Capsule Computers argue that without the work of Yoshihiro Togashi (Yu Yu Hakusho and Hunter x Hunter), Bleach and Naruto would never have been made. Follow the link to find out why.
Man, I never thought that Bleach and Yu Yu Hakusho's storyline would actually be that close.
Its funny how similar they are
Naruto is a ninja-y ninja and I think he bleaches his hair.
hahahaha your so very funny -_-
Hmmm... never knew that Naruto and Bleach had their own influences. However, it is no surprise, since most storytelling media have influences from other stories.
These are veryyyy close influences lol
Kishimoto also owes his career to Katsuhiro Otomo as it was a poster of Akira that made him pick up drawing again. He said this in an interview with Shonen Jump if memory serves.
This is pretty funny because I didn't think I would like Yu Yu Hakusho until I actually started watching it, and later on I didn't think I'd like Bleach either until I started watching it.
Though I have not read or watched it, I hear Ashita no Joe was also a very important piece of work in this industry.
I prefer bleach as YuYu is a bit dated.
YYH is dated like DBZ is irrelevant and Akira no longer matters. Bleach has so many issues anymore, I can't bring myself to seep reading it.
I would hope the first part of your statement was sarcasm; I'm all for opinions but that was just a blatantly absurd. I would hate to imagine your thoughts on Samurai X/Ruroni Kenshin, the Gundam franchise and Cowboy Bebop...
Of course it was sarcasm. I love every show I mentioned and I absolutely adore Gundam and Cowboy Bebop!
one piece is still better lol
This article is silly. I agree that they have some interesting similarities, but most of the similarities are just coincidences. I'm pretty sure that Kishimoto and Kubo weren't huge fans of YuYuHakusho that they'd base their work off it. I've never read a journal entry by Kishimito or Kubo that said they loved YuYuHakusho. Kubo was a fashion artist while Kishimoto's biggest influence for his artwork and manga were DragonBall and Akira.
They themselves have stated that they have not taken YuYuHakusho as an influence. How can you say that they are lying about this?
How can you say that they are lying about this? simple the stories are similar!! not saying its true but bleach does follow yuyu a lot. both also follow dbz too. its probably more a shonen thing
Is everyone on this website 14 years old? I'm getting dislikes because of this?
The guys who wrote the article are saying that Naruto and Bleach won't exist without YuYuHakusho. That is not true because the similarities between the shows are just coincidences.
Masashi Kishimoto and Tite Kubo have already said that their work was NOT influenced by YuYuhakusho or HunterXhunter. But the article writer is saying that they are lying....how silly is that?
So, the article is wrong. The truth is that, yes, Naruto and Bleach would exist even without YuYuhakusho. People are really trying to nitpick the similarities. They are just coincidences.
Amen. Even though Bleach is a straight up YYH rip off it still used to be pretty good. Togashi contributed so much to the Shounen genre, it's a damn shame he isn't recognized more for those contributions. Ah well, the youngins will just never understand I suppose.
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