So after delicious homemade lunch of カレーかつ (Curry and Tonkatsu) I’m feeling a bullet point list coming on!!

Here’s some things that are very, very preliminary thoughts in terms my thoughts on Naruto, Kishimoto, and Blackness in the manga and anime. A lot of them center on tropes, which will factor into my analysis of Naruto, especially now that I know there’s an entire village of Black ninja.

(Which makes me really want to read the manga even more y’all!)

Anyways, here’s some of my thoughts.

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