There have been a lot of villains that have appeared throughout the history of the Naruto franchise. From the snake like dark ninja of Orochimaru to the seemingly all powerful Madara Uchiha, perhaps none are as tragic as Obito. One of Kakashi's fellow teammates when the two were genin of Konoha, Obito was seemingly killed in a mission early on in their ninja careers. Managing to stay alive after giving Kakashi his Sharingan, Obito decided to attempt to change the world by forming the rogue ninja group of the Akatsuki, donning the identity of "Tobi" and pretending to be Madara Uchiha in disguise. Now, one cosplayer has given us one of the best interpretations to date by bringing the tragic ninja to life.
Instagram User and Cosplayer Stylouz_Cosplay shares this amazing cosplay that brings the former friend to Kakashi back to life, with the one time genin of Konoha becoming arguably the biggest villain that Naruto and his friends had ever faced:
View this post on Instagram
Obito Uchiha - Naruto new picture friends ! 😈💥🤘🏼 I want to warmly thanks @valentinpictures for his kindness, trust and amazing work, thanks buddy !!! 🔥🙏🏻🖤 This is a cosplay « test » first version of my unmasked Obito, the final one will be ready soon with the weapon & helmet 🔥 —> Kakashi & Rin cosplayer needed ! 🖤 Thanks again to all of you for your support, help, lovely words, it’s amazing to having you there friends !!If you wanna support me, just share this picture with your friends, thank you family ! 🖤🙏🏻🔥 #narutocosplay #obitocosplay #obito #narutocosplays #narutocosplayer #sasukecosplay #obitouchiha #akatsuki
Obito didn't just start the Akatsuki and nearly bring the ninja world to an end through the fourth Ninja World War, but also gave the franchise one of its best fights as he fought against Kakashi in an epic one on one, hand to hand fight that truly defined the word "epic".0comments
What do you think of this Obito cosplay from the Naruto franchise? Feel free to let us know in the comments or hit me up directly on Twitter @EVComedy to talk all things comics, anime, and the Hidden Leaf Village.
Originally created by Masashi Kishimoto for Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999, Naruto follows a young ninja, with a sealed demon within him, that wishes to become the leader of his home village. The series ran for 700 chapters overall, and was adapted into an anime series by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex that ran from 2002 to 2017. The series was popular enough to warrant a sequel, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations which is set several years after the events of the original Naruto story and features the children of many of its key characters such as Naruto and Hinata.
Did you know ComicBook.com has a Pokemon podcast? That's right folks, A Wild Podcast Has Appeared is available every Thursday bringing you the best breakdowns of the week's biggest news from Jim Viscardi, Megan Peters & Christian Hoffer. Catch the newest episode right here or subscribe on iTunes today!
Disclosure: ComicBook is owned by CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS.