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Shippuden Naruto





Series OverviewEdit

Color Season Episodes Toonami Season Premiere Toonami Season Finale
1 32 January 4, 2014 August 9, 2014
2 21 August 16, 2014 February 7, 2015
3 18 February 14, 2015 June 20, 2015
4 17 June 27, 2015 November 7, 2015
5 24 November 14, 2015 May 14, 2016
6 31 May 21, 2016 January 28, 2017
7 08 February 4, 2017 March 25, 2017
8 24 April 1, 2017 September 30, 2017
9 21 October 7, 2017 March 24, 2018
10 25 March 31, 2018

Season 1 (2007)Edit

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01 01 "Homecoming" February 15, 2007 October 28, 2009[1] January 4, 2014
A figure passes through the gates of the village hidden in the leaves. It’s an older Naruto, who has returned from a two and a half year training journey with Jiraiya.
02 02 "The Akatsuki Makes Its Move" February 15, 2007 October 28, 2009[1] January 11, 2014
Learning that all of his friends now outrank him, Naruto gives a copy of Jiraiya's new book Make-Out Tactics to Kakashi Hatake, who challenges Naruto and Sakura to the bell retrieval test to evaluate their new skills.
03 03 "The Results of Training" February 22, 2007 October 28, 2009[1] January 18, 2014
The combination of Naruto and Sakura’s new powerful techniques forces Kakashi to use his Sharingan right off the bat.
04 04 "The Jinchuriki of the Sand" March 1, 2007 October 28, 2009[1] January 25, 2014
Gaara is quick to detect Deidara’s presence, and an aerial battle ensues with Deidara on his giant paper bird and Gaara atop sand.
05 05 "The Kazekage Stands Tall" March 15, 2007 November 4, 2009[2] February 1, 2014
Naruto and Sakura defeat Kakashi in the survival challenge and Tsunade assigns them to a new three-man squad led by Kakashi, who tells them they are now his equals.
06 06 "Mission Cleared" March 29, 2007 November 11, 2009[2] February 8, 2014
In order to protect his village from Deidara’s explosive clay, Gaara uses his chakra to create a giant sand shield. However, this provides Deidara with the opportunity to capture Gaara.
07 07 "Run, Kankuro" March 29, 2007 November 18, 2009[2] February 15, 2014
Gaara, his strength completely exhausted, is whisked away by Deidara. Kankuro ignores Baki’s efforts to stop him and immediately sets out in pursuit with a platoon to rescue Gaara.
08 08 "Team Kakashi, Deployed" April 12, 2007 December 2, 2009[2] February 22, 2014
the Hidden Leaf receives the emergency letter from the Sand village. An expert deciphers the letter and reports that Gaara, the Kazekage of the Sand has been attacked and kidnapped by a bandit. Tsunade, immediately understanding the emergency, assigns Naruto, Sakura and Kakashi to rescue Gaara.
09 09 "The Jinchuriki's Tears" April 12, 2007 December 9, 2009[2] March 1, 2014
The Sand Village repairs the damages around the mountain area and remove the explosives set on the walls. Temari gets the bad news and joins Team Kakshi to search for Gaara. Naruto, Sakura, Kakashi and Temari move through the forest and recall their past about Gaara and how he countered his beast, about the chunin exams and Sasuke.
10 10 "Sealing Jutsu: Nine Phantom Dragons" April 19, 2007 December 16, 2009[2] March 8, 2014
Deidara and Sasori follow the tracks to their destination while Chiyo and her brother try to use all of their knowledge and jutsu to try to heal Kankuro. Meanwhile, team Kakashi takes a short rest for the night. Noticing the dire situation, Tsunade assigns Team Guy to support the main team as a backup.
11 11 "The Medical Ninja's Student" April 26, 2007 December 23, 2009[2] March 15, 2014
After extensive training under Tsunade, Sakura is now a full-fledged Medic Ninja, and treats a critically ill Kankuro.
12 12 "The Retired Granny's Determination" May 3, 2007 December 31, 2009[2] March 22, 2014
Pakkun finds the hideout of the Akatsuki and team Kakashi and Chiyo prepare to set out to get Gaara back, but Temari is ordered to stay behind and help guard the village.
13 13 "A Meeting With Destiny" May 10, 2007 December 31, 2009[2] March 29, 2014
Team Kakashi encounter Itachi Uchiha, and Kakashi warns everyone not to look into Itachi’s Sharingan Eyes. Meanwhile, Team Guy fights Kisame, wielding his legendary sword.
14 14 "Naruto's Growth" May 17, 2007 December 31, 2009[2] April 5, 2014
Guy prepares to use a forbidden secret jutsu to battle Kisame. Meanwhile, Naruto falls under Itachi’s genjutsu, and all the anti-genjutsu training he underwent with Jiraiya races through Naruto’s mind.
15 15 "The Secret Weapon is Called...." May 24, 2007 December 31, 2009[2] April 12, 2014
Granny Chiyo and Sakura rescue Naruto from Itachi’s genjutsu and, without a moment’s delay, Kakashi begins a counterattack.
16 16 "The Secret of Jinchuriki" May 31, 2007 January 6, 2010[2] April 19, 2014
Chiyo and Kakashi realize that the attack by Itachi was just a diversion, and that the Akatsuki have already begun the process of extracting the Jinchuriki from Gaara.
17 17 "The Death of Gaara!" June 7, 2007 January 13, 2010[2] April 26, 2014
Teams Kakashi and Guy take a short rest. While Granny Chiyo watches Naruto dozing off she is reminded of Sasori as a child. Later, the pursuit resumes, and Chiyo wonders why Naruto puts such effort into rescuing Gaara.
18 18 "Charge Tactic! Button Hook Entry!!" June 21, 2007 January 20, 2010[2] May 3, 2014
Teams Kakashi and Guy reach the Akatsuki hideout. They hurry to infiltrate but are thwarted by a five-seal barrier. The only way to break the barrier is to remove all five seals at once.
19 19 "Traps Activate! Team Guy's Enemy" July 5, 2007 January 27, 2010[2] May 10, 2014
Breaking the five-seal barrier sets off a trap, which now has Team Guy battling amazingly accurate copies of themselves. Back at the Akatsuki hideout, Deidara and Sasori struggle to take the Nine-Tail Jinchuriki from Naruto.
20 20 "Hiruko vs. Two Kunoichi!" July 19, 2007 February 3, 2010[2] May 17, 2014
At last, the showdown between the old woman and her grandson begins. Sakura is confused by Sasori’s strange appearance, and Granny Chiyo explains that the individual before them is actually just a puppet and the actual Sasori is hiding himself.
21 21 "Sasori's Real Face" July 26, 2007 February 10, 2010[2] May 24, 2014
Granny Chiyo and Sakura manage to expose Sasori, who amazingly looks no older than he did twenty years earlier. Chiyo is even more shocked at the second puppet that Sasori produces.
22 22 "Chiyo's Secret Skills" August 2, 2007 February 17, 2010[2] May 31, 2014
Sakura is caught by Sasori’s tactic and surrounded by a poison cloud. But she uses a Paper Bomb to blow herself free from the poisonous fumes. Finally, Sasori releases his secret technique, Iron Sand.
23 23 "Father and Mother" August 2, 2007 February 24, 2010[2] June 7, 2014
Using Sasori's puppets of his parents to protect Sakura from the Third Kazekage's Iron Sand, Chiyo reprimands Sasori for creating the puppet versions of his parents.
24 24 "The Third Kazekage" August 9, 2007 February 24, 2010[2] June 14, 2014
Sakura thinks that she must be of at least some use and offers her body as a puppet to be controlled by Chiyo. Enraged, Sasori sends his Iron Pyramid to crush Sakura but she remembers her strong training with Tsunade to counter Sasori's attacks.
25 25 "Three Minutes Between Life and Death" August 16, 2007 March 3, 2010[2] June 21, 2014
Sakura destroys the Third Kazekage puppet thanks to a secret antidote she had taken. Sakuro explains to a surprised Granny Chiyo that this antidote converts the poison into harmless protein and is effective for about three minutes.
26 26 "Puppet Fight: 10 vs. 100!" August 23, 2007 March 10, 2010[2] June 28, 2014
Sakura and Granny Chiyo are engaged in a fierce battle with Sasori, who is able turn himself into a human puppet. They somehow bring Sasori down within the 3 minute time limit, but he ends up reviving.
27 27 "Impossible Dream" August 30, 2007 March 17, 2010[2] July 5, 2014
Although stung with poison herself, Granny Chiyo uses the last of the antidote on Sakura. Mocking the tender scene between Granny Chiyo and Sakura, Sasori attempts to end Granny Chiyo's life.
28 28 "Beasts: Alive Again!" September 13, 2007 March 24, 2010[2] July 12, 2014
Team Guy senses the result of Sakura and Granny Chiyo’s desperate struggle, while still in battle with his deadly clone. Although Guy’s team members are showing fatigue, their copies remain strong!
29 29 "Kakashi Enlightened!" September 27, 2007 March 31, 2010[2] July 19, 2014
Sakura hurries to get to Naruto with Granny Chiyo, who is suffering from the poison, as the members of Team Guy rush to assist Team Kakashi. Meanwhile, with all preparations complete, Kakashi reveals his Mangekyo Sharingan.
30 30 "Aesthetics of an Instant" September 27, 2007 April 7, 2010[2] July 26, 2014
Naruto loses himself to anger and is gradually taken over by the Nine-Tailed Fox Spirit. Having been forewarned by Jiraiya, Kakashi narrowly manages to suppress the Nine-Tailed Fox.
31 31 "The Legacy" October 18, 2007 April 14, 2010[2] August 2, 2014
Relying on Naruto's power, Granny Chiyo performs the Transmigration Jutsu on Gaara. Sakura is saddened when she realizes the cost of this jutsu.
32 32 "Return of the Kazekage" October 25, 2007 April 21, 2010[2] August 9, 2014
The real Deidara survives to recover his arm, and meets Zetsu and the masked Tobi who keeps Sasori's ring and joins with the Akatsuki. Meanwhile, Gaara and his rescuers make a triumphant return to the Hidden Sand Village. After paying their respects at Granny Chiyo's grave, Naruto and the Leaf ninja reluctantly take their leave.

