| (板間波風, Namikaze Itama)
|Kekkei Genkai||Swift Release|
|Occupation||Head of Namikaze Clan|
|Clan||Namikaze Clan (Airewind)|
Itama Namikaze (板間波風, Namikaze Itama) was a Jōnin belonging to the Namikaze Clan of Konohagakure. He took part in the Second Shinobi World War and lost his life on the battlefield. He was famous for his Swift Release Kekkei Genkai and the Eight Gates. He was married to Aimi Namikaze, his far away cousin to keep Swift Release in the family. He is the father of Minato Namikaze, the Fourth Hokage (四代目火影, Yondaime Hokage, Literally meaning: Fourth Fire Shadow) and Mito Namikaze.