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Manga I like: Naruto, Claymore, One Piece, Soul Eater, Negima!, Highschool of the Dead, Fairy Tail, Groove Adventure Rave, and History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi.
Anime I like: Naruto(both series), Highschool DxD, One Piece, Code Geass, Mobile Suit Gundam(all except for SEED & SEED Destiny), Fairy Tail, Chrome Shelled Regios, Neon Genesis Evangelion(the series plus the Rebuild movies, although I prefer the movies), Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, Kiddy Grade, Sword Art Online, Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse, Rosario Vampire, Soul Eater, Trigun, Ghost in the Shell, Cowboy Bebop, Baccano!, and Dragonball(all series).
Games I like: Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, Xenogears, Parasite Eve series, Final Fantasy series, Tales of series, Star Ocean series, Grand Theft Auto series, Metal Gear series, Call of Duty series, Mass Effect series, God of War series, Devil May Cry series, Fallout series, Prototype, Red Dead Redemption, Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age 2, and Legend of Zelda: LttP & OoT.
With as much of a sports nut as I am, when I found this I couldn't resist:
10 Things In Golf That Sound Dirty
1. Look at the size of his putter.
When you're Minato it means putting them both doggy style, putting seals on their asses and teleport-popping them like a beast.
My thoughts on an Uzumaki bloodline
We have seen many fics out on this site where Naruto gains or was born with a bloodline of sorts, especially in fics regarding the rebuilding of the Uzumaki clan. I will now provide canonical evidence as to my beliefs on a potential Uzumaki clan bloodline. I won't try to change your opinions on the matter either way, but am merely trying to put forth evidence that it is possible that Naruto's healing could in fact be a bloodline despite each individuals thoughts on the matter. As Kishi has neither confirmed nor denied this in one way or the other but has put forth other instances that can imply the case in either way, it is up to the fans to determine one way or another. My listing this is merely a basis one can look at that is non-bias using mainly canon evidence regarding Uzumaki clan abilities for potential stories.
Now I would like to start off with expressing my belief that Naruto's healing is in fact a bloodline ability rather then something brought as a result of Kurama being sealed inside of him, however in canon this is not a bloodline due to the simple fact that the Uzumaki clan has so many varied abilities associated with the 5 known named clan members. I will of course start at the beginning of canon events, as this places the most important reason why Naruto's healing is most often associated with the Kyuubi. By this I mean events during the Wave mission after Naruto's hand healed from his confrontation with the Demon Brothers. Kakashi believed this was due in part to the Kyuubi and as the series had just started, there was no setup that stated Naruto had come from a clan. Completely believable and understandable.
We then move on to the Chunin Exams, after Naruto has already had the Kyuubi sealed away by Orochimaru. The event in particular that I bring to light is when Hinata offered her medicinal cream up to Naruto after his win over Kiba. The cream healed Naruto's wounds almost immediately and Naruto offered Hinata praise. This is not the end, as Kurenai thought on how Hinata's cream does not usually work that fast. Due keep in mind this was after the Kyuubi was sealed and Naruto had no access to his chakra. I imagine one might argue that this is a passive ability as a result of having Kurama sealed away inside of Naruto, however please wait before making this decision as I have more to say.
I will now move on to the battle at the Valley of the End with Sasuke, as this is the next major junction and the first true point at seeing Naruto's healing factor working on a major scale. Naruto was using the Kyuubi's chakra during this battle and at one point he had a Chidori shoved through him. He continued the battle as a result of Kyuubi's chakra healing him on a massive scale. Again this may seem like another point in against my thoughts and considering canon still does not have a reference to an Uzumaki clan at this point, it could be argued as such.
I will now move on to Shippuden, bringing our first Uzumaki clan member outside of Naruto into the stage. Due bear in mind that Kishi is working retroactively to tie up loose ends to fill his plot and thus could be construed as means to an end after playing up certain factors. I will explain as I go on. My subject here is Karin Uzumaki, confirmed member of the Uzumaki clan by Kabuto during the war arc, but first appeared during the Searching for Itachi arc which is where I want to start. Karin herself has shown no real signs of a healing factor in the same sense as Naruto mind you, but all the same does have healing abilities based in her chakra. This is deduced in part by all the bite marks on her body that never heal, but can in fact be explained away due to not having the Kyuubi enhancing her already present healing ability. That said, the idea that she can heal others based on certain usage of her chakra when one bites her implies that she could technically heal herself in a similar way to Naruto, however on a much smaller scale.
