Season 3 Episode 18

Gotta See! Gotta Know! Kakashi-sensei's True Face!

Aired Thursday 7:30 PM Aug 17, 2007 on TV Tokyo



  • Trivia

    • Soon after the part where the Moyo brothers exclaim, "Our clothes are gone!", Sasuke is shown with an upside-down forehead protector. The next time Sasuke is shown close-up, his forehead protector is back to normal.

    • If you look closely at the ninjas after Kakashi ties them up, you can see that the symbol on their headbands has disappeared.

    • The Moya brothers have headbands which depict a symbol for the Hidden Smoke Village. This symbol has never been seen outside of this episode.

    • If you look closely during the public bath scene, Sasuke does not have the cursed seal that Orochimaru put on his neck.

  • Quotes

    • Kakashi: What's the matter with you guys? No one's picked up their chopsticks.
      Sakura: Oh, it's nothing. Don't wait on us Kakashi-sensei, you go ahead and eat.
      Kakashi: Actually, I'm kind of on a diet right now.
      Naruto: (Thinking) So that's how he wants to play it, huh?! Well I don't care what it takes, that mask is coming off! (Speaking aloud) Oh no, my hand slipped. (Throws kettle of hot tea at Kakashi and Kakashi moves in a blur using the table to stop the kettle) Gah!
      Sakura: Are you out of your mind?!
      Kakashi: Sorry about that, my hand just slipped.
      Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura: What do you mean it slipped?!

    • Moya Brother: Our boss says he has something to talk to you about.
      Young Woman: Your boss?
      Boss: I love you. Marry me, I beg of you.
      Moya Brothers: Wow, boss, you're the man!
      Young Woman: Eww.
      Boss: Don't be shy now. Embrace your emotions my flower and fly to my bosom... Wha!! (Falls out of swing)
      Young Woman: No thanks.

    • Kakashi: What's with you guys today? You act like you're ready for anything.
      Naruto and Sakura: Oh, we're ready all right!
      Sasuke: Hmph.
      Kakashi: Alrighty then, good to hear.

    • Naruto: How did he figure out we were tailing him?
      Sakura: Maybe there were too many of us.
      Naruto: Oh please. If you know how to hide, it doesn't matter how many people there are. Don't tell me you've forgotten all your jutsu, Sakura.
      Sakura: (Hits Naruto in the head) You're the one who forgets!

    • Sakura: Hey, he's on the move.
      Sasuke: Let's go before we lose him.
      Naruto: Yeah, right.
      (They jump down into the alley to find it empty)
      Sakura: He's gone!
      Sasuke: Oh great, he got away.
      Naruto: Are you kidding? Where did he vanish off to?
      (Kakashi appears behind them)
      Kakashi: Hey, what are you three doing? Do you guys need me for something?
      Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura: Ah, no, not really.
      Kakashi: Hmmm...

    • Sakura: You got any ideas?
      Naruto: Don't you worry... (Speaking in an eerie tone) We'll see it one way or another.
      Sakura: (Hits Naruto in the head) I'm asking how, you stupid little troll!
      Naruto: All right, smarty-pants, how do you propose we do it?
      Sakura: Well we...
      Sasuke: We'll just have to tail him around for the day. He'll have to take off the mask eventually.
      Sakura: Oh, Sasuke, I swear you are so smart.
      Naruto: Oh, whatever, Good plan, captain obvious.
      Sakura: (Angry) I'm sorry, what was that?!
      Naruto: Uh, never mind.

    • Naruto: That's it! Nothing is going to stop me from seeing that face!

    • Kakashi: The three of you treating me to lunch? You're not going to drop a big pile of snow on me are you? (Takes defensive position) Or something like that? (Braces for exploding ramen) No, I'm just being silly. (Gets hit with giant boxing glove)
      Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura, Teuchi, and Ayama: He fell for it!

    • Kakashi: The three of you treating me to lunch? I wouldn't be surprised if it snowed on me... (Takes a defensive position) Or something.
      (Ramen blows up in Kakashi's face)
      Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura: He fell for it!

    • Naruto: What if he has lips... (Sasuke stops walking away) a blimp.
      (Sasuke starts to shake weirdly)
      Naruto: (Thinking) Just one more little push. (Speaking aloud) Or maybe buck teeth?
      (Sasuke starts to shake even more)

    • Naruto: Hey, you wanna see it, don't ya? I'd say it's time.
      Sasuke: For what?
      Naruto: Come on, you know what I'm talking about... (Speaking in an eerie tone) Kakashi-sensei's real face.
      Sakura: Yahhh! (Sakura hits Naruto on the head) What's the matter with you?!
      Sasuke: Please, this is lame.

    • Kakashi: I'm not sure I really get what's going on around here...but, whatever!

