|赤目イワナ Akame Iwana|
|Manga||Volume #1, Chapter #1|
|Anime||Naruto Episode #1|
|Game||Naruto: Rise of a Ninja|
|Appears in||Anime, Manga, Game|
- Akame (赤目) means red, or bloodshot eyes, possibly referring to his eye patch. It is also the Japanese name of the Japanese lates (Lates japonicus), a fish that is so rare and shy, it has received an almost legendary status among fishermen.
- Iwana (岩魚、鮇) is also the name of a fish, or more specifically, of several species of fish from the Salvelinus genus, often called char or charr in English.
- ↑ First Databook, page 138