My next piece of evidence comes from Kushina Uzumaki, in two distinct forms. One as an actual piece of healing in work or rather outside of it working during the Kyuubi attack and the other is the nickname of Uzushio being the Village of Vitality. When she had the Kyuubi stolen from her body, it was mentioned by Tobi that it was her Uzumaki Vitality that kept her alive. This can be construed in many ways, but here is my take on it. Vitality in essence is life, and one needs to stay healthy to live, yes? So a backwards way at looking at this might be that the Healing factor displayed in Naruto and also in Karin might in fact be the true reason for the Uzumaki clan's vitality.
Farfetched I understand, but there is not much else to consider as a reason. I do however feel the need to mention another fact on this topic though and that is the distant relation of the Senju and Uzumaki clans, as well as the Senju ancestors' gift received from the Sage of Six Paths. This gift was in fact the Gift of the Body and to date in canon, there is no real psychical nor named equivalent to what this truly is outside of some mention on Willpower which really explains little. It should be noted though that Hashirama Senju was able to heal himself without the need of Handseals, much like any Uzumaki I have mentioned should be able to do.
Now my last piece of evidence regarding the Healing factor and probably the most farfetched of them all is in regards to Nagato Uzumaki. Nagato as everyone no doubt knows was confirmed as a member of the clan by Tobi as he came to steal the Rinnegan eyes. Where my evidence in regards to him comes from though is much later in the story though, as it happens during the time when he was revived via Edo Tensei. I will explain myself in this though. As you are all well aware, Nagato was revived without the use of his legs and still had his gray hair much like he did at his death. A point that should be noted though is how nearly every zombie outside of Madara has been revived to look and act much they did at their time of death. I mention this because it is key in my argument. Nagato when fighting Naruto and Bee was able to use his Preta Path ability to suck massive amounts of chakra from Naruto Kyuubi Chakra Mode cloak and then as a result of this regain not only the full use of his legs, but also his physical appearance to that of when he was in his prime. This is something not done by anyone else as a zombie, as even Madara was shown to already look at his prime when he was shown in the war for the first time. I know one could argue that the Lifegiving Chakra provided by the Kyuubi Chakra Mode can be the reason for such a drastic change, but in regards to this it has not been shown to work in such a manner. My reason for stating this is because it primarily has been shown to work on the Mokuton cells that the White Zetsu are made with and they tend to grow into fully grown trees, not revert in age to a younger state as shown by Nagato.
Now I do understand why many others may believe that Naruto's healing is not a bloodline, as there has never been an outright statement that the Uzumaki clan had a bloodline to begin with. However important points such as only an Uzumaki can handle the Kyuubi's chakra in its' natural state are difficult to ignore, but I do concede how Bee in his Jinchuuriki forms outside of Full Hachibi look the same as Naruto and other jinchuuriki aside from Gaara. I must also point another key factor in regards to this however and that is the Empathic abilities that 3 Uzumaki have shown to some degree, those being Naruto, Mito, and Karin. Naruto and Mito have flat out been stated to have Negative Emotion Sensing provided by the Kyuubi. I do need to point out though that Mito Uzumaki was never a jinchuuriki with full control over the Kyuubi, otherwise this would have been mentioned during the Kage Summit arc when it was stated about Madara, Hashirama, Bee, and Yagura. Karin on the other hand has shown slight Empathic ability during the Kage Summit as well. This is in regards to Karin sensing how Sasuke chakra has become cold and dark. Granted this doesn't prove much, but it does border on the idea that the Uzumaki clan are sensitive to emotions.
