Naruto Shippuden - Season 8

Thursday 8:30 PM on TV Tokyo Premiered Feb 15, 2007 In Season




Episode Guide

  • 8/26/10
    Deciding to believe in Naruto, Nagato uses the Gedo Art: Rinne Rebirth jutsu, expending the last of his chakra, and thus giving his life, to revive every person in the village who died in the attack, saying that it's the least he can do. With Nagato dead, Konan leaves Akatsuki, taking Nagato and Pain's God Realm (who is actually the body of Yahiko) with her, parting with Naruto saying that since Nagato believed in him to achieve true peace, she will as well. As Naruto returns to the Leaf, he is astonished to find the entire village awaiting his return, hailing him as a true hero. After all these years, Naruto has finally received the acknowledgment he's always wanted.moreless
  • 8/19/10
    With Nagato's story done, Naruto tells him his answer, declaring that he won't abandon the legacy of his master, and he'll keep striving for peace no matter what pain he's put through. Nagato reflects on what Naruto says, thinking back to his final days as one of Jiraiya's students. How will Nagato ultimately respond to Naruto's answer?moreless
  • Origin of Pain
    Episode 22
    Continuing his story, Nagato tells how Jiraiya agreed to train him, Yahiko, and Konan after the truth of Nagato's Rinnegan is discovered; and how after years of training, the three of them formed an organization to help bring peace to the ninja world. Nagato then reveals the truth about what happened to Yahiko and what made him disregard Jiraiya's ideals.moreless
  • Meeting
    Episode 21
    Nagato begins to tell Naruto his story, starting with his parents' murders at the hands of Leaf shinobi in the war-torn country of the Rain, and the awakening of his Rinnegan. All alone, Nagato takes to the road, running into a dog companion named Chibi and getting food when he can. Just when he thinks he's about to die of hunger, however, a girl named Konan appears and gives him bread, and takes him to a boy named Yahiko. Yahiko allows Nagato to join them, as long as he helps in stealing food for the group. The newly formed trio, along with Chibi, fend for themselves, until they eventually encounter a battle between Hidden Rain Leader Hanzo and Jiraiya, Tsunade, and Orochimaru. In the aftermath, determined to learn ninjutsu to achieve his ultimate goal, Yahiko decides that the three of them will go and find the Legendary Sannin and request to be their disciples. Will they be able to find them, however, and if they do, will the Sannin accept this request?moreless
  • Naruto, Sakura, Shikamaru, Ino, and Choji continue to search for the Fourth Hokage's Legacy while chasing off some unexpected visitors.
  • It's the day before the final round of the Chunin Exams, and Naruto overhears Jiraiya say something about how the Fourth Hokage's Legacy could help him win in the final round. Excited, Naruto goes off to find it, with the help of Sakura. Choji, however, overhears it being mentioned and tells Shikamaru and Ino, who then decide to go find it themselves. Which team will find the Fourth Hokage's Legacy first?moreless
  • The Two Students
    Episode 18
    Naruto confronts Nagato and tells him that he'll give him the answer to the question Pain asked him earlier after he hears about what made Nagato turn to his evil ways. What is Naruto's answer, and what conclusion will Nagato reach?
  • The Fourth Hokage
    Episode 17
    The Fourth Hokage appears in Naruto's mind and prevents him from foolishly setting the Kyubi free. Will this confrontation between father and son give Naruto the confidence he needs to stop Pain once and for all?
  • 7/1/10
    Naruto's rage pushes him to unleash six of the Kyubi's tails against Pain. In order to combat this menace, Pain is forced to rely upon his most powerful technique to stop Naruto. Will Pain succeed in defeating Naruto, or will the most unexpected of allies appear to calm Naruto down?
  • Confessions
    Episode 15
    As Pain tells Naruto about why he does what he does, Hinata appears on the scene and confesses her feelings to Naruto. In order to save him, she attacks Pain, but the latter is about to push Naruto over the edge!
  • 6/17/10
    Pain's God Realm finally enters the battle. As Naruto's toad allies fall one by one, the situation begins to look grim. Can Naruto defeat Pain?
  • 6/10/10
    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. Is the moment of Pain's victory at hand, or does Naruto have a plan?
  • 6/3/10
    Naruto returns and discovers that the village has been devastated by Pain's attack. Naruto requests that everyone stay back as he prepares to take on all six paths of Pain at once.
  • Pain to the World
    Episode 11
    Pain confronts Tsunade and questions her about Naruto's whereabouts. Tsunade argues with Pain about his motives, but Pain soon gets the info he needs from another source. Before preparing to depart, Pain unleashes a devastating attack on the village! Meanwhile, Naruto prepares to return to the Leaf Village, but he may be too late.moreless
  • Ebisu protects Konohamaru from Pain and refuses to divulge any information about Naruto. Ebisu is willing to give up his life in order to protect both Naruto and Konohamaru. Konohamaru isn't about to let his teacher throw his life away, but what can he possibly do against Pain?
  • Mystery of Pain
    Episode 9
    When Kakashi falls against Pain, the situation only grows worse for Konoha. Shizune and Inoichi are close to unraveling the mystery of Pain, but when the Animal and Human paths of Pain appear before them, can they escape with the truth about Pain?
  • Pain vs. Kakashi
    Episode 8
    Kakashi continues to fight against Pain. With the arrival of Chouji and Chouza, things start looking up, but Pain's not out of tricks just yet.
  • Power to Believe
    Episode 7
    Tsunade issues an order to call Naruto back to the village, but the elders do not trust her judgment on this issue. While Tsunade tries to convince them and prepares to join the battle herself, Kakashi fights Pain in an effort to figure out his abilities.
  • 4/22/10
    As the Hidden Leaf Village continues to try and decipher the clues left to them by Jiraiya, Naruto continues to train in the art of Sage Mode. Outside of the village, Akatsuki Leader Pain and Konan arrive and begin their invasion of the Hidden Leaf Village. The Leaf ninja assemble to protect Naruto's whereabouts.moreless
  • 4/15/10
    Naruto succeeds in mastering Sage Mode, taking it even further than Jiraiya could. Meanwhile, the Raikage decides to make a move on Sasuke and decides to hold a meeting of the five Kages.
  • 4/8/10
    After reading Jiraiya's first book, Naruto becomes more determined than ever to complete his training. Elsewhere, Pain prepares to head to the Leaf Village.
  • Decryption
    Episode 3
    The code Jiraiya left behind is finally deciphered, but what exactly does it mean? Meanwhile, Naruto continues his training.
  • 3/25/10
    Shikamaru tries to decipher the dying message Jiraiya left before his death but cannot figure out what it says. Shikamaru asks for Naruto's help, thinking he might know the code. Can the saddened Naruto decipher Jiraiya's dying message?
  • Somber News
    Episode 1
    Team Kakashi returns to the Hidden Leaf Village after completing their mission. As Naruto thinks back to the talk he had with Itachi, he's summoned by Tsunade, where he discovers shocking news regarding Jiraiya. Elsewhere, after the sealing of the Six-Tails, Team Taka brings Killer Bee to Madara where the latter remembers talking to Sasuke about his new goal.moreless