Hiraishin Minato > Raiton Armor Raikage! Normal Minato > normal Raikage. Thats what actually beeing faster means until stated by Masashi Kishimoto, and him alone.
This: normal Minato > normal Raikage is an assumption, Raikage didn't say that.
Last edited by En Yang Ji; July 22, 2011 at 10:26 AM.
Fastest means fastest in every aspect of fast. Hence with jutsu fastest and fastest without jutsu (of course compared to normal speed of other ninja, Armor Raikage is faster of course).
Yet, Minatos reflexes are as fast as Raiton Armor Raikage, that is stated in the manga.
Let's assume your right, what barring does it have on this fight?
Actually if you read the translations of this chapter and/or the raw chapter itself you'll see that on the top left panel Minato is thinking "My chakra's almost drained" and in the panel beneath that Kushina is saying "I can still help, Minato". Mangastream cleaned the thinking lines of Minato but didn't put the translation in the correct place. I'm not trying to butt in on your conversation, just pointing out an inaccuracy.
Anyway, we saw Nagato (using Deva Path) react in a single second to not just avoid the FRS coming at him but also stab the two clones feet from him without looking all within a single second. So Nagato has already showed that he has pretty fast reflexes and thus won't be completely blitzed by based Minato.
Nagato was able to control 6 bodies and possibly summons in six diferent directions against countless shinobi at the same time.
That's an unreasonable amount of reflexes, which IMO, puts him at the level of Minato and Ee in that category: Imagine playing 6 fps' at once without dying all the time.
No one is faster than Minato. You need to perform seals to cast Hiraishin. Proof? Here it is. If Minato has to use seals to cast Hiraishin, he performed those seals with A literally molecules away from blasting his face into next week. So the fact that people claim he can't close the gap in Shinra Tensei because Nagato is super fast at seals and can summon animals to block Minato... yeah, good luck with that! That's how fast Minato is. Once again, no one is faster than Minato.
Oh, also, if this is true, then Minato, much like Haku, can perform seals with just one hand, being as he used Hiraishin against Madara when he still had the Rasengan active in his other hand. Oh, and you're welcome for remind you all of the epicness of the subsequent page. Bam!
Last edited by DementedKirby; July 22, 2011 at 12:50 PM.
Minato's reflexes seem much faster than A's. When A tried to take Minato by surprise, Minato split using his reflexes and then attacked A. Instead of using his reflexes to defend himself or dodge, like Minato just had less than a second prior, A relied on a lifeboat from Bee.
I don't think the databook stated that Hirashin required seals: only summoning tatoos: Jdw?
Nvm the databook never states seals required anyways.
Last edited by hakuthehedgehog; July 22, 2011 at 01:14 PM.
Minato takes the W convincingly, by more than 2 to 1. Thanks Gaiz!