Naruto Shippuuden

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  • Reinforcements Arrive

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    Season 13, Episode 61 - Aired 07/18/2013

    As the White Zetsu Army clones continue to wreak havoc on all the battlefields, the Allied Shinobi Forces struggle to find a way to cope with the situation until Naruto arrives. Elsewhere, the Fuedal Lord Protection Squad continue their battle with Black Zetsu. Eventually Naruto's shadow clones arrive on all the battlefields, and slowly but surely the Alliance retakes the upper-hand on the battlefield. As reports dome into HQ of Naruto's part in turning the tides of the war back in their favor, Tsunade smugly gestures to A who solemnly dismisses her. The Sensor Division is asked to check on Madara's status and Ao reveals that he had started to move with a team of reincarnated jinchūriki. Meanwhile where the remainder of the Fourth Division is located, Kabuto Yakushi puts his trump card into play and uses Mū to summon another to the battlefield. With the coffin blown off upon summoning and Mū just nearly dodging the blow, a sensor amongst the Alliance alerts them to the appearance of new adversaries. Those present are shock to see, however, Mū atop the rock which leads Ōnoki to realise that the Second had split in two before being sealed. As the second person is revealed to the puzzled Alliance, Ōnoki informs them that Madara Uchiha now stood before them. Believing the masked man to have finally entered the fray directly, Gaara turns their attention to Madara's eyes noting that he had been reincarnated. Throwing the further into confusion, Temari reminded them that the person they thought was Madara had been spotted elsewhere with an army of his own, leading them all to wonder who that masked man truly was

  • The Living Soul Inside the Puppet

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    Season 13, Episode 59 - Aired 06/27/2013

    Somewhere in the forest near the battlefield, the Fifth Division led by Mifune is confronted by Kimimaro and Chiyo, both reincarnated by Kabuto to face the Allied Shinobi Forces. Kimimaro quickly gets rid of several units of the battalion, which Mifune gives orders to shy away from such an dangerous adversary. Chiyo enters the battle too using a samurai as a puppet, Kankurō arrives in time cutting the chakra threads controlling the samurai avoiding his death. Chiyo seeing the puppet that Kankurō brought with him, begins feeling guilty and thinking of her sins, recalling the past and the influence she had on Sasori's life choices. While looking back at Sasori's childhood memories, after his parents' death, Chiyo kept a link with him through Komushi, Sasori's best and only friend that later died and become a puppet due to a request by his mother. Kankurō states that Sasori entrusted him of Mother and Father puppets, for future generations.

  • A Hole in the Heart - The Other Jinchuriki

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    Season 13, Episode 58 - Aired 06/20/2013

    Gyūki notifies B who had stopped for yet another bathroom break that Naruto was far ahead them, to the beast's exasperation Motoi catches up to B and informed them that he had been sent to assist them. As they proceed towards the battlefield, a small faction of the White Zetsu Army nearby plotted an ambush on the duo. Kabuto who had also located B decided to enable another one of his special war potentials in order to capture Killer B. As the coffin emerges from underground — comically uncovering the White Zetsu in the process — the contents of the coffin is revealed to be Fukai, the previous jinchūriki of the Eight-Tails. As the two parties converse, Fukai advises them that he was not in control of his body and that they needed to escape but B notes that without Gyūki, he did not pose as much a threat as he would have. Fukai, however, enters Version 2, shocking B and Motoi. It is then revealed that it was Orochimaru's experiments and actions which brought about Fukai's death and Gyūki's rampage some thirty years prior. As the two men fight in their respective Version 2 states, it is revealed that Orochimaru had infiltrated Kumogakure, drugged Fukai, and extracted Gyūki who launched into a mindless rampage in order to collect some of the beast's cells. Ultimately, with some help from Motoi, Killer B is able to convey his feelings to Fukai who is glad to know that B had found something to fill the void left by being a jinchūriki. As his body deconstructed, Fukai ordered B to end the war. With this, B rushed towards the battlefield noting that his war had just begun

  • Shino vs. Torune!

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    Season 13, Episode 57 - Aired 06/13/2013

    After escaping from the Shinobi Alliance, a reincarnated Torune finds a place far enough to execute an unique kinjutsu to his abilities. However, Shino is able to find him with his kikaichū. Notified from Torune's position, Shino starts a battle in order to stop Torune's kinjutsu. Once face to face with him, Torune asks if Shino made any friends, thinking back about their shared past. When they were little, Shibi was Torune's guardian after Shikuro died, Torune and Shino growing to act as siblings. Torune showed him his insects, and saved him from going to the Root by volunteering himself. Torune explains that he never thought he would get a friend like he did in the Root, Fū. In the battle, Torune takes advantage from his taijutsu learned at Root, unleashing a accurate kick to Shino's stomach. One of Naruto's clones appears and saves Shino from falling into Torune's kinjutsu. Shino shares his knowledge about the opponent's abilities, warning Naruto to not touch Torune's skin, thinking the only way his insects could spread their poison. Torune uses his Poison Cloud Justu to attack them from a distance, but it is blocked by Shino's insects. With the warning to not touch Torune's skin, Naruto starts fighting the reincarnated opponent, who tries to use kenjutsu against him, though Naruto succeeds in breaking his sword. Naruto manages to land a Rasengan, and Torune almost lands a punch on him, failing due to Shino putting himself in between them, taking the hit. Torune is confused that Shino isn't suffering the effects of his venomous insects, and Shino reveals that his punch hit Shino's insects, which Shino has bred with Torune's own insects after he was recruited into Root. This allowed them to build up a resistance against their venom. Shino uses these insects to paralyse Torune, and applies a sealing tag, stopping him and his kinjutsu.

