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{{translation|'''Fū'''|フー|Fū|viz=Foo}} was a shinobi from [[Konohagakure]]'s [[Yamanaka clan]] as well as a high-ranking ninja of the disbanded [[ANBU]] faction: [[Root]].
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{{translation|'''Fū Yamanaka'''|山中フー|Yamanaka Fū|viz=Foo}} was a [[shinobi]] from [[Konohagakure]]'s [[Yamanaka clan]] as well as a high-ranking ninja of the disbanded [[Anbu]] faction: [[Root]].
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== Background ==
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[[File:Fu and Torune spar.png|thumb|left|Fū and Torune sparring.]]
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In the anime, Fū was among many promising young children from various clans of Konohagakure that was personally selected and recruited by [[Danzō Shimura]] to join Root, much to the dismay of [[Inoichi Yamanaka]]. His training was directly under Danzō's supervision, alongside "[[Kinoe]]", a research subject of [[Orochimaru]]'s who obtained a diluted [[Wood Release]].<ref>''Naruto: Shippūden'' episode 355</ref>
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Later, already well-adjusted to the workings of Root, he was paired up with the newly recruited [[Torune]]. Despite some mild mocking on Fū's part, he was tasked with instructing Torune with the workings of Root. Ultimately, the two formed a strong and long-standing friendship.<ref name="ship317">''Naruto: Shippūden'' episode 317</ref>
   
 
== Personality ==
 
== Personality ==
Like all other members of the ANBU faction, Root, Fū lacks a personality due to the gruesome training regime [[Danzō]] had them undergo at a young age. As such, he acts merely as a tool that carries out Danzō's orders. The only discernible trait that he and the other members have shown is fierce loyalty towards Danzō. As such, he was willing to face [[Tobi]] with [[Torune]] and Danzō without fear or losing his temper, or even take his own eye out, while possessing [[Ao]]'s body, calling it a "small price to pay" in order to fulfil Danzō's orders.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 471, page 7</ref>
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Like all other members of the Anbu faction, Root, Fū lacks a personality due to the gruesome training regime [[Danzō]] had them undergo at a young age. As such, he acts merely as a tool that carries out Danzō's orders. The only discernible trait that he and the other members have shown is fierce loyalty towards Danzō. As such, he was willing to face [[Tobi]] with Torune and Danzō without fear or losing his temper, or even take his own eye out, while possessing [[Ao]]'s body, calling it a "small price to pay" in order to fulfil Danzō's orders.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 471, page 7</ref> In the anime, as a child, he was somewhat cocky and more cheerful. Despite the teachings of Root, Fū genuinely viewed Torune as a trusted friend.<ref name="ship317"/>
   
 
== Appearance ==
 
== Appearance ==
[[File:Fu unmasked.png|thumb|left|Fū.]]
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[[File:Child .png|thumb|left|Fū as a child.]]
When first introduced,'s appearance was that of a regular Konoha ANBU, with a white cloak and mask. When he removed the mask, it was revealed that he was a young man with auburn coloured hair and amber eyes. He wore a short, black jacket with red straps on the shoulders like all members of Root which most likely shows allegiance to the organisation. He also wore a red short kimono under the jacket with a black sash, a pair of black gloves, dark-coloured pants, and regular shinobi sandals.
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{{ImgRight|Fu unmasked.png|as an adult and unmasked.}}
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When first introduced, Fū's appearance was that of a regular Konoha Anbu, with a white cloak and mask. When he removed the mask, it was revealed that he was a young man with auburn coloured hair and amber eyes. He wore a short, black jacket with red straps on the shoulders like all members of Root which most likely shows allegiance to the organisation. He also wore a red short kimono under the jacket with a black sash, a pair of black gloves, dark-coloured pants, and regular shinobi sandals.
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As a child in Root, he wore a light brown short kimono with a black sash, grey pants and shinobi sandals. Fū also wore black wristbands on his wrists.
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== Abilities ==
 
== Abilities ==
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Danzō stated that he and Torune are two of the most-skilled ninja in Root.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 455, page 1</ref> Fū also appears to be a skilled [[sensor]], enough to detect Sasuke and Karin approaching the party gathered at the Kage Summit. His reflexes are fast enough that when Tobi reappeared he instantly sensed him and counter-attacked. In the anime, Fū demonstrated as a child considerable taijutsu skill, able to skilfully deflect Torune's attacks without being infected by his [[rinkaichū]].<ref name="ship317"/> As an [[Anbu]], Fū is also versed in [[kenjutsu]] and carried a [[tantō]].
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=== Yamanaka Clan Techniques ===
 
[[Image:Fuu shintenshin.png|thumb|right|Fū using the Mind Body Switch Technique.]]
 
