Minato Namikaze : Character Profile & Biography (Naruto Anime and Manga)
Minato Namikaze is a character from naruto anime and naruto manga created by Masashi Kishimoto.
Minato Namikaze is the father of Naruto Uzumaki, his wife is Kushina Uzumaki, a ninja from the Whirlpool Country. Minato Namikaze was the Fourth Hokage (Yondaime Hokage)
He also called as Konoha Yellow Flash. His teacher is Jiraiya and he became teacher of Kakashi Hatake, Obito Uchiha, and Rin.
Minato give name his son is Naruto because Naruto is main character from the book created by Jiraiya, and he want Naruto to grow up to be a shinobi like in that book.
During his life, Minato Namikaze daunted by his enemy because commanders of Hidden Rock Vilage told to their troops, to escape when their saw Konoha Yellow Flash.
Minato Namikze is the creator of Flying Thunder God Jutsu, like Body Flicker Jutsu. Flying Thunder God Jutsu allow the user to teleport to another place, that have been marked before with a seal.
Minato Namikaze becames a Fourth Hokage (Yondaime) when still young, was younger than Kakashi Hatake(Age of Kakashi when Pain attack Konoha). Minato Namikaze was chosen to became Hokage by Sarutobi Hiruzen, the Third Hokage.
Not long after Naruto borns, the Nine Tailed Demon Fox attacked Konoha. Minato Namikaze summon Gamabunta to defeat Kyuubi but with help of Gamabunta they cannot defeat Kyuubi
To prevent Konoha from the desruction, then Minato sealed Kyuubi into Naruto body with Dead Demon Consuming Seal . But as the consequence, Minato soul is sacrificed.
After Kyuubi sealed, then Minato Namikaze dies. Minato Namikaze memorized as a hero.
Minato sealed kyuubi into Naruto because he believe Naruto can control and use the power.
Minato told the reason why he sealed kyuubi into Naruto and told Naruto is his son when Naruto 16 years old, that when Kyuubi inside Naruto release 8 tails and soon Minato appear to stop the Kyuubi.
At that time too, Minato told who is control the fox when the fox attacked Konoha 16 years ago. Minato believe who is control Pain to attack Konoha is the same actor.
That the actor is Madara Uchiha.
References : naruto manga chapter 1, naruto manga chapter 240, naruto manga chapter 367, naruto manga chapter 440, Narutopedia