Season 2 (2007-2008)Edit

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33 01 "The New Target" November 8, 2007 April 28, 2010[2] August 16, 2014
In Konoha village, Kakashi rests in a hospital, while Sakura tells Tsunade that the deceased Akatsuki member, Sasori, told her that he was supposed to meet a spy within Orochimaru's ranks at the Tenchi Bridge in ten days' time. As four days had already passed, Naruto realizes the need for another teammate and searches Konoha for a willing recruit. In his search, he is attacked by an unfamiliar ninja, Sai.
34 02 "Formation! New Team Kakashi!" November 15, 2007 May 5, 2010[2] August 23, 2014
After attacking Naruto, Sai predicts that they will meet again soon, then vanishes. Tsunade meets with the village elders, Homura and Koharu, and they plead to Tsunade to keep Naruto in Konoha and not send him on missions. Tsunade declines, and Sai becomes a new member of Team Kakashi along with Yamato acting as temporary leader in Kakashi's absence.
35 03 "An Unnecessary Addition" November 22, 2007 May 12, 2010[2] September 6, 2014
Naruto is enraged when he discovers that Sai attacked him in order to test his strength. Sakura pulls them apart, but tensions are running high between the members of Team Kakashi.
36 04 "The Fake Smile" November 29, 2007 May 19, 2010[2] September 13, 2014
The new Team Kakashi heads for Tenchikyo. To Naruto, Sai is just temporarily filling in for Sasuke. When Sai shows his contempt for Sasuke, the antagonism comes to a head.
37 05 "Untitled" November 29, 2007 May 26, 2010[2] September 20, 2014
Sakura comes across Sai working on an abstract painting. He tells her that he's unable to give it a title. Bothered by his manner, Sakura finds an unusual picture book among Sai's things.
38 06 "Simulation" December 6, 2007 June 2, 2010[2] September 27, 2014
In preparation for Tenchikyo, Yamato conducts a half-day simulation in order to get a grasp on the fighting skills and jutsu of Team Kakashi. Sai abandons Naruto to conclude the simulated mission successfully, causing further strife between the team.
39 07 "The Tenchi Bridge" December 13, 2007 June 16, 2010[2] October 4, 2014
The day for capturing the spy is finally here. Just as planned, Yamato takes on Sasori's likeness and waits until the Akatsuki spy appears. The spy turns out to be none other than Kabuto.
40 08 "The Nine-Tails Unleashed" December 20, 2007 June 23, 2010[2] October 11, 2014
Faced with Orochimaru, his sworn enemy, Naruto suddenly releases the power of his Nine-Tailed Fox. Yamato recalls Jiraiya's tale of how he nearly lost his life to the transformed Naruto.
41 09 "The Top-Secret Mission Begins" December 20, 2007 June 30, 2010[2] October 18, 2014
Naruto gets more enraged in his three-tailed state, and throws Kabuto away, inadvertedly knocking Sakura out too. Naruto's anger eventually escalates to him destroying the Tenchi Bridge and he takes to a forest to battle Orochimaru.
42 10 "Orochimaru vs. Jinchuriki" January 10, 2008 July 7, 2010[2] October 25, 2014
With the release of his fourth tail, Naruto completely loses his awareness and is overtaken by destructive impulses.
43 11 "Sakura's Tears" January 17, 2008 July 14, 2010[2] November 1, 2014
Although he has changed almost completely into his animal form and has lost all awareness, Naruto refuses to give up the idea of bringing Sasuke home.
44 12 "The Secret of the Battle!" January 24, 2008 July 21, 2010[2] November 8, 2014
Taking advantage of the confusion, Sai makes contact with Orochimaru, per Danzo's orders. After reviewing the contents of the documents given to him, Orochimaru decides to take Sai back to his hideout.
45 13 "The Consequences of Betrayal" January 31, 2008 July 28, 2010[2] November 15, 2014
Team Kakashi pursues Orichimaru, Kabuto and Sai. Naruto and Sakura are shocked when they hear that Danzo's goal is to work with Orochimaru to take control of the Leaf Village.
46 14 "The Unfinished Page" February 7, 2008 August 4, 2010[2] November 22, 2014
Team Kakashi decides to browse Sai's book to give them some clue about him, and they notice that it's filled with the story of two boys' paths and battles. However, the pages where the two boys would meet are unfinished. Meanwhile, Orochimaru's group reach their hideout, and Sai confronts a shadowed Sasuke.
47 15 "Infiltration: The Den of the Snake!" February 14, 2008 August 11, 2010[2] November 29, 2014
Sai shudders when he finally meets Sasuke face to face in Orochimaru's hideout and becomes ensnared in a powerful genjutsu. The list that Sai gave to Orochimaru lists the members of the Anbu Black Ops, the corps under the direct control of the Hokage.
48 16 "Bonds" February 28, 2008 August 18, 2010[2] January 3, 2015
Team Kakashi is able to find Sai with Yamato guiding them. They immediately begin questioning Sai about Danzo's plans for destroying the Leaf Village, and surprisingly, Sai divulges everything.
49 17 "Something Important..." March 6, 2008 August 25, 2010[2] January 10, 2015
Kabuto carries out a surprise attack on Team Kakashi to take back Sai, but a change has come over Sai since Sakura pointed out his contradictions.
50 18 "The Picture Book's Story" March 13, 2008 September 1, 2010[2] January 17, 2015
Naruto, while nursing his injuries caused by the release of the Nine-Tailed Fox, searches frantically for Sasuke. Seeing this, Sai recalls the feelings he once had for his older brother and finally manages to complete his unfinished picture.
51 19 "Reunion" March 20, 2008 September 8, 2010[2] January 24, 2015
Yamato suggests that Sai's true objective is to kill Sasuke, who, according to his master Danzo, is a threat to Konoha. Sai enters Sasuke's room and wakes him up. But instead of following his orders and killing Sasuke, Sai reveals that he wants to preserve Naruto and Sasuke's bonds.
52 20 "The Power of Uchiha" March 20, 2008 September 15, 2010[2] January 31, 2015
Team Kakashi is finally reunited with Sasuke. Although it has been three long years, Sasuke's feelings have not changed. His ultimate goal is to get revenge against his older brother, Itachi.
53 21 "Title" April 3, 2008 October 27, 2010[2] February 7, 2015
Sasuke's desire for revenge remains firm, no matter how hard Naruto tries to talk him out of it. Yamato tries to take Sasuke by force, but interference by Orochimaru brings things to a quick close.