[[Image:Fuu shintenshin.png|thumb|right|Fū using the Mind Body Switch Technique.]]
Danzō stated that he and [[Torune]] are two of the most-skilled ninja in Root.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 455, page 1</ref> also appears to be a skilled [[sensor]], enough to detect Sasuke and Karin approaching the party gathered at the Kage Summit. His reflexes are fast enough that when Tobi reappeared he instantly sensed him and counter-attacked.
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is skilled in the use of the Yamanaka clan's various techniques. Aside from his use of the common [[Mind Body Switch Technique]] displayed a versatile use by combining it with his trap making skills, developing [[Mind Puppet Switch Cursed Seal Technique|cursed seal variant]] that allows him to transfer his consciousness into a strange scarecrow-like puppet with [[Wikipedia:Kama (weapon)|kama]] and [[Wikipedia:Hoe (tool)|kuwa]] for limbs. He proceeded to use the scarecrow to attack Ao. Although seemingly easily defeated, Ao then found that a secondary ability similar to a [[cursed seal]] had triggered a switch of his consciousness with the scarecrow. All the while, Fū was unconscious and being carried around by his partner, Torune.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 469, page 6</ref>
 
Fū is also an expert in trap-making. He regularly uses this skill in conjunction with the techniques of his clan. For instance he uses the [[Mind Puppet Switch Cursed Seal Technique|cursed seal variant]] of his clan's [[Mind Body Switch Technique]] — which he can also use — to transfer his consciousness into a strange scarecrow-like puppet with [[Wikipedia:Kama (weapon)|kama]] and [[Wikipedia:Hoe (tool)|kuwa]] for limbs. He proceeded to use the scarecrow to attack Ao. Although seemingly easily defeated, Ao then found that a secondary ability similar to a [[cursed seal]] had triggered a switch of his consciousness with the scarecrow. All the while, Fū was unconscious and being carried around by his partner, Torune.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 469, page 6</ref>
 
   
 
== Part II ==
 
== Part II ==
=== Five Kage Summit Arc ===
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=== Five Kage Summit ===
 
[[File:Bodyguards on the offensive.png|thumb|left|The Kage's bodyguards on the offensive.]]
 
[[File:Bodyguards on the offensive.png|thumb|left|The Kage's bodyguards on the offensive.]]
[[Danzō]] selected Fū and [[Torune]] to escort him to the [[Kage Summit]] in the [[Land of Iron]]. While en route there, they were ambushed by the [[Prajñā Group]], but Fū and Torune stood down upon Danzō's orders as their leader wanted to exercise his skills. Once they arrived and the meeting began, Fū and his partner came to Danzō's defence during the [[Fourth Raikage]]'s outburst and [[Zetsu]]'s subsequent appearance. Zetsu informed them of [[Sasuke Uchiha]]'s presence in the Land of Iron, and Fū alongside Torune tried to go and eliminate him but were unable to leave as Danzō, who had attempted to [[Kotoamatsukami|control]] [[Mifune]] was put under surveillance. Fū later alerted Danzō when Sasuke's [[sensor]] located them and subsequently fled with Danzō when Sasuke arrived at their location, but were pursued by [[Ao]]. At some point, Zetsu's [[Spore Technique]] activated while they fled, but they manage to free themselves from the spore-induced clones.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 469, page 2</ref>
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[[Danzō]] selected Fū and Torune to escort him to the [[Kage Summit]] in the [[Land of Iron]]. While on route there, they were ambushed by the [[Prajñā Group]], but Fū and Torune stood down upon Danzō's orders as their leader wanted to exercise his skills. Once they arrived and the meeting began, Fū and his partner came to Danzō's defence during the [[Fourth Raikage]]'s outburst and [[Zetsu]]'s subsequent appearance. Zetsu informed them of [[Sasuke Uchiha]]'s presence in the Land of Iron, and Fū alongside Torune tried to go and eliminate him but were unable to leave as Danzō, who had attempted to [[Kotoamatsukami|control]] [[Mifune]] was put under surveillance. Fū later alerted Danzō when Sasuke's [[sensor]] located them and subsequently fled with Danzō when Sasuke arrived at their location, but were pursued by [[Ao]]. At some point, Zetsu's [[Spore Technique]] activated while they fled, but they manage to free themselves from the spore-induced clones.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 469, page 2</ref>
   
