Kusuma is a fictional character in the popular manga and its anime adaptation, the Naruto series, written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto.
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Kusuma is a character in the Naruto series that first appeared in Naruto Episode 86 titled, “A New Training Begins: I Will Be Strong!” He is a citizen of the Land of Fire and works as a salesman for Anbu-like masks in Tanzaku Quarters.
|First Appearance in Anime||Naruto Episode 86: A New Training Begins: I Will Be Strong!|
|Japanese Voice Actor||Unknown|
|English Voice Actor||Kim Strauss|
|Status||Presumably Alive (Based on his last appearance)|
|Affiliation||Land of Fire Tanzaku Quarters|
Very little is known about Kusuma’s past. Due to his limited appearances in the series, little is known about his lineage or background other than the fact that he is a mask salesman in Tanzaku Quarters.
Kusuma first appeared in the Search for Tsunade Arc and in this arc, Naruto Uzumaki, the protagonist of the series, bought a mask from Kusuma. As Naruto leaves while trying on the mask, he stumbles and falls. Kusuma then advised Naruto not to walk while wearing that mask.
Kusuma has not appeared since this incident; thus, his absence makes it impossible to say whether he is dead or alive. He is currently assumed to be alive and well unless any information indicates otherwise.
Due to his lack of appearance in the series and any related information, Kusuma never had the opportunity to express his individuality. However, it is stated that Kusuma loves his three children and is fond of children in general. He also likes festivals.
Kusuma has black eyes and short, trimmed gray hair. He appeared in the manga wearing a white suit, a big obi, and a rope tied around his head. He wore a towel over his neck and had no shirt on in the anime.
Kusuma is a salesman and did not showcase any sign of combat capabilities.
A. Kusuma is a citizen of the Land of Fire and works as a salesman for Anbu-like masks in Tanzaku Quarters.
A. Kusuma is voiced by Kim Strauss in the English dub version of the anime. The information regarding the person who voiced Kusuma in the original Japanese version of the anime remains a mystery.