Akatsuki Quiz – Which Akatsuki Member Are You?

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Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

Akatsuki is one of my favorite organizations in all of anime. Especially in Naruto, among other things, it gave us another damn exciting element. The way Kishimoto worked Akatsuki into Naruto is just brilliant. But also, the whole story INSIDE Akatsuki is just incredibly well done. I initially thought that Nagato was the leader of Akatsuki. Which is theoretically true, but he was just used. After that, Tobi was at the top of my list – especially after seeing his sharingan. At that time, he pretended to be Madara. Who would have thought that the real mastermind behind Akatsuki is a little mama’s boy named Black Zetsu… I was glad when Naruto sealed him with Kaguya – he almost ran away again, the little rat. 

But back to Akatsuki and how good I think the organization is. The whole story of Nagato, Yahiko, and Konan and how they (Yahiko being the founder) started Akatsuki was just incredibly good and sad at the same time. Especially with someone like Jiraiya as their support for a while and teacher. And how the whole thing came full circle with Jiraiya’s death at the hands of his former protégé Nagato. By the way, here is an exciting discussion about who Jiraiya trained first – the Ame Orphans or Minato.

Well, the “original” Akatsuki of Yahiko and his two friends was not a bad organization from my point of view. The Akatsuki we know was created after Yahiko’s death and Tobi’s intervention…

But other Akatsuki members were interesting, too – like Itachi (the most interesting of them all to me), Kisame, Sasori, Hidan, etc. Actually, I found every Akatsuki member interesting – some more than others, but all interesting. I will go into more detail about each one individually. You can read through this or take my Which Akatsuki Member Are You quiz directly. Have fun!

You can also check out my Naruto Clan Quiz.

Akatsuki Members


Yahiko - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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Yahiko was the original founder of Akatsuki.

Background and History:

  • Yahiko was originally from the village of Amegakure. This village was plagued by war and poverty during his time.
  • Due to the harsh conditions he grew up in and the constant war that raged in his homeland, Yahiko led a group of orphans and young shinobi, including Konan and Nagato. Together they tried to bring peace to their village.

Foundation of Akatsuki:

  • Yahiko and his two friends founded Akatsuki, intending to establish peace and justice in their homeland. Originally, they pursued noble goals and were not a criminal organization, as the Akatsuki later became known.
  • Yahiko was the original leader of Akatsuki and enjoyed the trust of his friends and followers.

Conflict with Hanzo and Death:

  • However, their pursuit of peace brought them into conflict with Hanzo of the Salamander, a powerful shinobi and leader of Amegakure. Hanzo wanted to suppress her efforts.
  • In a tragic incident, Yahiko was killed by Hanzo. This led to Nagato and Konan taking over Akatsuki and changing their goals to reform the world in a different, darker way.

Although Yahiko dies early in the series, his legacy remains in Naruto’s history. His desire for peace and justice lives on in the hearts of his former followers Nagato and Konan, who carry on Akatsuki in a very different way, pursuing their vision of peace in unconventional ways.


Konan - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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Background and History:

  • Konan comes from the village of Amegakure. This village was plagued by wars and conflicts, making it a dangerous place.
  • Konan was once an orphan who grew up together with Yahiko and Nagato. The three of them founded Akatsuki, an organization that initially desired peace and justice.

Skills and Personality:

  • Konan’s most striking feature is her paper techniques. She can transform her body into countless pieces of paper and use them to both defend and attack herself. Her abilities with paper are extremely varied and powerful.
  • Konan is characterized by her calm, determined, and loyal personality. She was a close friend of Yahiko and Nagato, and after Yahiko’s death, she joined Nagato in promoting the goals of Akatsuki.

Akatsuki Membership:

  • Konan was one of the original members of Akatsuki, founded by Yahiko. They originally had noble goals, including establishing peace and justice in their homeland, Amegakure.
  • After Yahiko’s death, Konan and Nagato took over the leadership of Akatsuki and changed their goals to create a world according to their own understanding of peace. In this new role, Konan was an important supporter of Nagato.