  • The Reanimated Allied Forces

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    Season 13, Episode 56 - Aired 06/06/2013

    In a attempt to recover his most powerful pawns, Kabuto reincarnated some of his weakest dead soldiers to ambush the Shinobi Alliance. He used Torune to summon them. White Zetsu appeared in the battlefield, and he realised that those were Impure World Reincarnation's failures.

  • Lingering Snow

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    Season 13, Episode 55 - Aired 05/30/2013

    Discovering that there are four Yota in different battlefields, and recognising Yota's whistling as the one he had taught him, Naruto informs the others that the Yota they're fighting are in fact disguised White Zetsu, freeing them from the guilt of attacking Yota, resulting in the Zetsu being defeated. Remembering the past, Yota was being held by the ANBU for questioning, the ANBU sensing something wrong with Yota. Naruto acts a decoy for Shikamaru, Kiba, Akamaru, Ino, Chōji and Sakura to sneak in. Shikamaru manages to temporarily paralyse the ANBU, but they soon get the upper hand. About to attack Naruto, Yota acts out and strikes the ANBU with his lightning. Naruto and the others try to get Yota across a river so he can get away, but they all get separated by the strong currents. Yota saves Naruto, but begins drowning. They try to talk to Yota, but he erases their memories of him and their time together. During the war, Yota reveals he was already dead when they first met, having been one of the earliest subjects of the Impure World Reincarnation when Orochimaru began testing it. Yota tells them about how his clan travelled selling weather, which they could control, and how despite being particularly good at it, Yota's body was frail, leading to an early death. Yota covers himself in snow, causes lightning to strike him, leaving Naruto and the others shocked.

  • Sorrowful Sun Showers

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    Season 13, Episode 54 - Aired 05/23/2013

    The weather-controlling enemy is revealed to be Yota, a boy who came to the Leaf Village years ago and befriended the local kids, including Naruto.

  • Rain Followed by Snow, With a Chance of Lightning

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    Season 13, Episode 53 - Aired 05/16/2013

    As the shinobi stationed where the sealed Dan Katō is battle the remaining factions of the White Zetsu Army, it suddenly begins raining on the battlefield. Shikamaru spots a shinobi amongst the White Zetsu clones and wonders whether it was yet another reincarnated shinobi. Joined by Chōji, and Ino the trio are shocked to see the familiar face of Yota whom they had met when they were younger. Elsewhere, at the Logistical Support and Medical Division, Sakura also confronts Yota, around whom it is snowing, Kiba and Akamaru also encounter Yota as well, this one, however, creating lightning storms. As each group remembers their time with the young man, they formulate a way to defeat him on the battlefield. Elsewhere, Naruto who is making his way to the battlefield, notices the three different weather phenomenons happening in the different locations and wonders just what is going on.

  • The Old Master and the Dragon's Eye

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    Season 13, Episode 52 - Aired 05/09/2013

    Still searching thoroughly for any remaining factions of the enemy, the Third Division came across another reincarnated shinobi: Master Chen — a renown hero of Konohagakure who was thought to have died during the Third Shinobi World War.

  • Prologue of Road to Ninja

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    Season 13, Episode 51 - Aired 05/02/2013

    Introduction to Naruto 9th Movie " Road to Ninja "

  • The Fallen Castle

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    Season 13, Episode 50 - Aired 04/25/2013

    Team Asuma succeeds in bringing Shū into custody, where they secure a room at an inn for the night. Elsewhere Naruto continues to act as Shū's double and has a hard time going through his daily duties. As Akatsuki members Deidara and Sasori bicker while nearing their destination, the real Shū gets the opportunity to relax and enjoy things he was previously not able to. However, Naruto's cover is soon blown as Tatewaki and Chiyo realise he was not the real Shū, and Naruto is forced to explain everything to them when his escape is foiled. However, no sooner is the Land of This assaulted by Sasori's hundred puppets and Deidara's explosive creations. Confronting Sasori and reprimanding him for his actions, Tatewaki noted that even though the daimyō for the country was dead, his allegiance to him was never-ending. Ultimately Tatewaki lost his life, having been poisoned by Sasori's Puppet Technique: Prosthetic Arm Senbon technique. Later, as the Akatsuki members pull out, Yamato watches from a distance noting that overall the mission went well. Back in present time, Tatewaki learns that Chiyo and Shū were safe and moving around with the other daimyō under the protection of the Daimyō Protection Squad. Relieved to hear this Tatewaki stops struggling and though wishing he could see them once again, his soul is released to the afterlife, and his body begins to crumble.