Season 3 (2008)Edit

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54 01 "Nightmare" April 3, 2008 November 3, 2010[2] February 14, 2015
After having a nightmare about the Nine-Tails invading the village, Naruto begins the special training with Kakashi and spends time with Shikamaru, Choji and Ino.
55 02 "Wind" April 17, 2008 November 10, 2010[2] February 21, 2015
Naruto learns that his chakra is of the "wind" type and Kakashi has a plan to help Naruto cut down his training time significantly through the use of shadow clones.
56 03 "Writhe" April 24, 2008 November 17, 2010[2] February 28, 2015
While Naruto continues training, Asuma sensei gives him advice about Wind chakra and Naruto is able to successfully slice a leaf in half using chakra.
57 04 "Deprived of Eternal Sleep" May 8, 2008 December 1, 2010[2] March 7, 2015
Team Kakashi is ordered to resolve the frequent vandalizing of graves at the Fire Temple. Upon reaching one of the four protected hidden tombs, Naruto is attacked by a training monk named Sora.
58 05 "Loneliness" May 8, 2008 December 8, 2010[2] March 14, 2015
At the Fire Temple, Chiriku explains to Team Kakashi that the tombs contain the remains of the fallen bodyguards of the feudal lord, of which Chiriku and Asuma were once members. After seeing the monks training to spar, Naruto challenges Sora, but the monk stops the fight.
59 06 "A New Enemy" May 15, 2008 December 15, 2010[2] March 21, 2015
Tsunade suspects and orders an investigation about Danzo's plot. Meanwhile, word is received that the last of the hidden graves has been broken into. Naruto and the others go after the coffin, but it turns out to be a trap laid by a group of assassins.
60 07 "Impermanence" May 22, 2008 December 22, 2010[2] March 28, 2015
Team Kakashi is split up by the enemy's Earth Summoning Jutsu. They are forced to fight the attacking assassins, but the enemy has the advantage since they know the lay of the land.
61 08 "Contact" May 29, 2008 December 29, 2010[2] April 4, 2015
Sora confronts Furido, the mysterious leader of the assassins, who relays his plans to use the corpses to save the Land of Fire. Sora saves Naruto from Fūka's Execution by Kiss, while Sakura, Sai and Yamato reunite with each other.
62 09 "Teammate" June 5, 2008 January 5, 2011[2] April 11, 2015
Back at the Leaf Village, Yamato believes that the assailants were not grave robbers but were after Sora. He decides to appoint Sora to Team Kakashi as a temporary stand-in for the injured Sai.
63 10 "The Two Kings" June 19, 2008 January 12, 2011[2] April 18, 2015
By chance, Naruto and Sora get Asuma to coach them in the use of wind chakra. Under the guidance of Asuma’s iron fist, they immerse themselves in training.
64 11 "Jet Black Signal Fire" July 3, 2008 January 19, 2011[2] April 25, 2015
As the ANBU members capture Danzo and a rain ninja spy, Sora blames Asuma for his father's death and attacks him with his demonic arm. Later, Furido orders Sora to kill Asuma and Tsunade.
65 12 "Lockdown of Darkness" July 3, 2008 January 26, 2011[2] May 2, 2015
Under cover of a giant power outage, Furido begins his assault on the Hidden Leaf, while Naruto and Asuma pursue Sora. The village immediately goes on alert, but Furido’s men put up a barrier, and everyone in the village is trapped inside.
66 13 "Revived Souls" July 10, 2008 February 2, 2011[2] May 9, 2015
In order to stop the impending disaster, Asuma rushes toward the electric generator system. There he sees the Guardian Shinobi Twelve who have come to life once more through Revival Jutsu after their graves were robbed.
67 14 "Everyone's Struggle to the Death" July 24, 2008 February 9, 2011[2] May 16, 2015
Sora is speechless when he discovers that Furido not only intends to assassinate the Hokage but to totally annihilate the Hidden Leaf Village.
68 15 "Moment of Awakening" July 31, 2008 February 16, 2011[2] May 30, 2015
After declining forgiveness to Furido, Sora learns that Kazama gathered traces of the Nine-Tails' chakra and implanted them in Sora's body. After Asuma breaks free from the electric barrier and defeats Kitane, Furido removes the seal containing Sora's power of the pseudo-Jinchuriki.
69 16 "Despair" July 31, 2008 February 23, 2011[2] June 6, 2015
Naruto and Asuma catch up to Sora, only to find him shrouded in ominous chakra and undergoing a transformation.
70 17 "Resonance" August 7, 2008 March 2, 2011[2] June 13, 2015
While Naruto manages to reason with Sora, Yamato seals the Nine-tails' chakra inside Naruto again. Sora regains his own consciousness and body to resist against the demonic power.
71 18 "My Friend" August 14, 2008 March 9, 2011[2] June 20, 2015
Naruto desperately tries to suppress the Nine Tails’ chakra and get through to Sora’s heart.

