Wind is an anime episode of Naruto Shippuden that was released on 04/17/2008
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Twelve Guardian Ninja Arc

Naruto begins to train with Kakashi. Kakashi finds it exhausting working with Naruto, who can’t understand anything explained to him.


Opening Theme-

"BLUE BIRD" by Ikimono-Gakari

Ending Theme-

"Sunao na Niji" by surface

Points of Interest

  • The events of this episode are canon to the manga but were part of the Hidan and Kakuzu Arc.
  • The opening scene of the hospital was not in the manga.
  • This episode the concept of chakra elements and that humans are born with an natural affinity for elemental use is introduced. Kakashi's element is Lightning, Sasuke is both Fire and Lightening, Naruto's is Wind.
  • Also revealed this episode is that Jonin-class ninja generally must have use of two chakra elements or more.
  • Wood Style Jutsu technically doesn't exist. Yamato creates it by combining his Earth and Water styles. The ability to combine elements to create a new element is one of the defninitions of a Kekkei Genkai.
  • Jutsus such as the Nara and Yamanaka clans are part of the Yin and Yang of Chakra within the Chakra Nature, and these are not explained in this episode.
  • It's revealed this episode that shadow clones can transfer their knowledge to the original once they are released.
  • Though Naruto makes numerous Shadow Clones, in this episode he says "Shadow Clone Jutsu rather than Multi-Shadow Clone jutsu.
  • Though Haku appears in this episode, he has no spoken lines.
  • This is the first episode of the Naruto Shippuden series to not feature an omake after the credits.

Moves This Episode

CharacterTechnique Name
Naruto UzumakiShadow Clone Jutsu
Multi-Shadow Clone Jutsu
Kakashi HatakeChidori (nature manipulation)
Shadow Clone Jutsu
YamatoEarth Style - Rampart of Flowing Soil
Water Style - Waterfall Basin Jutsu
Wood Style Ninjutsu

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Masashi Kishimoto Concept Artist He is the creator, writer, and artist, of the successfully popular manga and anime series: NARUTO
Hayato Date Director Hayato Date is the famed anime director who has directed the entire Naruto and Naruto Shippuden anime series.
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