A starting point for all ninja, the academy is a school for the younger children to learn the skills they will need to be a proper shinobi. Only the most basic of skills is taught here; with the right attention placed on each child in order to help him/her learn. Those with kekkei genkai also get special attention, to make sure they can effectively use their natural skills.
One of the five powerful hidden villages. Ninja from here have high tensions and dislikes when it come to those from Konoha. Their Tsuchikage is said to be a strong man, but no one outside of the village has ever heard nor seen him. Some speculate that the tsuchikage is actually a woman.