Do any of the characters from the Naruto filler arcs or movies show up again in the main series, or they are just strictly made for the fillers and movies?

I was watching Shippuden season 1 and at some point the opening and closing songs had scenes from the Priestess Shion movie, or the first Naruto Shippuden movie.

  • They are just made for those filler/movies, but they do appear in the story as, something you can call, easter eggs. They also don't interact with the story nor characters. They are just there as extras. – Akira Mahisaseru Jan 4 '17 at 16:06
  • @AkiraMahisaseru Oh. You are alive. Yay! 😁😁. And okay. Thanks. Just wondering. So they do appear in the main shady occasionally right? Any examples? – Hansen Jan 4 '17 at 16:11
  • I'm so sorry!!!! I lost my phone, but I finally found it!!! Please forgive me. – Akira Mahisaseru Jan 4 '17 at 16:12
  • @AkiraMahisaseru Whoa... Take it easy, love. You are forgiven even though nothing held against you. Lol. I take you are fine then. 😉 but anyway, examples of the extras? – Hansen Jan 4 '17 at 16:25
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    @LabhanshAgrawal that's her name. Thank you for the episode number too. You understood what I meant. – Akira Mahisaseru Jan 5 '17 at 15:59

Utakata was introduced during the so-named Tsuchigumo Kinjutsu arc, but he eventually makes his way in the main storyline as a reanimated ninja fighting in the Great Shinobi War.

It could be conjectured that he wasn't a filler character, but until Naruto chapter 515 at the earliest, the Six-Tails host was not identified by name.

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In this picture, Utakata is second from the left.

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