Guy, who sensed in Lee the same hardships and determination he had as a child, took him on as a student, encouraging and training him to help him achieve his dream of becoming a splendid ninja. Please help us by creating or editing any of our articles! Later in the anime, the Third Division came across another reincarnated shinobi: Master — a renown hero of who was thought to have died during the. Later, he battled alongside Tenten against and on the lake while tried to seal the. He nevertheless tried to train while he was in the hospital, something that only worsened his condition. Envious of Naruto, Lee then watched Gaara's fight with Sasuke, and marvelled at how quickly he had learned to emulate Lee's speed. As Shira was being by Yome, he explained that after the Chūnin Exams ends, he will be enlisting in a special force on the outskirts of Suna so that he could be closer to his parents.
With gruelling training and unwavering support from Might Guy, Lee developed great proficiency in the art, becoming a taijutsu master as a child using the fighting style. April 17, 2014: We want to commemorate our 1000 th image!! Lee's arduous training has given him strength great enough to unearth a massive tree root from the ground, and speed fast enough to outpace a two-tomoe. Lee noticed Guy looking up in the sky and asked what was wrong. Together, they were able to eliminate the other teachers save the students that were captured, the latter of which in turn helped back Boruto's play against Kakashi. Before his attack landed on Lee, Gaara arrived just in time to save him. Lee also has deep feelings for Sakura, asking her to be his girlfriend.
He was also accompanied by Inojin, Shikadai, and their respective fathers. Lee has vowed to always protect Sakura, and because of her he has pushed himself even further. During their challenge to capture a flag, Shikadai took advantage of Lee's social-anxiety, noting how everyone was watching him. He used his Front Lotus on , but he survived the attack because of using his in the ground, and Lee was left unable to defend himself from a counterattack from Dosu. As Lee entered the Eight Gates, Shira used the , which proved to be on par with the Eight Gates. As two students began arguing about what it means to be shinobi, they decided to skip class to settle things in fight. To try and cheer Lee up, Guy took him to watch the final round matches, but they were surprised when they arrived to find out that Neji had been defeated by Naruto.
While they try to detain him, she succeeds in knocking them out. Later, when Boruto approached Metal and his team to see if they had seen Mitsuki, they informed him they hadn't. In Lee's eagerness to impress others, he accidentally caused more damage to the structure. However, one more her teammates fail to understand, angering her. Thanks to Neji, all the teams that were struggling were able to figure out which question to answer based on the specific amount of vibrations sent through the wall. He also carries a small book and pencil to recall advice that Guy gives him over time.
. After learning about how Guy got past his grief in his injury and continued to push forward, it made Lee question his faith in his trinkets. While seemingly equal in raw speed and skill, Neji noted that Shira had a slight advantage with his more solid built, and by extension greater raw strength. Later, after eavesdropping on the Hokage, Metal and his friends learned of the danger Team 7 was in at Iwagakure. Despite this, Lee's team pursued the Ame-nin into an old ruins.
Lee also saw Guy as not just a sensei to him, but also a father figure, becoming extremely upset and angry whenever someone made fun of Guy. Lee was seen carrying everyone's packs when they returned to Konoha. When properly motivated, he can subconsciously open at the first of the. He claimed that someone attacked one of the guards in recovery and was rushing to get help, but Udon saw through the lie as Yurito would have sent someone else to report such an act as he was head of the Medical Security. As part of the first stage, all teams were randomly split into different rooms to take the written test. After Sen undoes the genjutsu, Team Guy finds that they are caught in quicksand, which drags them down into a waterfall sand pit.
Lee dreams of victory in combat and love. Later, Lee checked on some of his friends after learning that they were hospitalised from a recent attack. Lee then regroup with the remaining students. By opening the last gate, it is said that even an average person could briefly surpass even a Kage, but the user would inevitably die. In the anime, Lee revealed that he once ran a marathon with Guy near the village of Katabami Kinzan shortly after being assigned to his team, and when he collapsed from exhaustion near the shop, the owner, Sanshō, and her son Karashi fed him curry and saved his life. Neji used his Byakugan to find the seals keeping the barrier in place and directed the locations of them to the rest of the team. Interlude In Naruto's Footsteps: The Friends' Paths Main article: In the anime, after about two years, the Chūnin Exams are held, co-sponsored by Konoha and Suna.
However, Lee's dream was of winning Sakura's affections, implying he still had romantic feelings for her. Graduation Exams Arc Main article: As ninja classes began preparing for the graduation exams, Metal met with his teachers and father to discuss his progress and goals for the future. Lee joined the rest of the class to watch the fight in a training arena. In the anime, while using his natural anxiety to drive him, Lee instinctively fights in a more erratic yet extremely effective manner similar to the , which proved able to pressure his taijutsu master father in a serious match. While the Konoha-nin wanted to attend the funeral, Naruto sent them all back to Konohagakure.
Paradise Life on a Boat Main article: Fourth Shinobi World War: Confrontation Main article: Lee watches on as Sakura heals Guy who arrives injured. He also has adept reflexes and dexterity. They initially tried to avoid attention by acting weak, but Lee accidentally let slip his true strength by interfering with a fight between Sasuke and. During 's assault on Konoha, Team Guy was away on a mission. Before the battle continues, Shira begs the Konoha-nin not to leave them be, insisting that their distaste of him is his own fault for not training hard enough. Like the last exam in Konoha, the teams were each given either a Heaven or Earth scroll and were required to obtain the other scroll.
While Lee froze up, Chōchō quickly knocked him out. After a while Neji was able to free Lee and himself allowing Lee to rescue Tenten before she suffocated. They were saved, however, as Kimimaro finally succumbed to his disease and died. His options running out if he was to win and prove himself, Guy allowed him to use the. During the raid on the hideout, he fought the Shinobazu members outside.