Novel Sakura Hiden: Thoughts of Love, Riding Upon a Spring Breeze
Appears in Novel
Team Info

Ino–Saku–Sai is a highly specialised team from Konoha, formed by the Sixth Hokage, under Ino Yamanaka's self-appointed leadership.

Known Missions

Investigate the Security Incidents
  • Assigned to: Sai
  • Rank: Unknown
  • Status: Success

After a few minor security incidents involving Konoha higher-ups takes place right before a budget meeting where Anbu's budget is to be cut in favour of other projects, Sixth Hokage, Kakashi Hatake quickly realises they are inside jobs involving an Anbu executive. With this, Kakashi tasks Sai with investigating who in Anbu is behind them.

Investigate Sasuke Incidents
  • Assigned to: Ino Yamanaka, Sakura Haruno
  • Rank: Unknown
  • Status: Success

With reports of Sasuke Uchiha terrorising Hidden Villages, Kakashi assigns Sakura and Ino to look into said incidents to determine if he is behind said events on their request.

Investigate Kido Tsumiki
  • Assigned to: Ino Yamanaka, Sakura Haruno, Sai
  • Rank: Unknown
  • Status: Success

With numerous incidents of Sasuke not matching up to his actual location and reports of Kido collecting Sasuke's DNA, Kakashi has Sakura, Ino, and Sai team-up to investigate Kido as all signs are pointing to him.

Rescue Sakura
  • Assigned to: Ino Yamanaka, Sai
  • Rank: Unknown
  • Status: Success

Realising Sakura was missing, Ino and Sai immediately surmise that Kido kidnapped Sakura in hopes of drawing Sasuke out. With no other aid, Kakashi assigned Ino and Sai to locate Sakura.

Arrest Kido and Magire
  • Assigned to: Ino Yamanaka, Sakura Haruno, and Sai with assistance from Naruto Uzumaki and Hinata Hyūga
  • Rank: Unknown
  • Status: Success

With Kido's numerous criminal acts including kidnapping, domestic terrorism, and international terrorism brought to light, Kakashi assigns the Ino-Saku-Sai (who are in the process of rescuing Sakura) to arrest them with aid from other Konoha shinobi.


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