Today, I want to speak about one of my favorite characters in Naruto: Gaara.
When Gaara was first introduced in the anime, I was intrigued by his character’s personality because I wanted to know why he was so… cold. I knew there was something more to him than meets the eye. When Kisimoto reveals Gaara’s past, it was such a contrast to how he was during the Chuunin exams. I cried so hard when I saw his past — it was just heart-breaking and, even though both Gaara and Naruto were Jinchuuriki, I believe Gaara went through more pain since he actually had family members, but, besides Yasahmaru, they left him alone and his father even tried to assassinate him many times. When seeing Gaara as a child, I just felt like I wanted to be his friend and be nice to him, unlike the villagers. Continue reading Gaara