Shitō Akimichi (秋道シトウ, Akimichi Shitō) is a jōnin of Konohagakure's Akimichi clan.
During Pain's assault, he accompanied a small group of shinobi and assisted in Kakashi Hatake's confrontation with the Deva Path of Pain. Upon arrival, he and his comrades launched a simultaneous assault on the opposition from four directions, only to be immediately defeated by the effects of Shinra Tensei.
Fourth Shinobi World War: Confrontation
During the Fourth Shinobi World War, he was sent to the Island Turtle alongside several other Konohagakure shinobi, to ensure that Naruto Uzumaki remains within the chakra isolation chamber. As he and Maruten move in to stop Naruto from leaving the falls, they, along with several of the other shinobi are sent flying backwards through the falls by Naruto. They are later ordered by Shibi to follow Naruto when he escapes.
Kaguya Ōtsutsuki Strikes
In the anime, Shitō is seen after being freed from the Infinite Tsukuyomi by Naruto and Sasuke.
- The word "Shitō" can be used to describe several things, such as "fingertip" (指頭) or "faction/band" (私党). Noticeably, when written as "私闘", Shitō mean "personal struggle" while "死闘" describes a "struggle to the death".