Proverbs 18:24 – One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. (NIV)
When it comes to friendship there’s no anime that comes to my mind more than Naruto. This is the story that follows the titular character Naruto Uzumaki. Naruto is a coming age story about a kid who was actually the hero of the village because he alone carries the weight of withholding the Nine-tails Fox Demon, Kurama inside his body. The problem is that since the people of the village remember the destruction that the Nine-tails Fox caused to the village they did not see him as a hero as his father wanted but as a monster. Yet through grit, perseverance, and great attitude he was able to find friends in his team led by his squad leader, Kakashi Hatake. Known as Cell Team 7, his team consisted of Sakura Haruno (his love interest), Sasuke Uchiha (his rival), and himself.
Through trials and tribulations Naruto have found that they are two sides of the same coin. They were both orphans and they both carried a large weight on their shoulders. However how they handled that weight varied and set them on a path that separated them. Sauske, in order to get stronger, left with the enemy Orochimaru. In all of the chaos Naruto made a promise, he will bring him back. Continue reading “I’ll Bring Him Back – Proverbs 18:24”