1

Is there any mention of where Jiraya was when Nine tails attacked Hidden leaf village? Later if Jiraya found about this why didn't he go on a mission to capture the masked Man who attacked village and killed his favorite student and Hokage of the hidden leaf?

1 Answer 1

3

Jiraiya was away when the attack happened, perhaps writing his own book. Once he got the news of the attack, he didn't go to a rampart spree or mission because he was not sure who was behind the attack. He also understood the motive of sealing half of Kurama into Naruto. So he decided to train Naruto instead of going to Mission.

Jiraiya believed there was more to the events of that night. He, like Minato, suspected Madara Uchiha's involvement, despite how old Madara would have had to be at the time. He also felt that Minato's decision to seal the Nine-Tails into his own son was significant, assuming he intended for Naruto to someday gain control of the Nine-Tails' power for some purpose Jiraiya couldn't guess. As such, Jiraiya took on Naruto as a disciple once he was old enough, training him to take advantage of the Nine-Tails' chakra and using the key Minato sent to him to accelerate the process.

Nine-Tailed Demon Fox's Attack

1
  • 1
    Additionally, nobody even knew there was somebody behind the attack. Anybody who saw Tobi was killed, and probably assumed a causality of the attack from the 9-tails. From the same wiki: Because Minato was never able to explain what had happened, Konoha's villagers were left to come up with their own explanations for the Nine-Tails' attack. The Nine-Tails had historically attacked human settlements, drawn to large concentrations of humanity's dark nature. Accordingly, many assumed it was just a natural occurrence that nobody was responsible for Feb 27 at 22:00

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .