Believe it or not, this is a popular question on the internet, either because it is something they never paid attention to, or because they never saw Naruto but they are curious about all the controversy surrounding these characters.
To get started,Naruto really explicitly falls in love with hinata? The answer is yes, although you may not have heard of this because this revelation and its development is given in the film The Last: Naruto the Movie, made to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the franchise.
The Last It is the first film to be part of the official canon of Naruto coming from the manga, and chronologically it is located between the last two chapters of the manga written by Masashi Kishimoto.
Naruto and Hinata’s romance in The Last
Released in 2014, it narrates the events two years after the Fourth Shinobi World War. The moon, where the body of Kaguya Otsutsukibegins to get too close to the Landwith the danger of becoming a meteor that destroys it.
The villain of the story is Toneri Otsutsuki, who believes that humanity must be destroyed for using chakra as a weapon. To release the power of him, the Tenseigan, Tonery needs the byakugan, so not being able to kidnap hinatacatch a Hanabi.
In this way Naruto, Sakura, Sai, Shikamaru and Hinata embark on a mission to save the world and the youngest of the hyuuga clan.
Prior to the events of the kidnapping of Hanabi, hinata She is determined to confess her love to Narutothrough a red scarf (a clear reference to the Japanese legend of the red thread), which she has spent days weaving.
Supported by sakura, hinata is about to deliver his gift to Narutohowever, he finds that the now hero of Konoha he receives wholesale gifts from his fans, and regrets it.
Naruto falls in love with Hinata.
Subsequently, and throughout the rescue mission to Hanabi, Naruto becomes more aware of the presence of hinataespecially her beauty and how kind she has always been to him.
There is a key moment where the entire team falls into a genjutsu, which makes them see memories that are very precious to them. Naruto remember times you spent with hinataas well as their interactions in the chunin exams, and a particular moment in the Ninja Academy.
Iruka asks her students to write down with whom they would like to spend the last day if the world were to end, to which hinata type ‘Naruto Uzumaki’, Naruto see this in the memories connected with hinata who is also in the genjutsu lake.
In the same way, Naruto remember the fight against Pain and how hinata decides to protect him and confess his love. This is a key point for Naruto to really understand what he meansin the novel adapted for The Last: Naruto the Movie, Naruto has the following dialog:
Loves Me? Love… What did he mean by that? Let’s see, something I love… ramen…
Nope! That’s not what Hinata meant! It means Hinata me… So I… le-le-le…
the days after Naruto he is fully aware of his feelings, although just at the moment he decides to declare himself, hinata ends up accepting the deal with Tonery (to marry him) to save others.
Lots of middle action, and Naruto manages to rescue her.
The film ends with a rather romantic moment that marks the first kiss of hinata Y Narutoand well… the rest is history, they both got married and formed their own family by having Boruto and Himawari Uzumaki.
When does Naruto fall in love with Hinata?
For some fans, Naruto he was always in love with hinata only he was so clueless that he never noticed it, and it’s in the lake of Genjutsu in The Last who is aware for the first time of his feelings.
For others, there are little winks in the story, like the reaction of Naruto when hinata he slaps him to react to the death of Neji and the provocations of Obito. Naruto decides to face whatever comes holding the hand of hinata.
Finally, and we must say that a large part of the community considers that the romance between Naruto Y hinata it feels forced and without sustained development. Popular opinion is that the best time to start this romance was during the Pain arc.Something that did not happen.
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