10 Interesting Facts About Jiraiya That You Should Know

Are you a true Naruto fan? How many of these facts about Jiraiya do you know? I am quite sure a lot of you guys may never have heard of these little facts. And of course, a lot of you are quite fond of Pervy Sage, like me. For them, it won’t be even a challenge.

1) Jiraiya wanted to fight Naruto:
Jiraiya wanted to fight grown up Naruto. As the pervy-sage died before Naruto grew up in a fierce battle against pain, we never saw that happen.
Jiraiya- Ero sennin
Jiraiya- Ero Sennin
2) He didn’t want to become Hokage because he couldn’t save Orochimaru:
Orochimaru was Jiraiya’s friend or should I say, comrade. Jiraiya tried his best to bring him back before Orochimaru turned his back on Konoha. But, as Orochimaru chose a different path, Jiraiya failed to stop him.
3) His 3 students were the child of prophecy:
As the great lord elder prophecised, one of Jiraiya sensei’s student would bring great changes to the Ninja world. And the who would guide him would be the pervy sage.
Later, as the great lord elder stated, it was quite clear to us that Pervy sage had 3 ‘Child of prophecies’.
They are:
4) The origin of Jiraiya:

Well, not only Jiraiya, the author Kishimoto took the reference of all three Sannin from an old folklore of the Edo Period. It was known as Tale of the Gallant Jiraiya. This folklore was first published in 1839 and continued to 1868. It became so popular that four different authors completed 43 illustrated novels in those 29 years.

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