Masashi Kishimoto’s work has managed to position itself over the years as a classic of the shonen anime series. Naruto which was published, for the first time, in 1999 by the renowned manga magazine Shonen Jump. After the good reviews and success that was in sales, he led the Pierrot animation house to produce an animated version that was trained in 2002.
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Throughout the 21 seasons that the series has and more than seventy volumes of the manga, we have met characters who have made us empathize with the story, get excited about their triumphs and even cry for their death. That is why we have put together a list of the five saddest deaths in the entire series.
1. Hiruzen Sarutobi
The third Hokage of the Village Hidden in the Leaves was in charge of taking care of Naruto after the death of his parents. Furthermore, he assumed his new position as Hokage when the village needed him most. Unfortunately, he died at the hands of Orochimaru, after the attack he carried out with the Sand Village on Konoha.
Sarutobi’s death at the hands of Orochimaru.
2. Minato and Kushina
One of the most remembered chapters of the series is the death of Naruto’s parents. After Obito’s appearance in Konoha and summoning the nine-tailed fox, Minato appears as The Fourth Hokage and manages to contain the beast. However, this causes him and Kushina, the mother of our protagonist, to die when they are pierced by Kurama, the fox with the nine tails.
Minato and Kushina being pierced by Kurama’s claws.
3. Zabuza y Haku
They appeared in the first arcs of the Naruto series, Zabuza who had belonged to a former elite assassin squad from the Mist Village adopted a small Haku, since then the two had lived together. This is one of the deaths that is most remembered, due to the history of both characters.
4. Assume Sarotobi
Although various characters within the series were unaware, Asuma was the son of the Third Hokage. His death is one of the saddest, as he could never meet his daughter. He faced Hidan, a member of Akatsuki, but was unable to do anything against him. His students, Shikamaru, Ino and Choji, upon finding him cry inconsolably.
The death of Asuma Sarutobi.
Perhaps one of the best characters in the series, Jiraiya was part of the legendary Three Sanin and a master of the Fourth Hokage and Naruto. He died at the hands of the Pain, after infiltrating the village hidden from the rain. The chapters that make up the death of this character kept all the followers in suspense. His death is one of the saddest and most remembered of the entire series.
Where can I watch the series?
The Naruto series can be seen through the Crunchyroll anime platform. The 21 seasons that make it up are there with Spanish subtitles. On the other hand, you can also find the series on Netflix, although only until season five of Naruto Shippuden.