Kakashi Hatake is one of the protagonist characters in the anime series Naruto, he is a jōnin from Konoha.
Known for his use of the Sharingan, he is the first mentor of Team 7, consisting of Naruto Uzumaki, Sakura Haruno, Sai and formerly Sasuke Uchiha.
Kakashi is “Ninja Copier”. Following the Fourth Shinobi World War, he became the Sixth Hokage or Rokudaime Hokage.
Kakashi is a character who keeps a great crack in him, and a strong feeling of guilt towards his comrades whom he could not save.
He has a scar on his left eye which he replaced with a Sharingan. He wears a blue forehead protector to hide his Sharingan, and a mask which covers the lower half of his face.
- Real Name: Kakashi Hatake / はたけカカシ
- Stage Name: Kakashi Hatake
- Nickname: Nakama no Goroshi Kakashi (Kakashi the killer of friends), Sharingan no Kakashi, Sharingan no Eiyu, Kopi Ninja no Kakashi (Ninja copycat), Reiketsu Kakashi (Kakashi the stone-cold), Rokudaime Hokage, Sukea, and Dokushin, Kakashi, Ninja Copier
- Birthday: September 15
- Birthplace: Konohagakure
- Age: 27 – 28 years old (Naruto part 1), 30 – 31 years old (2,5 year after time skip), 31 – 32 years old (Arc pain), and 32 – 34 years old (Being Hokage).
- Gender: Male
- Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
- Weight: 67,5 kg (148 lbs)
- Blood Type: O
- Eyes Color: Black, baggy eyes, and Sharingan / Mangekyou Sharingan (Left eye).
- Hair Color: White
- Clan : Hatake
- Parents: Sakumo Hatake (father)
- Teacher: Minato Namikaze
- Student: Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha, and Sakura Haruno
- Best Friend: Obito Uchiha, Rin Nohara, and Might Guy
- Manga Debut: Volume 1, Naruto bab 3
- Anime Debut: Naruto episode 3
- Voice Actor: Kazuhiko Inoue (Kids), Kenichi Suzumura (Sukea)
- Japanese Voice Actor:
Mutsumi Tamura (Child);
Kenichi Suzumura (Sukea)
- English Voice Actor:
- Kakashi has spiky gray hair and black colored eyes.
- At first glance, Kakashi appears as someone who is solitary, calm, detached and casual, even apathetic.
- Kakashi is passionate about reading and always has a book in his pocket.
- Icha Icha series of novels is his favorite book.
- Kakashi is the only son of Sakumo Hatake, the White Fang of Konoha, an exceptional ninja who was said to be even more powerful than the legendary Three Sannin.
- Kakashi, since his father’s death, never spoke about his personal life, so it made him cold, distant and scrupulous.
- Being considered a very young genius, Kakashi climbed the shinobi ranks very quickly. He graduated from the Ninja Academy at 5 years old, chûnin at 6. The fourth Hokage, Minato Namikaze has mastered him as a ninjutsu genius.
- At the age of 13, during the Third Great Ninja War, he was freshly promoted to the rank of Jônin.
- After graduating, Kakashi with Obito Uchiha and Rin in one team.
- Kakashi’s character is reluctant to allow others to get close to him because of all his bereavement from everyone who was close to him.
- Kakashi respects Konoha, as he is one of the most powerful ninja Konoha.
- His name Kakashi Hatake in Japanese means Scarecrow Field.
- Kakashi loves salt-broiled saury and miso soup with eggplant, while he hates anything fried or sweet.
- Kakashi is very good at taijutsu, which makes him able to compete with experts like Guy Maito.
- The elemental nature of Kakashi’s chakra is Raiton.
- He created the Thousand Birds technique, which he later improved into the Lightning Slayer. He can also use the Suiton without needing a water source near him.
- Kakashi has Sharingan and it’s copied a thousand diverse and varied techniques.
- Kakashi also masters the Mangekyō Sharingan, which is made up of three evenly spaced stretched triangles around the pupil using the Kamui Technique, that allows him to send whatever he is aiming for into a parallel dimension.
- Kakashi has low stamina because he is not an Uzumaki so that he makes up for this by using his Anbu training to finish off an opponent before his stamina wears out.
- Kakashi feared that breaking with the shinobi way and its rules could lead to his passing because of his past moment.
- When he was young, his inability to bend the rules of the shinobi made him difficult to work with.
- Kakashi is not able to stop his Sharingan from working, so he covers that eye.
“To know what is right and choose to ignore it is the act of A coward.”
“I’m telling you this because you don’t get it. You think you get it, which is not the same as actually getting it. Get It?”
“They say that the nail that sticks up is the one that gets hammered down.”
“If comrades that you trust gather around you, hope can take physical form and become visible. That’s what I believe…”
“To abandon your duty is not courageous.”
“Some people want power and they get mad when they don’t get it. They take their fury out on everyone else. You don’t want it, it becomes you.”
“If I’m still sane by the time I finish their training, it’ll be a miracle!”
“In society, those who don’t have many abilities tend to complain more.”
“The next generation will always surpass the previous one. It’s one of those never-ending cycles in life.”
Kakashi Hatake is just an awesome character. He is naturally calm, but in a battle his manner makes it easier to stay focused on the situation.
This ultimately skill makes him notices everything around him so he can quickly adjust to any situation and steps ahead of his opponents.