10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kakashi Hatake!

Kakashi Hatake
  • The name Kakashi means scarecrow, and his last name Hatake means farmland or field, so his name means farm scarecrow.
  • According to Rock Lee’s Springtime of Youth Full Power Ninja Chronicles, Kakashi wore a mask to hide the blood that came out of his nose while he was reading naughty books.
  • Kakashi’s favorite foods are salted roasted saury and miso soup with eggplant, while his least favorite are anything fried or sweet.



  • Series creator Kishimoto originally planned to introduce Kakashi at the beginning of the second chapter, but this meeting was postponed so that Naruto’s teammates could develop better.
  • In an interview, Kishimoto said that if he made an additional story from the manga with different character, that character would be Kakashi.
  • In determining Kakashi’s name, Kishimoto considered several options, some of which were Kuva, Kama, and Enoki, although he later settled with Kakashi, and Kishimoto said he was glad he did.
  • After 15 years of fans wondering what might be under the mask of Kakashi, it is finally revealed in the official guest book at Anime News Network.



  • Kakashi’s Chidori was renamed lightning blade because he once cut through a bolt of lightning with it.
  • Kakashi’s birthday is September 15th, his blood type is O, he is 5 “11, and weighs 148 pounds.
  • Kakashi has completed a total of 1,141 ranked missions, 197 D ranked missions, 190 C rank missions, 414 B rank missions, 298 A rank missions, and 42 S rank missions.