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Goodbye to “Kurama”, an endearing character from “Naruto”

MEXICO CITY, October 7 (EL UNIVERSAL) .- Anime lovers mourn and mourn the death of “Kurama” one of the main characters of “Naruto”, who grew up alongside an entire generation for 22 years and that accompanied them in various moments of their life.

In the most recent chapter of “Boruto: Naruto Next Generations”, considered by many as the third season of “Naruto”, where the story of his son is now being told, something happened that shocked thousands of followers, death of “Kurama”.

It was during episode 218 inside the “Kawaki Arch”, where Naruto and his best friend decide to resort to the Baryon mode, a very dangerous technique that could cause the death of both, but despite everything they perform it to get ahead in their fight “Isshiki Otsutsuki”.

The death of “Kyubi” or the “Nine-Tailed Fox”, as it was also known, marked the end of more than two decades of a manga that was created by Masashi Kishimoto in 1999 and has sold more than 225 million copies. all over the world.

But the decision to kill one of the main characters has not been accepted by the fandom who claim that the writer tries to destroy his own work. It has been a death that since it was revealed in the manga in early 2021 caused a stir and destroyed many when seeing death in the anime a few days ago.

Who is Kurama?

“Kurama” was a nine-tailed fox that was sealed inside the main character “Naruto Uzumaki”.

The famous orange fox was created by Sage of the Six Paths, who also made eight other “Bijus” (beasts) that had different numbers of tails, ranging from one to nine. “Kurama” having nine o’clock was considered the most powerful.

— Why shouldn’t Kurama have died?

It gave the origin to the Universe of “Naruto”.

The existence of “Kurama”, gave the reason for being to “Naruto Uzumaki”, who, being sealed in his body since he was a baby, lived a childhood full of discrimination and loneliness by all the people of the village of “Konoha” .

Having a fox that scared everyone in his body gave him the strength to get ahead.

— Accompanied the childhood of many

Being such a long-lived manga and anime due to the fact that the first season called “Naruto” had 220 episodes and the second called “Naruto: Shippuden” with 500 episodes, I accompanied many from their childhood, to their adulthood and together with “Naruto” who also grew up at that time, lived a life story.

Although in the beginning “Kurama” was the villain of the story, through time and the experiences of “Naruto”, the character also evolved and won the hearts of all anime followers.

— A story that has lost its meaning

Although “Naruto” has been characterized by the evolution and growth of the characters, as well as any person in real life who is born, grows, ages and dies, makes that empathy for the characters who die affected them much more the followers, who have grown up with them and as well as any loved one do not want them to die.

That is why many fans have commented on social networks that after the death of “Kurama”, the story no longer makes sense, they have even stopped watching “Boruto” and prefer to stay until the second season and omit the existence of its continuation.

— The networks explode

After the fateful episode that made those who saw it cry, social networks were flooded with memes and opinions about the writer’s decision, which made them laugh and at the same time find comfort with many who were going through the same pain.