"The Ultimate Weapon Reborn" from the TV Tokyo series "Naruto" aired originally on April 11, 2009 and is episode 219 of the ongoing anime. Hoki, who is planning to revive the 'ultimate weapon' (Seimei) traps Gaara draining his chakra to power the revival. Naruto arrives to attempt to rescue Gaara and the battle is on between Seimei and Naruto.moreless
Team 7 is sent on a mission to search for a missing man named Genmai from the Inaho Village. While going on recon alone, Kakashi goes missing and Naruto, Sakura and Sasuke get ambushed by a group of rogue ninja and their leader known as Kajika. Sakura gets kidnapped by the group and Naruto and Sasuke must team up to save Sakura.moreless
In Sensei and Student: The Bond of the Shinobi, Lee is on the path of the Shinobi. Tsunade tries to convince him repeatedly to turn away for his own sake. Lee has never been able to develop his ninjutsu and genjutsu skills. Lee remembers meeting his teacher, Guy, and finds new inspiration.moreless
In Departure, Gaara takes to battle in the form of Shukaku, the Sand Spirit. Because of his new shape, Gaara conquers his challenger. Once the fight is over, there are new paths opened. Naruto goes on a training adventure with Jiraiya, and as a result, he begins to grow stronger than ever before.moreless
The Missed Target from the TV Tokyo series Naruto aired originally on September 28, 2008 and is episode 199 of the ongoing anime. A giant bird drops many copies of a letter about the village to distract Naruto and his companions from discovering Genno's plans. While investigating at the Ninja Academy clues are found that lead toward more frightening possibilities.moreless
"A Cry on Deaf Ears" from the TV Tokyo series "Naruto" aired originally on December 5, 2007 and is the 128 episode of the ongoing anime series. In this episode Sasuke is leaving the leaf village. Naruto attempts to convince Sasuke to return to the leaf village first verbally, which Sasuke refuses. Then comes an attempt at physical persuasion which turns into an all out melee.moreless
Gotta See! Gotta Know! Kakashi Sensei's True Face! is an episode of the Japanese anime series Naruto in which Squad 7 attempts to unmask Kakashi. Kakashi removes his mask and is seen to be wearing a second mask underneath. Naruto, Sakura and Sasuke are not amused. Meanwhile, the Moya Triad continues to track the Squad.moreless
A special reflection on all of the adventures from the Forest of Death up to the current point.
In A Lesson Learned! The Iron Fist of Love! the Kurosuki gang finally manages to capture the powerful and elusive Rokusuke. They make plans to bring him to an end, and Raiga tells him that this will finally mean his long-awaited funeral. Naruto and the others set out to save him.moreless
Sakura gets the news that Sasuke is dead right before Naruto arrives to save her. Naurto reassures her that isn't true before engaging Kabuto in battle. Naruto seems like he's about to win, but then is trapped by a chakra thread that connects their hearts. If Kabuto's heart stops, then Naruto heart stops as well. Sasame arrives, and saves both of them, where it's discovered that Kabuto is really Kagerou.moreless
To Each His Own Path from the TV Tokyo anime series Naruto aired originally on February 21, 2009 and is the 128 episode of the ongoing anime. Naruto and two companions enter the Ninja Dropout Mansion, leaving Sakura to watch the kids and Lee to fight off the Ninja Dropout members. While his companions try to rescue Akio, Naruto has to face the leader of the Ninja Dropouts.moreless
Mission: Help an Old Friend in the Land of Tea from the popular anime series Naruto was episode 102 and aired on September 22, 2007. Team 7 has to work together to protect a young man named Idate as he races a member of a rival clan to settle the clan feud. Naruto finds the mission a challenge due to Idate's hatred of ninjas.moreless
The boat which the group is in falls over the waterfall. Naruto, Gantetsu, and Todoroki escape into the forest, which turns out to be a ninja dropout hideout. Traveling through the forest, they defeat one of the ninja dropout members, and find a group of orphans in the forest. Then Todoroki reveals he plans to kill Gantetsu to avenge his family, and then kill Naruto so no witnesses are left behind.moreless
Naruto and his two squadmates have always wanted to see what Kakashi looks like under his mask. The three do whatever they can to reveal his whole face.
