|Home Country||Land of Water|
|Previous Partner||Tenshi Noriko|
|Jutsu||Chakra Suppression Technique|
Hiding with Camouflage Technique
Hidden Mist Technique
Wind Release: Gale Palm
Ōkawa (大河, "river") was a shinobi that once hailed from Kirigakure as bodyguard to the Mizukage. He was exiled and sentenced to death after he was framed for the murder of a young woman who was found to have been diced up by the very same sword he owned. Ōkawa was also the teacher of Tenshi Noriko after he found her by the side of a river half dead from escaping her own pursuers.
Main article: Tenshi Gaiden He was first shown running from Hunter-nin, showing his keen intellect and jutsu prowess as he temporarily stopped his pursuers by first blocking their path and then hiding his presence until he made a noise by mistake. He then used the Hidden Mist to cover his tracks eventually running into an unconscious Tenshi to which he took care of her while she recovered.
Personality and SkillsEdit
As a candidate for the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist he was noted for his exceptional swordsmanship abilities as well as his ability to wield the giant blade passed down his family line known as the Hitokiri (人斬り, Assassination) sword.