 
{{ImgRight|Mind Puppet Switch Cursed Sea full.png|Fū sets a trap for Ao.}}
 
{{ImgRight|Mind Puppet Switch Cursed Sea full.png|Fū sets a trap for Ao.}}
Danzō later instructed Fū to stop Ao, and retrieve or destroy the [[Byakugan]] that the [[Kiri]]-nin had in his eye socket. Fū laid several traps, including a [[Mind Puppet Switch Cursed Seal Technique|cursed ragdoll]], which attacked Ao, forcing the Kiri-nin to retaliate. This activated the curse and Ao became trapped in the puppet while Fū took control of Ao's body<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 469, page 5</ref> However in his attempt to remove the eye, Ao's [[Protective Tag Barrier|seal]] decals were activated, and covered the eye. After trying to remove the tags with a kunai, Fū sensed the [[Fifth Mizukage]] and [[Chōjūrō]] coming and proceeded to bind Ao's hands and tie a [[kama]] to a tree branch, telling Ao that he was going to decapitate him so that he could simply take his head. He then jumped down towards the kama, but the Mizukage arrived in time to catch him. Acting as Ao, Fū explained that his body was being controlled, but apologised to her and Chōjūrō for worrying them and asks her to untie his hands. The Mizukage prepared to do so, while also offering to remove the seal from the Byakugan, to which Fū agreed, planning to crush Ao's eye as soon as this was done. However, the Mizukage left his hands bound, and asks Chōjūrō to lend her the [[Hiramekarei]], explaining that the real Ao would have never apologised to Chōjūrō in such a manner, and that Ao also knew full-well that even she wasn't able to remove the seal over his eye. Fū then insulted the Mizukage for seeing through his deception before leaving Ao's body.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 473, page 14</ref>
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Danzō later instructed Fū to stop Ao, and retrieve or destroy the [[Byakugan]] that the [[Kiri]]-nin had in his eye socket. Fū laid several traps, including a [[Mind Puppet Switch Cursed Seal Technique|cursed ragdoll]], which attacked Ao, forcing the Kiri-nin to retaliate. This activated the curse and Ao became trapped in the puppet while Fū took control of Ao's body<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 469, page 5</ref> However in his attempt to remove the eye, Ao's [[Barrier Talisman: Armoured Eye|seal]] decals were activated, and covered the eye. After trying to remove the tags with a kunai, Fū sensed the [[Fifth Mizukage]] and [[Chōjūrō]] coming and proceeded to bind Ao's hands and tie a [[kama]] to a tree branch, telling Ao that he was going to decapitate him so that he could simply take his head. He then jumped down towards the kama, but the Mizukage arrived in time to catch him. Acting as Ao, Fū explained that his body was being controlled, but apologised to her and Chōjūrō for worrying them and asks her to untie his hands. The Mizukage prepared to do so, while also offering to remove the seal from the Byakugan, to which Fū agreed, planning to crush Ao's eye as soon as this was done. However, the Mizukage left his hands bound, and asks Chōjūrō to lend her the [[Hiramekarei]], explaining that the real Ao would have never apologised to Chōjūrō in such a manner, and that Ao also knew full-well that even she wasn't able to remove the seal over his eye. Fū then insulted the Mizukage for seeing through his deception before leaving Ao's body.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 473, page 14</ref>
   
 
[[File:Root attacks madara.png|thumb|left|Fū and Torune fighting Tobi.]]
 