  • An A-Rank Mission: The Contest

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    Season 13, Episode 49 - Aired 04/18/2013

    Naruto arrives to help a team of Allied Shinobi Forces led by Karui, who are struggling against a reanimated samurai, whom Naruto recognizes as a man named Tatewaki he met on a previous mission. Naruto has a flashback to when Tsunade assigned Team 10 and Naruto to go to the Land of This and kidnap Shū, the son of the Feudal Lord under a treaty. Shikamaru formulates a plan to capture the Shū by having Chōji enter an eating contest at the Land of This' castle and get second place. Chōji speeds through the competition, and before the final round, Ino uses her Mind Transfer Jutsu to take control of Shū and goes to the washroom in the castle, where Naruto uses his Transformation Technique to transform into Shū. When Shū is able to re-enter his body, he asks who Shikamaru is and Shikamaru explains the mission to him. Meanwhile, before Chōji can win the final round of the eating contest, Shikamaru uses the Shadow Possession Jutsu to stop Chōji from eating the last BBQ chicken and giving him in second place after Isono.

  • Night of the Crescent Moon

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    Season 13, Episode 48 - Aired 04/11/2013

    Yugao is ordered by Sukui to track down the reanimated Hayate. Still shaken by her lover's unexpected return as an enemy, Yugao manages to catch up to Hayate and his men.

  • Fade into the Moonlight

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    Season 13, Episode 47 - Aired 04/04/2013

    With a break in the fighting, the Allied Shinobi Forces tend to the dead and injured. The Logistical Support and Medical Division camp is ablaze with activity as medical-nin try their best to save their comrades. Elsewhere, Kabuto notes the body count climbing and decides to take further action. Summoning a confused Hayate Gekkō, Kabuto fills him in on what had happened leading up to and after his death. At the medical camp, the corpses of shinobi with kekkei genkai and clans deemed important are being documented and sealed away to be returned after the war. Wanting to take the opportunity to collect samples, Kabuto reincarnates a Sand and Cloud shinobi to form a team with Hayate. This team infiltrates the medical division's camp and causes mayhem on the ground. There they steal the KIA scroll that was being formulated by the medics. As they make their escape, the medics form a team to pursue them in order to retrieve the list. With the request that Yūgao join the team, she protests that she could not, as Hayate was her former lover.

  • The Heart's Eye

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    Season 13, Episode 46 - Aired 03/28/2013

    Hinata defends Neji from a White Zetsu clone while he's recovering from an earlier fight. She then remembers the time Neji protected her the same way after she temporarily lost her sight.

  • The Vengeful

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    Season 13, Episode 45 - Aired 03/21/2013

    Time is running out for the Leaf shinobi whose souls are trapped inside the Sound Four's barrier. Ino and Shino exhaust their own chakra to keep their friends alive.

  • The Underworld Transfer Jutsu

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    Season 13, Episode 44 - Aired 03/14/2013

    Shikamaru, Neji, Choji and Kiba succeed in defeating the Sound Ninja Four. But the enemy uses the Underworld Transfer Jutsu to trap the Leaf shinobi's souls inside a barrier.

  • Ghosts from the Past

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    Season 13, Episode 43 - Aired 03/07/2013

    The Sound Four get resurrected, but are they strong enough this time around to make a stand against the Konoha ninjas?

  • Terror: The Steam Imp

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    Season 13, Episode 42 - Aired 02/28/2013

    Gaara and Ohnoki manage to overcome the Second Mizukage's mirage attack. Having taken an interest in Gaara, the Second Mizukage decides to further test the young Kage's skills.

  • Paradox

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    Season 13, Episode 41 - Aired 02/21/2013

    Temari leads the attack on the Third Raikage using Wind Style, but even her strongest jutsu is not enough to penetrate the Raikage’s invincible armor.

  • The Mizukage, the Giant Clam, and the Mirage

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    Season 13, Episode 40 - Aired 02/14/2013

    The Second Mizukage and the Third Raikage manage to escape Gaara's sealing jutsu and battered the shinobi platoon. As the former Kages relay their strengths and weaknesses, the Second Mizukage summons a giant clam that creates a mirage. Gaara leaves the platoon to face Mu and the shinobi platoon had no choice but to fight the Second Mizukage. Onoki and Mu trade blows to each other until Gaara arrives to assist Onoki. Shocked, Gaara sees Naruto delivering Mu with his Planetary Rasengan which Mu quickly evades but with the support of Gaara, Naruto manages to land his new Rasengan jutsu to Mu. Just as Mu to be sealed, Mu utters a warning yet the sealing stops his talking. Meanwhile, the Second Mizukage argues with the platoon that they should not attack what they see him and the clam. Gaara arrives and manages to sense the location of the giant clam and Onoki delivers a powerful Earth style punch despite running low on chakra. However Onoki gets exhausted and the Second Mizukage appears on his behind with the index finger pointing at Onoki's back. The Second Mizukage shoots Onoki with a water gun jutsu developed by the Hozuki clan.

