Did anyone read the latest chapter of Naruto? *Oh snap huge spoilers*
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Posted 12/18/12
Neji, one of the konoha 12 just died. What the heck? I thought they were protected by plot shield. Needless to say I was surprised and saddened since I liked his character

For a second I thought Hinata was a goner but man was I relieved. Seems like Kishi will be protecting her after all (for Naruhina I hope or just not to be killed by all the angry Naruhina fans that would go crazy if something happened to her). But seriously, the Hyuuga need to be stronger than this. They say they are the strongest in Konoha yet they can only use a handful of sucky techniques. All the focus seems to go to the Uchiha in developing their doujutsu every few chapters and Naruto, who has become beyond OP now firing off what seems like infinite rasenshurikens (when there was like a 3 limit before).

Anyway, RIP Neji. You will be missed. Or maybe he'll just get healed or brought back at the end of the war. I don't know. What do you guys think?
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Posted 12/18/12
I thought it was a well done scene and they hardly looked like sissies. Three Hyuga's basically stopped a series of attacks that would have killed dozens of people otherwise, that seems tough enough to me. I sort of expected Hinata to bite it too, for a moment I was like "Oh SNAP he is gonna do it!!??!" then Neji jumped in and bit it.

I actually sort of liked Neji too, he was one of my favorite characters. I seriously doubt he will be getting brought back, no one else who has died in the series has been outside of an Edo Tensei.
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Posted 12/18/12
The Hyuga were portrayed in a very positive light this chapter, showing that they might not have as many offensive moves as the Uchiha, but they have plenty of moves to protect themselves and others, and a strong iron will. They are often associated for their formalities, but when a war's on, they know what's at stake.

Neji died just like his father did, by choice and to protect those he cared about. Neji clearly wasn't protected by plot shield like how he was in Part I when he almost died. Nope, his character development was done and saw no further progression, so Kishi killed him off. To bring him back later on isn't just bullshit, it's disrespectful to his sacrifice.

Seriously? A few sucky techniques? These are normally lethal, and effective against enemies, and to protect friends, but this story tends to show increasingly powerful enemies that barely anyone can take out.
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Posted 12/24/12
I agree with Slasch on this, not to mention being able to pull off what they did when they are mainly Taijutsu users is a feat in it self
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Posted 12/30/12

Hope there will be some way to bring Neji back...it will never be the same :tears:
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I personal like him. Sadly that Kishi rush his manga into the war. Where Neji would have more shine along with Rock lee, TenTen on few side missions against other enemies or tailed beast host.

I personal hope we learn more bout the Hyuuga. They must know a secret bout the Sage.
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Posted 1/21/13
I personally was hoping Hinata would die. Oh well haha.
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Please continue here in the naruto manga discussion:

http://www.crunchyroll.com/forumtopic-319839/manga-discussion
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