Season 2 Episode 39

Astonishing Truth! Gaara's Identity Emerges!

Aired Thursday 7:30 PM Feb 10, 2007 on TV Tokyo

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  • Shino, badass, nuff said.

    This hasn't happened in a while, three simultaneous battles are going on at the same time; Sasuke vs. Gaara, Shino vs. Kankurou, and Orochimaru vs. Sarutobi, though the latter to a much lesser extent since the only thing that went on between them is a standstill battle whether or nor Sarutobi can endure pain enough to seal Orochimaru's soul, and Sasuke's fight was mainly him just running away. Shino and Kankurou really delivered though, the clever tactical and strategical plans weren't only limited to Shikamaru as Shino came up with a plan to defeat Kankurou using his bugs. A brilliant battle for the mysterious badass Shino, I just wish we saw more of him.
  • Gaara shows some of his true form.

    Gaara wakes up and wants Temari to stop. Temari protest and Gaara knocks her against a tree. Sasuke then shows up and Gaara challenges him. Shino and Kankuro begin their battle. Kankuro uses his puppet to attack Shino and scores a hit, but that Shino was a clone made of bugs. The real Shino attacks Kankuro from the rear and just misses hitting him. Kankuro jumps away and uses his puppet, Crow, again. This time he uses a poison smoke bomb and Shino accidentally breaths in some of it. Kankuro sends Crow to attack Shino again and again Shino uses a bug clone...
  • the true face of the demon of gaara

    I 'm a ggara fan and i wacth naruto hor him he is one om the reason why i'm a anime let say that the firsst time that i saw him in feel that he will change a look this series ,not only his temari and the puppetmaster that use great attack with that thing of pupet... welll thei thing is that he is now show us her true face garar .. it one of the best fait ever in this world how he made it and how he kill theo other people witrh his and attaack and how he rules in this siries,

    i don't care if he loost that battel but he was difficult oppaned specialy fo the nine tales fox demon of naruto.and his friend the big frog master the king of the toad and ffrongs .i enjoy wacthing this reaaly great i hope that im y country come to my coutry becase i have to spend my mony in an internet cafe to wacht the great show.

    well in the thing is that gaar past is sad i can't belive that his mother,and his uncle the younger broher of gaara mother not love his is abiusly that he will no be a normal the other kids.
  • The match they thought would never happen: Shino vs. Kankuro!

    Leaving Shino to fight Kankuro, Sasuke continues to chase Gaara and Temari. Kankuro uses his puppet, Krow, to fight Shino. Krow has various weapons, such as kunai and poison needles, inside him. Shino manages to avoid the attacks by using Bug Destruction. But after a while, Shino makes the mistake of inhailing some of Krow's poison. Almost out of breath, Shino sends his chakra eating bugs on the chakra wires that Kankuro is using to control Krow. The bugs crawl inside Kankuro and eat his chakra, causing im to pass out. Shino is the victor. He collapses from the poison. Elsewhere, Sasuke catches up to Gaara, and they continue their fight.

    this is one of my favorite episodes. it has the battle between shino and kankuro and the start of sasuke versus gaara. it was cool when shino had all those beetles coming out of him and how he used them against kankuro. kankuro karasu was also cool. all those bldes laced with poison would be considered great weapons if the were legal to use. the best part was when gaara started transforming. also, gaara's pretty strong when he's weak since he could knock temari into a tree when he just woke up. i love when gaara keeps saying "YOU ARE MY PREY!!!" over and over. i was really rooting for gaara in this episode.

    what a scary site. seeing gaara like that. this episode had gaara show his true form. and he did not look good. i was a gaara fan. i wanted to be like him. but after seeing that. NO WAY! he is crazy. also there was another fight going on. this puppet ninja vs a bug ninja. i was cheering on the bug guy. but i thought he was going to lose after breathing in some poison. bad bad thing to do. also the snake guy and orchimaru were still fighting. adn orchimaru used the most powerful jusu. a grim reaper jusu. it was strong. but the snake guy is starting to counter. also the bug guy died do to the posion powder. shocker. also back to the gaara thing. he is ugly. he says he needs to kill to stay alive. CRAZY. shoot everything that Sauske uses did not effect on gaara. also that girl tamare help him was so scared that it look like she was having a panic attack. wow. a good episode. so much extreme fighting and things happening.

    This is one of the best episodes..Gara .... This is why everyone fears Gara ...His older brother as well as Temari his older siter fears GARA eveN the dramatic way she says his name ..And then smack... RIGHT INTO A TREE>>> oH That's why they fear him...His true form and he wants to kill to live ...Yet he has the symbol for love on his forehead,.....
  • If you thought Oruchimaru was the only one to worry about, the Sandman must have knocked you out!

