Introduced: Chapter 90
Ninja (Jounin/Sage), Mangaka
Affiliates: Uzumaki Naruto, (Formerly: Orochimaru, Tsunade)
A Jounin level Ninja, he has grown to the point
of achieving the title Sennin (Sage). A student of the 3rd Hokage, his teammates were Orochimaru and Tsunade, he is also one
of the Legendary SanNin (3 Ninjas), and one of his students was the 4th Hokage. Jiraiya is an extremely talented and powerful
ninja. Having left Hidden Leaf Village, for as yet unknown reasons, he became an author of adult manga. His most popular work
being Come Come Paradise, which Kakashi enjoys. When he reappears, Jiraiya is in Leaf Village spying on women bathing; "research"
for his next novel. It is at this point that fate puts him together with Naruto. He removes the seal Orochimaru put on Naruto
in The Forest of Death, and gives him special training for the last trial of the Chuunin Selection Exam; which included Naruto
tapping into some of Kyubi's strength at will, and Kuchiyose no Jutsu (Summoning Spell) of a powerful toad named Gamabunta.