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Minato & Kushina
Rarhyx, I'd count both as I'm nominating them too. Minato & Kushina. The best death in my opinion was Jiraiya's, hands down. Itachi's was also spectacular because of the circumstances behind it and the revelations and "this is the last time, Sasuke" scene post-mortem. But Minato and Kushina need nominations too. Their death was just beautiful even though we knew they were dead. Kushina's speech in particular was touching, it was sad to see them be so sad about dying and not being able to raise Naruto. You could really feel a parent's love during her speech.
I think the saddest death was Minato's and Kushina's death....the entire sequence leading up to their deaths, especially when they say farewell to Naruto is very touching
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Jiraiya's death was amazingly done, especially in the end when he realized who the chosen one was and had faith in Naruto. Plus, he finally stopped feeling like a failure. I think Jiraiya kinda summed up what made Naruto one of my favorite characters and manga.
It's more or less a tie between Jiraiya and Minato/Kushina, but I nominate Minato and Kushina, because you knew already what Naruto would have to endure in the future.
Kisame. His self-sacrifice was fitting of a ninja and his reasons for doing so was touching.
Jiraiya, felt so much sorrow for him. But his last few words before he died made up for it.
I nominate Konan. I loved how she raised her hand against her former comrade, aaaaalmost successfully. Well no, but I found it to be a very badass ending. Konan for the winz!
Uchiha Itachi. Such a brutal battle and tragic death. The resulting scenes of Sasuke's memories of him and him crying by the ocean was quite emotional.
I will not vote for Jiraiya cause I believe his death was pointless. thus I vote for Yondaime, his death saved his son which is the "best" death for me.
Please spell Jiraiya properly in the poll please.
I know Jiraiya's going to get a lot of votes here, but I have to go with Deidara...he died as he lived, and he definitely went out with courage, hahaha
Jiraiya. His end was awesome. I wouldn't have cared much about his death if I didn't know about his history. Minato and Kushina went out like pros, and Kakashi went out in a great shinobi way, as did Hiruzen. They all died like true shinobi, sacrificing themselves for others. Out of those people, only Kakashi was revived.