Iruka is a teacher of Naruto; he is greatly appreciated. He is the first person that showed respect for Naruto.
Naruto for that because he sealed it up inside of himself afterwards. Iruka is one of the first people to stop being mean to Naruto, and can relate to Naruto needing attention. Iruka can relate to how feels growing up without your mother or father. He can also relate to being ignored and kind of hated when he was growing up. When Naruto was in the academy he was always failing and making immature jokes, which always made Iruka mad. When Naruto finally graduates the Academy, Iruka starts to underestimate him. Iruka becomes overprotective of him, but then he soon realizes that Naruto will be a great ninja, even better than himself one day.
Iruka Umino is a mild kind of ninja. His name is supposed to mean Dolphin. He is also a kind of sensitive ninja. He was also the first to ever be beaten by Naruto's sexy jutsu, also called harem jutsu. He is a ninja teacher and a cadet to the village. He is also very skilled in shurikens and favors the giant shuriken.
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Naruto: Hidden Leaf Village Grand Sports Festival! is an OVA that was aired with the first Naruto Movie.
Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow
The first film in the Naruto series. Naruto and the rest of Team 7 are given the mission to escort a spoiled actress to the ...