  • The Acknowledged One

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    Season 13, Episode 39 - Aired 02/07/2013

    Naruto fights to clutch onto his soul that the now-revitalized Nagato was attempting to remove from his body. B arrives at their location and attempts a surprise attack but it is foiled by the shared field-of-vision Nagato has with the Giant Snake-Tailed Chameleon and the King of Hell which had been summoned to store the young man's soul. In the clutches of Nagato's mechanical arms with a cannon pointing at him in point-blank range, the two jinchūriki are saved by Itachi and his Susanoo. Nagato, however, quickly regenerates and uses Chibaku Tensei with the intent of crushing his targets into the planetary body. Though Naruto raised the alarm that there was little they could do against this technique, Itachi rallies the group and has them use their most powerful long ranged attacks to target the center of the sphere, effectively neutralizing the attack. In the aftermath of this, Itachi is able to pierce Nagato with his Totsuka Sword freeing the Rinnegan-wielder from Kabuto's control. With the time he had left, Nagato lamented the fact that he had sullied the brilliant legacy their master had left behind and told Naruto to be the most amazing end to the trilogy that he could be. With this, Naruto tries to move out to the battlefield, but his Nine-Tails Chakra Mode wears off leading Itachi to tell him to not rely solely on his own power, but to put some trust in his comrades and their own power. After telling B to take care of Naruto, he incinerates the crow with Shisui's Sharingan and departs to deal with the person controlling the reincarnated shinobi.

  • Contact! Naruto vs. Itachi

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    Season 13, Episode 38 - Aired 01/31/2013

    As the travel slowly towards and unknown destination, Nagato and Itachi wonder who they were going to be forced to fight. Sensing a nostalgic presence only to be greeted by Naruto who is accompanied by Killer B. Their reunion conversation, however, is cut short when Kabuto — thrilled by the prospect of capturing the Eight and Nine-Tails — commanded Itachi to attack. Slicing through the enormous fireball launched at them using Samehada, B later has to apologise to the sentient blade who did not appreciate being used to absorb hot flames. Moving-in, Itachi clashes with Naruto while they converse about Sasuke. Revealing to Itachi that he knew the truth behind the Uchiha Clan Massacre, a shocked Itachi questions how far this news had spread and upon hearing that only a few people knew, requested that it stay that way. Though puzzled, Nagato was forced to attack and the battle between the four shinobi ensue. Retreating atop Nagato's Giant Drill-Beaked Bird, Itachi activates his Mangekyō Sharingan causing one of his crows to emerged from a shocked Naruto's mouth. Casting Amaterasu, Itachi incinerates Nagato's summons as well as Nagato himself, telling the Rinnegan-wielder that his plan had worked. It is revealed that the crow had Shisui Uchiha's Mangekyō Sharingan implanted in its eye socket and the eye was rigged to react to Itachi's eyes and cast Kotoamatsukami: which had the order "protect Konoha". Now freed from Kabuto's control, Itachi explains that this was the power he had given to Naruto and had intended for it to be used on his brother. During this explanation, however, Nagato's corpse was able to regenerate and Kabuto, excited by the prospect of acquiring Shisui's DNA, had Nagato attack once again. Hidden in his Giant Snake-Tailed Chameleon, Nagato surprises the group launching a large-scaled Shinra Tensei before targeting B who throttles him in Version 2 only to have Nagato absorb his chakra, restoring him to his youthful-looking self. With this, Nagato captures Naruto and prepares to remove his soul.

  • A Father's Hope, A Mother's Love

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    Season 13, Episode 37 - Aired 01/24/2013

    As the opposing sides converse, the Fourth Kazekage is shocked to learn that Gaara was no longer the host of the One-Tail, and even more so that he had friends and had become the Kazekage. Intent on testing his son's mettle, the two begin battling while Ōnoki signalled the troops to move in before confronting Mū. As the battle waged on, the Fourth Kazekage is shocked to find himself trapped in Gaara's attack alongside the Second Mizukage and the Third Raikage. Seeing the sand manifest in the form of his late wife after protecting Gaara from one of his attacks, the former Kazekage realises that Karura had been protecting Gaara his whole life. Remorsefully, the Kazekage tells his son the truth of his mother's love for him and apologised that all he had done for Gaara was rob him of happiness, now realising that he had actually been unable to judge the true value of things in the end. Shocked to hear the truth of his mother's love form him and what Yashamaru had been forced to lie to Gaara and say, the young Kazekage breaks down crying. Gaara would later tell his father that while his mother was truly amazing, it was his father who had finally given him medicine to heal his wounded heart. With Gaara forgiving him for his past mistakes, the Fourth smiles on as he is sealed away by his son, entrusting the village, and the future to his son.

