After just watching the new Naruto Shippuden episode (Naruto Shippuden episode 358 here), I was really touched by Itachi and Shisui’s friendship. I was also moved by how emotional and gentle both of them were. I’m sad that they’re gone.. well, I’m not completely sure if Shisui is gone; it just shows him falling in the river in the anime, and it didn’t show if he died in the manga either. Anyway, that’s another story.
So, even though it was a filler in a way, I think it’s very accurate to what Kisimoto has in mind for the whole back story with Itachi, Shisui, Kakashi, and Yamato. It was nice to see how caring both Itachi and Shisui are, and I can’t even imagine what it’d be like if shinobi were real in this world. It just seems so painful, especially for Itachi. My goodness. It was an emotional episode. Itachi and Shisui are good best friends. Continue reading Naruto BFFS #3: Itachi and Shisui