The episodes for the sixteenth season of the anime series Naruto: Shippuden are based on Part II for Masashi Kishimoto's manga series. As the shinobi attempt to subdue the beast, it teleports away, much to Kakashi's surprise. Even if you do succeed in getting revenge, the only thing that remains is emptiness.” -Kakashi Hatake. Kakashi watches as the Konoha 11 recapture prisoners escaping during the Armament Alliance's breakout and feels that their generation will someday replace his own. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Main article: Five Kage Summit Kaguya, the origin of chakra, now has access to the chakra supplies of everyone trapped in the Infinite Tsukuyomi. Seeing that Tobi has six reincarnated jinchūriki, Kakashi theorises that they are each possess one of the Six Paths Techniques, just as the Six Paths of Pain did. They were eventually found by Mahiru's teammates, Kakkō and Taiseki, who kidnapped Rin in order to find out what their mission was. Having sensed the same misgivings in Obito that Kakashi did, Minato convinces Kakashi to try yet again to speak with him. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. Seeing his determination, Kakashi conceded to help Boruto in learning to apply nature transformation to his Rasengan, deciding that Wind Release would be best. No longer needing to distract the Eight Man Squad, Tobi disappears; before he goes, Kakashi notices that he has a Sharingan. Naruto launches a first attack before the test officially begins; Kakashi stops him easily, but is nevertheless amused. Sasuke saves Naruto from falling in the lava; Kakashi grabs Sakura, ties himself to an unconscious Obito with a scroll, and pins Obito to a wall in order to do the same. He first steals fragments of Madara's chakra and then instructs Kakashi to send Naruto and Sakura to Kamui's dimension. He unties Sasuke and leaves for his mission, intending for what he said to sink in. Well, This one was a bit unexpected. The whole point of the pairing is either that Las Bollas will fall in love with Kakashi in the end or it will turn out that Kakashi was in love with them all along and was holding on to a love with no hope of requital. Too exhausted to do anything himself, Kakashi stays behind with Sakura while Naruto and Sasuke leave to fight; the Sage of Six Paths uses his last moments to talk with Kakashi, remarking that the centuries of hate may be on the verge of ending due to the love Naruto displays for everyone. Unfortunately 0 signs of that in manga, is there still a possibility of it being true? When they arrive in the country, they discover that the king has been overthrown by Shabadaba. He is therefore glad when they all independently decide to take the exams and wishes them luck. He is known to be an avid fan of the Icha Icha series of novels; he always has one of the books with him and regularly reads it, even while talking to others. Main article: Birth of the Ten-Tails' Jinchūriki. In the anime, many believed he purposely killed Rin to prevent her from leaking information, earning him the nickname "Friend-Killer Kakashi". Kakashi is able to analyse their attack strategy and formulate a response, but other reincarnated members of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist appear on the battlefield before Kakashi has a chance to put his plan into action. Minato therefore tried a different tactic: assigning Kakashi to protect his wife, Kushina Uzumaki, during her pregnancy. Obito decides to put the same faith in Naruto that Kakashi has and, in order to make up for all that he's done, prepares to use the Samsara of Heavenly Life Technique to revive everyone that has died. Sasuke retorts that Kakashi doesn't understand what he's going through and offers to kill the people most precious to Kakashi, only for Kakashi to reply that those very people are already dead. He plans to go, but worries that Naruto and Hinata's friends may not be able to attend due to their mission assignments. [15][4] Ultimately, he became very popular amongst his peers. That fact alone convinces Obito that the world as it is isn't worth protecting. On the day of the Kage Summit in Konoha, Kakashi leaves for the Land of Hot Water with Guy and Mirai Sarutobi. Since early childhood and near-constantly, he wears a mask that prevents most of his face from being visible. In order to give Sasuke an alternative to the cursed seal's power, Kakashi spends a month teaching him the Chidori. Before he falls from the ship, Kakashi notices Kahyō's mask has come off, who he recognises as the woman he helped before. Kakashi complies and, after he passes, buries them both. Main article: Kazekage Rescue Mission With Kakashi's instructions and the training grounds created by Yamato, Naruto quickly masters how to use the wind nature. Kakashi did not mean to kiss Hanare, and the scene wasn't really romantic at all. Kakashi has repeatedly been reported as one of the most popular characters in the Naruto franchise. His time in the Anbu enables him to suddenly approach enemies from behind, unnoticed by even other Anbu. Guy took this as a challenge and began striving to earn Kakashi's approval so as to show that his perseverance could be just as good as Kakashi's natural genius. Kakashi tried to reason with him by stating that friendship should take higher priority than the mission. The heat causes the scroll to burn up, but Naruto sends a shadow clone to catch them. Kakashi initially does well against Zabuza, defeating Zabuza's water clones with his own. After his original eye was restored by Naruto during the Fourth Shinobi World War, Kakashi returned to wearing his forehead protector balanced above his forehead. A fight breaks out when Kabuto notices them, at the conclusion of which Naruto defeats the Nine-Tailed Naruto Clone. To his students on Team 7, Kakashi teaches the importance of teamwork, a lesson he received, along with the Sharingan, from his childhood friend, Obito Uchiha. Minato did encourage them to improve their teamwork afterwards, a message that Obito and Rin took to heart, but fell upon deaf ears with Kakashi. After speaking with his editor, Kishimoto pushed this debut back, allowing him to better develop Kakashi and the rest of Team 7. They travel to Rōran, where Kakashi is assigned to plant explosive tags in the factory. NOTE: In the anime, the events of this arc occur after the Mitsuki's Disappearance Arc. His new Wind Release: Rasenshuriken is temperamental, however, forcing Kakashi and Yamato to rescue him when it fails on its first use. When this indeed fails, Naruto decides to talk with the Fourth Raikage instead, who has made it his goal to personally kill Sasuke. It’s tragic, You will end up suffering and hurting yourself even more. After speaking with his editor, Kishimoto pushed this debut back, allowing him to better develop Kakashi and the rest of Team 7. Shikamaru is able to properly console and get Naruto to help him decode it, who realises that the key to its decryption must be Icha Icha Tactics. On the day of Naruto's Hokage inauguration, he fails to show up (having been knocked out earlier). Main article: Cursed Warrior Extermination Mission Once they locate him, they pin him down while Kakashi attacks with his Lightning Cutter. Kakashi also notices Jiraiya nearby and, assuming Naruto learned the Rasengan from him, asks if that was a good idea; Jiraiya asks the same about teaching Sasuke the Chidori. Kakashi is deeply impressed by the Rasenshuriken and tells Kakuzu that the previous generation being surpassed by the next was perfectly natural. Kakashi's develops Lightning Release: Purple Electricity. [16] Team Minato would go on many missions during its career, but Kakashi's devotion to the rules often made him difficult to work with;[17] Obito, already jealous of Kakashi's natural talent and popularity, was frequently at odds with him about this behaviour. Tsunade threatens to have her executed since she is the highest ranking conspirator to survive the failed jailbreak, but Kakashi requests that he be allowed to pass sentence instead, what would be his first act as Hokage: Kahyō will stay at the Blood Prison for the rest of her life, acting as warden by using her Chains of Ice on the prisoners. Once the shinobi are defeated and captured, Kakashi sends a message of the incident to Sasuke, who is travelling to the Land of Lightning and stops at a village in the Land of Hot Water. Naruto instead restrains Kakashi and fights Sasuke himself. Kakashi wore several different outfits prior to Part I. This is one of the most sought out fanfic, and the reason Hachiman won’t end up with Hiratsuka Sensei is because of their age difference. While many fans seem to have gotten mixed feelings due to a girl named Hanare, Kakashi is canonically single in both the manga and anime series. Despite his father's warning that Guy might someday prove stronger than him, Kakashi didn't think much of Guy at the time. Shortly after he returns to Konoha, Hanabi Hyūga is kidnapped by Toneri Ōtsutsuki. As a child, Obito was fairly skilled with taijutsu. Kakashi said before fighting. In the anime, he requests that Guy be his second-in-command. Just before he hits Zabuza, Haku steps in front of him and takes the attack instead. Main article: Fated Battle Between Brothers When they are deflected by Shinra Tensei, they grab the chains and restrain him, giving Kakashi an opportunity to attack with his Lightning Cutter. Kakashi preparing to leave for the Land of Hot Water with Guy. He nevertheless gives them a bell test as he has for all the previous teams he's been assigned to and tells them to take one of the two bells on his person. As he is performing the technique, however, Obito's body is taken over by Black Zetsu. He summons his ninken to help him track Sasuke and Naruto, eventually finding the latter unconscious at the Valley of the End. RELATED: Naruto: 5 Times We Hated Kakashi (& 5 Times We Loved Him). Kakashi guesses this tactic and goes searching for one of the latter group. Kakashi takes this opportunity to allow his team to rest and recuperate. A few days later, Sakura returns from a visit to Sunagakure with rumours that Sasuke has been plotting against Konoha. Once alone, Kinoe confided that Danzō was making his own plans against Orochimaru and, with help from Yukimi, helped Kakashi get free. Main article: Pain's Assault After a week of rest Kakashi has recovered and all of Team 7 has mastered the exercise; Naruto is tired from the training and is allowed to keep sleeping as they resume their bodyguarding of Tazuna. Here are a few questions answered about the beloved ninja teacher's complicated love life. Though Kakashi wants others to believe this is how he always acts, he only does so for matters that aren't of particular importance. R1: Part 1 Kakashi. He taught Sasuke Chidori, then he criticizes Jiraiya for teaching Naruto Rasengan, even though it was to help protect him from the Akatsuki. In the anime, Kakashi is sent to spy on the Takumi Village in order to investigate rumours of an uprising. [51] He is shown using Fire Release to launch a massive fireball.[63]. Sai informs Kakashi that he has been in contact with Sasuke, whom Kakashi had previously asked to lead the investigation into the disappearances due to that only his ocular powers can cancel genjutsu, and Kumogakure and Kirigakure have agreed to cooperate in the investigation. Black Zetsu intercepts this transfer and takes the Nine-Tails for itself. Kakashi sends the Hanabi Rescue Team to save her; he also give them a special clock that counts down to the Moon's collision, asking that they stop it if Toneri is in any way connected. During his Anbu career, he wore a simple blue suit with a grey flak jacket, strapped up sandals and arm guards that went up to his elbows. How did she end up in the room between Kakashi and Anko's, she thought miserably, she should count her blessings that Jiraiya was next to Anko and not her. Kakashi attending Naruto and Hinata's wedding. The episode itself happens during Shippuden and is actually a flashback of one of Kakashi's memories. He complains to the Third Hokage about this and is able to secure a C-rank mission: escorting Tazuna to the Land of Waves. Kakashi rushes off to lend assistance, only to be told on arrival that the SOS was sent accidentally when Guy was struggling with seasickness. Fighting continues into the night, with neither side emerging victorious. He trails Disonasu to a meeting with Kabuto, who is trying to resurrect the Ama no Hoko. He arrives in time to save Asuma and Kurenai from Kisame Hoshigaki and Itachi Uchiha, respectively. Kakashi is among those who dispel it and he starts fending off invading Otogakure forces. He takes command of the team and eventually defeats Nagare and Hokushin with relative ease. While Ibiki was concerned by this, Kakashi promised to take full responsibility. He secretly watches them as they eat and sees Sasuke and Sakura give Naruto food against his instructions, needing Naruto in