Rinji was a ninja from Otogakure as he was a member of Team Guren and he was also an underling of Orochimaru. Rinji had a laid back attitude and rarely worked. Rinji was a bat user which means that he could manipulate bats via Bat Controlling.
|First Appearance in Anime||Naruto Shippuden Episode #91|
|Voice Actors||Yuya Uchida(Japanese dub), Sam Reigal(English dub)|
|Village||Otogakure (Village Hidden in the Sound)|
When Rinji joined Guren, she ordered them to get rid of Kakashi and team Kurenai. During the fight, Rinji took the role of the leader and used his sonar powers to destroy Kirgiri's smoke prison. As he was getting ready to finish them off, he detected Shino's insects and ordered his people to retreat.
They went to aid Guren whose crystal barrier was destroyed by Naruto. After retreating the Team was informed to stop Team Kakashi and Kurenai from coming after them. Rinji tried to catch them off guard but due to Hinata's Byakugan as his attacks were nullified. The battle was interrupted by the rampaging Three-tails and they were forced to retreat again.
After meeting up with Kabuto again, it was then revealed that Rinji was a spy for Orochimaru, who was tasked to keep an eye on Guren. He was acting as a spy and infiltrating villages too but he did all this to help his ailing sister.
When they went to attack again, Rinji did not take part in the battle and saw his teammates being defeated. When he saw the Three-tails was being sealed he and Guren went together to stop it from happening.
Rinji had a laid back attitude and rarely worked bu despite that, he was sharply intelligent and usually plans a lot. He is also ambitious about his goals.
Rinji had dark brown hair with black eyes and he wore a loose purple vest that revealed his chest. His midsection was covered with bandages and he also wore a light blue poncho around his neck with black arm wrist warmers, tan pants and dark brown sandals.
Rinji was a bat user which means that he could manipulate bats via Bat Controlling which allowed him to make ultrasonic waves so that he could communicate with bats. This allowed him to survey his surroundings and give instructions to his allies. He used sonar to detect sound from a large radius and also used the sound of bats as a weapon so that he can affect his opponents mind.
A. Rinji was killed by Kabuto during a battle.
A. Despite Kabuto and Rinji having a troubled relationship, they were ironically quite similar.