Here's my crazy idea: Zetsu IS Obito. I don't know why, don't know how, but black Zetsu, White Zetsu and Obito are the same.
They look alike:
Obito is compatible with white zetsu cells (to the extent of replacing limbs), linked to zetsu's tree scouting ability, easily finding Sasuke when he went to attack Konoha etc.
How does it sound?
I think black zetsu is a key factor in linking Madara, Obito, and Nagato into each others storylines
There's some connection for sure, but what is it exactly? We know (right?) that White Zetsu is grown from that Hashirama-tree thing that Yamato is stuck in. We know Black Zetsu has a different mind and voice than White Zetsu and also knows a lot about the Sharingan, while White Zetsu doesn't (from Itachi vs. Sasuke).
So it seems like:
White Zetsu: grown from Hashirama's chakra/cells
Black Zetsu: grown from Madara's chakra/cells
Now, remember when Bee carved Sasuke up like a turkey dinner? Juugo repaired Sasuke with his own flesh (gross). Zetsu probably did the same for Obito. Maybe because of that, Obito got Madara-ified?
but maybe if black Zetsu is really grown from madaras cells(how would he go about doing that?) then maybe he is comparable with any Uchiha.
I got a feeling that Zetsu(black zetsu) is whats going to connect Obito to Madara....but i also think that Orochimaru has something to do with them aswell ... maybe Orochimaru worked with Madara ?
I think we will be switching to Oro and Sasuke next week
Good observation, MotherRussia. I actually thought of this last week too. Other than the bigger pupils of White Zetsu and his skin- and hair-colour, he looks damn similar to Tobi. You might say "oh many Naruto chars look like that", but fact is, Tobi and White Zetsu are very close allies that know how to play with Senju DNA. So it's not that incredibly farfetched to say that they are similar.
And of course, where Tobi's scars are, is where White Zetsu's half face is missing. Coincidence? You tell me.
Still I see no plot-reason as to why White Zetsu would look like Tobi. If Orochimaru created him then that's different, he would probably base the design on Tobi's face.
If Madara created him with the Rinnegan though, then it would make no sense.
Or, what if it's something more complicated like; Madara created Black Zetsu and Orochimaru/Tobi created White Zetsu.
This would explain how Black Zetsu is so serious and experienced, while White is all playful and doesn't seem to know as much.
Last edited by Notak; September 05, 2012 at 11:50 AM.