Sakura and Sasuke’s relationship was one of the plots of Naruto. Sakura had been in love with Sasuke for most of her life. Sasuke’s feelings for Sakura were a bit more cautious. Sakura was willing to do anything for Sasuke, even giving her life to protect him.
Sasuke cared for Sakura as his partner and teammate, even if he wasn’t ready for a romantic relationship yet. There were several times that he was willing to give his life to protect her. Both Sasuke and Sakura were willing to selflessly protect themselves from danger. Their mutual compassion was one of the pillars of their relationship.
10 Sakura prevented Sasuke from falling to his death
In a flashback episode of Naruto shippudenTeam 7 is shown escorting Idate to the Land of Tea. When the group is attacked, Sasuke tries to use his Chidori against the enemy. The enemy easily catches Sasuke and throws him into the air.
Sakura runs to his side. When Sasuke’s bridge begins to crumble, Sakura tries to get him to safety. They both end up falling off a cliff. Sakura uses her chakra to try to stop her fall. He manages to land safely on a ledge, several feet above the water.
9 Sasuke rescued Sakura after she was kidnapped
As she remembers, Sakura remembers an old mission from when she was younger. The Genin of Team 7 are sent to retrieve a stolen golden statue. The thieves kidnapped Sakura. Naruto and Sasuke end up with their dominant hands together.
Sasuke originally wanted to continue the mission, abandoning Sakura. Naruto reminded him that they were a team. Naruto and Sasuke are forced to work together as they try to rescue Sakura from her kidnappers. The two boys manage to rescue their teammate.
8 Sakura saved him without realizing it
In Boruto, an adult Sasuke is transported to the past. Whereas in the past, he has several brief encounters with Sakura, much younger. At one point, he drops a note given to him by his daughter, Sarada.
Sakura picked up the ruined note but could barely read it. He saw Sasuke’s name on the note. Instantly she was ready to question the stranger on what he knew about his missing friend. When she discovers the wounded man, she uses her medical skills to heal him. As a result, he faints.
7 Sasuke saved his former teammates from The Infinite Tsukuyomi
When Sasuke shows up to help fight Kaguya, Sakura can’t help but notice his disregard for her safety. There was a time when Sasuke intervenes and saves his former companions from Infinite Tsukuyomi.
Sakura is discouraged when she hears Sasuke saying that he had no intention of saving her or Kakashi. He was only interested in saving Naruto, and the other two were standing close to him. Naruto calls Sasuke, saying that Sasuke must have instinctively saved them.
6 Sakura saved Sasuke from death
At Boruto manga, Sasuke and Naruto followed Boruto after he was transported to another dimension. Sasuke and Naruto began to fight Isshiki Otsutsuki. The two are no match for their opponent, and both are greatly weakened by the fight.
Sasuke is forced to teleport, leaving Naruto behind. Naruto is sealed by Isshiki as Sasuke lands near Sakura. Sakura is surprised to discover her husband unconscious and seriously injured. Sakura takes Sasuke to the hospital and begins to heal him.
5 Sasuke prevented Sakura from falling
When Gaara’s village decides to attack Leaf Village, they manage to put most of the shinobi in Konoha to sleep. Sakura uses her affinity for genjutsu to dispel the attack while Sasuke pursues Gaara. Sakura wakes Naruto up and they start following Sasuke.
Sakura tries to help Sasuke, but Gaara knocks her unconscious and stops her. Sasuke tries everything to stop Gaara but fails. Naruto manages to defeat the other ninja. Sakura is finally released. Sasuke catches her in midair. He goes to great lengths to catch the unconscious Sakura and prevents her from falling from a great height.
4 Sakura saved him from doing something he would regret
While Team 7 was participating in the Chunin exams, they faced many imminent threats. Naruto and Sasuke were unconscious, leaving Sakura to protect them. He had to try his best when an enemy came to attack.
He cut his hair to protect them. When Sasuke saw her, he instantly got angry. He fought off Sakura’s attackers, not bothering to hold back. Sakura appealed to him and managed to stop him. Sasuke was visibly shocked by what he had done. Sakura stopped him from doing something that Sasuke had regretted.
3 Sasuke was willing to sacrifice himself to save her
During one of Team 7’s first missions, the team had to escort a bridge builder to the Land of Waves. The bridge builder, Tazuna, was the target of a series of assassination attempts. When an enemy started heading towards Tazuna, Sakura stands between them.
Sasuke reacts quickly. Take a step in front of Sakura. He doesn’t have time to counter the oncoming attack, but he’s ready to take the damage. He was willing to give his life if necessary.
two Sakura helped Sasuke rejoin the fight
During the fight with Kaguya, Sasuke finds himself trapped in another dimension. He wanders the sand dunes, seemingly cut off from the fight forever. Obito and Sakura combine their skills to search for Sasuke.
They search in different dimensions, searching for their lost ally. Sakura’s chakra is failing her. The two seem to have failed when Sakura collapses. Sasuke catches her. Sakura had managed to rescue Sasuke so that he could rejoin the fight against Kaguya. She saves him from being trapped in another dimension.
1 Sasuke protected his wife from the Uchiha clones
Sakura finds herself captured by a group of clones made from Uchiha genes. Under the direction of the clones, she is forced to operate with the oldest clone. Sakura is disgusted by the opinions expressed by her patient and decides to attack.
Sakura displays impressive skill as she battles the older Shin Uchiha. She doesn’t stop as she reveals exactly how amazing a ninja can be. Despite Sakura’s abilities, Shin is able to take the lead. Sasuke arrives just in time to help her.
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