Born in Sunagakure by Asakura Douji, he was named Asakura Hao by his mother. However, later a group of shinobi killed his mother, believing she was planning to betray the village by killing the Kazekage. Having his house burnt, Hao wandered and lived aimlessly.As he wandered the world Hao saw the cruelty of man and it fueled his thirst for vengance.However, one day he met a shinobi named Ohachiyo and they quickly became friends. Ohachiyo gave him the nickname Zeke.Ohachiyo persuaded Hao to forget his vengeance towards humans and rather enjoy the aspects of life. Ohachiyo taught him things such as the skill of fishing, the sweetness of candy, the names of different song birds, and most importantly the path of a shinobi and with that he started to have a peaceful life.Hao returned to the village and promised to serve the Kazegake with all his power.To this day Hao is one of Sunagakures finest shinobi,well respected both by his superiors and the villagers he swore to protect.