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72 01 "The Quietly Approaching Threat" August 21, 2008 March 16, 2011[2] June 27, 2015
Work continues in Hidden Leaf Village to erase the scars of battle. As he watches Konohamaru and the others helping with the reconstruction, Iruka sees how his students have matured. Elsewhere, the Two Tails Jinchuriki, Yugito Nii of the Village Hidden in the Clouds in the Land of Lightning, struggles against Hidan and Kakuzu of the Akatsuki.
73 02 "Akatsuki's Invasion" August 28, 2008 March 23, 2011[2] July 11, 2015
Hidan and Kakuzu arrive at the Fire Temple where they decimate the monks with Kakuzu recognizing Chiriku as a member of the Shinobi Guardian Twelve. After quickly killing him, Hidan sets out to collect the bounty on Chiriku before resuming their mission. Meanwhile, Naruto proceeds to the next step of his training: splitting a waterfall.
74 03 "Under the Starry Sky" September 4, 2008 March 30, 2011[2] July 18, 2015
The lone surviving priest is carried into Hidden Leaf Village where he reports the destruction of the Fire Temple. In response, Tsunade sends out the Niju Shotai, twenty teams composed of four ninja each, to deal with the Akatsuki members. Shikamaru leaves with Asuma, Izumo and Kotetsu, and Ino and Choji leave with Raido and Aoba.
75 04 "The Old Monk's Prayer" September 11, 2008 April 6, 2011[2] July 25, 2015
Asuma's team arrives at the Fire Temple and mourns Chiriku's death. Realizing, that the Akatsuki must be trying to claim the bounty on his head the team pursues them. Elsewhere, Hidan and Kakuzu continue towards the bounty exchange point. With the second stage of his training complete, Kakashi informs Naruto what the true purpose of his training is.
76 05 "The Next Step" September 25, 2008 April 13, 2011[2] August 1, 2015
Kakashi reveals that the Rasengan is an incomplete jutsu as Naruto is not able to combine his elemental chakra into it, just as its creator, the Fourth Hokage could not. Meanwhile, Asuma sends word to the other teams about the Akatsuki’s location and proceeds on. Kakuzu eventually reaches the checkpoint and exchanges Chiriku's corpse, explaining to a concerned collector that there is a reason why he and Hidan are partners.
77 06 "Climbing Silver" September 25, 2008 April 20, 2011[2] August 8, 2015
Asuma and his team finally confront Hidan, and a battle ensues. They fight with all their strength but are shocked at Hidan’s power.
78 07 "The Judgment" October 2, 2008 April 27, 2011[2] August 15, 2015
Hidan releases a baffling jutsu, and Asuma bears the brunt of the attack. Hidan then reveals that he is conducting a ritual that allows him to create an empathic link between himself and the one whose blood he swallowed.
79 08 "Unfulfilled Scream" October 2, 2008 May 4, 2011[2] August 22, 2015
Despite being beheaded by Asuma, Hidan is still alive yet unable to move his body. Kakuzu sews Hidan's head back onto his body with threads that sprout from his body and the battle once again ensues.
80 09 "Last Words" October 16, 2008 May 11, 2011[2] August 29, 2015
Asuma is mortally wounded and collapses. Shortly thereafter, Ino, Choji, Aoba and Raido appear as the team's backup. Hidan and Kakuzu prove to be a match for them too, but are ordered back to the hideout by their "leader" to seal the Two Tails jinchuriki. They retreat, warning the group that they will return.
81 10 "Sad News" October 23, 2008 May 18, 2011[2] September 12, 2015
Naruto struggles to combine the shape and elemental manipulation in the Rasengan. Elsewhere, the Akatsuki begin sealing the Two Tails, their "leader" revealing the organization's plan to establish a war monopoly by obtaining all nine tailed beasts for their ultimate goal, world domination. Meanwhile, news of Asuma's death reaches Konoha.
82 11 "Team Ten" October 30, 2008 May 25, 2011[2] September 19, 2015
Asuma’s funeral is held in Hidden Leaf Village amid deep sadness. Shikamaru is the lone absentee, unable to get over the loss of his mentor. However, team 10 visits Asuma's grave before setting out for revenge, with Kakashi acting as the leader.
83 12 "Target: Locked On" November 6, 2008 June 1, 2011[2] September 26, 2015
Tsunade tells Sakura that Team 7 will be Team 10's backup, but only if Naruto finishes his training within 24 hours. Elsewhere, Shikamaru quickly adjusts the team's strategy to include Kakashi. Meanwhile, Hidan and Kakuzu resume their hunt for the Nine Tails Jinchuriki.
84 13 "Kakuzu's Abilities" November 13, 2008 June 8, 2011[2] October 3, 2015
Shikamaru and Choji deliver the first blows in the battle, but they are thwarted by Kakuzu's power. Kakashi counters Kakuzu's trick and seemingly brings him down.
85 14 "The Terrifying Secret" November 20, 2008 June 15, 2011[2] October 10, 2015
Shikamaru realizes Kakuzu has five hearts, each of which must be killed to defeat him. He also reasons that separating Kakuzu from Hidan is the only way to defeat them, and, so he uses Shadow Possession Jutsu to lead Hidan into a dense forest. Kakuzu combines two of his hearts into a single entity and prepares to face Kakashi, Ino and Choji to get a replacement heart.
86 15 "Shikamaru's Genius" December 4, 2008 June 22, 2011[2] October 17, 2015
Shikamaru battles Hidan alone, deep in the forest, and after depleting his chakra, sustains a deep wound.
87 16 "When You Curse Someone, You Dig Your Own Grave" December 4, 2008 June 29, 2011[2] October 24, 2015
Naruto and Team seven arrive just in time to assist Team ten. Sakura and Sai are ordered by Kakashi to aid Shikamaru, who is battling alone in the forest.
88 17 "Wind Style: Rasen Shuriken!" December 11, 2008 July 6, 2011[2] November 7, 2015
Ino and Choji are amazed at Naruto's new jutsu, but the new jutsu dissipates before it reaches its target. Meanwhile, with Hidan's dismembered remains in the trap hole, Shikamaru uses another explosive tag to fill in the hole over the remains of a dismembered yet living Hidan, ultimately avenging Asuma's death.

