|“||Don't underestimate my puppets!||„|
Kankuro is the former antagonist-turned-one of the main supporting characters in the Naruto anime/manga series and the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime/manga series. He is the second eldest of the three Sand Siblings and a talented puppet user. He is also a guardian with his older sister Temari to protect his younger brother Gaara the new Kazekage. He is known as the only ninja who ever used face paint in Naruto.
He is voiced by Yasuyuki Kase in the Japanese version of the anime, and by the late Michael Lindsay and Doug Erholtz in the English version of the anime.
He uses his three puppets in combat that are named Black Ant, Salamander, and Crow. He was responsible for the death of Sakon/Ukon of the Sound Four.
After Sasori died, Kankuro acquired the deceased Akatsuki's puppet body into his use as his new favorite puppet.
List of Puppets
- Sasori's parents
- His First English Voice Actor, Michael Lindsay is best known voicing as Kisuke Urahara from Bleach episodes 1-230, Agumon for episodes 1-2 from Digimon Adventure, Joe Kido, Greymon from Digimon Adventure/02 and Gotsumon from Digimon Data Squad.
- His Second English Voice Actor, Doug Erholtz is best known voicing as Asuma Sarutobi from Naruto series, Kisuke Urahara from Bleach episodes 231-366, T.K. Takaishi from Digimon Adventure 02, Daigo Nishijima and Koromon from Digimon Adventure tri..