Utakata is the Jinchuriki of the Six-Tailed Slug.
He and Naruto team up to protect a young woman named Hotaru. After parting ways with Naruto, Utakata is defeated and captured by Pain.
In the anime, he was shown to be very agile and swift when battling , he was able to dodge and most of Naruto's attacks with ease and the attacks from Nangō, Akaboshi, Benten, and Chūshin. He also observes things very well, he noticed that Akaboshi and his group had a change in their chakra flow. He is can also track herbal remedies.
Utakata's first appearance as a character in the manga (rather than just a person on a fold out Jinchuriki poster) happens in chapter 515 when he, along with the other Jinchuriki, is resurrected by Kabuto. he also gains a Eternal Mangekou Sharingan and a Rinnegan from Tobi.