Gaara (我愛羅) is a major supporting character of the series, In Part I of anime is as an antagonist. As the ex-jinchūriki of the One-Tailed Shukaku, as he losses it in the Part II. Gaara gained the nickname "Gaara of the Sand" (砂瀑の我愛羅, Sabaku no Gaara; English "Gaara of the Desert"). In Part II of the series, he becomes the Fifth Kazekage (五代目風影, Godaime Kazekage; lit. "Fifth Wind Shadow") of Sunagakure.