Konan(小南) is the only female member in Akatsuki. She is also the only member to call her partner and the Akatsuki leader, by his name. When she was younger, Konan, Pein, and Yahiko were left orphaned by one of the many wars of Amegakure, forcing them to fend for themselves. The three eventually encountered Jiraiya, who looked after them and taught them basic ninjutsu. Jiraiya had believed Konan to have died with Nagato and Yahiko some time later.