Konohamaru (木ノ葉丸, Konohamaru?), named after the village he lives in: Konoha, is the grandson of the Third Hokage and by extension the nephew of Asuma Sarutobi. Konohamaru usually hangs out with his two friends, Udon and Moegi. Together, they call themselves the "Konohamaru Corps" ("Konohamaru Ninja Squad" in the English dub). In Part II they are teamed together under the leadership of Ebisu, Konohamaru's former tutor.
At the start of the series, Konohamaru feels unacknowledged due to his status as the Hokage's grandson. As such, he frequently attempts to defeat his grandfather in battle so that he can become Hokage himself and earn the recognition he desires. Once meeting Naruto Uzumaki, Konohamaru realizes that he can't become Hokage by simply attacking his grandfather and will need to train hard to accomplish this goal. To help him in this regard Konohamaru begins to view Naruto as a role model, acquiring his determination, fiery attitude, and unique way of ending sentences, "kore" (コレ, a laughing signal or appreciation), much like Naruto's "Dattebayo!"
Konohamaru's most obvious acquisition from Naruto's influence is his perverted habits, specifically the perverted jutsu he uses. After their first meeting Konohamaru becomes Naruto's disciple in an attempt to learn the Sexy Technique and defeat his grandfather. After mastering the ability he begins to train to create his own perverted jutsu, and after learning the Shadow Clone Technique in Part II he is able to create a smaller version of Naruto's Harem Technique. He has named his variant the Sexy: Double Knockout Girls Technique (おいろけ・女の子どうしの術, Oiroke: Onna no Ko Dōshi no Jutsu?), which transforms himself and his shadow clone into nude women in a suggestive embrace. Because this jutsu is only effective against men, he also creates the Sexy: Double Knockout Guys Technique (おいろけ・男の子どうしの術, Oiroke: Otoko no Ko Dōshi no Jutsu?) to turn into nude men in an equally suggestive embrace.