Key moments in the series:

  • Konan had some important appearances in the series, including her confrontations with other characters such as Tobi and Jiraiya.
  • She played a crucial role in the Fourth Great Shinobi World War, where she used her impressive paper techniques against enemies.
  • Her loyalty to Nagato and determination to support his vision of peace remained constant in her character development.

Konan is a distinctive and fascinating character in Naruto who has won many fans due to her unique abilities and strong belief in Akatsuki’s objectives.


Nagato - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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Background and History:

  • Nagato is also from the village of Amegakure, which is plagued by wars and conflicts. He grew up there along with Yahiko and Konan.
  • As a child, Nagato experienced many atrocities and losses due to war, greatly shaping his worldview.

Rinnegan Ability:

  • Nagato possesses the Rinnegan, an extremely powerful and rare dojutsu. This ability gives him immense power and allows him to use various jutsu.
  • With the Rinnegan, Nagato can breathe life into lifeless bodies and control them as so-called “Pain” bodies. Each of these bodies has different abilities and techniques.

Akatsuki Leadership:

  • After the death of Yahiko, Nagato took over the leadership of Akatsuki. He changed the organization’s goals to pursue a world peace vision based on pain and suffering.
  • As the leader of Akatsuki, Nagato adopted the name “Pain” and began to challenge the world powers with his group of “Pain” bodies, forcing the peace he desired by violent means.

Conflicts and Encounters:

  • Nagato and Akatsuki became one of the main threats in Naruto. They waged numerous conflicts against the main characters, including Naruto Uzumaki and Jiraiya.
  • Of particular note is the confrontation between Nagato and Naruto, in which Naruto tries to convince Nagato of his vision of peace through forgiveness. Talk no Jutsu!

Development and Sacrifice:

  • As the series progresses, we learn more about Nagato’s past and the traumatic experiences that shaped his worldview.
  • At the end of the series, Nagato sacrifices himself to revive the people of Konoha. This act of self-sacrifice helps resolve the conflicts between the characters and serves as a turning point in the story.

Nagato is a complex and profound character in Naruto, raising the moral and philosophical issues of power, suffering and peace in the world of shinobi. His journey from a wounded child to a powerful shinobi leader seeking his own understanding of peace is a central narrative in the series. And another victim of Naruto’s talk no jutsu 😉


Kakuzu - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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Background and History:

  • Kakuzu is an old shinobi from the Takigakure village, which Akatsuki later attacked.
  • His unusual attitude towards life and his unconditional interest in money characterize him. Kakuzu is extremely greedy for money and has zero scruples in getting it.

Skills and Powers:

  • Kakuzu is known for his extraordinary abilities in Jiongu, a technique that allows him to manipulate and replace his own organs.
  • Through Jiongu, Kakuzu can sever his body parts and use them like tentacles to cover distances or attack enemies. This makes him an extremely dangerous opponent in battle.
  • Another notable ability of Kakuzu is to steal the hearts and abilities of other shinobi, literally ripping them out and using them in his own body. This allows him to use various elemental techniques.

Akatsuki Membership:

  • Kakuzu is a member of Akatsuki. He joined the group because of its financial incentives and because he saw the possibility of getting valuable contracts.
  • Within Akatsuki, Kakuzu is often annoyed by his teammates’ eccentric or reckless actions, especially Hidan.

Personality and Behavior:

  • Kakuzu is extremely greedy for money and sees money as the most important thing in life. He is willing to walk over dead bodies for money and has no moral concerns about his actions.
  • He is also known for his low tolerance for the quirks and idiosyncrasies of his teammates, especially Hidan, with whom he often comes into conflict.

Conflicts and appearances:

  • Kakuzu can be seen in various conflicts and fights, most notably Team Kakashi, where he and his partner Hidan fight Kakashi, Shikamaru, and others.

Kakuzu is unique due to his unusual abilities, money-grubbing personality, and membership in Akatsuki. He kind of always freaked me out – hated him.


Hidan - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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Background and History:

  • Hidan is originally from the village of Yugakure, which later influenced his interest in Jashinism and his cult-like religion.

