The pairing and shipping of Shikamaru and Temari from the Naruto anime and manga. Both characters are intelligent analytical types who seem to have been linked in the story. They have both rescued each other from death and their interaction usually consists of playful bickering which can be interpreted as flirting. The men in Shikamaru's family are attracted to strong-willed "troublesome" women like Temari.
One of the most popular pairings in the Naruto fandom due to its many hints both in the manga and anime. An example of a hint is in the beginning of Part 2 of the manga. Naruto sees Shikamaru with Temari and believes they are on a date. A similar scene happened earlier in the manga with Kakashi believing Asuma and Kurenai were on a date. Asuma and Kurenai were later married.
I'll help out if anything ever happens to you again. Okay, Mr. Crybaby? - Temari to Shikamaru
She is scarier than my own mother - Shikamaru thinking about Temari
ShikaTema is a much better pairing than ShikaIno.
A name for the pairing of Shikamaru and Temari from the Naruto anime and manga. A very popular pairing that has strong backing in canon.
The pairing of ShikaTema has a number of hints in canon.
Shikamaru and Temari seem to like each other.