Originally Posted by ask me anything
Who said that was even the 2nd mizukage at that meeting? Or any of the other guys presented there for that matter. The fact that some of those guys would latter go on to become the 2nd Kages of their respective villages could just be a mere coincidence.
The thing is that all of the guys except the Orochimaru wannabe did earn the spot of Nidaime, even the 2nd Kazekage that Kishimoto only drew in the very beginning of Part II before now. It's like Kishi is trying to trigger OCD's everywhere with that odd character.