Later, he confronted Gaara and asked whether or not he felt remorse for killing his fellow villagers, but was silenced when he threatened to kill him.
In Part I, one noticeable personality trait he displayed was an apparent dislike for children, first seen when he attempted to beat up Konohamaru for running into him.
After Gaara's defeat in the hands of Naruto, Kankurō's relationship with Gaara improved drastically over a very short period of time.
In the short time between this and the Sasuke Retrivial Arc, Kankurō and Temari no longer expressed fear of being killed by Gaara when sent on missions with him.
Kankurō was shown to be the type to avoid needless fighting.
This was shown during the Forest of Death, where he stated if Shigure's team had the same scroll as them, fighting is pointless.
In the anime, when Shukaku rampaged in Sunagakure, a young Kankurō instructed the villagers to escape.As his father arrived, Kankurō noted his younger brother was a "monster".