  • Naruto Enters the Battle

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    Season 13, Episode 36 - Aired 01/17/2013

    With Naruto and B cleared to enter the war, the duo rush to the battlefields and quickly encounters transformed members of the White Zetsu Army. Quickly turning the tides of the war, the powerhouse duo make short work of the opposition thanks to Naruto's new ability. Naruto sends several clones to the battle fronts. Naruto and B then arrive just to save Musai and Nonata from a reincarnated Toroi, who is promptly sealed. Meanwhile, the Logistical Support and Medical Division's compound is at a standstill with no one allowed to go near the central tent where Shizune and Sakura were conducting their autopsy. Through research they were able to gather more information which they pass along to HQ. Elsewhere on the Fourth Division's battlefield, the reincarnated Kage draw ever closer to Gaara and Ōnoki's location. Alerted by Mū, that two persons were approaching, the Kage are greeted by an enormous torrent of sand which the Second Mizukage animatedly comments about. Believing it to be the work of Shukaku, the Fourth Kazekage quickly stops the sand using his Gold Dust, causing the Third Raikage to acknowledge him as a Magnet Release kekkei genkai wielder. Shocked to not see the beast before him but actually his son, three of the four Kage are captured by sand arms created by Gaara. Mū who was able to avoid capture, is however soon set upon by Ōnoki using the Dust Release: Detachment of the Primitive World Technique to which the previous Tsuchikage responds in kind, the effects of which leaves a giant crater in the middle of the battlefield. Questioning his son as to where the One-Tail was. as the rest of the Fourth Division lingered a ways back awaiting the signal, Gaara informs his father that he was no longer the jinchūriki he had made him.

  • Power - Episode 6

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    Season 13, Episode 35 - Aired 01/10/2013

    Final episode of the short filler arc

  • Power - Episode 5

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    Season 13, Episode 34 - Aired 12/20/2012

    While the Saezuri is revealed, learning that Disonasu employed Kabuto Yakushi to wipe out the residents of Tonika Village, Dokku tried to attack Disonasu, but stopped by a reincarnated puppet and restrained by a resurrected Takigakure shinobi. Disonasu also praised Naruto about defeating Pain, the one who scarred him and left him powerless, before kicking the boy repeatedly. Miina and the orphans came to The Hole to give the iron bars, but Kabuto's clone intercepted them. Meanwhile, the rest of Konoha 11, along with Kakashi, Shiseru, Yamato and Sai moved out to the area. Disonasu prepares the summoning of the "power" by putting the remaining iron bars while Naruto enters Sage Mode. Miina hums to the sound as the Saezuri is activated, causing the area Naruto is on, the Ama no Hoko, to rise above ground. Kakashi arrived on the scene, revealing Disonasu's past as a bloodthirsty murderer and former Akatsuki subordinate whose specialty is the field of Summoning Technique, having researched Impure World Reincarnation with Orochimaru. Kabuto summons his puppets, the Nine-Tailed Naruto Clone, Hidan, and Deidara. Naruto faces off with the clone, while Deidara uses Explosive Clay to create a diversion and chase Naruto. Disonasu escapes and Hidan faces Shikamaru. Deidara activates the Explosive Clay on the bodies of the resurrected individuals, as Hidan uses his ritual against Team Asuma, and Sakura got restrained by Hayate and the others. While Naruto relentlessly attacked the clone, he learned there is more than power. As Yamato restrained Disonasu, he activated the Saezuri, opening the area where Naruto faces the clone, draining the lake as an obelisk rises and creates a storm. After Hidan's clone body breaks down due to the shorten life spans of the snakes composing his body, Deidara is controlled by Kabuto to escape Kakashi. A lightning hit the area where the orphans are running, Miina pointing to the obelisk. When the storm expands towards Konoha, Tsunade goes out as the storm engulfs the Land of Fire. Naruto tried to stop Disonasu from ascending the tower, only to face his clone after he absorbed some of the tower's power and transformed a Hydra-tailed fox monster.