[[File:Root attacks madara.png|thumb|left|Fū and Torune fighting Tobi.]]
Returning to his body, Fū apologises as the mission ended in failure. Arriving at the [[Samurai Bridge]], the group was ambushed by [[Tobi]]. While Danzō prepared for battle he has Fū and Torune distract Tobi in order to buy enough time to undo the [[Sealing Arm Braces]]. Fū tries to use the [[Mind Body Switch Technique]], but Tobi phased through a pillar before he could cast the technique. Tobi staged a counter-attack and Fū slashed at him with his [[tantō]], but Tobi catched the blade. Torune then threw a [[kunai]] at Tobi, forcing him to release Fū. Fū and Torune tried attacking from different angles, hoping that one of them would be able to attack Tobi while Tobi was attacking the other. However, Tobi saw through their plan but played along, causing Torune to accidentally infect Fū with his [[nano-sized, venomous insects]]. Clutching his arm in pain, Torune extracted the bugs, and cured Fū, but before they can counter-attack Tobi quickly sent them both [[Other Dimension|away]] with his [[Kamui|space–time technique]].<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 475, pages 10-11</ref>
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Returning to his body, Fū apologises as the mission ended in failure. Arriving at the [[Samurai Bridge]], the group was ambushed by [[Tobi]]. While Danzō prepared for battle he has Fū and Torune distract Tobi in order to buy enough time to undo the [[Sealing Arm Braces]]. Fū tries to use the [[Mind Body Switch Technique]], but Tobi phased through a pillar before he could cast the technique. Tobi staged a counter-attack and Fū slashed at him with his [[tantō]], but Tobi caught the blade. Torune then threw a [[kunai]] at Tobi, forcing him to release Fū. Fū and Torune tried attacking from different angles, hoping that one of them would be able to attack Tobi while Tobi was attacking the other. However, Tobi saw through their plan but played along, causing Torune to accidentally infect Fū with his [[rinkaichū]]. Clutching his arm in pain, Torune extracted the bugs, and cured Fū, but before they can counter-attack Tobi quickly sent them both [[Other Dimension|away]] with his [[Kamui|space–time technique]].<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 475, pages 10-11</ref>
   
=== Shinobi World War Arc ===
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=== Fourth Shinobi World War: Confrontation ===
 
[[File:Fu sacrifice.png|thumb|Fū being sacrificed in order to reincarnate Torune.]]
 
[[File:Fu sacrifice.png|thumb|Fū being sacrificed in order to reincarnate Torune.]]
To alleviate some of his unease surrounding [[Kabuto Yakushi]]'s motives, [[Tobi]] demanded that he demonstrate the [[Summoning: Impure World Reincarnation]] technique to him. Lacking the necessary sacrifices however, Tobi released the captive Fū, and [[Torune]]. Both [[Genjutsu|mentally]], and physically restrained, Torune was killed by Tobi, who then ordered that Fū be used to reincarnate the former. Obliging, Kabuto began the ritual whilst Fū remained motionless at the very centre of the ritual's seal. As ash and dirt begin to surround him, he cried out before both his body and soul are replaced by those of Torune.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 520, pages 8-13</ref>
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To alleviate some of his unease surrounding [[Kabuto Yakushi]]'s motives, [[Tobi]] demanded that he demonstrate the [[Summoning: Impure World Reincarnation]] technique to him. Lacking the necessary sacrifices however, Tobi released the captive Fū, and Torune. Both [[Genjutsu|mentally]], and physically restrained, Torune was killed by Tobi, who then ordered that Fū be used to reincarnate the former. Obliging, Kabuto began the ritual whilst Fū remained motionless at the very centre of the ritual's seal. As ash and dirt begin to surround him, he cried out before both his body and soul are replaced by those of Torune.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 520, pages 8-13</ref>
   
 
== Creation and Conception ==
 
== Creation and Conception ==
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== Video Games ==
 
== Video Games ==
In ''[[Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations]]'' and ''[[Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3]]'', Fū is a support-only character.
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In ''[[Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations]]'', ''[[Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3]]'' and ''[[Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution]]'', Fū is a support-only character.
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== Trivia ==
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* Studio Pierrot's Settei sheets of Fū show that he was 152 cm tall when he was first partnered with Torune.
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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(山中フー, Yamanaka Fū)
Debut
Manga Chapter #454
Anime Naruto Shippūden Episode #198
Game Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations
Appears in Anime, Manga and Game
Voice Actors
Japanese
English
Personal
Birthdate Astrological Sign Leo August 20
Gender Gender Male Male
Age
  • Part II: 19
Status Deceased
Height
  • Part II: 180 cm1.8 m
    5.906 ft
    70.866 in
Weight
  • Part II: 61.7 kg136.025 lb
Blood type A
Classification
Affiliation
Partner
Clan
Rank
Ninja Rank
Ninja Registration 012337
Jutsu

Tools

Fū Yamanaka (山中フー, Yamanaka Fū; Viz "Foo") was a shinobi from Konohagakure's Yamanaka clan as well as a high-ranking ninja of the disbanded Anbu faction: Root.

