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Shitō Akimichi
秋道シトウ Akimichi Shitō
Manga Volume #45, Naruto Chapter #422
Anime Naruto Shippūden Episode #159
Appears in Anime, Manga
Sex Gender Male Male
  • Part II: 32
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Nature Type


Shitō Akimichi (秋道シトウ, Akimichi Shitō) is a jōnin of Konohagakure's Akimichi clan.


Like other members of the Akimichi clan he is very robust, also, like most members of his clan he wears a samurai-like outfit with the kanji for "food" (, shoku) on the front and has distinctive markings on his cheeks. He wears his short brown hair in a topknot ponytail style.


Shito expands his arm

Shitō using the Partial Multi-Size Technique.

He showed skills in his clan's secret techniques when he used the Partial Multi-Size Technique in his fight against Pain. He was also seen wielding a , indicating skills in bukijutsu.

Part II

Pain's Assault

During Pain's assault, he accompanied a small group of shinobi and assisted in Kakashi Hatake's confrontation with the Deva Path of Pain.[2] Upon arrival, he and his comrades launched a simultaneous assault on the opposition from four directions, only to be immediately defeated by the effects of Shinra Tensei.[3]

Fourth Shinobi World War: Confrontation

Naruto Vs Gaurds

Shitō and Maruten attempt to block Naruto from leaving.

During the Fourth Shinobi World War, he was sent to the Island Turtle alongside several other Konohagakure shinobi, to ensure that Naruto Uzumaki remains within the chakra isolation chamber.[4] As he and Maruten move in to stop Naruto from leaving the falls, they, along with several of the other shinobi are sent flying backwards through the falls by Naruto. They are later ordered by Shibi to follow Naruto when he escapes.

Kaguya Ōtsutsuki Strikes

In the anime, Shitō is seen after being freed from the Infinite Tsukuyomi by Naruto and Sasuke.


  • The word "Shitō" can be used to describe several things, such as "fingertip" (指頭) or "faction/band" (私党). Noticeably, when written as "私闘", Shitō mean "personal struggle" while "死闘" describes a "struggle to the death".


  1. Fourth Databook, page 208
  2. Naruto chapter 422, page 8
  3. Naruto chapter 423, pages 1-5
  4. Naruto chapter 534, page 16
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