  • Power - Episode 4

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    Season 13, Episode 33 - Aired 12/13/2012

    The Nine-Tailed Naruto clone tries to attack Dokku and the orphans, when Might Guy and Rock Lee arrive to repel it. While they fight the beast, Kabuto tries to control it, but to no avail. The rest of Konoha 11 arrive. Team Asuma helps Sakura and Kakashi and Team Kurenai helps Naruto. Tenten and Neji arrive, but are cornered by the reincarnated puppets. Kakashi chases Kabuto. The beast grabs Naruto to absorb chakra, which the Nine-Tails gladly shares. Hinata tries to defend Naruto, but is sent flying. After the beast absorbs Naruto's chakra, it grows in size and starts to devastate the Hachō Village, even firing a Tailed Beast Ball in far away, missing Yamato, Sai, Deidara and Hidan who are fighting outside the village. Dokku tries to save Naruto, who is still unconscious. Moments before the beast tramples them, Kabuto summons a snake to swallow both of them alive and retreats. While inside the underground hall in the Tonika Village, Naruto, unconscious and strangled by snakes, meets the Nine-Tails again in his subconscious. The Konoha-nin investigates Kabuto's intention in the meanwhile. Shiseru remembers an earlier conversation between her and Dokku about the pros and cons of them adopting the kids. While the Nine-Tails tries to control Naruto, Dokku calls him, but gets shouted instead. Dokku asks Naruto what burden a powerful person carries and made Naruto choose the reason why he desires to be powerful, seeing flashbacks of his comrades of Konoha and also Sasuke, leading to the seal inside Naruto to gain strength again. Dokku gives Naruto his forehead protector, stating that he believes in him. Meanwhile, Leo decides to save their teacher by giving the mysterious iron bars which were mentioned earlier by the Tonika Village Head. While inside the hall, Kabuto, along with two reincarnated puppets, approaches with Disonasu, revealing the village leader's betrayal. Disonasu pulls out a scroll, revealing Saezuri, a mysterious light much to Naruto and Dokku's shock.

  • Power - Episode 3

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    Season 13, Episode 32 - Aired 12/06/2012

    Miina wakes up in the middle of a night after having a nightmare where Naruto is consumed by numerous snakes inside his subconscious while the Nine-Tails looks on and goes to Dokku for consolation. The next morning Naruto wakes up feeling ill but despite this, decides to train the children after being prompted by them. Meanwhile in the wasteland outside of The Hole, the reanimated Deidara and Hidan begin a heated debate after slaughtering some of the village guards. Miina then has another strange dream where the village is attacked by a multiple-eyed creature, however she is saved by Naruto, covered in the golden chakra reminiscent of the Nine-Tails Fox Mode. Back in the wasteland, Deidara and Hidan continue to argue about the flaws of their abilities but are attacked by Yamato and Sai who are accompanied by a squad of village guards. Upon returning to Shiseru's home with Naruto still feeling unwell, Miina has another strange dream where she sees the snakes envelop Naruto's body while being coaxed by an unknown voice. She then rushes to Naruto and begins pounding his stomach. Shiseru then involuntarily hits Miina leaving everyone in shock. Later the village Chief, along with some guards come to the house. He tries to get the location of the the remaining pieces of the village treasure entrusted to Dokku, however Miina is able to discern his true nature, revealing him to be a reanimated corpse. Kabuto then reveals himself and summons more reanimated corpses who Naruto and Sakura engage in battle. Although, Naruto is pushed back by the reanimated Hayate Gekou which causes Miina to again run to Naruto and revealed to be shouting at the snakes within him which he regurgitates. The snakes, now enfused with the Nine-Tails' chakra solidfy into a miniaturized four-tailed demon fox form. Kabuto then places a talisman into the creature but finds it difficult to control. The creature then goes on a rampage.

  • Power - Episode 2

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    Season 13, Episode 31 - Aired 11/29/2012

    The reborn Team Kakashi continues to investigate the recent attack by Kabuto and the reincarnated shinobi when Naruto gets swallowed by a giant snake, but manages to escape using shadow clones, and accidentally ingests snakes that were present in the pond which Kabuto uses to summon Hidan. When Naruto surfaced, Kabuto retreats and leaves with his puppets, using Deidara as diversion, after revealing a village guard corpse in the snake's mouth. Meanwhile, Dokku takes care of the orphans, while Miina, due to trauma, became mute. After the attack, Naruto and Sakura join up with Shiseru, Yamato and Sai going with the rest of the guards. While Yamato and Sai investigate why Kabuto destroyed the village, Sakura and Naruto follow Shiseru to Dokku's house. When Dokku and the orphans see them and seeing Naruto wearing the same forehead protector as the reincarnated shinobi, Leo kicks Naruto and they run until they reach a broken bridge. Leo crosses first and when Dokku and Miina run, they fall down the ravine, but are saved by Naruto. Yamato and Sai ask about information when the nearby village leader showed them a book revealing the origin of The Hole, where the Tonika Village resides. Some power resided on the hole many centuries ago. Naruto dreams again, this time inside his subconscious, in front of the Nine-Tails' cage, showing his feet oozing with the snakes he ingested earlier. Naruto and Dokku talk about Dokku's failure to save a girl in his prime and all his failures in life, unlike Naruto, who became famous even in the Hachō Village, a rural area. Yamato and Sai discuss what will happen next, including "Saezuri" and an institution that will take care of the orphans. Kabuto, along with Hidan and Deidara, converses using scrolls in a graveyard, before putting another talisman in Deidara's head.

