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    Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Original plans where to end Naruto after the Pain Arc. Tsunade would die saving the village with her Mitotic Regeneration. Naruto the new savior of Konoha would then become the youngest Hokage in history, and the village would be rebuild.
    But Shueisha Publishing LTD decided to pick up Naruto Shippuden for at least two more years end extend the publishing contract.
    I think Kishi had plans for a third series at the time, to tie things up in regards to Sasuke/Orochimaru etc. And to continue the tale of Naruto as Hokage. But instead he opted to continue the series as Shippuden, instead of starting a new series.

    Good choice or do you think the series should have ended with the Pain Arc?
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    no.........
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Source?????
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    That would have been better, I think.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    That would have made no sense. So many characters yet to be unveiled. And what was going to happen to Obito and Sasuke?

    That would have been the greatest cliffhanger in manga history, and not to mention we would have never met the other Kages.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    I don't believe you.

    Also, no. I love where the manga went.

    Kabuto getting SM, Naruto's BSM, Sasuke's Susano'o, Madara Uchiha.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    that would stupid the plot just began to thicken
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Link pls. But yeah i thought there was going to be another timeskip after the pain arc. i mean sasuke was in the akatsuki and naruto would've been hokage if tsunade died....
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    I think it's better that shippuden continued, No need for a third series.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Ending on Pain would have been a horrible idea. A timeskip would not have been great either.

    -Sausage just unlocked his MS and is ready to go on a killing spree. (This potentially could have been built up in a timeskip fashion, but Sausage was ready to spring in to action)

    -Tobi (who was already confirmed the man that manipulated Pain) is running around, got to put him down. His plan still wasn't even over yet...he's got to collect his bijuu!

    -Kisame was still hunting down Killer Bee if i'm not mistaken.

    -Zetsu is still running around as Akatsuki's spy, got to put him down.

    -Kabutomaru is still being taken over by Orochimaru's DNA, what would he be doing?

    -Danzo still must be dealt with.

    -Happy ending where everyone is shitting rainbows because Pain revived everyone (at least the war killed off headquarters, and Neji...).

    -We would have never seen 8th gate

    -Never would have seen how ridiculous Hashirama and Madara were

    -Naruto would have never conquered his internal conflict, and befriended the 9 tails, hell even all the different bijuu

    -What the hell would happen to Konan? Kill her off screen and give Tobi Rinnegan?

    -The 5 nations are all still split up and hate each other. The Leaf has only befriended the Sand village.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Blades of Chaos View Post
    That would have made no sense. So many characters yet to be unveiled. And what was going to happen to Obito and Sasuke?

    That would have been the greatest cliffhanger in manga history, and not to mention we would have never met the other Kages.
    Did you even read the entire OT before commenting? The second series was supposed to end as a cliffhanger, so to build hype for the third series. Thats how series/mangas/animes/movies work. So yes it was a calculated plan from Kishi. But The publishing company wanted to continue Shippuden, so Kishi played along.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    I don't think he meant the whole thing. Just shippuden I think and start a third won with all the new stuff. If I understand the OP
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    I agree with OT. I think the naruto franchise could have done good wth a break between series two and three.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Itachi would have been a villian still
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ramen Dragneel View Post
    I don't think he meant the whole thing. Just shippuden I think and start a third won with all the new stuff. If I understand the OP
    Hey, someone who can read on NB You understood perfectly pal!
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Blades of Chaos View Post
    That would have made no sense. So many characters yet to be unveiled. And what was going to happen to Obito and Sasuke?

    That would have been the greatest cliffhanger in manga history, and not to mention we would have never met the other Kages.
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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    I don't believe you. You're probably one of those types of people that say "it would've been better if we never find out who Tobi is, adds more mystery". Lmao
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    In the end whether there was another series or not. The point we are at now would be the same. They would've been two different routes leading to the same destination. All the would've changed is the title and a couple minor details
     
         
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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Ending Naruto in Pain arc is worst cliffhanger if you ask me. I mean there are unfinished business like Sasuke's revenge on Konoha, Obito's Moon Eye plan, Gokage summit, Danzo's death, Return of Madara Uchiha and other. It would be better if it continued in two part series.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Nope. That would mean "Madara" would still be around. It would be fine if it were the end of part 2 if a part 3 followed, but it was by no means a great place to stop.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    I'd rather have that happen and there be a 3rd series. Evil Tobi could still be a character, Sasuke gets the Mangekyō later, Orochimaru and Kabuto resolved in different ways, maybe Danzō stages a coup d'état, etc.
    it would have been better than the current clusterf*ck in my opinion.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    i think after shippuden they should still make another series like akkupuden when you have this much people in love with a series why stop it since so many of us want akkupuden
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    No I don't want to end it all
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    Quote Originally Posted by HiddenSound View Post
    I'd rather have that happen and there be a 3rd series. Evil Tobi could still be a character, Sasuke gets the Mangekyō later, Orochimaru and Kabuto resolved in different ways, maybe Danzō stages a coup d'état, etc.
    it would have been better than the current clusterf*ck in my opinion.
    Btw, thanks for reading the entire thread, unlike most idiots on this forum you actually read threads istead of commenting the title. And i agree, a pause between series two and three would have been good for the manga i think.
     
         

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    Re: Should Naruto have ended after Pain Arc?

    no that would have been stupid a lot of question would have been unanswered
     
         

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