Kushina Uzumaki (うずまき クシナ) is a ninja of the former Land of the Whirlpool. She had a son, naruto Uzumaki, with the Hokage of the time, Minato Namikaze. She is noted to have had a brash, tomboyish demeanor, noticeably red hair, and as time passed, blossomed into a very beautiful woman. Despite Naruto's close resemblance to his father, much of his personality and choice of ninjutsu are said to be similar to that of his mother's. She is presumed to be dead.

Minato Namikaze (波風 ミナト, Namikaze Minato), also known as Konoha's Yellow Flash (木ノ葉の黄色い閃光, Konoha no Kiiroi Senkō), was the Fourth Hokage (四代目火影, Yondaime Hokage) and the father of naruto Uzumaki. He was the student of Jiraiya and the teacher of kakashi Hatake, Obito Uchiha, and Rin.

naruto Uzumaki (うずまきナルト, Uzumaki Naruto) is the main character of the series. Although his rank is Genin, he is trained to be a Sage of Konohagakure. He is a member of Team Kakashi, and the jinchūriki of the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox.