Minato Namikaze (波風ミナト, Namikaze Minato) was the Fourth Hokage (四代目火影, Yondaime Hokage; Literally signifying "Fourth Fire Shadow") of Konohagakure. He was celebrated in life for his rate, prompting the moniker of Konoha's Yellow Flash (木ノ葉の黄色い閃光, Konoha no Kiiroi Senkō; English TV "Yellow Flash of the Leaf"). He passed on amid the Nine-Tails' assault on Konoha, giving up his life to seal a piece of the Nine-Tails into his infant child, Naruto Uzumaki.
At the point when Minato was in the Academy, his colleague Kushina Uzumaki suspected that he looked "problematic" and even "girly". He longed for being recognized by the Konoha villagers by turning into the Hokage, which Kushina thought to be an incomprehensible dream for somebody like him.
A long time later, notwithstanding, when Kushina was abducted by Kumogakure ninja, Minato was the one and only to get on the way that she was abandoning strands of her red hair to check their way. In the wake of protecting her, Minato clarified that he had constantly appreciated her hair. No more seeing him as "temperamental", she fell head over heels in love for him.
While physically looking like Naruto, Minato's identity is a solid differentiation from Naruto's. Minato was gathered and exceedingly insightful. Amid troublesome occasions, he would stay made, evaluating the circumstances and formulating suitable arrangements of activity.
Jiraiya said that Minato was a wise individual, not one to do something without reason. Minato was likewise an exceptionally careful individual as he set up no less than two safe houses and also scattered his Flying Thunder God Kunai over the edge of Konoha, apparently so he can catch foes that cross Konoha's outskirts. Eventually empowering him to stifle the last and uproot his control over Kurama without creating more confusion in Konoha.
He likewise appeared to be well mindful of the dread his notoriety motivated in his adversaries. In the meantime, he was viewed as a decent individual and exceptionally deferential to others; he didn't prefer openly talking about others' pasts, and would dependably converse with them with deference. He profoundly nurtured and cherished his wife and kid, getting to be extremely anxious in view of Kushina's torment amid work and actually shedding tears of satisfaction at his child's introduction to the world.
Minato likewise profoundly looked after the town and all the shinobi, saying that they all are an enormous gang. He likewise appreciated perusing, and took an exceptional jumping at the chance to perusing Jiraiya's work specifically.
Minato was a decently tall, reasonable cleaned man who on more than one event has been contrasted and Naruto regarding physical appearance; both have brilliant, blue eyes and spiky, fair hair. Minato likewise had jaw-length blasts surrounding either side of his face. As indicated by Jiraiya, Minato was thought to be exceptionally nice looking.
As indicated by Jiraiya, Minato was a standout amongst the most talented shinobi who ever existed, actually noting that there hasn't been an alternate immense ability to achieve his gauge. His capabilities were advanced to the point that even the Fourth Raikage believed that nobody would surpass him. Anko Mitarashi, in dialog with the Third Hokage about Orochimaru's enormous quality and risk to the town, expressed that she longed the Fourth had been alive to face him. Indeed, at an adolescent age, he found himself able to save Kushina Uzumaki from three Kumogakure ninja alone, with little trouble. Amid the Third Shinobi World War, escape immediately requests were given to adversary shinobi if they ever see him show up on the combat zone. In the anime, only he vanquished a thousand Iwa shinobi in one fight, later inciting Ōnoki to quickly think about tolerating as a peace bargain from Konohagakure. Minato was likewise equipped for balancing the Nine-Tails' assaults to the indicate that Tobi picked stop Minato straightforwardly because of the short measure of time he could keep Kurama summoned. Indeed still, he immediately constrained Tobi to withdraw in the wake of unwinding his strategy, making the man recognize Minato's abilities and value of being Hokage.
Amid the Fourth Shinobi World War in the wake of being resurrected he found himself able to give Obito Uchiha inconvenience in spite of being the Ten-Tails jinchūriki. He even figured out how to quickly overwhelm Obito while both himself and Naruto were in their Tailed Beast Mode and Sage Tailed Beast Mode separately.