraki) when he fights Kenpachi that like Kenpachi he cannot use kid ...
(18 posts, 2119 views) Posted: 1553d 10h, 41m ago by xdude101 in Bleach
Quote from animephreak
Has ichigo really lost his powers? He's still got the ability to take Shinigami form, and he definitely still has the spiritual power. But without his zanpakutou, he can't shape it or direct it in anyway.
I always wondered why no one eve ...
(11 posts, 1636 views) Posted: 1560d 11h, 48m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
Quote from smarts
Im pretty sure he collapsed do to the awakening of the Mangekyou Sharingan and quite possibly the shock of killing Rin mixed with it.
It could be the awakening, or it could be that he over-used Raikiri. His limit when he was teaching Sasuke was 3-a ...
(10 posts, 1318 views) Posted: 1560d 11h, 53m ago by xdude101 in Bleach
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Funny. I was thinking the exact same thing after I read the chapter. I did go "naah" pretty soon afterwards, since it would cause another unnecessary emo-guiltrip that is really not needed as this point of the series, but who knows... ...
(11 posts, 1636 views) Posted: 1560d 19h, 32m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
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I think it dies, don't remember exactly where I read that but if the host dies they die and get reborn somewhere else, but I agree their plan does not make a whole lot of sense and is just outright silly and quite possibly hard to do, they wo ...
(11 posts, 1772 views) Posted: 1561d 7h, 22m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
Yes, but if using Kamui is degrading Kakashi's eye (which he basically implied to Itachi when he fought the clone like 300 chapters ago (...when Chiyo was with him)), why wouldn't Tobi using Kamui constantly make him blind? Plus, his mask used to only ...
(11 posts, 1772 views) Posted: 1564d 5h, 39m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
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I think there will be a final fight some day between Naruto and Sasuke and maybe THERE we will FINALLY know the purpose of that crow(powers) Itachi put into Naruto! IT'S BEEN SO LONG! WHAT IS IT FOR!!
This was explained long a ...
(17 posts, 2132 views) Posted: 1572d 18h, 50m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
I have a sinking feeling that the villages aren't going to be separated again after the war (because they've learned to cooperate and be friends)... leaving perhaps one kage to rule all five villages or a small council to control them all, or perhaps a com ...
(17 posts, 2132 views) Posted: 1573d 10h, 6m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
By strength and skill standards, Shikimaru is severely lacking. He may be a tactical genius, but that was never the qualifying factor for the position of hokage.
The reason the geneology is the way it has been is because strength breeds strength. The first and secon ...
(17 posts, 2132 views) Posted: 1574d 14h, 59m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
Danzo was a student of the second, as was the third. They were from the two clans that first joined Konoha after the Uchiha and Senju.
Danzo was with an Uchiha and an Akimichi that I have forgotten the names of with the second hokage, while Hiruzen was with th ...
(6 posts, 1226 views) Posted: 1575d 7h, 22m ago by xdude101 in Bleach
So does Masaki die and become a hollow or die and stay a quincy? Either way, where the heck is she?
That Grand Fisher thing is confusing everything about this series. At the beginning of the story, soul + eaten by hollow = 2 hollows. Then Grand Fisher happened ...
(11 posts, 1772 views) Posted: 1575d 7h, 40m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
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A reason why madara sensed it so fast was probably because he has hashirama's cells inside him that reacted or something whereas naruto didn't notice.
I thought of that too, right after I posted. It could also be that Naruto i ...
(11 posts, 1772 views) Posted: 1575d 20h, 26m ago by xdude101 in Naruto
Quote from TheMob
i'm wondering why Kurama didn't notice Hashirama's or for that matter Minato's chakra?
Heck, why didn't Naruto notice Minato's chakra, or Hiruzen's. Heck, or Sasuke's and Orochimaru ...
(7 posts, 988 views) Posted: 1580d 18h, 46m ago by xdude101 in Bleach
But can a human be turned into a hollow?
I would say technically yes, because a human soul that gets eaten by a hollow becomes a hollow. Whether a living human can be changed into a hollow is less clear -- Orihime got bitten by her brother, and even thoug ...