Kakashi Hatake (はたけカカシ, Hatake Kakashi) is one of the four main protagonists of the anime/manga series Naruto, its sequel Naruto: Shippudenand a minor character in Boruto: Naruto The Next Generations. He is a shinobi of Konohagakure's Hatake clan and a major character in the Naruto series.
Why He Rocksǃ
- He is very well-designed. His apperance gives off the deadly ninja vibe.
- He is one of the most powerful characters in the series.
- His fights are epic and great to watch. Some of his most notable fights include his fight against Obito and his fight against Zabuza.
- He is a great mentor for Naruto, teaching him valuable aspects such as teamwork and loyalty. He also taught Naruto several moves, such as tree climbing.
- His powers are very awesome and iconic. Some of them include the Lightning Blade, the Susanoo, Kamui and Thousand Years of Death.
- He is one of the most powerful and popular characters in the Naruto series
- Despite him not being a Uchiha, he managed to get the Sharingan. We later found out that he got it from Obito as a present before his death.
- He is very friendly and laid-back.
- He is very likable.
- He got Inari to realize that Naruto wasn't a bad person.
- He was one of the few people who found out about Itachi's identity when he visited the Hidden Leaf Village after the Konoha Crush.
- Kakashi was extremely talented at a young age. He managed to get the highest scores in his class. He even earned the top grades in his class when he was a toddler.
- He also became ANBU after both of his friends were killed.
- Due to him being extremely powerful and talented, he later became the 6th Hokage.
- While we don't see him much in Boruto, it is always exciting whenever he does show up.
- Even after losing his Sharingan, he is still very powerful. One of them being Kakashi's Story (excellent book), where he helped rescue everybody trapped on a flying boat.
- His obsession with naughty R-rated books is extremely funny.
- During the Konoha Crush, he helped defend his village from Orochimaru and the Sand and gave Naruto, Sakura, Shikamaru and Shino a mission to pursuit Gaara.
- He managed to deliver the final blow to Kakuzu after Naruto hit him with his Rasen-Shuriken.
- During the 5 Kage Summit, when Tobi attacked Naruto, he alongside Yamato captured him and made him spill his secrets about Itachi.
- During the Kawaki arc, he (spoiler alert) fought Koji.
- He can be unlikable at times, like in the first bell test, where he acted more like a villain. Although that was the point and was necessary enough to see if Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke to be worthy enough to be his students.
- After he joined ANBU, he became darker and emo.
- He was very strict before he met Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura. He failed all of his previous students.
- While not as much as Naruto when he was a kid, Kakashi has become much more childish in Boruto. But he does retain most of his likable charm, and it's actually pretty refreshing to see Kakashi become more open and laid-back, especially because of all the trauma he had to endure throughout his life.
- The name "Kakashi" means "scarecrow" (案山子) and his family name "Hatake" means "farmland/field" (畑), so his name means "scarecrow in the farmland" (畑案山子).
- Kakashi placed in the top three of all the Naruto Character Popularity Polls.
- In the Live Spectacle Naruto, the role of Kakashi was played by Yūki Kimisawa.
- Studio Pierrot's Settei sheets of Kakashi show that he was: 124 cm when joining the Academy, 140 cm in Naruto Shippūden the Movie: The Lost Tower, 148 cm during Kakashi Gaiden, and 168 cm during the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox's Attack.
- According to the databook(s):
- Kakashi's hobby is reading (Icha Icha series).
- Kakashi wishes to fight Minato Namikaze.
- Kakashi's favourite foods are salt-broiled saury and eggplant-mixed miso soup, while his least favourites are anything fried (especially tempura) or sweet.
- Kakashi has completed 1,141 official missions in total: 197 D-rank, 190 C-rank, 414 B-rank, 298 A-rank, 42 S-rank.
- Kakashi's favourite word is "Team-work" (チームワーク, Chīmuwāku).
- Kakashi's nickname "…of the Sharingan" (写輪眼の…, Sharingan no…) is also held by Itachi and Sasuke Uchiha.
- According to Naruto Shippūden the Movie: The Lost Tower, at age 10, Kakashi's stats was shown to be: Ninjutsu: 3, Taijutsu: 3, Genjutsu: 2, Intelligence: 4, Strength: 1.5, Speed: 3.5, Stamina: 2, Hand Seals: 3.5, which is totaled to 22.5. It also showed that he completed 140 missions at that time: 48 D-rank, 21 C-rank, 63 B-rank, 8 A-rank, and 0 S-rank.
- According to Rock Lee's Springtime of Youth Full Power Ninja Chronicles, the reason why Kakashi wears a mask is to hide the blood coming out of his nose whenever he reads his Icha Icha book. This is typically a running gag, where certain perverted characters like Jiraiya (when seeing beautiful women naked or in lingerie) and Sakura (upon seeing naked men) suffer a nosebleed and fall unconscious, reminiscent of an "old wives' tale".
- Kakashi has at least two Extreme: Shinobi Picture Scrolls cards, one of which is limited edition and the other which is also rare.
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