Chunnin Exam ArcEdit
During the semifinals in the Chuunin Exam, Ino yelled at Chouji calling him fat so he would become angry and fight his enemy.
Sasuke Retrieval ArcEdit
Ino is seem relieved when Chouji survived his almost fatal injuries, showing that she cares for her teammate.
Five Kage Summit ArcEdit
When the news of Sasuke's affiliation with Akatsuki reaches Konoha, the Konoha 11 gather to discuss what should be done with Sasuke. The others suggest that they should personally eliminate Sasuke to prevent him from implicating Konoha in a war with another village. Ino is shown upset by this and she starts crying. Chouji can be seen sitting beside Ino and trying to comfort her.
Shinobi World War ArcEdit
When Choji, Ino and Shikamaru was battling Asuma, Choji couldn't hurt him. Ino then transfers her consciousness in Choji's body and fights for him.
- The two share close bonds as teammates, together with Shikamaru;
- Ino showed relief after hearing that he survived after almost dying in the Sasuke's retrieval mission;
Among the FansEdit
InoChou is not a very popular pairing, but the fans of this pairing usually like them together for their careness as teammates. It's also a pairing supported by some ShikaTema fans. It's a rival couple to ShikaIno, SaiIno and SasuIno.
- Chouji x Ino FC on deviantart: http://chouji-x-ino.deviantart.com/
- Ino x Chouji FC on Naruto Forums: http://www.narutoforums.com/showthread.php?t=86836