Season 5 (2008-2009)Edit

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89 01 "The Price of Power" December 18, 2008 July 30, 2011[2] November 14, 2015
Naruto uses his new jutsu to brings Kakuzu down with the help of Kakashi. Later, Tsunade welcomes the teams back home and orders them to take a break.
90 02 "A Shinobi's Determination" December 25, 2008 August 6, 2011[2] November 21, 2015
Just when peace has finally settled over the village, word is received that Orochimaru's hideout might have been discovered. Tsunade orders Kakashi, Hinata, Shino, and Kiba on a mission to find the hideout.
91 03 "Orochimaru's Hideout Discovered" January 8, 2009 August 20, 2011[2] December 5, 2015
Naruto and Jiraiya arrive at a hot springs resort. As an alternative to the Wind Style: Rasen Shuriken, Jiraiya suggests that Naruto learn the collaboration ninjutsu with a ninja toad.
92 04 "Encounter" January 15, 2009 August 27, 2011[2] December 12, 2015
Inside Orochimaru's hideout, Guren witnesses Sasuke defeating a thousand opponents. Meanwhile, Kabuto and Yukimaru conduct their experiment to summon the Three-Tailed Beast.
93 05 "Connecting Hearts" January 22, 2009 September 3, 2011[2] January 2, 2016
Believing Naruto’s new jutsu is almost completed, Jiraiya heads off to investigate new information on the Akatsuki’s movements. His arm now healed, Naruto returns to the village to continue his training.
94 06 "A Night of Rain" January 29, 2009 September 10, 2011[2] January 9, 2016
Staying behind at the hideout, Rinji and Gozu become aware of a shinobi following their tracks. At the same time, Kakashi and his team notice that the enemy is using a bat for surveillance.
95 07 "The Two Charms" February 5, 2009 September 17, 2011[2] January 16, 2016
At the Leaf Village, Naruto is busy training with Gamakichi and Gamatatsu. However, when he learns that Kakashi and the others are out on a mission to locate Orochimaru’s hideout, Naruto rushes to ask Tsunade if he can join the mission.
96 08 "The Unseeing Enemy" February 12, 2009 October 1, 2011[2] January 23, 2016
Team Yamato heads out to provide backup for Team Kakashi. Right before his departure, Naruto gets a hint to perfect his new jutsu by entering Gamatatsu’s belly.
97 09 "The Labyrinth of Distorted Reflection" February 19, 2009 October 8, 2011[2] January 30, 2016
From the results of the analysis of the crystallized Parasitic insects, the enemies currently fighting Kakashi's team are identified as users of the Crystal Style, a rare type of jutsu.
98 10 "The Target Appears" February 26, 2009 November 5, 2011[2] February 6, 2016
Shattering the force field with his newly mastered collaboration jutsu with the toads, Naruto and the reinforcement unit arrive at the battle site. However, Naruto’s new jutsu is repulsed by Guren’s ability to crystallize fluids.
99 11 "The Rampaging Tailed Beast" March 5, 2009 N/A February 13, 2016
Yukimaru summons the Three-Tails and immobilizes it while Guren tries to capture it, but it manages to break free and attack. Kakashi tells Naruto to investigate the lake, while they find Rinji and the others.
100 12 "Inside the Mist" March 12, 2009 N/A February 20, 2016
Inside the heavy mist, the Leaf ninja manage to rendezvous with Naruto. The team tightens their guard when they learn that the mist surrounding the lake causes illusions.
101 13 "Everyone's Feelings" March 26, 2009 N/A February 27, 2016
Naruto runs into Guren while trying to find Yūkimaru, and battles her in a short fight. Yamato and Kakashi find Naruto and bring him back to the group. Kabuto tells Guren that Yūkimaru is only a tool to control the Three-Tails, which upsets her. Meanwhile, Shizune, Ino, Tenten and Lee meet up with the ninjas to tell them of their new mission.
102 14 "Regroup!" March 26, 2009 N/A March 5, 2016
The new mission from Tsunade is to seal the Three-Tailed Beast so it won’t fall into anyone else’s hands and take Yukimaru whose powers are tied to the Tailed Beast into custody.
103 15 "The Four-Corner Sealing Barrier" April 9, 2009 N/A March 12, 2016
The Leaf Ninja wish to seal the Three-Tailed Beast, and Guren’s team wishes to stop them at any cost. Shizune’s sealing team begins their search as they activate the Four-Corner Sealing Barrier to trap the Three-Tailed Beast.
104 16 "Breaking the Crystal Style" April 9, 2009 N/A March 19, 2016
To protect the The Four-Corner Sealing Barrier necessary to seal the Three-Tailed Beast, Kakashi and Naruto wage their deadly battle against Guren.
105 17 "The Battle Over the Barrier" April 16, 2009 N/A March 26, 2016
Kabuto plans on breaking the Leaf’s Four-Corner Sealing Barrier from the inside by setting the Three-Tailed Beast on a rampage.
106 18 "Red Camellia" April 23, 2009 N/A April 2, 2016
To protect Guren from the raging Three Tails, Yuukimaru exerts powers beyond his limits. Moved by his action, Guren now comes to regret her past sin of killing Yuukimaru’s mother.
107 19 "Strange Bedfellows" April 30, 2009 N/A April 9, 2016
To protect Yuukimaru, Naruto and Guren fight alongside each other against the Three-Tailed beast and are swallowed. Inside the beast is an unnatural world filled with limestone.
108 20 "Guidepost of the Camellia" May 7, 2009 N/A April 16, 2016
The Leaf ninja learn that Naruto is inside the Three-Tailed beast. With no other alternative but to trust Yuukimaru’s mystical senses, Kakashi and the others follow the boy’s guidance and attempt a rescue mission.
109 21 "Counterattack of the Curse Mark" May 14, 2009 N/A April 23, 2016
Despite the Leaf ninja's rescue attempt, Naruto and Guren do not return. Frustration builds among the group, but as the Three Tails wakes from its sleep, the Sealing Team makes a second attempt at the Four Corner Sealing Barrier.
110 22 "Memory of Guilt" May 21, 2009 N/A April 30, 2016
Kabuto plots to have the Three Tails crush the Leaf ninja by sacrificing Yuukimaru’s power and life. Controlled by Yuukimaru, the Three Tails’ awesome power is about to break free from the seal, when an unexpected ally saves Shizune’s sealing team.
111 23 "Shattered Promise" May 28, 2009 N/A May 7, 2016
Kabuto finally appears before Naruto and Guren. Learning that Orochimaru used Guren’s and Yuukimaru’s feelings for his own purposes, an enraged Naruto enters battle against Kabuto.
112 24 "A Place to Return To" June 4, 2009 N/A May 14, 2016
Gozu rescues Guren at the bottom of the lake and Yukimaru, who has lost his ability to control the Three-Tails, leaves with Guren and Gozu. Tsunade orders the teams to return to the village to regroup because of their wounds.

