The former ninja of the Konohagakure village has many abilities, but uses his skills for human experimentation. Orochimaru’s goal is to gain power and become immortal. Orochimaru is able to move between host bodies. During Part I of the Naruto series, Orochimaru is the main villain and source of evil. Even his snake like appearance makes him the most recognizable evil in the series. In Part II, the evil Orochimaru becomes overshadowed by worse villainy. However, Orochimaru is a great character who gives the heroes of the village of Kobogagakure a run for their money.
Nine-Tailed Demon Fox
The Nine-Tailed Demon Fox was sealed inside Minato Namikazi and Kushine Uzumaki’s son, Naruto, before the infant was born. They tried to keep the birth a secret and hid in a cave as they tried to weaken the seals so the Demon Fox could not escape when the baby was born. However, the birthplace was found and the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox escaped only to bring destruction on the village of Konohagakure. The devastating attack occurred on the night of October 10, twelve years before the start of the Naruto series. The Fourth Hokage of the village died so the fox could be resealed in the infant, Naruto Uzumaki. The Nine-Tailed Demon Fox is an important character of the series not only for the death and destruction it brought to the village, but because its positive powerful qualities live on with Naruto who must learn to manage the beast within.
Asuma Scrutobi is the leader of Team 10. He is also the son of Hiruzen Sarutobi and the undle of Sarutobi. When he was younger, Asuma fought with Hiruzen Sarutobi and left the village of Konohagakure. During his absence from the village, Asuma became a member of the Land of Fire’s Twelve Gardian Shinobi. Asuma’s power lies in his ability to use trench knives infused with wind chakra making them long and sharp. Asuma returned to his village to protect his friends and teammates. Asuma is later killed by a criminal organization, his skills live on through Shikamaru.
Temari was born a Kunoichi in the Kazekage clan. She is the oldest child of Karura and the Fourth Kazekage, Rasa. She is also related to Gaara. Temari’s lineage intimidated her peers. As a child, Temari is prudent and stoic although blunt although it is learned that she fears Gaara. She often speaks her mind. Through the series, Temari develops more diplomatic skills. She learns to want peace by Part II of the series. TShikamaru Nara becoming a member of the Nara clan. She instills her peacemaking diplomacy in her son.
Kushina Uzumaki grew up in the chaos of war and hoped to become the first female Hokage. Her peers laughed at her ambition. She was born with a special chakra and her destiny was to be the next jichuriki of the Nine-Tailed Demon. When she was twelve years old,, Kushina was kidnapped by a man who wanted her special chakra but she was saved. Kushina learned that the only way to tame the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox was through love. As she grew older, Kushina was one of the most beautiful women in the village. She was also skilled in a unique ninjutsi style. She married Minato Umikazi and the two would be parents of Naruto.