Background Edit

Fu and Torune spar

Fū and Torune sparring.

In the anime, Fū was among many promising young children from various clans of Konohagakure that was personally selected and recruited by Danzō Shimura to join Root, much to the dismay of Inoichi Yamanaka. His training was directly under Danzō's supervision, alongside "Kinoe", a research subject of Orochimaru's who obtained a diluted Wood Release.[2]

Later, already well-adjusted to the workings of Root, he was paired up with the newly recruited Torune. Despite some mild mocking on Fū's part, he was tasked with instructing Torune with the workings of Root. Ultimately, the two formed a strong and long-standing friendship.[3]

Personality Edit

Like all other members of the Anbu faction, Root, Fū lacks a personality due to the gruesome training regime Danzō had them undergo at a young age. As such, he acts merely as a tool that carries out Danzō's orders. The only discernible trait that he and the other members have shown is fierce loyalty towards Danzō. As such, he was willing to face Tobi with Torune and Danzō without fear or losing his temper, or even take his own eye out, while possessing Ao's body, calling it a "small price to pay" in order to fulfil Danzō's orders.[4] In the anime, as a child, he was somewhat cocky and more cheerful. Despite the teachings of Root, Fū genuinely viewed Torune as a trusted friend.[3]

Appearance Edit

Child Fū

Fū as a child.

Fu unmasked

Fū as an adult and unmasked.

When first introduced, Fū's appearance was that of a regular Konoha Anbu, with a white cloak and mask. When he removed the mask, it was revealed that he was a young man with auburn coloured hair and amber eyes. He wore a short, black jacket with red straps on the shoulders like all members of Root which most likely shows allegiance to the organisation. He also wore a red short kimono under the jacket with a black sash, a pair of black gloves, dark-coloured pants, and regular shinobi sandals.

As a child in Root, he wore a light brown short kimono with a black sash, grey pants and shinobi sandals. Fū also wore black wristbands on his wrists.

Abilities Edit

Danzō stated that he and Torune are two of the most-skilled ninja in Root.[5] Fū also appears to be a skilled sensor, enough to detect Sasuke and Karin approaching the party gathered at the Kage Summit. His reflexes are fast enough that when Tobi reappeared he instantly sensed him and counter-attacked. In the anime, Fū demonstrated as a child considerable taijutsu skill, able to skilfully deflect Torune's attacks without being infected by his rinkaichū.[3] As an Anbu, Fū is also versed in kenjutsu and carried a tantō.

Yamanaka Clan Techniques Edit

Fuu shintenshin

Fū using the Mind Body Switch Technique.

Fū is skilled in the use of the Yamanaka clan's various techniques. Aside from his use of the common Mind Body Switch Technique Fū displayed a versatile use by combining it with his trap making skills, developing cursed seal variant that allows him to transfer his consciousness into a strange scarecrow-like puppet with kama and kuwa for limbs. He proceeded to use the scarecrow to attack Ao. Although seemingly easily defeated, Ao then found that a secondary ability similar to a cursed seal had triggered a switch of his consciousness with the scarecrow. All the while, Fū was unconscious and being carried around by his partner, Torune.[6]

Part II Edit

Five Kage Summit Edit

Bodyguards on the offensive

The Kage's bodyguards on the offensive.

Danzō selected Fū and Torune to escort him to the Kage Summit in the Land of Iron. While on route there, they were ambushed by the Prajñā Group, but Fū and Torune stood down upon Danzō's orders as their leader wanted to exercise his skills. Once they arrived and the meeting began, Fū and his partner came to Danzō's defence during the Fourth Raikage's outburst and Zetsu's subsequent appearance. Zetsu informed them of Sasuke Uchiha's presence in the Land of Iron, and Fū alongside Torune tried to go and eliminate him but were unable to leave as Danzō, who had attempted to control Mifune was put under surveillance. Fū later alerted Danzō when Sasuke's sensor located them and subsequently fled with Danzō when Sasuke arrived at their location, but were pursued by Ao. At some point, Zetsu's Spore Technique activated while they fled, but they manage to free themselves from the spore-induced clones.[7]

Mind Puppet Switch Cursed Sea full

Fū sets a trap for Ao.

