Kanami made sure she didn't make a big deal out of everything and was very shy upon entering the class but the kids still began calling her Tomato (トマト) because of her then-round face and fiery red hair but even so she maintained her composure.
The day after Kushina was kidnapped by Kumo ninja, Kanami was sent out to send a message to her original village. Upon the delievery, she was ambushed by rogue ninja who were getting paid to obtain the scroll. Kanami began to fight but was oover powered, as she was about to be killed, Raito Tochi, her lover intervened and saved her life.
As she grew up, Kanami became renowned for her beauty and unique fūinjutsu of her clan. At some point, Kanami married Raito and they conceived a daughter. After giving birth to Emiko Uzumaki Raito left on a mission and didn't return, worried, Kanami left to Akigakure; the village Raito told her to go to with Emiko if he didn't come back.
A week after she left, Kanami heard of the attack and Kushina's death. This toook a big toll on her and she went into depression, the only thing tying her down was Emiko. But as she grew she began to look too much like Emiko and Kanami was in no state to see that. Kanami grew violent to Emiko and once she thought she calmed Taki intervened and put her in a genjutsu.
After realising Taki made her attack Emiko, Kanami wallowed in guilt. While in her cell, Taki entered and killed her before pinning it as 'suicide'.
Kanami was very calm and composed as a child but these traits eventually grew out of her and she
Tsunade pointed out that Kanami, like her sister, was a woman well-known for her beauty. She had a slender, but feminine build, fair skin, blue eyes, long bright red hair with a side fringe. She had wavy hair, contrast to Kushina's straight. As a child, she made sure to keep her outfits simple thus it was simple white pants and a yellow kimono.