October 2nd supposedly Hotaka's birthday but i didn't get time to make a pic for him 😫. This baby needs more attention than usual, so imma make his updated glo up!
Pre-academy - Hotaka was an energetic, ambitious boy who eager to be the pride of his family. Yet he also a mischievous and quite a prankster. He wasn't the smartest, but surely the brightest kid among his peers.
Academy graduation to early Genin - He still the same as ever, and rather naive. Now that he got the ninja headband, its proven that he's one step ahead to become a successful ninja. He learnt to make more weapons, inspired from his prank equipments.
Genin - He grew more confident each day and made through a lot of missions with his teammates. Even though the others were blessed with kekkei genkai, Hotaka strived to get stronger and to surpass them. Yet its not enough, he failed chuunin exam once, and tried another for the next year, even though he had to go through it without his teammates. This time, he trained under Rinne's apprenticeship on using karambit as his main weapon.
Chuunin (pre-shippuden) - As the missions became much harder, these years has been quite a rough time for Hotaka and his teammates. Things became tense between the three of them, which made them decided to take special training, separated from each other.
Chuunin (Shippuden) - Team RGB reunited after almost 3 years. Boi grew more mature and a reliable team leader. This time, they stood up together and investigate Hyakki Yako further, trying to defeat them.
Naruto:The Last - Hotaka decided to focus himself on running weaponry invention and business. He planned to run his own factory, yet still needed some guide from a mentor businessman.
Tokubetsu jonin (Boruto) - Few years earlier, he once worked with Scientific Ninja Weapons Team, but quit after finding himself not getting along with a team member (katasuke). So he finally got the full time focusing on his own factory. He married to Sakuya Momohana and blessed with twin boys. Hotaka achieved his goals on making his family names big, and able to support them in every way possible.