Awesome / The Girl From Whirlpool
- Crowning Moment of Awesome: Minato defeating one of the Seven Swordsmen of the Mist by finding an effective use for the Hirashin.
- Minato's awesome escape from a Kumo base after being captured and held for ransom. Made all the more awesome by the fact that he spends about half his time in the base snarking at everyone around him.
- Kushina gets one in Chapter 24 when she single-handedly defeats a giant anteater summon by using a Whirlpool Sealing technique.
- Kushina fighting an Orichimaru-possessed Minato and then making the sanin flee.