59] They come to Konohagakure to participate in the biannual Chunin exams, and serve as antagonists in the subsequent invasion of Konohagakure. 253], Rock Lee (ロック・リー, Rokku Rī) is a member of Team Guy and the favorite student of team leader Might Guy. Sometime between the war's end and the series epilogue, he becomes the Fifth Raikage (五代目雷影, Godaime Raikage). 91] He also wrote the epic "Tale of the Gutsy Ninja", with Naruto named after its protagonist. 241, 243] Sometime afterward, Rin is captured by the Kirigakure ninja and made into Isobu's Jinchuriki as part of a Trojan horse scheme to destroy Konoha. Kishimoto cites Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball series as one of these influences, noting that Son Goku, the protagonist of Dragon Ball, was a key factor when creating Naruto Uzumaki due to his energetic and mischievous personality. This approach was used to make each team perform best when individual members worked together to overcome their weaknesses. He eventually created Sakura Haruno, emphasizing "her energy and flirtatious spirit" as her primary characteristics. 50] After Orochimaru abandoned his village, Anko blamed herself for what happened and made it her personal goal to redeem him. 247] In battle, Temari wields a giant iron fan that can create powerful gusts of wind capable of leveling the surrounding landscape. 674] Black Zetsu then reveals his role in the conflict between the Senju and Uchiha while helping Kaguya deal with Naruto and Sasuke, eventually ripped away from his creator when Naruto severed Kaguya's arm. Kishimoto wished for each team member to be "extreme", having a high amount of aptitude in one given attribute, yet talentless in another. Mei Terumi (照美 メイ, Terumī Mei) is the Fifth Mizukage (五代目水影, Godaime Mizukage) of the Kirigakure. 458][ch. 203] In the series epilogue, an aged Akamaru fathers a litter of puppies that are among the assortment of animals living with Kiba and Tamaki.  Chocho accompanies her friend Sarada in search of her father, Sasuke, believing the trip to be in search of her "real" father instead. 1] Hiruzen is the Hokage at the beginning of the series, but he dies in battle with his former student, Orochimaru, during an invasion of Konohagakure.[ch. As she is skilled at deducing an opponent's strategies and weaknesses soon after a battle begins, she typically uses her winds to remove parts of the battlefield that might be advantageous to the enemy.[ch. In the English version, Tobirama is voiced by Peter Lurie in Part I, Jamieson Price in Part II, and Steven Blum in some video games, with Benjamin Diskin voicing him as a child. 232] and Iruka, in turn, has immense faith in Naruto's potential to be a great ninja. A very tall mustached man with large poofy hair, curious way of dressing and with no eyebrows, he was laid back and very charismatic leader concerned with the welfare of his village.[ch. z - Only allowing those it sees as worthy to wield it, Samehada can provide the user with the chakra it holds, ensuring him an infinite amount of stamina.