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ウーヘイ Ūhei
Manga Volume #4, Chapter #29
Anime Naruto Episode #17
Novel Kakashi Hiden: Lightning in the Icy Sky
Movie Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie
Game Naruto: Ultimate Ninja
Appears in Anime, Manga, Novel, Game, Movie
Voice Actors
Gender Gender Male Male
Species Ninken

Ūhei (ウーヘイ, Ūhei) is a ninken and a personal summon of Kakashi Hatake.


Ūhei greatly resembles a greyhound. He is reddish-brown in colour with a white underside and snout. Along with the standard blue vest with the heno-heno-moheji seal, and a Konoha forehead protector around his neck, he also sports bandages around his neck, head and left, front paw.


Earth Release-Fanged Pursuit Technique

Ūhei and his pack attacking Kiba.

Ūhei possesses heightened senses with which he can use to track his target with ease. He has also demonstrated the ability to track his target underground through the use of the Summoning: Earth Release: Tracking Fang Technique as well as hold a target down, allowing Kakashi to attack them freely. He also has has exceptional teamwork with the rest of his pack, able to develop and effectively use several offensive and defensive formations in battle which make use of the manoeuvrability and powerful limbs.

Part I

Land of Waves Arc

Kakashi called on Ūhei and the ninken pack to track and capture the missing-nin Zabuza Momochi. They managed to bite onto the missing-nin and pin him in place. This allowed Kakashi to use Lightning Cutter without fear of a counter attack.

Sasuke Retrieval Arc

Later, Ūhei and his fellow ninken were summoned by Kakashi to track down Naruto Uzumaki and his team who had gone off in pursuit of Sasuke Uchiha.

Ultimate Weapon Arc

He along with the other ninken were summoned by Kakashi to investigate the Takumi Village.

Part II

Kazekage Rescue Arc

At the start of Part II, Ūhei and the ninken pack were called upon to track down the Akatsuki member Sasori using a small piece of his clothing.

Itachi Pursuit Arc

Some weeks later, Kakashi summoned the pack to help track down Itachi Uchiha. He and Urushi were partnered with Sai and he gives Ūhei the name, Pochi as a pet name while tracking Itachi.

Five Kage Summit Arc

In the anime, Ūhei was seen along with Akino, Shiba, Bisuke and Urushi being deployed by Kakashi each carrying scrolls with intel for the other hidden villages.

Adventures at Sea Arc

Main article: Adventures at Sea Arc


  • In his initial début, Ūhei's ears and tail were shaded a darker colour than the rest of his fur.[1] This was however changed in later representations of him.
  • In his anime début and again in Shippūden,[2] Ūhei was initially coloured brown. This was corrected after a coloured manga image was released with him in it, giving him a red and white fur colour.


  1. Naruto chapter 29, pages 7, 18
  2. Naruto episode 17

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