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113 01 "The Serpent's Pupil" June 11, 2009 May 21, 2016
With Orochimaru’s body reaching its limit, the time for the Reanimation jutsu is approaching. After practicing his ninja techniques, Sasuke makes a sudden attack on Orochimaru, having nothing else to learn from him.
114 02 "Eye of the Hawk" June 18, 2009 June 4, 2016
Orochimaru reminisces about the memories of his past, including how he became interested in reanimation and the Sharingan. Later, Orochimaru begins the ritual to take over Sasuke's body, but Sasuke will not give up without a fight.
115 03 "Zabuza's Blade" June 25, 2009 June 11, 2016
Sasuke frees Suigetsu Hozuki from his hydro capsule, and requests his services. Suigetsu responds that he would gladly give them, on condition that he helps him find Zabuza's sword.
116 04 "Guardian of the Iron Wall" July 2, 2009 June 18, 2016
The second member of Sasuke's team is revealed to be a woman named Karin. After Sasuke and Suigetsu arrive at the Southern Hideout, Sasuke requests that Karin comes with them in their search for the fourth member of the team, Jugo.
117 05 "Jugo of the North Hideout" July 9, 2009 June 25, 2016
While approaching the hideout, Karin explains that Jugo has abnormal homicidal impulses, and is the original carrier of the enzyme used to create Orochimaru’s Curse Mark.
118 06 "Formation!" July 23, 2009 July 9, 2016
While fighting with Sasuke, Jugo remembers how he met his friend - Kimimaro, and what he experienced with him. After being told that Kimimaro has died for his sake, Jugo agrees to go with them, and team “Hebi” is formed.
119 07 "Kakashi Chronicles ~ Boys' Life on the Battlefield ~ Part 1" July 30, 2009 July 16, 2016
During the Third Great Ninja War seventeen years ago, a 13 year old Kakashi Hatake is with his team, the future Fourth Hokage Minato Namikaze, Rin Nohara and Obito Uchiha. Minato tells his students of their mission to destroy Kannabi Bridge so they can cripple the ninja from the Hidden Stone Village.
120 08 "Kakashi Chronicles ~ Boys' Life on the Battlefield ~ Part 2" July 30, 2009 July 23, 2016
Obito and Kakashi find the cave where Rin is being held captive and attempt to rescue their comrade.
121 09 "Assemble" August 6, 2009 July 30, 2016
After capturing the Four-Tails's Jinchūriki, Roshi, Itachi and Kisame are informed by the Akatsuki leader of Orochimaru's death. They are then warned about Sasuke's movements and that he may be coming after Itachi. Later, after the Three-Tails and the Four-Tails are sealed, Deidara and Tobi set out targeting either Naruto or Sasuke.
122 10 "The Hunt" August 13, 2009 August 6, 2016
As Naruto and the others set off with Kakashi's ninja hounds, Hebi scatters to look for information on Itachi. Hinata, Yamato and Naruto run into Kabuto, who gives them a book with information on the Akatsuki. Elsewhere, Sasuke is confronted by Tobi and Deidara.
123 11 "Clash!" August 20, 2009 August 13, 2016
Sasuke’s battle with Akatsuki members, Tobi and Deidara, ensues.
124 12 "Art" August 27, 2009 August 20, 2016
As Deidara's C4 Karura detonates, Sasuke seemingly perishes. Believing to have won, Deidara drops his guard, only to be pierced by Sasuke's Chidori. Sasuke reveals that he was never harmed and that Deidara was under his genjutsu. Angered at being mocked, Deidara unveils his final attack, turning himself into a living bomb and detonating himself in an attempt to kill Sasuke.
125 13 "Disappearance" September 3, 2009 August 27, 2016
Upon noticing the blast, Suigetsu summons Manda and finds out that Sasuke used him to escape. Unable to survive, Manda dies from his wounds and Zetsu informs the remaining Akatsuki of the death of Deidara and Tobi. Naruto and the others get to the crater, and using Kiba's tracking skills they begin to track down Sasuke's scent.
126 14 "Twilight" September 10, 2009 September 10, 2016
Jiraya arrives in Konoha and tells Tsunade that he has information regarding Pain's location. In the meantime, Karin senses that they're being followed and asks Jugo to help her throw off their pursuers. As Hebi departs, Naruto encounters Itachi.
127 15 "Tales of a Gutsy Ninja ~Jiraiya Ninja Scroll~ Part 1" September 24, 2009 September 17, 2016
Back in the times of the Third Hokage's youth, the young, soon-to-be Sannin are assigned to Hiruzen Sarutobi's platoon. Being fascinated by Sarutobi’s summoning jutsu, Jiraiya tries it himself, only to teleport himself to Mount Myoboku. There, Jiraiya trains under Fukusaku and meets the Great Lord Elder who has a vision of his future.
128 16 "Tales of a Gutsy Ninja ~Jiraiya Ninja Scroll~ Part 2" September 24, 2009 September 24, 2016
Due to the Second Great Ninja War, Jiraiya, Tsunade and Orochimaru are sent to the Hidden Rain Village, where they are named the "Legendary Sannin" by Hanzo of the Great Salamander. While in the village, Jiraiya meets with Yahiko, Nagato and Konan who request help from him.
129 17 "Infiltrate! The Village Hidden in the Rain" October 8, 2009 October 1, 2016
Jiraiya successfully infiltrates the Village Hidden in the Rain, where he wanders around town and speaks to the inhabitants about their leader, Pain. Unsuccessful in gathering information, he captures two lower ninja of the city who end up telling him that the mysterious Pain had defeated the former leader of Rain, Hanzo, whom the Sannin together couldn't defeat.
130 18 "The Man Who Became God" October 8, 2009 October 8, 2016
Jiraiya summons Gerotora and reveals that the Nine-tails attack was not a natural disaster, but was actually summoned by Madara Uchiha. Pain changes into a new body and tells Konan to confront Jiraiya, their former sensei.
131 19 "Honored Sage Mode!" October 15, 2009 October 15, 2016
Jiraiya and Gamaken begin their battle against Pain, who has hidden himself using camouflage. Jiraiya uses a barrier jutsu to try and find him while preparing to enter Sage Mode. Meanwhile, Pain assaults Jiraiya with a barrage of animal summons, until Jiraiya finally enters Sage Mode.
132 20 "In Attendance, the Six Paths of Pain" October 22, 2009 October 22, 2016
Jiraiya blinds one of the new Pains, and Lord Fukasaku suspects that all three share the same eyes and vision, while Jiraiya realizes that each of the bodies has only one specific purpose. Jiraiya stalls for time while Lord Fukasaku and Lady Shima prepare a powerful genjutsu to defeat the bodies.
133 21 "The Tale of Jiraiya the Gallant" October 29, 2009 November 5, 2016
Jiraiya goes into deep panic thinking Pain is either Yahiko or Nagato, as Pain possesses Rinnegan which Nagato had, however, his appearance is similar to Yahiko. Jiraiya kills one of the Pains only to realize he's fought him before. Lady Shima leaves on Jiraiya's request, before Jiraiya realizes that he has met all of the Pains before.
134 22 "Banquet Invitation" November 5, 2009 November 12, 2016
While Naruto's team continues their search for Sasuke, Sasuke meets Itachi in a cave, fights an illusion and is told to come to the Uchiha hideout. On their way, Sasuke's team is intercepted by a shadow clone of Naruto, which Sasuke easily dispatches. The real Naruto quickly sends his team after Sasuke, but they are stopped by Tobi. Meanwhile, Team Hebi is confronted by Kisame who won't let anyone but Sasuke pass.
135 23 "The Longest Moment" November 19, 2009 November 19, 2016
As Sasuke approaches the Uchiha hideout, Itachi recalls his past with his little brother and the assassination that he carried out after joining the Anbu and being under close watch for his suspicious activities. When Sasuke arrives, he declares that his eyes have shown him Itachi's death and the fated battle between the two brothers begins.
136 24 "The Light & Dark of the Mangekyo Sharingan" November 19, 2009 November 26, 2016
As Zetsu watches on, Itachi explains to Sasuke the secret behind the Mangekyo Sharingan, and the history of the Uchiha clan. Besides being able to tame the Nine-Tailed Fox, the Mangekyo will eventually rob the user of his eyesight and the only way to overcome this obstacle is to steal the Sharingan eyes of that person's sibling.
137 25 "Amaterasu!" November 26, 2009 December 3, 2016
As Itachi moves in to take Sasuke’s eye, he manages to overcome the Tsukuyomi he was placed under. With Genjutsu now useless, the brothers switch to Ninjutsu, with Sasuke gaining the upperhand. Itachi then unleashes Amaterasu, however Sasuke uses a Substitution Jutsu to escape the flames. Itachi berates Sasuke, claiming he now has no chakra left, but Sasuke reveals that he had come prepared, and has one last technique left that would make his dream of killing Itachi a reality.
138 26 "The End" December 3, 2009 December 10, 2016
Sasuke summons his Lightning jutsu, Kirin, and directs it at Itachi. However, Itachi rises again and reveals his final Mangekyo technique, Susano'o. With Sasuke weakened, Orochimaru is able to break free from his restrictive chakra and attempts to take Sasuke's body.
139 27 "The Mystery of Tobi" December 10, 2009 December 17, 2016
The leaf ninja continue to fight Tobi, but all of their attacks manage to phase right through him. Zetsu arrives to inform Tobi the outcome of the Uchiha match, the leaf ninja overhear, and Madara drops his goofy persona in order to leave the fight; revealing his Sharingan, and collects the brothers' bodies.
140 28 "Fate" December 17, 2009 January 7, 2017
Madara tells Sasuke about the history of the Uchiha and how they and their rivals, the Senju clan, led by the future First Hokage, Hashirama Senju, once made a pact to unite the two clans as one and to make the first hidden village, Konoha.
141 29 "Truth" December 24, 2009 January 14, 2017
Madara continues by informing Sasuke that Itachi was a double-agent who was assigned to leak intel on the Uchiha back to the village. He then contacted Madara to help him undertake his mission of exterminating the Uchiha clan. They succeeded in their mission, although Itachi couldn't bring himself to kill Sasuke. Some time later, Sasuke changes his team's name to Taka and declares, with his new Mangekyo Sharingan, that their goal is to destroy Konoha.
142 30 "Battle of Unraikyo" January 7, 2010 January 21, 2017
Madara, happy that he can use Sasuke for himself, assigns Taka the task of capturing the Eight-Tails while Akatsuki hunts the last two. Taka tracks down the host, Killer Bee, to the Land of Lightning and engages him in battle. Bee manages to overpower Jugo and Suigetsu before Sasuke steps up to fight him one-on-one.
143 31 "The Eight-Tails vs. Sasuke" January 14, 2010 January 28, 2017
Sasuke fights Killer Bee and is injured by his swords. Karin heals him, and Sasuke, Suigetsu, and Jugo then begin a combined assault on Bee until he decides to use the Eight-Tails' power.

