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This is the article on the technique used by Rock Lee in episode 123. For the technique used by Rock Lee in episode 22, head to Leaf Gale.
Leaf Whirlwind [1]
Leaf Whirlwind
Name
Kanji 木ノ葉旋風
Rōmaji Konoha Senpū
Literal English Tree Leaf Whirlwind
Viz print media Konoha Whirlwind
English anime Leaf Hurricane
Debut
Manga Volume #5, Naruto Chapter #37
Anime Naruto Episode #22
Novel Kakashi Hiden: Lightning in the Icy Sky
Movie Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom
Game Naruto: Clash of Ninja
Appears in Anime, Manga, Novel, Game, Movie
Data
Classification Taijutsu
Rank D-rank
Class Offensive
Range Short-range
Derived jutsu
Leaf Coiling Whirlwind

Users

A taijutsu where one launches a succession of high kicks and low kicks. Firstly, the opponent's evasion margin is restrained upon seeing the high kick, thus augmenting the chances for the low kick to hit the mark. So originally the high kick is little more than a feint. The technique can also be used in the form of a spinning-roundhouse kick through the air, either alone or in unison with another user for more efficiency.

Trivia

  • Sometimes, this technique in some of the video games (such as the Naruto: Clash of Ninja series) is often performed akin to the Leaf Strong Whirlwind (as a spinning-roundhouse kick through the air with both legs in succession).

See Also

References

  1. First Databook, page 184
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