    • (Naruto and Sakura are drinking tea; Sasuke comes back from tracking Kakashi)
      Sakura: Sasuke, how'd it go?
      Sasuke: I got tired of shadowing.
      (All sigh)

    • Kakashi: (Turns and sees the ad for the Make-Out Paradise movie) Wait! My favorite book is going to be a movie? I'd better order ticket in advance! (Runs off)

    • Kakashi: I wouldn't be surprised if it snowed on me...
      (Kakashi looks up as snow falls on his face and in his bowl)
      Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke: He fell for it!

    • (Naruto comes back from tracking Kakashi)
      Naruto: (Laughing embarrassingly) He got away.
      Sakura: (sighing) Clumsy as always.
      Sasuke: Why are you such an idiot?

    • Sasuke: He's on to us!
      Sakura: Naruto, you idiot, you blew our cover!
      Naruto: Why the heck is it my fault?

    • Kakashi: Behind this mask...
      Naruto, Sakura and Sasuke: (Thinking) Behind that mask...
      Kakashi: another mask! Pretty cool, huh?
      Naruto: What the heck?! What kind of ending is that?!

    • Naruto: Maybe he has thick lips!
      (Sasuke starts to wobble)
      Naruto: (Thinking) Just a little more... (Talking) Maybe he has buck teeth?
      (Sasuke shivers)

      ~Japanese version

    • Kakashi: Time to eat
      (Kakashi is about to remove his mask in front of Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke when Team Ino gets in their way)
      Ino: Oh, Sasuke-kun!
      (Naruto and Sakura scream in anger)
      Sakura: Get away from him, Ino-pig!
      Ino: What did you say?!
      Naruto: Actually, that's not important...! I can't see!
      Kakashi: Ah, thank you for the meal. It was delicious.
      Naruto and Sasuke: That was quick!
      Kakashi: Eh? What's wrong?
      (Sakura is constraining Ino, while Naruto and Sasuke constrain Choji. Shikamaru stares in curiosity.)
      Sakura: No, it's nothing.
      Naruto: Huh?
      (The Ramen Workers, being the only ones to have seen Kakashi's face, stare at him dreamily)
      Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke: Now I'm even more curious!

      ~Japanese version

    • Ramen Man: Here you go. (serves Kakashi Ramen)
      Kakashi: This is unusual for you three to treat me to a meal. Maybe it's going to snow... now! Or... are you up to something?! (reaches for some chopsticks with caution) Or not.
      (Kakashi is hit by a giant boxing glove and hits a nearby fence)
      Ramen Workers, Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke: Success!

      ~Japanese version

    • Kakashi: You guys asking me out and treating me. (Looks up at the ceiling) Is it gonna snow...No. Or...
      (Ramen explodes in Kakashi's face)
      Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke: Success.

      ~Japanese version

    • Kakashi: This is a rare occurence. You guys asking me out and treating me. Maybe it's going to sno-
      (Looks up at the ceiling and snow falls all over Kakashi's face and ramen)
      Naruto, Sakura and Sasuke: Success!

      ~Japanese version

    • Naruto: Aren't you interested in what Kakashi-sensei's real face looks like?
      Sasuke: Not even in the slightest.

      ~Japanese version

    • Kakashi: Underneath this mask!!!
      (Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke fall over as Kakishi laughs)
      Naruto: What the hell?!?!?!

      ~Japanese version

  • Notes

    • Kakashi mentions a character named Junko from his book. This could be a possible reference to Junko Tackeuchi, the actress who voices Naruto Uzumaki in the Japanese version.

    • YTV Airdate: August 17, 2007

    • Original Airdate: September 15, 2004

    • Original Episode Title: I Want to See It! I Want to Know! Kakashi-sensei's True Face
      Romaji Episode Title: Mitai, Shiritai, Tashikametai! Kakashi Sensei no Sugao
      Kanji Episode Title: 見たい、知りたい、確かめたい! カカシ先生の素顔

    • On the left side of the "Icha Icha Paradise" movie ad, it clearly has Jiraiya listed as the writer.

    • In this episode, the crows, instead of cawing, say "ahou", which means "fool" in Japanese.

    • Throughout the episode, there are quite a number of references to Kakashi's name, which literally means "scarecrow."
      1) A crow is seen throughout the episode.
      2) When it's Sakura's turn to follow Kakashi, Kakashi disguises a scarecrow as himself to preoccupy her while he escapes.
      3) Team 7's mission in the episode was to tend to the needs of a farm, which is steriotypically know for having scarecrows.

    • When AnimeOne and Anime-Heaven fansubbed this episode, they nicknamed it "The Worst Episode Ever". XD

    • This is a side-story from the manga. Originally it took place around the time of the Chuunin exams. In addition, the original story was only three pages long.

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