|柳陰コカゲ Yanagikage Kokage|
|Manga||Volume #46, Naruto Chapter #423|
|Anime||Naruto Shippūden Episode #159|
|Appears in||Anime, Manga|
Kokage has a short crop of brown hair and black eyes. He sports a purple-coloured tattoo on his left cheek, which features the kanji 陰 (kage), meaning "shadow" or "shade". He wears the standard Konohagakure attire complete with a flak jacket and bandanna-styles forehead protector.
During Pain's invasion, he accompanied a group of shinobi and assisted in Kakashi Hatake's confrontation with the Deva Path of Pain. Upon arrival, he and his comrades launched a simultaneous assault on the opposition from four directions, only to be immediately defeated by the effects of Shinra Tensei.
- "Kokage" can be written with several kanji and describes the "shade of a tree". Kokage's last name is made of kanji 柳, which means "willow" and 陰, which means "shadow".