Itachi is a genius of the Uchiha clan, the older brother of Uchiha Sasuke and one of the most beloved characters in the Naruto series. Itachi has the most confusing and complicated inner being in the series. He killed his entire clan to protect Konoha, protect his younger brother, and turn himself into a wanted S-rank ninja.
Uchiha Itachi could have become a very powerful character in Naruto, but unfortunately he has a serious illness. The disease made Itachi’s fate even more tragic and increased the love in the hearts of fans for this character.
First of all, in the Naruto world, sickness and disease are quite rare, especially among the main characters. Most of the characters either perish in battle or make personal sacrifices. However, Uchiha Itachi suffered an incurable and incurable disease, which made his health increasingly weak.
Until now, Itachi’s illness has always been one of the biggest mysteries of the Naruto series that makes many people curious. It is not clear what disease Itachi has that makes the story of this character’s life even more painful. Perhaps all the stress, anxiety, and repression that Itachi had to endure for so long made his illness worse.
Itachi was have to take on responsibilities and burdens that ordinary people don’t want to face alone. He is both a devoted brother, a central ninja, a trusted spy, but also a traitor and martyr. After all thesedistrict happened, he always put the interests of others above his own.
Itachi tried to save his brother and the entire village on his own, without expecting any recognition or reward. The way Itachi sacrifices himself to protect those he loves makes his story all the more poignant and heartbreaking for Naruto fans.
Taking on so many heavy responsibilities without asking others for help, inevitably led to stress and anxiety building up, eventually affecting Itachi’s health. This could be one of the factors that led to his terminal illness.
Even when Itachi was resurrected during the Fourth Great Ninja War, he warned Naruto of the dangers of trying to do things alone. He advised Naruto not to try to bear it all on his own but to remember his friends, because loneliness can be very harmful. From personal experience, Itachi knows that taking on too much responsibility and lacking emotional support can have dire consequences.
So what is Itachi’s illness?
For most of his short life, Itachi played a double agent who worked as a spy for Konoha, while also working as an undercover spy for the Uchiha clan. Itachi also had to pretend to be a traitor to his homeland when he joined Akatsuki. He plays a ruthless assassin who kills his own family, while he loves them dearly.
The constant need to conceal his true self caused great stress for Itachi. He always had to suppress his emotions, never openly expressing his stress, anxiety and inner turmoil.
The emotional pain of having to kill his family with his own hands, hurt Sasuke, and hide his true self that Itachi could only release, manifesting in the form of a disease, slowly eating away at his body for him. until death. All the emotions that he wanted to express but could not express, turned into a kind of cancer that brought the genius teenager’s life to an end.
During the Fourth Great Ninja War, Itachi revealed that he considered his whole life a failure, admitting that not being honest with Sasuke about the Uchiha clan massacre was a mistake. He believes that if he shared the burdens with others, instead of shouldering them alone, things could have been different.