Naruto Shippuuden episode 393
This is what happens when you make a nearly-unbeatable opponent even stronger. You up the drama, sure, but you make things extremely predictable as well. We all know that Naruto won’t die from this. It’ll just have to opposite effect.
Madara really did a number on Naruto. His body was damaged to a point where his life is now in danger. This will undoubtedly result in a lot of drama where everyone will shed tears and do their best to make sure he doesn’t die, after which he will become better and rise stronger than ever. That is how these things always go down.
The high level of predictability has always been a problem, yet Naruto’s popularity continues to grow. People know something’s coming, but they just want to know what it is and how. I am pretty much the same. I needed to know how things would go down even though one could see it coming from a mile away. The only thing I want to know right now is after how many more episodes they plan to end this show.