Gaara Of The Desert

Age: 15 Birthday: January 19
Rank: Kazekage Weight: 40.2 kg (89 lbs)
Origin: Hidden Sand Village Length: 146 cm (4'10")
Introduced: Episode 20 / Chapter 35 Bloodtype: AB


Age 12-13 during Pre-Shippuuden era.
Fourth Kazekage's son.
Kankurou and Temari's brother.
Becomes The Fifth Kazekage in Shippuuden.


Born as an experiment from the Hidden Sand Village, Gaara was combined with the spirit of a demonic sand priest known as Shukaku, not unlike Naruto and the Nine Tails. Gaara grew up without knowing love. For a long time he thought being spoiled equals love, but when he met Rock Lee that opinion changed. Unfortunately, Gaara became unstable around the age of six years. Consequently, his father Kazakage, ordered numerous assassination attempts upon him, all failing miserably. This betrayal caused Gaara to become hateful and deeply suspicious of everyone, including his siblings, who he regarded as "lumps of meat linked together by hatred and murderous intent."

The tattoo on Gaara's forehead means love, which combined with his name means, "I Love Death". Since he only feels alive when he kills, he believes that killing is his reason for being. The tattoo was put on Gaara's head by Gaara himself after his abilities killed Yashamaru. Yashamaru, being the one that raised Gaara, and the only one that seemed to care for him.

Although Gaara's father asked Yashamaru to kill Gaara, Yashamaru says he had willingly accepted the mission. Having never truly loved Gaara, hoping that killing him would avenge the death of his sister. Yashamaru eventually detonates himself with explosive tags covering his body, with his last words being "please die". Gaara survived the blast without even being injured, losing the only person he thought cared for him, losing his fate in bonds and love.

When we take a look at Naruto Shippuuden we notice Gaara has undergone some personality changes. His relationship to his siblings has become somewhat normal. He has come to consider Kankuro and Temari as his brother and sister where he used to threaten to kill them if they got in his way. He talks to Kankuro about his problems and dreams.

In a conversation Gaara has with Kankuro, Gaara says: "In order to escape a path of loneliness, I have no choice to but to work hard and make my own path. If I do that, then someday... someday I can be like him. That's why as a shinobi of the Sand I'll aim to be the Kazekage. So I can live a life connected to my village. I want to work hard so that other will accept my existence." It's obvious that Naruto inspired Gaara to question his bonds with other people. Suffering, sadness and joy - He want to be able to share it with another person, he want his existence to be necessary to other people, not as a weapon to be feared but as the Hidden Sand's Kazekage. He eventually follows up his dad as the Fifth Kazekage and really acts as the villager's protector as seen in his fight with Deidara. The villagers also have come to respect Gaara, and the younger females of the village even like Gaara. In the beginning of Shippuuden Gaara fulfills his role as the village's Kazekage, but gets taken by Akatsuki doing so. Gaara apparently dies from having Shukaku extracted from him by Akatsuki, and later on Chiyo sacrifices herself to bring him back to life.

on February 10, 2011 at 21:28

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[quote=kristen-craig ]
Quote by -Rainbows-
damn i like your ava sweetheart:embarress ed
I would prefer if you called me Olivia, not sweetheart.
on April 3, 2011 at 18:07

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on April 5, 2011 at 23:10

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Gaara is so awesome
on May 24, 2011 at 20:53

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SEXAY BEAST~:embarressed
on June 28, 2011 at 04:42

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on July 10, 2011 at 21:55

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h is super know when he's nottrying to kill everyone on rampage
on July 20, 2011 at 00:59

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Gaara is EPICAL
on July 23, 2011 at 13:21

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Gaara and one of my favorite characters as much as the ability to fight for its life history, not to mention the junction of two elements forming the sand ...
on August 8, 2011 at 17:25

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gaara is so aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaawesome
on September 5, 2011 at 23:55

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Quote by ardey
gaara is so aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaawesome
I agree with you completely
on September 13, 2011 at 21:08

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I knew about Gaara even before I discovered Naruto and when I watched it I had a spazz attack coz I didn't know Gaara was in it xD
on October 14, 2011 at 23:57

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Quote by Angel-of-night
I agree with you completely
Gaara truly is the best character in shippuden. He dies, and then comes back to life. Can control endless amounts of sand. And is a kazekage. Plus a jinchuuriki. I can't think a any reason to hate gaara other than to hate him for being so good.
on October 30, 2011 at 14:49

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hes pretty cool
on October 30, 2011 at 18:48

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garra is the bomb
on November 22, 2011 at 23:54

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Quote by ardey
gaara is so aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaawesome
Gaara is soooooooooo freaking awsome!
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