In A Past to Be Erased, Naruto goes into battle with Menma and discovers that he has a dark past. He was part of the gang of thugs that had previously invaded their village. The leader of the gang accuses Menma of being a traitor, which prompts him to reveal more than he means to.moreless
While Naruto is out gathering ingredients for ramen, he comes across a strange man. Naruto decides to help the man out, and Naruto discovers he's a helpful, good-natured guy. The man can't even remember his own name, causing Naruto to dub him "Menma." When the two are attacked, Menma is able to use an ocarina to increase Naruto's power, causing Naruto to wonder about Menma's past.moreless
Sakura is cornered by Orochimaru! Just as Kabuto is about to hurl his kunai at her, Naruto comes running in.
Inheritance! The Necklace of Death! is an episode of the TV show Naruto in which Naruto bets that he can learn a new fighting technique. Tsunade accepts Naruto's bet and offers to make him Hokage and give him her necklace if he wins. Naruto learns that Tsunade's necklace is enchanted and that he will die if he puts it on.moreless
The Kurosuki gang captures Rokusuke, and Raiga tells him that he will hold a funeral for him!
Bringing Back Reality from the Japanese cartoon series Naruto is episode 214 of season 1, originally aired by TV Tokyo on March 7, 2009. Naruto (Maile Flanagan) and Memna (Wil Wheaton) gain permission from Tsunade (Debi Mae West) to recover Memna's memories. Along with Neji (Steve Staley) and Tenten (Danielle Judovits), Naruto and Memna set out on the mission. When they find a town devastated by bandits, the team attempts to defend it.moreless
Memory of Flames focuses on the tense relationship between Gantetsu and Todoroki. Todoroki wants to restore his family's honor by killing Gantetsu. However, Naruto intends to hold him to their mission of getting Gantetsu to the capital. While Naruto and Todoroki square off, Monju quickly moves in to seize Gantetsu.
Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura are sent on a B-rank mission to the neighboring Land of Tea.
Reunion: The Remaining Time is episode 182, of the TV Tokyo anime series, aired on July 6, 2008. Naruto and his teammates arrive along with the star trainees. Samaru is taken hostage by Akahoshi who hopes to force Natushi to relinquish the star. Naruto pairs up with Lee to pursue Akahoshi. Natushi attempts to retrieve the star, leading up to possible death for some and great changes for the rest.moreless
In The Targeted Shukaku, a group attacks the Takumi Village and kidnaps one of the ninja students. Gaara, Temari, and Kankuro take off in pursuit after them. In the meantime, Shikamaru gathers together the Konoha 11, dividing them into pairs. Neji and Hinata launch out on a scouting mission while Sakura and Shino serve as medical support.moreless
In an attempt to stop Gaara from using his sand powers, the Shitenshonin create a triangular formation using waterways. Shikamaru and Kiba find themselves having difficulty backing up Temari and Kankurou. However, Lee and Naruto arrive to save Gaara, and from there the tide of battle begins to change. Sakura is able to focus on healing injured people, and the others go on the offensive.moreless
In The Anbu Gives Up, Naruto has to go under retro-hypnosis. When he does so, the Anbu Black Ops team is able to recover hints of Genno's motives. It doesn't work particularly well. Genno seems to be nothing but a simple carpenter. However, a forged letter casts suspicion on whether or not he faked his own death.moreless
"Sand Alliance with the Leaf Shinobi" from the TV Tokyo series "Naruto" aired originally on March 28, 2009, and is episode 217 in the ongoing anime. Gaara, Temari, and Kankuro chase runaway ninjas. Shino, Hinata and Neji search for the Shitenshounnin or Four Celestial Symbols Men. Temari, Gaara and Kankuro each in turn face a great adversary.moreless