This is the article on Baku the ANBU member. For Baku the chimera, head to Baku (summon).
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バク Baku
Manga Volume #43, Naruto Chapter #399
Anime Naruto Shippūden Episode #140
Appears in Anime, Manga
Sex Gender Male Male
  • Part II: 31
Status Presumed Deceased
Ninja Rank

Baku (バク, Baku) was a member of Konohagakure's ANBU.


During the reign of the Second Hokage, he was one of the ANBU ordered to watch the Uchiha clan to keep them from rebelling again. Baku is likely not his real name, but a codename.


Peeking from behind his mask, his eyes were said to be able to perceive everything.Baku had fire release as he could perform many fire release jutsu he specialised in assasination. he was a respected senpai in the anbu. he was a jonin level anbu. he had completed 921 missions. It is romoured that he was killed by two elite uchiha jonin while he was collecting research he was a jonin so he wasnt defeated easily.


  • A baku () is also a mythological Japanese creature said to eat dreams and nightmares. As a chimera with an elephant's trunk, a rhinoceros' eyes, an ox's tail, and a tiger's paws, they resembled somewhat the real-life tapir. After the two creatures were connected, the Baku was more and more often depicted as a tapir. Modern images depicting Baku as actual chimera are rare.


  1. Third Databook, page 186
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