Religion and Jashinism:

  • Hidan is a follower of Jashinism, a vicious religion that involves the worship of a dark god called Jashin.
  • In Jashinism, sacrifice and inflicting pain on oneself and others are central. Hidan is immune to injury and pain and uses this ability to torment himself and others.

Abilities and Powers:

  • Hidan’s unique ability is his immortality ritual. Through the ritual, he can make himself invulnerable by drawing his blood on the ground and injuring himself. Then, when he touches an opponent’s blood, any injury he suffers is transferred to the opponent. This means that Hidan can injure his body countless times without dying as long as his victim remains injured.
  • His weapon is a scythe, which he uses in fights. He can use it to injure opponents and perform his immortality ritual.

Personality and behavior:

  • Hidan is extremely sadistic and violent. He enjoys inflicting pain, whether on himself or others and often laughs in malicious glee at the suffering of others.
  • His religion and beliefs are extremely fanatical, and he believes that death by his hand is a form of worship to the god Jashin.

Conflicts and appearances:

  • Hidan appears in several fights against the main characters in the series, including Shikamaru Nara and Asuma Sarutobi.
  • He often conflicts with his partner Kakuzu, who is annoyed by Hidan’s sadistic and irresponsible behavior.

Hidan is an unusual and disturbing character due to his fanatical religious beliefs and his unusual invulnerability. His sadistic behavior and cruel nature make him a dangerous adversary and an interesting character. One of the best “deaths” in Naruto, from my point of view – Shikamaru just tore him apart. Rightly so, after what he did to Asuma….


Tobi - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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Initial Identity and Role:

  • The series initially introduces Tobi as a member of Akatsuki with unusual, childlike behavior and a penchant for wearing a mask that shows only one eye.
  • Initially, Tobi is often portrayed as a humorous and clumsy character who spends most of his time fooling around. However, this naive personality belies his true identity.

Truth about Tobi:

  • As the series progresses, it is revealed that Tobi is one of the central characters in the plot’s background. He is also known as Uchiha Obito.
  • Obito Uchiha was a former teammate of Kakashi Hatake and Rin Nohara and was long thought to be dead. The truth about his survival and role in Akatsuki’s creation is gradually being revealed.

Role in Akatsuki:

  • As Tobi, he joins Akatsuki and later assumes the organization’s leadership after Nagato’s death.
  • Throughout the series, Tobi becomes one of the main antagonists and conspirators. He plans to gather the Tailed Beasts’ power and create a new world order.

Power and Abilities:

  • As Obito Uchiha, he is a highly gifted shinobi with a Sharingan, who later also awakens the Mangekyo Sharingan and activates the Rinnegan.
  • His skills in using the Sharingan and its various techniques make him one of the most powerful characters. He can use space-time jutsu to move with lightning speed and escape attacks.

Conflicts and Revelations:

  • Tobi/Obito is involved in numerous conflicts with the main characters of the series, especially Naruto and Kakashi.
  • The truth about his true identity and connection to other characters is gradually revealed, forming an important part of the plot.

Tobi, or Obito Uchiha, is an extremely complex and fascinating character. His evolution from a supposedly humorous member of the Akatsuki to one of the series’s most powerful and enigmatic opponents makes him a central element of the plot. It provides many twists and surprises in the story.


Deidara - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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Background and History:

  • Deidara hails from the village of Iwagakure. He developed a passion for art and explosives at an early age and became an explosives expert.
  • His love of art led him to transform explosives into works of art, often referring to them as “works of art.”

Abilities and Powers:

  • Deidara’s main skill is using explosives, which he can transform into clay or mud shapes to create explosive works of art.
  • His abilities allow him to create complicated and powerful bombs that he uses for attacks and traps.
  • Deidara can trigger his artwork remotely and has developed various techniques to defeat his opponents.

Akatsuki Membership:

  • Deidara is a member of Akatsuki. He joined the group to use his explosive arts to earn money.
  • Deidara is known for his enthusiasm for art and his often eccentric personality within the Akatsuki. He wears a headband with the sign for “explosion” (爆) and proudly refers to his explosive art as “true art.”

