The series threw up some pretty big hints that Naruto would end up with Hinata and that Sakura would end up with Sasuke, yet many people refused to believe them.

The Naruto x Sasuke shippers were probably the most disappointed, especially as those characters had far more romantic chemistry than Sakura x Sasuke.

Kakashi was planned to appear in the second issue as Naruto's new teacher, but Kishimoto's editors suggested to him that he should create a rival character for Naruto as well, which would give him someone to compete against.

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Kishimoto had always planned for Naruto to end up with Hinata.

cast ended up with romantically was hotly debated by the fans until the series finished.

It didn't take long for Naruto to develop a crush on Sakura, which only intensified his rivalry with Sasuke, as it was obvious that she had feelings for him instead. From Sasuke's censored gay scene, to the truth behind who the most capable member of Team 7 is.

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This family would soon grow when he was introduced to the other members of his Genin team; Sakura Haruno and Sasuke Uchiha.

Naruto became a rival to Sasuke, which formed an almost brother-like bond between the two.He was then dumped after the time skip and never had any more relevance to the story.Might Guy had far more influence on the story than Lee did, which proves that he really did have the power of youth on his side.NARUTO: IM SUPPOSE TO MEET INO AT THE OLIVE KUNAI AT ? INO: IM SUPPOSE TO MEET NARUTO AT THE OLIVE KUNAI AT ? NARUTO SITS DOWN AT THE TABLEA ROBOT GIVES BOTH OF THEM QUESTIONSROBOT: ASK THE QUESTIONS AS WELL AS ANSWER THEM... NARUTO: OKAYY, UH *ahem* UH, SO INO IF SASUKE REACHED A HAND UP YOUR SKIRT WHAT WOULD YOU DO? ROBOT: THIS IS ON LIVE TELEVISION AND SASUKE IS IN THE CROWD... Thanks to the incredible amount of filler content in Yoroi actually returned as a villain.