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Minato Namikaze (波風ミナト)Minato Namikaze was the Yondaime Hokage of Konohagakure and the man responsible for sealing the nine-tailed demon fox inside Naruto Uzumaki when he was born. Doing so cost him his life, and before dying he asked that the villagers not see Naruto as the monster within him, instead wanting him to be viewed as a hero, a request ignored by the villagers. "Namikaze" translates literally as "Wave wind." "Minato" translates as "Harbor" or "Port."
Minato is said to be one of the greatest ninja Konoha has ever produced, with natural talent that had not been seen in many years. He specializes in using the Hiraishin no Jutsu, a technique the Second Hokage, Tobirama created, which essentially allowed him to teleport to any location with the use of a special seal. By attaching the seal to a kunai or an enemy, Minato could teleport to the location of the seal unnoticed, allowing him to wipe out nearby opponents almost instantly. This ability led to his title as "Konoha's Yellow Flash," and it caused him to be seen as so dangerous that a flee-on-sight order was given in regards to him during the Third Ninja War. He also created the Rasengan, a technique that does not rely on hand seals but instead uses a concentration of spinning chakra in one's palm that causes immense damage to its victim on contact. Later in the series it is revealed that technique is actually incomplete. Minato had planned to add his own nature manipulation training to the Rasengan, making it even more powerful, but could not manage to prior to his death.
Tailed beasts are some of the most powerful creatures in the Naruto universe. Most fans of this titular series are probably familiar with Nine-Tails, but what about the rest of the bijuu? This comprehensive guide will provide you with information about all of the different tailed beasts of Naruto.
The Naruto saga may have come to an end, but its legacy lives on in the hearts of Naruto fans worldwide. Naruto, Sasuke, Kakashi and other iconic characters come to life in this collection of beautiful Naruto cosplay photos - created by fans, for fans! Enjoy this epic revival of our beloved shinobi!