    The Village is burned to the ground and the battle between Sarutobi and Oruchimaru is coming to a standstill, with Sarutobi with a sword through his chest and Oruchimaru with his soul getting fed to the Death God. Pretty bad, eh? Well, there's more.

    Remember Gaara? He's smegging awesome and it's a bit weird how his skin is made of sand and it cracks instead of leaving bruises. Well, Sasuke has finally caught up with him and Temari flying through the forest...but Sasuke is in for a rude awakening.

    Yes, both Naruto and Gaara have demons inside them and they use those demons' powers to make them stronger. Naruto's Kyubi transformation was freaky enough...but this is beyond freaky! It's like Two-Face except it's sand! And it's just gonna get worse! Kick some emo ass, Gaara!
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  • In this epsiode Shino and Kankuro fight and sauske and garra begin their battle as garra begins to transform in to the Shukaku but at the end of the epsiode is only half way there but even though hes only half his power and gone through the roof.

    shino and kankuro begin their battle as Saskue goes after Garra. Kankuro begins his puppet master technique and shino brings out his bettles. The battle starts as kankuro throws the crow at shino and out of his mouth shoots two kuni knifes hitting shino in the chest and the forehead just as kankuro starts to look away shino turns into bugs his bug substitution jutsu. As kankuro starts to get the upper hand shino sends hi beetles into all the joints of the crow and stops him from moving. But Kankuro as one last trick left every part of the crows body is a weapon, and every weapon is covered in poision kankuro then shoots a posion smoke bomb which affects shino. But through out all this shino is sending his bugs down kankuros charkara therads and tries to cut them but kankuro snaps them his self but reconnects them in a instant. Yet through it all shino is still one step ahead of kankuro by forcing kankuro to focus all his attetion on him shino is able to send a swarm of bugs behind him and have them eat kankuros charka. Shino then colapses due to the poision in his body. As all of this is going on Sasuke catches up with Garra but as soon as sasuke gets there Garra starts to transform into a half form of the Shukaku. and even though Garra is only transformed half of the way his power and speed is increased by 10 and sasuke even with his sharingan is having alot of trouble. Naruto and sakura are flying through the forest as fast as they can trying to catch up to sasuke and garra. Finally the Thrid hokage and orochimaru continue their battle. The third hokage has orochimaru held and the repear death seal is pulling out orochimarus soul. The diamond sword has gone through the third hokage and enma the elder monkey is holding the sword so that it can't go in any farther the epsiode ends has the third hokage starts to run out of strength and can't pull the soul out any farther.
  • Gaara reveals his demon form!!!!

    Sakura,Naruto and Pakkun are catching up to Sasuke.Even though they were close range to an battle that was going to happened.Pakkun decided that it was best to go around it and continue to go right after Sasuke.As the battle begin Sasuke is catching up with Temari and Gaara.Gaara finally awakens and telling Temari,that he doesn't need her.Sasuke finally caught up with them.Apparently Gaara,begin to reveal his demon form.The battle continue apparently Konkouro has the upper hand for the battle.Altough his puppet gave Shino,some poison smoke bomb.Now Gaara truely reveals his demon form well halfly of course.Even though Shino lost well almost he sent his bugs toward Konkouro chakara and Konkouro lost.

    Excellent episode! Gaara revealing his true demon form.Which was scaring Temari altough she was frighten by it.Yet the hokage is near to the end of his life.I liked when Naruto hit toward the tree.
  • Exactly why I watch the Show!

    I loved seeing Temari and Sasuke fight, she held her own against Sasuke and though he defeated her it made me love her even more! Then when I watched Shino and Kankuro fight it showed me that Shino was way superior to any other Konoha genin besides Naruto and Sasuke. This episode is probably my second fave of the season. Its the reason why a watched this show faithfully every saturday night, instead of Jake Long, as the weird Toonami robot guy would say" Jake long would never win in afight against naruto" or whatever heck he says, but anyway this proves that Naruto is a great show.
  • An excellent episode.

    It is very exciting that we finally get to see Gaara's demon form, at long last! I was surprised that Sasuke went over the limit of the amount of Chidoris he could do in one day. Shino is very sneaky in this episode in dodging the poison-filled puppet controlled by his opponent. This is a very good episode.
  • Great episode.....Go Shino

    This was one of the better episodes that has appeared so far. Heres what happened. The fight between Shino and kankuro gets under way. Kankuro has full control over his Puppet, which is fully loaded with weapons, from knives to parts that come apart and move individually. Then theres Shino, he is a smart fighter (i would say almost as smart as Shikamaru) that can get his bugs in close range without you knowing it. Almost all of his attacks have another purpose. Then in the fight between the Hokage and Orochimaru they basically just played tug of war with Orochimaru's soul. In the village the kids were being sent to a safehouse-like area led by Iruka and the other teachers. Then in the fight between Gaara and Sasuke Gaara released his inner demon. This frightened Sasuke and Temari.