Kanoto belongs to the Anbu of Konohagakure and he was raised as a member of Root. He is devoid of emotions and is known to be the only member of Root to not have Danzo's cursed mark. He is known to be the strongest member of Root. He is also known to be Hamura Otsutsuki's Transmigrant.
|First Appearance in Anime||Naruto Shippuden Episode #351|
|Village||Konohagakure (Village of the Hidden Leaf)|
Kanoto was orphaned as a child and he was then recruited into Root, the secret branch of Anbu. There he was raised and conditioned in such a way that he had no personality, personal connections or name. He was trained to show no emotions.
To prevent Hiruzen from becoming the Third Hokage, Danzo told Kanoto and nine other Root members to assassinate him. He disguised himself as a foreign Ninja and fought the Anbu accompanying the target. Later on his target was revealed to be a disguised Kakashi which resulted in the failure of the mission.
Kanto is noted to be a tall shinobi. He had medium-length brown hair and wears the standard attire of the Anbu and his mask has blue markings.
As a member of the Anbu Kanoto was a very strong shinobi. He is quite skilled in the usage of swords and kenjutsu. He can coat his hands with chakra and use it to add extra power to his taijutsu attacks.
"When a person lies, what is important is not the lie itself. No, it is their reason.”
"I must spill yet more blood, so the blood already spilt will not be in vain."
"How does it feel to not exist?"
A. No, Root is a sub-branch of Anbu. It was disbanded after Danzo's death.
A. Kanto is the Eight sign of the Chinese Calendar.
A. Without a doubt, Kakashi is the strongest member of the Anbu.