Personality and Behavior:

  • Deidara has a distinct personality and is often very animated and theatrical. He considers his explosive art an art form and takes pride in his abilities.
  • He harbors some rivalry with Sasori, another member of the Akatsuki who uses puppet techniques. This rivalry leads to interesting conflicts and cooperation within the group.

Conflicts and appearances:

  • Deidara is seen in several conflicts and fights, including battles against characters such as Gaara, Sasuke Uchiha and others.
  • His fight against Sasuke Uchiha, in which he uses his explosive art against Sasuke’s Sharingan, is particularly well known.

Deidara is a distinctive and eye-catching character that has won many fans due to his unique abilities and lively personality. His enthusiasm for the art of explosives and his willingness to sacrifice everything for his art make him a memorable member of Akatsuki.


Sasori - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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Background and History:

  • Sasori, whose real name is “Sasori no Akasuna,” is originally from the village of Sunagakure.
  • He is known for his skills in the puppet master art (Kugutsu no Jutsu). At a young age, he left his village and joined Akatsuki.

Puppet Master Art:

  • Sasori is a master of the puppet master art and can use chakra to animate lifeless puppets and use them in battles. These dolls are often equipped with dangerous weapons and abilities.
  • One of his most famous dolls is “Hiruko,” also known as “Scorpion’s Doll,” which serves as a kind of armor for him.

Transformation into a doll:

  • One of his most notable features is that Sasori has transformed into a doll. He replaced his flesh and blood with puppet substitutes to become immortal and increase his physical strength.
  • This decision resulted from his turning away from his own body and humanity.

Akatsuki Membership:

  • Sasori is a member of Akatsuki. Within the group, he is known for his killing skills and his puppet mastery.
  • His partner in Akatsuki is Deidara, though the two often have differing views on art and art forms, causing tension between them.

Personality and behavior:

  • Sasori is known for his emotionless and stoic personality. Due to his transformation into a puppet, he has lost his emotions and compassion and considers himself a “true art.”
  • He strongly dislikes human weaknesses and considers his puppets to be “ideal bodies” that feel no emotion or pain.

Conflicts and Performances:

  • Sasori is seen in several conflicts and fights, including battles against characters such as Sakura Haruno and Chiyo.
  • His fight against Sakura and Chiyo, in which he uses his puppet master abilities to the fullest, is particularly notable.

Sasori is a fascinating and dark character who has attracted many fans due to his unique abilities and emotionless personality. His determination to abandon his own humanity to become immortal and his artistic approach to killing make him an unforgettable member of Akatsuki.

Kisame Hoshigaki

Kisame - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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Background and History:

  • Kisame is originally from the village of Kirigakure. He was a member of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist, an elite group of fighters known for their strength and ferocity.
  • Because of his special abilities and reputation, he was nicknamed “Tailless Tailed Beast” (Motanai Bijū).

Abilities and Powers:

  • Kisame is a powerful shinobi and one of Akatsuki’s strongest members.
  • His most famous ability is the use of water jutsu. He can control water in various ways, including creating giant water sharks that he uses in battles.
  • Kisame carries a huge, sharp sword called “Samehada” that appears alive and feeds on chakra. Samehada can absorb chakra from enemies and provide Kisame with additional strength and energy.

Akatsuki Membership:

  • Kisame is a member of Akatsuki and is often seen with his partner, Itachi Uchiha. Together, they are considered one of the most feared duos in the organization.
  • Within the Akatsuki, Kisame is known for his loyalty to the group and is considered one of the most loyal supporters of their goals.

Personality and behavior:

  • Kisame has a ruthless personality. He enjoys fighting and inflicting pain.
  • Although he is a member of Akatsuki, he does not always share the ideological goals of the organization and seems more interested in fighting and causing chaos.

Conflicts and appearances:

  • Kisame is seen in several conflicts and fights in the series, including fights against characters such as Guy, Killer Bee, and others.
  • His fight against Killer Bee, involving the kidnapping of the Jinchuriki, is particularly notable and shows the impressive abilities of Kisame and his sword weapon, Samehada.

