"Naruto Shippuden" has recently aired one of the most epic fights in anime history with its hour-long episode featuring Naruto and Sasuke's final battle. And fans couldn't be any happier as the show went over and beyond their expectations. Take a look back at what transpired in episode 476 and 477 below.
"Naruto Shippuden" Episode 476, 477 Recap: The Final Battle
The hour-long episode of "Naruto Shippuden" starts at the valley, where the show left off last time. The episode wasted no time and head on straight to the epic battle between Naruto and Sasuke.
Sasuke revealed his intentions as a Hokage and aims to be the next villain since the Five Villages have been united. He believes that the villages will be destroyed if he emerges as the enemy. Sasuke also revealed that he will make himself the most hated person in existence and made sure that he can do it alone. And since he has the Sharingan and Rinnegan, it will be easy for him to resurrect and have immortality if the need arises.
"Naruto Shippuden" Episodes 476 and 477 showcased both Sasuke and Naruto's potential during the fight. Sasuke combined all the tailed beasts' chakra to defeat Naruto. This made him more powerful. However, Naruto used his Jutsu which enabled him to survive and weaken Sasuke. The two gave an all out battle, both not showing signs of giving up.
With Sasuke's Rinnegan skills, he was able to absorb Naruto's chakra and became more powerful than before. However, with the help of the tailed beasts and their friends who already passed away, Naruto was able to gather all the strength he needs in his last attempt to stop Sasuke.
The episode ended with a cliffhanger, showing Naruto and Sasuke about to attack each other one last time. It is expected that the conclusion of the fight will be revealed in the next episode.
"Naruto Shippuden" Episode 478 Preview
Prior to the airing of the hour-long special, rumors have been circulating online that it is going to be the last episode for the entire series. However, this was proven wrong when a preview for "Naruto Shippuden" Episode 478 has been teased right after the show. In a previous report of iTech Post, it was said that "Naruto Shippuden" Episode 478 will feature the reconciliation between the two shinobis of the leaf and undo the mistakes of the past.
Meanwhile, episode 479 onwards will focus on the events that transpired after the 4th Great Shinobi War. Fans can expect to see Boruto, Sarad, Mitsuki and the new generations of ninja in the alleged series finale on Oct. 13.