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144 01 "Wanderer" January 21, 2010 February 4, 2017
On a cliff, a young man, a girl, and her servant are attacked by a group of ninja. The servant sends word to the Hidden Leaf Village for aid. Back in the Leaf, Tsunade tells Shizune of a clan named the Tsuchigumo and an elder named En no Gyoja who developed a forbidden jutsu, which the Leaf are to prevent the theft of. Team 7 and Yamato are dispatched to assist.
145 02 "Successor of the Forbidden Jutsu" January 28, 2010 February 11, 2017
The ninja bandits have a meeting with their leader about the Forbidden Jutsu. Elsewhere Team 7 tricks Hotaru into staying as her bodyguards until they reach her village. Team 7 finally reach Hotaru's village and they leave her in their care, but Naruto senses something troubling and heads back to the village.
146 03 "The Successor's Wish" February 4, 2010 February 18, 2017
Hotaru's uncle shows her to her room, where she is ambushed by the bandits. They are trapped and Hotaru escapes into the forest, but the bandits catch up to her. Utakata saves her, and the bandit's leader shows that Utakata is being hunted for 50 million ryo.
147 04 "Rogue Ninja's Past" February 11, 2010 February 25, 2017
The Hidden Mist ANBU and Yamato negotiate and it is hinted at that Utakata is a Jinchuriki. It is then decided that Utakata will travel with the Hidden Leaf until their mission is complete before the Mist ANBU take him back to their village.
148 05 "Heir to Darkness" February 18, 2010 March 4, 2017
The bandits' leader appears on Mt. Katsurugi and listens in on a conversation between Tonbei, Hotaru, Utakata, and Team 7. Tonbei suggests that they should remove the Forbidden Jutsu from Hotaru for her safety, but Hotaru suggests searching for Shiranami, another person who could use the jutsu.
149 06 "Parting" February 25, 2010 March 11, 2017
Naruto arrives at Shiranami's cabin and is captured by the bandits. Utakata, who had found a note left by Hotaru and was looking for her, arrives and drives the bandits away with his Tailed Beast's chakra. Hotaru encounters Shiranami, who captures her and takes her to the Tsuchigumo village.
150 07 "The Forbidden Jutsu Released" March 4, 2010 March 18, 2017
Shiranami has Hotaru in a binding jutsu that keeps her restrained in one place. Shiranami asserts that Hotaru is nothing but a vessel to collect the natural chakra energy that will release the jutsu. Meanwhile, Team 7 struggles with the bandits.
151 08 "Master and Student" March 11, 2010 March 25, 2017
Hotaru cries, believing that she killed Naruto and Utakata, however they still manage to move. Meanwhile, Team 7 fights the bandits while Hotaru's body starts to overflow with natural chakra.

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152 01 "Somber News" March 25, 2010 April 1, 2017
After extracting the Six Tails from Utakata, the Akatsuki note that only two Jinchuriki remain to be captured as Sasuke hands the unconscious Killer Bee over to Tobi. Meanwhile, the Third Raikage learns of Taka's action.
153 02 "Following the Master's Shadow" March 25, 2010 April 8, 2017
Naruto, heart-broken at learning of Jiraiya's death at the hands of Pain, recalls his time with his mentor. Fukasaku shows Jiraiya's chakra-encrypted code to Tsunade who has Shikamaru give it to their village's best code breaker to translate.
154 03 "Decryption" April 8, 2010 April 15, 2017
The scientists inspect the body of Pain's Animal Path, while Naruto and Shikamaru identify the message. Naruto, noticing the number nine emulated for the "Ta" katakana on the "Make-Out Tactics" Book, informs Tsunade and Fukasaku that the number code unveils the sentence saying, "The Real One Is Not There". Fukasaku memorizes Jiraiya's actions and takes Naruto to Mount Myoboku for training in Sage Mode.
155 04 "The First Challenge" April 8, 2010 April 22, 2017
Learning that Jiraiya did not perfect his Sage Jutsu, Naruto learns that taking in too much Natural Energy can cause him to turn into a toad and then into stone. Fukasaku has Naruto begin his training by using "toad oil" to help him gather energy, whacking him and his clones with a special club to prevent them from becoming toads.
156 05 "Surpassing the Master" April 15, 2010 April 29, 2017
After intense training, Naruto successfully gathers energy to master Sage Mode for the first time and surpasses Jiraiya. Fukasaku then begins teaching Naruto Frog Kumite, a senjutsu-enhanced taijutsu, increasing the range of his physical attacks.
157 06 "Assault on the Leaf Village!" April 22, 2010 May 6, 2017
While Naruto finishes training on Mount Myoboku, Pain invades the Hidden Leaf with his new Animal Path. While Inoichi reads the Animal Path's mind and Shizune leads a biopsy team to find secrets behind the metal piercings for the Leaf's Intel Division, Pain interrogates the villagers. Knowing that Pain is attacking the village, Tsunade orders them to get Naruto back.
158 07 "Power to Believe" April 29, 2010 May 13, 2017
Danzo, Homura and Koharu ask Tsunade to cancel Naruto's return, but she convinces them to let Naruto come for Pain and Konan. As Tsunade protecting them failed, Danzo kills the messenger frog from getting to Naruto. Kakashi meets to confront Pain, allowing Iruka's escape.
159 08 "Pain vs. Kakashi" May 6, 2010 May 20, 2017 (TV)
Kakashi is stopped by Pain's Asura Path from helping Choza as he and Choji are outmatched against Pain. While Pain annihilates Choza's squad as his Asura Path attacks Kakashi, Choji escapes and get to Tsunade.
160 09 "Mystery of Pain" May 13, 2010 June 3, 2017
Naruto attempts to merge with Fukasaku, so that he can move in Sage Mode while Fukasaku gathers Nature Energy for him. But the Nine-Tails forces them to find an alternate method for Naruto to enter Sage Mode in battle.
161 10 "Surname Is Sarutobi. Given Name, Konohamaru!" May 20, 2010 June 10, 2017
Pain's Naraka Path displays its mysterious power against two leaf shinobi while Konohamaru watches in horror. Pain senses Konohamaru's presence but is interrupted by Ebisu who takes on Pain in order to allow Konohamaru to escape. After seeing Ebisu about to be killed, Konohamaru intervenes and unleashes the Rasengan.
162 11 "Pain to the World" May 27, 2010 June 17, 2017
As the Inuzuka and Aburame clans battle with his Preta Path and Konan respectively, Pain meets with Tsunade, who recognizes him as Yahiko. Meanwhile, as Naruto learns of the village's situation, Human Path discovers his location.
163 12 "Explode! Sage Mode" June 3, 2010 June 24, 2017
Naruto confronts Pain as his other five Paths reappear. Pain reveals that they were both Jiraiya's apprentices and how he only wants peace. Angered with his hypocrisy, Naruto throws a finally completed Rasen-Shuriken at the remaining Paths of Pain.
164 13 "Danger! Sage Mode Limit Reached" June 10, 2010 July 8, 2017
Naruto successfully begins taking out Pain's bodies one after another, but when his Sage Mode reaches its limit, Pain attempts to take control of the battle.
165 14 "Nine-Tails, Captured!" June 17, 2010 July 15, 2017
As Hinata worries about Naruto, Inoichi and the others try to find the real Pain. Naruto continues to fight back against the remaining paths, but is captured by Preta Path. Fukasaku then attempts to trap Pain in a Genjutsu
166 15 "Confessions" June 24, 2010 July 22, 2017
Hinata decides to come to Naruto's aid as he is incapacitated by Pain. Despite knowing her overwhelming disadvantage, Hinata confronts Pain in battle.
167 16 "Planetary Devastation" July 1, 2010 July 29, 2017
Naruto enters his Four-Tailed form and attacks Pain, who manages to repel his attacks. Angered even further when Pain mentions Sasuke, Naruto continues his transformation as the battle ensues.
168 17 "The Fourth Hokage" July 15, 2010 August 5, 2017
Minato appears within Naruto's psyche, revealing himself to be a chakra imprint of the actual Fourth Hokage, as he takes Naruto to another part of his mind to discuss things away from the furious Nine Tails.
169 18 "The Two Students" July 22, 2010 August 12, 2017
Naruto defeats Pain with his final Rasengan, removing his Chakra Receivers before heading to Nagato's location, having Katsuya tell the others not to follow him.
170 19 "Big Adventure! The Quest for the Fourth Hokage's Legacy - Part 1" July 29, 2010 August 19, 2017
Three years before Pain's attack on the Hidden Leaf, Naruto trains in preparation for the Chūnin Exam's final rounds when he hears Jiraiya speak of “the Fourth Hokage’s legacy". Using information from Guy, Naruto, Sakura and Team 10 head to the Honegami Grounds, where they are instructed by a disguised Guy to enter and complete the obstacle course and obtain the Secret Technique. Meanwhile Hidden Rain Ninja begin their pursuit.
171 20 "Big Adventure! The Quest for the Fourth Hokage's Legacy - Part 2" July 29, 2010 August 26, 2017
Naruto and the others face the oncoming challenges in order to find the Secret Technique and break the Fourth Hokage's record, but Naruto’s impulsive action leads the group into various troubles.
172 21 "Meeting" August 5, 2010 September 9, 2017
Learning that Naruto will answer his question after learning how he and Konan ended up as they are, Nagato recalls his two moments of pain.
173 22 "Origin of Pain" August 12, 2010 September 16, 2017
Nagato continues talking to Naruto and describes his second pain, how he and Konan helped Yahiko use what they learned from Jiraiya to create the Akatsuki to bring peace to Hidden Rain Village.
174 23 "Tale of Naruto Uzumaki" August 19, 2010 September 23, 2017
With Nagato's story finished, Naruto answers that he still cannot forgive him but will not abandon their sensei's legacy and will keep striving for peace no matter what pain he is put through.
175 24 "Hero of the Hidden Leaf" August 26, 2010 September 30, 2017
Nagato finishes reviving everyone he had killed and dies due to running out of chakra. He entrusts his dreams to Naruto and Konan likewise decides to believe in him.