  • Power - Episode 1

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    Season 13, Episode 30 - Aired 11/22/2012

    Taking place in the aftermath of the Kage Summit, Team Kakashi is sent out on a mission by Tsunade to a location known as "The Hole" to investigate an incident where its people were killed. Regretting that she could not assign more people to the mission because of recent incidents elsewhere, the team sets out nonetheless. While there, they split up into two teams, with Yamato and Sai encountering officers from the neighboring Hachō Village where Shiseru and her team, after learning they are from Konoha shinobi, escort them to their village leader Disonasu. Elsewhere, Sakura and Naruto, who are at The Hole's water spring, encounter Kabuto Yakushi who reveals that the ninja he reanimated were behind the killing so he can use The Hole's waters to create a clone of the still living Hidan. As a fight ensues, between the two sides as Yamato and Sai rejoin with their team-mates, a flashback of the destruction of the village shows the reincarnated shinobi as the cause. The flashback ends with two young children, Leo and Miina, being rescued by their teacher Dokku and escaping with a few survivors.

  • The Lightning Blade: Ameyuri Ringo

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    Season 13, Episode 29 - Aired 11/15/2012

    As Guy and Kakashi prepare to regroup their forces, they receive word that one of the units were engaged in battle with Ameyuri Ringo and decide to head to that location. Elsewhere, Ameyuri merciless attacks the members of Yurui's unit. With Yurui dead and only a handful of members left, the new leader of the team Nurui decides that they should escape as they were no match for one of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist. As they flee, Omoi who believes that they should stand and fight, gets into an argument with Nurui and Kayui tries to quell the argument, but, Omoi unable to take the coward's way out turns and prepares to face Ameyuri. Clashing with the kunoichi, Omoi is soon overpowered until Nurui and Kayui arrive and lure her away as Ameyuri notes that she always saved the best for last. The two shinobi are soon incapacitated by Ameyuri's attack, leaving Omoi to lure her away once again. Using her Lightning Release: Depth Charge once again, Ameyuri is shocked to see the ground beneath her give way as she and Omoi began to sink into quicksand. When the Third Division arrives in time to rescue Omoi, Ameyuri who had seemingly grown to like the young Cloud ninja, gives him the blade Fang as a parting gift.

  • Danger: Jinpachi and Kushimaru

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    Season 13, Episode 28 - Aired 11/08/2012

    Kakashi races to the scene where the Seven Ninja Swordsmen Kushimaru Kuriarare and Jinpachi Munashi were last sighted.

  • One Worth Betting On

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    Season 13, Episode 27 - Aired 11/01/2012

    As she listens on to the events of A and his followers ambushed by a ninja group known as the Nokizaru, Tsunade realizes the nature of the insect as a bomb with another inside A. After explaining this and having A make a promise to her, Tsunade catches and destroys a bug which had been hovering near A for some time — unbeknownst to them that the Nokizaru had been using it as a method to spy on them. Preparing to operate, Tsunade has Shizune lead the surgery while she oversaw it. Though A initially protested, believing that Tsunade should perform the surgery, the Sannin allays his fears somewhat. As Shizune, aided by Amai begins the surgery, blood is splattered on a terrified Tsunade as she excuses herself from the room. Seeking an explanation, Shizune tells the two of Tsunade's two great loves and loss which led up to her current state. Hearing this, the Raikage states that he would not have placed the lives of his subordinates in the hands of someone in that mental state, an indignant Shizune speaks out against his chastisement of her mistress, throwing the extracted exploding bug at his feet. The flashback ends with Naruto and B heading towards the battlefield while A and Tsunade return to headquarters.

  • Things You Can't Get Back

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    Season 13, Episode 26 - Aired 11/01/2012

    As both duos travel: Naruto Uzumaki and Killer B, A and Tsunade, the Kumo-nin question their Konoha counterparts about the faith that Tsunade had shown in Naruto. Recalling that she had believed in him long before the invasion of Pain because of a bet he had made to her. Remembering a time before she had met Naruto, Tsunade hurried to the next gambling den while Shizune hurried behind her, upon seeing shinobi fly overhead, Tsunade tells Shizune to let it alone. Upon arrival at the den, where Zaji and his cohorts could barely contain their excitement that the Legendary Sucker had arrived with a lot of cash. Elsewhere, the Raikage retrieves one of his wounded subordinates. Amai, while in the town spots Tsunade and reports back to the Raikage who despite Karai's protesting, decides to have the legendary medical-nin heal him. Approaching the Sannin Tsunade flatly refuses because of the bad blood between the two villages, indignant that that they would even dare to approach her in the first place. This encounter ultimately leads up to Tsunade telling the Raikage that if he could defeat her in arm wrestling, she would go with him. As the titanic competition gets under-way, A, realising that he would not win in a match of strength uses speed to win the match. After seeing the state of the patient, she asks that they tell her what had happened so that her treatment was not compromised.