top form if they're to get a bell. To prove his point, he revealed himself as Sukea from earlier, showing how well he knows Boruto. When the Land of Woods' Prajñā Group tried to betray the Konoha forces, Kakashi and Itachi moved in and defeated them. Both Tsunade and Kahyō agree to these terms. Moreover, Danzō had not used Kinoe to try and stop the Nine-Tails' attack. After Naruto and Sakura have had a chance to catch-up, Kakashi reforms Team 7 and gives them another bell test. Once Kakashi's done recuperating he calls them before him and is introduced to Sai, who is effectively Sasuke's replacement on the team; they speak only briefly but both of approve of each other. Seeing that Boruto really pushed himself in training, Kakashi decided to put him to the test. For other uses, see, Kakashi placed in the top three of all the, Studio Pierrot's Settei sheets of Kakashi show that he was: 124 cm when joining the Academy, 140 cm in. Despite the travel limitations in place due to the approaching Five Kage Summit, Kakashi and Yamato agree to accompany him. On the day of their entrance into the Academy, Rin was present when Obito arrived after the ceremony had ended, which left him dismayed. Kakashi has his own personal pack of ninken, which he raised since they were puppies; in the anime, he is shown using them during the Third Shinobi World War. However, Kakashi starts to become concerned so he cancels lunch with Sasuke - not explaining the real reason - and joins Asuma and Kurenai. He is brought before the Fire daimyō, but before anything can be made official they receive news that Tsunade has woken from her coma, therefore rendering the proceedings unnecessary. Kakashi tells Naruto to take Sakura away. Period! Hiratsuka Sensei is more like a elder sister/friend/well wisher to him rather than a partner. Seeing what his father went through and determined not to make the same mistakes, Kakashi decided that following the Shinobi Rules must always take priority. [94][95] In an interview in Shōnen Jump's, Kishimoto said that if he were to make an extra story from the manga with a different character, such character would be Kakashi. With his status as Hokage and Naruto's testimony, Kakashi pardons Sasuke and releases him from prison. In the anime, Kakashi is part of a force sent to Hachō Village to help the rest of Team 7. Kakashi asks Obito why he never returned to Konoha, to which Obito replies that it's because Kakashi allowed Rin Nohara to die. When Kaguya creates an Expansive Truth-Seeking Ball to finally kill them all, Kakashi, realising that this is their last opportunity, forms a plan of attack: Kakashi pierces through her with Kamui Lightning Cutter; Naruto uses shadow clones to exhaust some of her countermeasures and Kakashi uses Kamui on the rest; Sasuke moves closer to her in order to place a seal on her; Sakura punches her when she tries to escape. Having expected him, Kakashi and Yamato attack and restrain him, though he points out that he can escape whenever he wants. [84] Later, Kakashi receives an apparent distress signal from Might Guy, who is escorting Naruto to the Island Turtle. Rin spent her young childhood playing alongside her best friend Obito Uchiha, often cheering him on when he struggled. EX 3, Naruto Shippūden: Gekitō Ninja Taisen! Main articles: Konoha Shinden (novel), Sarada Uchiha Arc and Konoha Shinden (anime) Kakashi tells Sakura that she doesn't need to take responsibility for Sasuke since he, as Sasuke's former teacher, is much more to blame for the team's growing rift and current dire situation. Kakashi pretends anger when he approaches them, but tells them that they pass the test for placing the team's well-being above the mission parameters. Sometime after attending a village meeting with Naruto, Kakashi attends the finals for the Chūnin Exams in Konoha alongside Guy and Iruka. When they arrive at the bridge Tazuna is working on, they find Zabuza and Haku (the hunter-nin from before) waiting for them. As they wait, the Demonic Statue of the Outer Path is summoned by Madara from Obito's body; Kakashi tries to use Kamui on it, but succeeds only in removing its right arm. Accepting that Obito's mind can't be changed, Kakashi attack in order to protect the world that the Obito he used to know cared about. 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