Place: Konohagakure (Hidden Leaf Village) Anime: Naruto Scent: Crisp pine needles, rich fir balsam, warm spices, and patchouli Size: 8.75 oz, 4" tall x 3" wide Burn Time: 55 - 60 hours Wax: Natural Vegan USA Soy
Konohagakure is the hidden village of the Land of Fire. As the village of one of the Five Great Shinobi Countries, Konohagakure has a Kage as its leader known as the Hokage, of which there have been seven in its history. Konoha resides deep within a forest at the base of a mountain known as the Hokage Rock, which has the faces of all those who have taken the office of Hokage engraved on it. While generally seen as the most powerful of the ninja villages, Konoha has enjoyed many years of relative peace and stability.
1) Masashi Kishimoto stated that Konohagakure was modeled after his own hometown.
2) The hiragana あん (an) is painted on the four entrance gates of the village (one hiragana on each door). This means "hermitage" or "retreat". In kanji, the character is "庵". There are also torii built all around the perimeter wall of the village.
3) In the first Naruto volume, page 87, there's a sketch of downtown Konoha. In a close-up is a billboard with a cartoon version of Masashi Kishimoto with a paintbrush.