- Are Naruto and Sasuke still best friends?
- Are Naruto and Sasuke really friends?
- Why does Naruto say Sasuke is his best friend?
Lying together, both too injured to move, Naruto explained that even after everything they had put each other through, he still considered Sasuke, his best friend.
By the end of Part 1, they were definitely best friends, who showed dislike and yet admired each other greatly. Their fight at the valley of end was one the best fights in the entire series, especially when Sasuke refuses to kill Naruto.
Naruto wants to be recognized as a worthy ninja, Sasuke wants to avenge his clan. And both boys constrast each other’s personalities.