Kisame Hoshigaki is distinctive due to his strength, brutal nature, and unique abilities. His loyalty to Akatsuki and his unwavering determination to fulfill his orders make him a dangerous opponent.


Itachi - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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Background and History:

  • Itachi Uchiha hails from the village of Konohagakure. He was born into the renowned Uchiha clan, known for their strong Sharingan abilities.
  • At a young age, Itachi showed exceptional talent and was considered a prodigy of the Uchiha clan.

Sharingan and Mangekyo Sharingan:

  • Itachi possesses the Sharingan, a special dojutsu that allows him to copy his opponents’ techniques and apply accurate gen-jutsu.
  • He later developed the Mangekyo Sharingan, an advanced form of the Sharingan that gave him even more powerful abilities. However, using these techniques led to his slow loss of vision.

Role in Konohagakure and Akatsuki:

  • Itachi was a high-ranking shinobi of Konohagakure and worked in the village’s intelligence service.
  • He later joined Akatsuki. However, Itachi joined Akatsuki for a secret motive.

Uchiha Massacre:

  • One of the pivotal events in Itachi’s life was his involvement in the Uchiha Massacre. At the behest of Konohagakure, he exterminated his own clan to prevent an impending civil war.
  • This tragic event left deep scars on Itachi’s psyche and shaped his future actions.

Brother Conflict:

  • Itachi had a younger brother named Sasuke Uchiha, whom he abandoned after wiping out the clan. This led to Sasuke’s deep hatred for Itachi and drove him to seek revenge.
  • The conflict between the brothers forms an important part of the plot in Naruto.

True Motive and Sacrifice:

  • Itachi’s true reason for his actions was kept secret for a long time. It turned out that he had acted out of loyalty to Konohagakure and to prevent a civil war.
  • He took on the burden of hatred and became an outsider to protect Konoha and his brother.

Fighting Sasuke and Death:

  • The climax of the Itachi storyline is the epic battle between Itachi and Sasuke, during which many of his secrets are revealed.
  • Itachi dies throughout the series, but his true importance and impact on the characters remain felt until the end.

Itachi Uchiha is one of the deepest and most complex characters in Naruto. His tragic fate, unselfish sacrifice, and complex relationship with his brother, Sasuke, have made him one of the most iconic characters in the series.


Orochimaru - Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz

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I think we still include Orochimaru in the list, even though his membership was of short duration and very different compared to the other Akatsuki members.

Akatsuki membership of Orochimaru:

  • Orochimaru joined the Akatsuki briefly after leaving Konohagakure. However, his motivations were different from those of the other members.
  • Orochimaru was most interested in the abilities of Akatsuki members, including Itachi Uchiha’s Sharingan and Nagato’s Rinnegan. He intended to take over their bodies to achieve his own immortality.
  • The other Akatsuki members knew that Orochimaru was unreliable and dangerous and kept him under close watch.

Conflicts and Resignation:

  • Orochimaru’s time with Akatsuki was marked by tension and conflict. He and the other members had different goals and motivations.
  • When it came to a confrontation between Orochimaru and Akatsuki, he attempted to take over the body of Sasuke Uchiha. This led to a fight against Itachi Uchiha.
  • Itachi defeated Orochimaru and was later finally defeated by Sasuke. His body was sealed, but his spirit and ambitions survived in Sasuke.

Orochimaru’s membership in the Akatsuki was short-lived and marked by hostile intentions. His role in Naruto focused more on his efforts to hunt down strong shinobi and take on their abilities rather than pursuing Akatsuki’s goals.

Those were all Akatsuki members. I deliberately left out White and Black Zetsu – because fuck them! Also, I didn’t mention Juzo Biwa and Daibutsu either because they were exclusive to the anime and very insignificant from my point of view. The same goes for Kie and Kyusuke, who were part of Yahiko’s original Akatsuki (even though they weren’t anime-only). Now have fun with my Which Akatsuki Member Are You Quiz!