Danzō later instructed Fū to stop Ao, and retrieve or destroy the Byakugan that the Kiri-nin had in his eye socket. Fū laid several traps, including a cursed ragdoll, which attacked Ao, forcing the Kiri-nin to retaliate. This activated the curse and Ao became trapped in the puppet while Fū took control of Ao's body[8] However in his attempt to remove the eye, Ao's seal decals were activated, and covered the eye. After trying to remove the tags with a kunai, Fū sensed the Fifth Mizukage and Chōjūrō coming and proceeded to bind Ao's hands and tie a kama to a tree branch, telling Ao that he was going to decapitate him so that he could simply take his head. He then jumped down towards the kama, but the Mizukage arrived in time to catch him. Acting as Ao, Fū explained that his body was being controlled, but apologised to her and Chōjūrō for worrying them and asks her to untie his hands. The Mizukage prepared to do so, while also offering to remove the seal from the Byakugan, to which Fū agreed, planning to crush Ao's eye as soon as this was done. However, the Mizukage left his hands bound, and asks Chōjūrō to lend her the Hiramekarei, explaining that the real Ao would have never apologised to Chōjūrō in such a manner, and that Ao also knew full-well that even she wasn't able to remove the seal over his eye. Fū then insulted the Mizukage for seeing through his deception before leaving Ao's body.[9]

Root attacks madara

Fū and Torune fighting Tobi.

Returning to his body, Fū apologises as the mission ended in failure. Arriving at the Samurai Bridge, the group was ambushed by Tobi. While Danzō prepared for battle he has Fū and Torune distract Tobi in order to buy enough time to undo the Sealing Arm Braces. Fū tries to use the Mind Body Switch Technique, but Tobi phased through a pillar before he could cast the technique. Tobi staged a counter-attack and Fū slashed at him with his tantō, but Tobi caught the blade. Torune then threw a kunai at Tobi, forcing him to release Fū. Fū and Torune tried attacking from different angles, hoping that one of them would be able to attack Tobi while Tobi was attacking the other. However, Tobi saw through their plan but played along, causing Torune to accidentally infect Fū with his rinkaichū. Clutching his arm in pain, Torune extracted the bugs, and cured Fū, but before they can counter-attack Tobi quickly sent them both away with his space–time technique.[10]

Fourth Shinobi World War: Confrontation Edit

Fu sacrifice

Fū being sacrificed in order to reincarnate Torune.

To alleviate some of his unease surrounding Kabuto Yakushi's motives, Tobi demanded that he demonstrate the Summoning: Impure World Reincarnation technique to him. Lacking the necessary sacrifices however, Tobi released the captive Fū, and Torune. Both mentally, and physically restrained, Torune was killed by Tobi, who then ordered that Fū be used to reincarnate the former. Obliging, Kabuto began the ritual whilst Fū remained motionless at the very centre of the ritual's seal. As ash and dirt begin to surround him, he cried out before both his body and soul are replaced by those of Torune.[11]

Creation and Conception Edit

Wanting a straight-laced, no-nonsense character, Kishimoto noted that it took some time to harden Fū's expression to what it is now. Because he is expressionless, the air of danger around him is even further accentuated. To this effect, Kishimoto noted that he then gave Fū powerful insight to bring out an air of deterrence. Earlier on in the conception stages, Kishimoto had Fū carry his mask strapped to his waist.

Video Games Edit

In Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations, Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 and Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, Fū is a support-only character.

Trivia Edit

  • Studio Pierrot's Settei sheets of Fū show that he was 152 cm tall when he was first partnered with Torune.

References Edit

  1. Fourth Databook, page 198
  2. Naruto: Shippūden episode 355
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Naruto: Shippūden episode 317
  4. Naruto chapter 471, page 7
  5. Naruto chapter 455, page 1
  6. Naruto chapter 469, page 6
  7. Naruto chapter 469, page 2
  8. Naruto chapter 469, page 5
  9. Naruto chapter 473, page 14
  10. Naruto chapter 475, pages 10-11
  11. Naruto chapter 520, pages 8-13

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