This match should be an interesting debate. I have no clue who would win right now. From how both characters were portrayed in the manga this fight will be decided in the first minute lol. From Deidara, Madara, Raikage, and Orochimaru's expierences Minato and Itachi waste no time with their opponents. Right now i'm going for mutual strike down ala Muu and 2nd mizukage. It all comes down to whether Itachi can get a Tsukiyomi off on Minato and vise verse if Minato will jus speed blitz itachi the entire fight. Damn this is a tough call.
Then it was that person's bad example
I doubt he'll get that off before Itachi gets off a genjutsu.
Itachi shouldn't have been so handicapped in this tournament. He (even if he was with Madara) took on his entire clan. Was ANBU leader before he was even a teenager. Who knows when he started to get ill? If not for his illness, this battle would be even more legendary.
It's not known how Minato will avoid or counter Itachi's genjutsu. Less than one second to disrupt Tsukoyomi is pretty messed up. Amaterasu is a no brainer. If A evaded Amaterasu, Minato plain ol' laughs at it. Yet, even with all this, Minato's still gotta deal with a ninja of Itachi's caliber.
Do show me where he outclased Raikage in reaction times. And no a instant attack in the blind spot does not counts.
Hiraishin only put him in position, he still had to stab and Raikage failed to even do anything about that.
this is one of the best fight in this tournament, minato is a legend while itachi is one of the top 3 best users of the MS but minato is the one that stopped madara's plan to attacked konoha with the kyuubi.
i have to think about which one will have my vote.
How in the Blue Hell did Itachi beat Madara?
Well, whatever. On topic, I think Minato's ability to press the offensive from the beginning of the fight is being overestimated (shocker!). Itachi doesn't have to enter MS to guarantee his Genjutsu works against Minato, because Minato has displayed no...
Nah. I'm not saying it again. It didn't work for every user of Genjutsu in this manga when they went against a member of the arian trinity, so it won't work now. Congrats on the win Minato.
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