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176 01 "Rookie Instructor Iruka" September 2, 2010 October 7, 2017
Iruka has just become Naruto's Academy homeroom teacher and another teacher advises Iruka not to mistreat his students so that they will not cause trouble. However, Naruto still causes mischief, as he is pained by his teacher's words to his classmates to leave Naruto alone and just ignore him. Lastly, Naruto discovers that Sasuke is the only survivor of the Uchiha clan.
177 02 "Iruka's Ordeal" September 9, 2010 October 14, 2017
Upset after being rejected by a group of students, Naruto dresses up as a spirit to scare them, only to be scolded by Iruka. Naruto gets angry and claims he will never return to the Academy again, running away from a very confused Iruka. Afterward, Naruto is tricked into going into the forest to retrieve a souvenir from a recent battle by the kids he scared. In return, they falsely promise to accept him into their group, hoping Naruto will be killed by the enemy still lurking there.
178 03 "Iruka's Decision" September 16, 2010 October 21, 2017
Naruto runs into three female ninja from the Hidden Waterfall Village that want information on the Leaf Village's border patrol. The ninja chase after Naruto and encounter Iruka who tries to protect Naruto as best he can.
179 04 "Kakashi Hatake, The Jonin in Charge" September 30, 2010 November 4, 2017
Kakashi has a flashback to when he was assigned to be the sensei of Team 7. In a bid to know his students better, Kakashi spies on them to see how they all get along.
180 05 "Inari's Courage Put to the Test" October 7, 2010 November 11, 2017
A flashback from Team 7's first mission. After dealing with Zabuza, Naruto runs back to pick up a ramen coupon he forgot, and Sasuke follows him. Meanwhile, Inari finds the coupon and runs off to find Naruto.
181 06 "Naruto's School of Revenge" October 14, 2010 November 18, 2017
In a flashback, Team 7 is on a mission to take an ostrich called Mr. Ostrich home. They arrive at a village where they see a swordsman named Tsukado who has a vendetta against a man named Katazu who killed his distant relative Shikazo.
182 07 "Gaara's Bond" October 21, 2010 December 2, 2017
After hearing the news about Akatsuki's attack on the Hidden Leaf Village, Gaara worries about Naruto's well-being. He remembers a time in the past where Team 7 was assigned to help him out with a problem, and how nobody, especially Naruto, was eager to trust him. Yet, when his life was put in danger by people he had wronged, Naruto was the first to come to his rescue.
183 08 "Naruto: Outbreak" October 28, 2010 December 9, 2017
Chōji says to Sakura that "Fools never catch a cold", which leads Sakura to have a flashback of catching Naruto's cold. When Sakura sees Tsunade at her office, she collapses to which Tsunade claims Sakura has an illness known as a chakra virus. It was an illness long ago in another village that would turn chakra into a terrible flu and Naruto recently went to that village for a mission.
184 09 "Deploy! Team Tenten" November 4, 2010 December 16, 2017
Tenten and Neji Hyūga arrive at a Konoha Tool Research Lab for more tools due the weakened military power after Pain's invasion. Might Guy has Naruto join Team Guy on the mission, with Rock Lee in the hospital, assigning Tenten as captain of the team.
185 10 "Animal District" November 11, 2010 January 6, 2018
Condor, the ostrich previously captured by Team 7, now lives in a forest with baby ostriches. Since his last escape, Condor has trained himself to become a ninja ostrich.
186 11 "Ah, the Medicine of Youth" November 18, 2010 January 13, 2018
After accidentally finishing off Lee’s last special youth drink, Naruto asks Guy to make more, only to learn one of its key ingredients, the Jofuku Flower, is out of stock. Naruto is determined to get the Jofuku Flower for Lee’s sake.
187 12 "Gutsy Master and Student: The Training" November 25, 2010 January 20, 2018
Jiraiya takes Naruto to a village in the hopes of teaching him how to counter the Sharingan’s genjutsu.
188 13 "Record of the Gutsy Ninja Master and Student" November 25, 2010 January 27, 2018
Naruto and Jiraiya attempt to save a village from Kandachi, a former right-hand man to Hanzo of the Hidden Rain.
189 14 "Sasuke’s Paw Encyclopedia" December 2, 2010 February 3, 2018
Granny Cat requests that Sasuke and Team 7 collect the last cat paw print necessary to complete the "Paw Encyclopedia."
190 15 "Naruto and the Old Soldier" December 9, 2010 February 10, 2018
Naruto is assigned to a team led by jonin Hayama to patrol the north border of the Leaf Village. One of his teammates is Kosuke, an old man who has been a genin for over fifty years, earning him the title “Eternal Genin.”
191 16 "Kakashi Love Song" December 16, 2010 February 17, 2018
A beautiful kunoichi spy named Hanare is captured for attempting to gather intel on the Hidden Leaf.
192 17 "Neji Chronicles" December 23, 2010 February 24, 2018
During the Chunin Exam, Neji rests in the medical room, having lost to Naruto. Just as Tenten comes in to check up on him, they see the Leaf Village attacked by Orochimaru and his men.
193 18 "The Man Who Died Twice" January 6, 2011 March 3, 2018
Naruto finds a photo of a spirit he met in his younger years as a genin.
194 19 "The Worst Three-Legged Race" January 13, 2011 March 10, 2018
Naruto and Sakura remember a time when they were on a mission to retrieve a stolen treasure from thieves as Team 7.
195 20 "Team 10's Teamwork" January 20, 2011 March 17, 2018
Shikamaru has a flashback of when Team 10 was working with Team 7 to save a hostage taken by bandits, who were wreaking havok in a village.
196 21 "Drive Towards Darkness" January 27, 2011 March 24, 2018
Sasuke has a flashback while traveling to Konoha with his team, Taka, about how he once saved a girl named Naho. During the mission, Naruto and Sakura are sent to accompany Naho and act as her bodyguards while Kakashi and Sasuke are sent to discover the reason why internationally wanted bandits have entered their border.

Season 10 (2011)Edit

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197 01 "Sixth Hokage Danzo" February 10, 2011 March 31, 2018 (Subbed)
April 7, 2018 (Dubbed)
Danzo is appointed as acting Hokage and orders for Sasuke Uchiha to be eliminated. As Naruto, Sakura, and Sai discuss what to do, Omoi and Karui confront them, demanding information on Sasuke, who they learn is now an Akatsuki member. Madara then tells Taka that Killer Bee had deceived them and was never actually captured. He also tells them of Konoha's recent destruction, Naruto's increased abilities and the Five Kage Summit, which Danzo will attend.

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