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Young Neji & Hinata even though their relationship was nothing like this when they were kids. #naruto. First thing that I feel need addressed here is the fact that Neji and Hinata are, genetically speaking, not “just” cousins, but also half siblings. As their fathers were. Though he still came off chic, Neji began to repair his relationship with his cousin Hinata and became a jounin ninja before most of his.
After seeing Hinata get stabbed, Naruto becomes enraged and transforms into the Kyubi, growing six tails and later nine. After being informed of the situation, Naruto sees the area that he destroyed while possessed by the Nine-Tails. A horrified Naruto then remembers Hinata and wonders if he killed her and the villagers. In his worry, Naruto tightly clutches at his chest, but is able to then sense her chakra.
Katsuyu notifies him that no villagers had been harmed and, shedding tears of relief, Naruto repeatedly mutters "Thank God".
Hinata is shown being healed by Sakura, who notes her feelings for Naruto. When Naruto informs the Great Toad Sage of all the times he had let the Kyubi take over his body, he mentions that when he saw Hinata get stabbed by Pain he became so full of rage, he allowed the Nine-Tails to take over his body without thinking.
Fourth Shinobi World War: Hinata is surprised at his appearance, but Naruto only asks if she is alright. The two fight more, with Naruto defeating several more White Zetsus until Neji appears. He shows distrust, showing suspicion to whether Naruto was a Zetsu Clone or the real thing. However, Hinata tells her cousin that she is able to tell it is Naruto by looking into his eyes.7 people kissed naruto before hinata
When Hinata becomes distressed, Naruto, being able to sense her negative feelings, reminds her that she is strong, remembering her bravery when fighting Pain and mentions being able to see everything in her eyes. Naruto thinks of the time he and Sasuke were set to spar with each other in the Academy.
Hinata is shown cheering for Naruto, but her voice is drowned out by the other girls cheering for Sasuke. After being informed by Inoichi from headquarters that Naruto and Killer B were fighting the "masked Madara", Hinata and the rest of the Konoha 11 rushed to his aid. As she ran alongside Neji, she thought of Naruto and asked him to wait for her, and that instead of running after him, she'd be walking with him, hand-in-hand, once the war had ended.
As Naruto shouts to everyone in acknowledgement of their arrival, Kiba smiles and yells to Naruto, saying he shouldn't act tough just because of Hinata's presence. When the Hyuga clan arrives at the battlefield, the entire clan firmly states they will protect Naruto.
When Hinata stands with Neji and declares to Naruto that they will protect him, Naruto shouts her name in surprise. One of these attacks heads towards Naruto and Hinata steps in front of him with the intention of being struck instead, willing to risk and sacrifice her life for his own. However, Neji instead is hit when he throws himself in front of Hinata, causing extreme damage to his body. His life quickly fading, Neji tells Naruto that his life is not his own anymore, but everyone's, as all of the shinobi were willing to sacrifice their lives for his.
After Neji's death, Obito taunts Naruto, mocking his resolve, pointing out how he said he wouldn't let any of his friends die. Obito offers Naruto a hand, persuading him to lose hope, but Naruto is stopped by Hinata, who slaps him across the face, reminding him of Neji's words.
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Hinata reiterates to Naruto their shared nindo of never going back on their word. Despite the view that some fans held of them as competitors though, Sakura was a big Hinata supporter. Instead, she actually encourages Hinata to tell Naruto how she feels.
Hinata finds herself teased about her feelings by her teammates Shino and Kiba during the animated series, but they never actually help her work up the courage to interact with Naruto. Naruto The Movie who tries to get Naruto and Hinata to stop dancing around their feelings for one another. Sakura encourages Hinata to finish and give Naruto a scarf she has been knitting for him. It takes the duo a long time to reach the same emotional point.
Because Naruto has the nine-tail fox bound inside his body, there are times where his power actually comes from the demon that tried to destroy the village when he was a baby. During the fight with Pain though, Naruto allowed the nine-tail fox to take over his body for one very specific reason: When Naruto became pinned during his fight with Pain, Hinata took over for him, trying to protect her friend from the villain even though Naruto told her to run. Pain sent one of his rods through Hinata, leaving her severely injured and unable to keep up the fight.
So angry at seeing Hinata in such bad shape, Naruto embraced his rage and allowed the demon inside him to come out. It led to the demon nearly destroying the entire village in the fight. The devastation he caused left him guilt ridden, though that was short lived as he was more relieved that he was able to save Hinata.
The anime also did their own take on the same arc. He spends much of the first series with a crush on his friend Sakura while Hinata admires him from afar. In Naruto Shippuden, however, he calls her beautiful for the first time. During the anime, Hinata convinces her team to take on a new mission. They aid Naruto in his quest to find a bikochu beetle. The special insect will help track down their missing friend Sasuke. The mission itself is a difficult task for the group. Hinata spends time on her own training in order to be able to master a skill that would save them later.
She chooses to spend her time away from the boys training in a waterfall. He sees her training in a dance-like fashion amongst the water, and he recounts to the team later how beautiful the mysterious girl was. She might smile to herself once in a while, but to openly laugh is rare.
The only one who seems to be able to get a genuine laugh from her is Naruto. A few fillers saw Hinata interacting with Naruto and his friends, giving the audience a surprise laugh.
For example, one scene shared with fans featured Naruto and Hinata enjoying ramen with Sakura and Kiba.
While discussing Kiba and his sunglasses, Naruto and Hinata share a laugh. In the early episodes, she even faints. The first time audiences get to see Hinata openly laugh during an episode is in her wedding arc. Hinata gives a full laugh for the first and only time in the series. One movie decided to explore just what the characters would be like if there were slightly different circumstances surrounding them.
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