- Ensemble Dark Horse: Hinata's characterization has netted her a number of fans.
- Growing the Beard: The writing is noted to have gotten better from chapter 7 onward.
- Periphery Demographic: The series was originally tagged under Naruto/Sasuke, before the Naruko tag was created. As a result, it attracted many fans of yaoi.
- Strangled by the Red String: Some feel the romance between Naruto and Sasuke is forced and somewhat shoved into the reader's face.
YMMV / Konoha No Senkou Arashi