Kara is an organization in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations. The Kara organization is the main antagonist group in the manga. The organization is motivated by preserving the vessel that had escape from them.
- Main article: Jigen
Jigen is the current known leader of the Kara organization. Jigen is calm and collected and has authority over the members of Kara. He is the adoptive father of Kawaki. He has the kāma seal and he managed to give Kawaki the kāma seal making him into a vessel. Kawaki managed to escape from him and he tasks his members with retrieving him.
The organization is structured with two groups the inner and the outer.
The inner members of the organization, know more about the plan of the organization and the important agendas to it. Members attend important meetings regarding issues that face their organization with the leader. Members of the inner organization have a dress code and specific tattoos and markings on their face.
The outer members are not guaranteed too much information as their inner members. They do not appear during the important meetings for the organization. They are instructed by the inner members to carry out missions for them.
- Main article: Kawaki
Kawaki is the vessel that the organization refers to. Kawaki was bio-engineered by the organization and given the Kāma seal that gives him a lot of power. However, Kawaki escaped from the organization because of the abuse he suffered from them. He fought against Garō and killed him but ended up using too much power and got taken away by the Hidden Leaf Ninjas. He wants to get rid of the kāma seal.
At some point during the new era after the Fourth Great Ninja War, Kara's name begins to emerge in some parts of many ninja nations. They became infamous for using cursed seals and seals. Jigen adopted Kawaki to be his son but later attempted to the kāma seal on other boys but they all died. Kawaki was able to survive receiving the kāma seal and becoming Kara's "vessel". After Momoshiki Ōtsutsuki's invasion of the Hidden Leaf Village and his abduction of Naruto Uzumaki, the Seventh Hokage, the Kara organization was wary of Momoshiki and his intentions. Members of the organization presume that Naruto defeated Momoshiki. Unbeknownst to them, it was Boruto who defeated Momoshiki.
The Vessel's Escape
When a blimp carrying the vessel crashed, members of the organization was worried with retrieving the vessel at all costs. In an attempt to finding and retrieving the vessel, two outer members, Ao and Garō died in the process. The vessel, Kawaki was left unconscious after using up his powers against Garō and was taken by the Leaf ninjas. Koji tells Delta that it was okay that the Leaf ninjas took Kawaki.
First Attempt at Retrieving the Vessel
A couple days later, Koji and Delta appeared at the entrance to the Hidden Leaf Village. Koji tells Delta that the villages defenses dropped since the last world war and that people matching chakra signatures can get into the village. Koji infiltrates the village to find Kawaki and also evades Delta's surveillance of him. Koji was able to locate Kawaki at Naruto's house. After some time, Delta manages to infiltrate the Hidden Leaf Village setting off security because of her unrecognizable chakra. She confronts Naruto, Boruto, Himawari, and Kawaki and tells Naruto she wants Kawaki. Naruto refuses to give him to her and they fought. As the battle ensues, Kawaki intercepts a laser beam attack from Delta and manages to lose a piece of his arm as a result. As the fight rages, Delta ends up getting defeated by Naruto. Before Naruto can retrieve her to gather information, she self-destructs in an explosion. Unknown to Naruto and the others, Delta is revived later with the help of the drone that witnessed the entire battle. After throwing a tantrum, Delta tells Jigen that she notices that Boruto Uzumaki has the kama seal.
Jigen's Meeting and Battle Against Naruto and Sasuke
After quite a while, Jigen personally decides to retrieve Kawaki and teleports to Konoha, resulting in him and Naruto finally meeting. After Jigen easily defeated Naruto, he tries in vain to get Kawaki to come back, accidentally causing Kawaki to progress kama to the point he grew a horn just like Jigen could, astonishing Jigen with his growth. Soon, Naruto recovers and the altercation between them quickly escalates into Naruto being overtaken and sent to another dimension after he refused Kawaki's surrender. Fortunately, Sasuke came but even together they are unable to defeat Jigen.
- Kara's name translates to husk in English.
- Ao and Garō, both members of the outer portion of the Kara organization were both shown to use ninja technology in their battles.