This does drag away from my focus on the healing factor, but I bring this up with good reason. I personally believe that any potential Uzumaki bloodline is not in fact just limited to healing, but a wide assortment of Body related abilities related to the Chakra of the clan rather then a single specific ability whether passive or active expect there is no defining show of this potential bloodline like the Sharingan eyes. By this we can define Kushina's Chakra Chains as an active portion and Healing or Empathic abilities as a passive portion. Given that Kushina's Chakra Chains are unique even among the Uzumaki, it can be thought that such abilities don't show often. I understand that Tobi has shown the ability to use Chakra Chains, however there is a distinct difference in his use and Kushina's, namely Tobi requires the Rinnegan to use these Chakra Chains where as Kushina does not.
Another thing I feel worth mentioning is Karin's chakra control and chakra sensing. Karin has shown exceptional chakra control during the Kage summit in her ability to completely hide her from C while he was trying to sense her location. I bring this up because it relates more to the Senju side of things. Tsunade herself has perfect chakra control and also Tobirama has shown rather interesting use of chakra in how he is able to sense people during Danzou's flashback. I must mention however that Minato showed the very same chakra sensing ability during the Kakashi Gaiden and Sakura is flat out stated as equal to Tsunade in chakra control, but I will leave that for now due to canon inconsistencies. Anyway, given my prior mention of the Sage of Six Path's gift, the Gift of the Body, Chakra related abilities such as highly tuned chakra sensing along the lines of Karin or impressive use of jutsu as shown by Tobirama using Water style could in fact be more examples of this potential unnamed bloodline in action. Another potential thought is Hashirama being the only true wielder of Mokuton ninjutsu despite Yamato having Hashirama's cells implanted in him, Tobi with his half Zetsu body, and the many Zetsu made straight from Hashirama's cells. All these latter people and clones are making use of the original's cells and Mokuton can be considered instinctual/Active because of this, but then why would only one man in hundreds of years of stated warring between 2 clans have this ability? Such a thing makes little sense and frankly should be deemed a plothole in essence, but is not due to reasons like Mutation. Wouldn't a bloodline in general be deemed a mutation? Kushina's Chakra Chains are one of a kind as far as we know from canon(though filler has shown us otherwise), so couldn't they be deemed a mutation of the potential basic Uzumaki/Senju bloodline provided from the Sage of Six Paths?
The Sharingan shall be my next piece of my argument. As you all know, the Sharingan evoles into the Mangekyou and then somehow with the fusion of Senju DNA evoles into the Rinnegan. Canon fact. This is not where I want to go, but it does have a small bearing on my argument due to the fact that a bloodline can have multiple forms. What I want to touch on is how the Sharingan evolved form(the Mangekyou in particular) seems to have personalized abilities that relate depending on the user. This does not mean Amaterasu as has been shown to be used by every Mangekyou holder outside of Obito and Shisui Uchiha's Mangekyou Sharingans though. I am referring to how Sasuke has Blaze Release(the manipulation of Amaterasu flames), Itachi had Tsukiyomi, Shisui had Koto Amatsukami, and Obito has Kamui. Madara is an unknown in this respect, but given how he had the Rinnegan that Nagato bore, and has relied mainly on Rinnegan jutsu and Susanoo in addition to Mokuton that was gained after his revival, it is hard to tell when one has so many different varieties with which to attack. This however brings me to my point, which is as the other clan that received a gift from the Sage of Six Paths having so many widely different uses out of their gift, does this imply that the Senju clans' gift is also as versatile in its use?
The main label of the Senju's gift was 'Body' when compared to the Uchiha clan receiving the 'Eyes' and body can be much more versatile in definition then eyes can be, as there is more room for growth or change/mutation. Given this, it is hard to deny that something such as Naruto's healing can be solely attributed to the Kyuubi, but rather enhanced by the Kyuubi due to the sheer amount of chakra Naruto has in his system. Yes I will agree that the majority of Naruto healing does take place due to Kurama's presence in his body as well as when he is actively calling upon it and with the Uzumaki clan being so late in appearance in canon as well as the wide amount of differences in the 5 known canon Uzumaki clan members(not counting the filler character Honoka Uzumaki who has shown Chakra Chains that are exactly like what Kushina had), there is room to argue that Naruto's healing is a result of Kurama. However as I put forth my argument, it is also possibly believable that canon can be retroactively giving Naruto a bloodline due to the direction the plot is taking the story and as such the name of this potential bloodline has been lost to time.
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