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Maruten Akimichi
秋道マルテン Akimichi Maruten
Manga Volume #56, Naruto Chapter #534
Anime Naruto Shippūden Episode #275
Appears in Anime, Manga
Gender Gender Male Male
  • Part II: 21
Ninja Rank

Maruten Akimichi (秋道マルテン, Akimichi Maruten) is a tokubetsu jōnin of Konohagakure's Akimichi clan.


In the anime, it was shown that Maruten entered the Academy at the same time as Itachi Uchiha. The two also attended the same class.[2]


Like other members of the Akimichi clan he is very robust, also, like most members of his clan he wears a samurai-like outfit with the kanji for "food" (, shoku) on the front and has distinctive circular markings on his cheeks and chin. He wears his short light coloured hair in a topknot ponytail style. He also carries a .

As a child, he wore a brown hat, an orange-white shirt and overalls with the kanji for "food" (, shoku) on them, akin to the outfit he wears in his adulthood.


Although the full extent of his abilities are unknown, as an Akimichi, Maruten can convert calories into chakra in order to perform his clan's secret techniques. He was also seemingly proficient with wielding a bō.

Part II

Fourth Shinobi World War: Confrontation

Naruto Vs Gaurds

Maruten and Shitō attempt to block Naruto from leaving.

During the Fourth Shinobi World War, he was sent to the Island Turtle alongside several other Konohagakure shinobi, to ensure that Naruto Uzumaki remained within the confines of his training room.[3] As he and his clansman moved in to stop Naruto from leaving the falls, they, along with several of the other shinobi were sent flying backwards through the falls by Naruto. They are later ordered by Shibi to follow Naruto when he escaped.


  • "Maruten" possibly comes from "marutenjō" (either 丸天井 or 円天井), which means "circular ceiliing".


  1. Fourth Databook, page 208
  2. Naruto Shippūden episode 452
  3. Naruto chapter 534, page 16

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