|This is the article on the Academy teacher of Konohagakure. If you are looking for the article on the anime-only crime lord, head to Tenzen Daikoku.|
|ふねのダイコク Funeno Daikoku|
|Manga||Volume #25, Naruto Chapter #221|
|Anime||Naruto Episode #129|
|Appears in||Anime, Manga|
When 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.
Twelve Guardian Ninja
He later makes a cameo appearance, receiving orders from Tsunade along with several other chūnin to keep watch of the village in case of an attack during the large scale power outage.
Past Arc: The Locus of Konoha
In the anime, during the aftermath of Pain's assault on Konoha, he met with his fellow tutors Iruka Umino and Suzume, making preparations to search for and salvage anything that could be used for class.
- In Naruto: Shippūden episode 452 credits, his name is written as "大黒".
- ↑ Second Databook, page 169