Uganuda was the Lion Sage that trained Ihubiki Kurosaki and gave him the contract of the 5 Demon Lions. He is feared as one of the strongest ninja in Otogakure and is very respected throughout the village and the shinobi world.
Learning the secrets of the Kaminarigan
Uganuda first debuted as the master of Ihubiki Kurosaki, training him how to summon the 5 Demon Lions. During this time, Uganuda developed a very close relationship with Ihubiki, and became more of a father figure to him, promising him protection. When the time got to where Ihubiki had mastered the summoning, Uganuda decided to help Ihubiki further his mastery and teach him Earth Release.