|Symbol of the Mist|
Kirigakure ("Village Hidden in the Mist" or "Hidden Mist Village") is located in the Land of the Water. As one of the five great ninja villages, Kirigakure has a Kage as its leader known as the Mizukage. There have been five Mizukage, the current one being Mei Terumi. An unusually high numner of rogue ninja seem to originate from this village. A unique classification of ninja known as tracker ninja are specifically tasked with eliminating these defector. Kirigakure's achitecture is composed of several cylindrical buildings, with the Mizukage's palace being widest and the largest. Like its name, the village is surrounded by a thick mist, with several mountains in the background, making it difficult to find by foreigners.
Previous Ninja Wars
Within the village there are very powerful and well respected clans. Of these there are five clans which are regarded as noble clans. These are the: Akerama, Burupia, Gyokana, Hozuki, and Terumi Clans. All known clans in the village are: