Akina is the Kazekage (風影; Literally meaning "Wind Shadow") of the Wind Village, it could be assumed that she is the most powerful and skilled ninja in the Wind Village, whether this is due to her control over the Wind element or other various abilities is yet unspecified.
The player first encounters the Kazekage during the mission "Backup Request from Wind Village", in which the player aids the Wind Village in dispatching a number of enemy blossom ninja, who are assumed to be after the Wind Village's ninja scroll.
- Level 40 - Jounin Exam 1/5: Hand Seals
- Level 15 - Backup Request from Wind Village (first appearance)
- Level 10 - Practice: Wind Genin (mentioned)
- Level 35 - Wind Village Defend (mentioned)