Kakashi Hatake: The Copy Ninja’s Chronicle

Dive into the Mastery and Mystery of Naruto’s Legendary Sensei Through Cosplay

One of the most adored and complex characters in the Naruto series, Kakashi Hatake, son of Sakumo Hatake renowned in the shinobi world as Konoha’s White Fang, hails from the distinguished Hatake clan. Sakumo was an admired and respected ninja, but he ended up taking his own life after being condemned by the village for saving the lives of his teammates rather than completing the assignment. 

Possessing a variety of powers and abilities, Kakashi is known to be one of the most formidable ninjas.

  • Sharingan: Gifted to Kakashi through an eye transplant from his friend Obito Uchiha, the Sharingan which is primarily associated with the Uchiha clan, is a special eye technique that grants Kakashi various abilities like enhanced perception, to copy and mimic any ninjutsu or genjutsu by just locking eyes with their opponent.
  • Kenjutsu: Kakashi can swing even the strongest of swords with ease. As a teenager, he was proficient enough to wield his father’s White Light Saber, and later on, Kakashi showed the ability to readily use the Executioner’s Blade, one of the swords of the Seven Swordsmen of the Mist.
  • Rasengan: One of the most iconic jutsu permitting the user to create a ball of chakra that spins at incredible speeds and creates enough power to rip through anything it touches. Kakashi is one of the strongest users of Rasengan.

Kakashi is shown to have become a Jonin, a high-ranking ninja, who eventually served as the captain of Team 7, which included Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha and Sakura Haruno, led by Hiruzen Sarutobi. Throughout the series, Kakashi acts as a mentor to Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura, offering crucial teachings and advice to help them develop as ninjas. 

Kakashi is chosen to succeed Tsunade as the Hidden Leaf Village’s Sixth Hokage, as she decides to retire soon after the Fourth Great Ninja War. Kakashi has held the title for at least a dozen years and keeps on training with his strength growing to the point where he could conceivably fight a nation on his own, without the assistance of the Sharingan.

Kakashi’s personality is complex, possessing various characteristics that make him an enthralling character and an impressive ninja. Kakashi is frequently portrayed as cool, calm, and collected, with an easygoing demeanor, but committed and responsible. He has a dry sense of humor and is a bit of a lazy person, frequently reading his favorite book series, “Make-Out Paradise,” during free time. However, he is also incredibly dedicated to his role as a ninja and is willing to make difficult decisions for the greater good. He is also immensely compassionate and cares deeply for his loved ones.

Enact Kakashi and Costume Guide

  • Maintain a calm demeanor: Have a cool and calm attitude. There might be times when you face challenges but, being calm and thinking rationally will definitely get you through it.
  • Be dedicated and responsible: Whatever is it that you’re doing, no matter how big or small, be dedicated towards it. Perform your role earnestly and portray responsibility towards your tasks and friends or acquaintances.
  • Be mysterious: Kakashi’s character is mysterious and enigmatic. He doesn’t show much of his emotions and keeps them guarded. 

Ofcourse, one should always be in touch with their emotions and should talk about it and about anything that might be bothering them with whoever we find comfortable with.

Kakashi strongly resembles his father. With the spiky silver hair, dark grey eyes and the relaxed and lazy expression, they have been mistaken for each other several times. Kakashi wears a mask that prevents most of his face from being visible. 

Kakashi’s outfit plays an important part in defining his cool and mysterious personality, as well. His outfit includes the Konoha Jonin uniform consisting of a dark-blue, high collared flak jacket with pockets and straps, black pants, protective leg and arm guards, ninja sandals, a face mask and a forehead protector that covers his left eye.

Get the entire outfit here:
Kakashi Outfit (kids)
Kakashi Outfit (kids 2)
Kakashi Outfit (1)
Kakashi Outfit (2)
Kakashi Outfit (3)

Dressing up as Hatake is an exciting experience. Along with the cool costume and the silver hair, you get to embody Kakashi’s cool and mysterious personality. If you’re a Naruto fan, this is your chance to show your love and appreciation towards this work of art and show your creativity with the costume. 

Once you decide to dress up as Kakashi, it is your character and it is your opportunity to bring it to life and have fun with it.

Every day, I eat, sleep, and worry about stupid things. My job is to ensure that these kids have as many days as possible where they can be idiots like this.

毎日、食べて、寝て、くだらないことを心配しています。 私の仕事は、子供たちがこのように愚かでいられる日をできるだけ多く確保することです。

Mainichi, tabete, nete, kudaranai koto o shinpai shite imasu. Watashi no shigoto wa, kodomo-tachi ga kono yō ni orokade i rareru hi o dekirudake ōku kakuho suru kotodesu.

– Kakashi Hatake, Naruto

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Written by Zahra Farooqui

If not found writing an article, Zahra can be found stopping to pet every single street cat, brewing some coffee, listening to Kun Faya Kun, pondering existentialism or bawling her eyes out to Fleabag. She won't be found finishing her law assignments, something she's actually supposed to be doing.

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