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ブル Buru
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
Gender Gender Male Male
Species Ninken

Bull (ブル, Buru) is a ninken and a personal summon of Kakashi Hatake.


Ninken summoned to search Orochi

Bull and the other ninken are summoned to search Orochimaru.

In the anime, some time after Bull and the other ninken made a contract with Kakashi, they aided him search for the fleeing Orochimaru.[1]


Befitting of his name, he is a large, intimidating black bulldog wearing a spiked collar. Unlike all the other members of Kakashi's ninken pack, Bull does not appear to have the ability to speak. Nonetheless, he and Pakkun seem to get along well enough for him to allow the latter to ride atop his head. Comparatively, Bull is the largest of Kakashi's ninken.


Bull is the largest summon in Kakashi's ninken pack. He has dark fur and wears a spiked collar. He also wears the standard outfit of Kakashi's ninken which consists of a blue vest with the heno-heno-moheji seal and a Konoha forehead protector worn on his left front leg.


Earth Release-Fanged Pursuit Technique

Bull and his pack attacking Kiba.

Bull 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

Prologue — Land of Waves

Kakashi called on Bull 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 Recovery Mission

A short time later, Bull and his fellow ninken would be called upon by Kakashi to track down Naruto Uzumaki and his team who had gone off in pursuit of Sasuke Uchiha.

Sunagakure Support Mission

In the anime, he along with the other ninken were summoned by Kakashi to investigate the Takumi Village.

Part II

Kazekage Rescue Mission

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

Itachi Pursuit Mission

Several weeks later, Kakashi summoned the pack to help track down Itachi Uchiha. Bull was partnered with Naruto, Hinata, and Yamato. During their search, they encounter Kabuto Yakushi, who had just integrated Orochimaru's cells into his own body.

Paradise Life on a Boat

Main article: Paradise Life on a Boat

Blank Period

Kakashi Hiden: Lightning in the Icy Sky

Main article: Kakashi Hiden: Lightning in the Icy Sky Bull makes an appearance in this novel.

In Other Media


Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie

Main article: Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie


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  1. Naruto: Shippūden episode 352
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