|This is the article on Sasori's puppet armour. If you are looking for the article on the villain of Naruto Shippūden 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire, head to Hiruko.
Hiruko (ヒルコ, Hiruko) was once a great shinobi, but upon his death, he became Sasori's favourite (十八番, ohako) human puppet.
- In the manga Hiruko was just a normal puppet, not a human one.
- Hiruko (蛭子) can be translated to "leech child".
- Hiruko is a Japanese fisherman god. It can also be translated into "Ebisu".
- ↑ Naruto Shippūden episode 20
- ↑ Naruto chapter 265