Minato Namikaze is a minor character from Naruto
He was renowned all over the world as Konoha's Yellow Flash (木ノ葉の黄色い閃光). He died during the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox's Attack, sacrificing his life to seal a part of the Nine-Tails into his newborn son, Naruto Uzumaki.
Why He Rocks
- He became the Fourth Hokage at the young age of 24
- He is very well designed
- When he was reincarnated, he learned Nine Tails Chakra Mode
- He was the inventor of the Rasengan, one of the most well known jutsu in Naruto
- He has a great relationship with Kushina
- His appearance in the first episode of Naruto was epic
- He restored Naruto's Nine Tailed Seal
- While he didn't appear much in part 1 of Naruto, he did make a few cameos
- He sadly died while protecting Konoha, so he didn't appear very much
- The name "Minato" means "harbour" (港), while his family name "Namikaze" (波風) means "waves and wind".