Seeing my precious Uchiha family so happy makes me feel so content and my heart is filled with so, so, soooo much fucking love for them.
Seeing my precious Uchiha Princess’ smile? Good gosh, that did wonders to my shipper heart.
And just knowing and having physical evidence (on panel) those SSS moments? God, that was amazing.
Seeing Sasuke with his family — on panel — him interacting with them in a family setting — him hugging his daughter, poking her on the forehead (in the same way he conveyed his love/ his feelings to his wife before they were even officially together) — and just him being surrounded by those he loves and those who love him back…
Him having a FAMILY again. Seeing THAT on panel.
My heart could burst any moment now.
Seeing all these things happening on panel; drawn by the creator himself.
Good gosh, thank you, Kishimoto.
The journey that Kishimoto took us on (in Naruto Gaiden) was a rocky one, yes. We all felt a myriad of emotions throughout the entire mini-series.
Some people liked it and some didn’t. That’s fine.
I personally loved it. I mean there are still a couple of questions lingering — yes, (hopefully I can ask Kishi these questions when I attend New York Comic Con this October) but honestly? I am so glad that Kishimoto gave us Gaiden. I really am.
Some people may contest and even bash Sasuke’s character/the SSS family in general because of it, but in my opinion, these are the people that turned out to be the ones who never fully/truly understood Sasuke’s character in the first place, nor do these people understand the true dynamics of how the SS relationship actually works.
Overall, again, I am honestly so glad that Kishi gave us Naruto Gaiden.
He gave us something more. Something so precious — he gave our SSS family depth.
He could have just given SS an instant happily ever after without showing us how things came to be. But do I personally want that? Nope, I don’t.
Kishi gave us SS shippers the ride of our lives. We did get our happily-ever-after, yes. And Kishi also gave us another bonus: giving the SSS family a solid foundation; physically SHOWING this to us on panel drawn by his very hands.
And that’s it. That’s all I have to say.