Please note that this is the Narutopedia's article on the Academy teacher of Konohagakure. If you are looking for the article on the anime-only crime lord then you should head to Tenzen Daikoku.
Daikoku Funeno (ふねのダイコク, Funeno Daikoku) is a chūnin-level shinobi of Konohagakure where he serves as a teacher at the Academy.
Sasuke enrolled at the Academy, Daikoku reminisces about Itachi's time as a student. He states that Itachi was the most gifted student he had ever had, and expected great things from Sasuke as well.
Daikoku is a fairly large man with brown hair and a goatee. He wears the standard uniform of the Konoha shinobi inclusive
flak jacket and a forehead protector that he wears like a bandanna.
Twelve Guardian Ninja Arc Edit
He later makes a cameo appearance, receiving orders from
Tsunade along with several other chūnin.
Konoha History Arc Edit
In the anime, during the aftermath of Pain's invasion he met with his fellow tutors
Iruka Umino and Suzume making preparations to search for and salvage anything that could be used for class.
↑ Second Databook, page 169