  • User of the Scorch Style: Pakura of the Sand

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    Season 13, Episode 25 - Aired 10/25/2012

    In a flashback, the Hidden Sand Village celebrates Pakura for her victory against the Hidden Stone village. Maki, Pakura's student, wants to train with her despite being tired from the previous skirmish and Pakura praises Maki for her fighting prowess. After their sparring match, Pakura advises Maki to be strong so she can protect her loved ones and the village. Meanwhile, in a meeting of Hidden Sand officials they stress about a truce with the Hidden Mist village despite it is against in their favor and suggest Pakura to solve the issue. However, as Maki was told, Pakura was assassinated by ninjas from the Hidden Stone village. In a present time, Allied ninja struggle to outgun the remaining Ninja Swordsman of the Mist as well as Gari and Pakura. Pakura confronts Maki and reveals that she was actually send as a sacrificial offering from their village to be killed by the Hidden Mist ninja. Though Ruka intervenes their argument that her village discarded its bloody and vicious reputation under the new leadership of the Fifth Mizukage, Pakura refuses to accept it as Maki pleas wit her that Allied Shinobi Force will improve its relations and might change the future then she begs to remain a hero. Still skeptic, Pakura attempts to attack but she was stopped by Omoi and Zaji. In their successful coordinated attack, they manage to incapacitate Pakura but Gari arrives. Gari targets Maki but Pakura corners Gari with her fireballs and tells Maki to flee. After the group flee into the forest, with Maki praying by herself, Gari and Pakura have their minds erased by Kabuto again.

  • The Helmet Splitter: Jinin Akebino

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    Season 13, Episode 24 - Aired 10/18/2012

    During the night, Kakashi tells his squad to take a rest but maintain their awareness. Two shinobi arrive from HQ bringing an enormous item to Kakashi and then he hands it over to Sai, with Lee assigned to be his bodyguard, to aid in sealing the reanimated ninja. Sai becomes stressful as he recalls a seal variation of his Super Beast Scroll ability that requires emotional energy that can be harmful if not in a controlled state of mind. At dawn, the reanimated ninja sprawl out and resume killing Allied ninja on the field. Among the enemies is Akebino Jinin who is being confronted and slashed by Kakashi as Ensui binds Jinin's body so Sai could perform the Sealing jutsu. However Gari arrives and Lee defends Sai and Ensui. Thinking of his time with Team Kakashi, Sai is able to control his emotions to execute his Sealing Jutsu: Crouched Tiger Bullet to trap Jinin in a scroll.

  • Two Suns

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    Season 13, Episode 23 - Aired 10/11/2012

    Fourth Raikage Ay attacks Naruto in an attempt to prevent the Jinchuriki from falling into Madara’s hands. Ay is unwilling to listen to either Tsunade or Killer Bee’s pleas to change his mind.

  • The Secret Origin of the Ultimate Tag Team!

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    Season 13, Episode 22 - Aired 10/04/2012

    Tsunade and the Raikage arrive to prevent Naruto and Killer Bee from joining the battle. But the two Kage fail to convince the Jinchuriki to turn back, forcing the Raikage to use extreme force.

  • The Allied Mom Force

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    Season 13, Episode 21 - Aired 09/27/2012

    Filler: Konohamaru participates in a meeting organized by Ebisu in Konoha of the remaining villagers, mostly including the children and wives. Ebisu attempts to rally everyones' spirits together in the event that rogue ninja should attack the village while their shinobi families are away at war, but the mothers scoff and claim that they will protect the village as they always have while their husbands fought. Suddenly Konohamaru is approached by several children, each claiming to have seen terrifying rogue ninja roaming the east and west forests outside Konoha. He tries to recruit his classmates into hunting them down, but they refuse to beleive him. Konohamaru investigates the area alone with Moegi and Udon, only to find a traveling circus troupe in the forest instead of rogue ninja. Heading back, Konohamaru is again alerted that people are attacking the village on the west side, and this time, the rumors are true. A group of rogue Sumo Wrestlers attack the children, but they are saved by the mothers of Konoha, who fight back against the intruders. Konohamaru delivers the final blow with his Rasengan and saves the village.

  • Aesthetics of an Artist

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    Season 13, Episode 20 - Aired 09/20/2012

    Filler: As the Allied Shinobi Forces' headquarters scramble to deal with White Zetsu Army clones infiltration issue, word reaches the Fifth Division of the development and Mifune instructs his division accordingly. Kurotsuchi travels to the Fifth Division to speak to Deidara and interrupts him being freed by a disguised White Zetsu clone. As their conversation goes nowhere, she requests that Kankurō opens Black Ant so she could speak to Deidara directly. Before this could be done, however, Okisuke arrives and interrogates the samurai on guard who responds incorrectly and is cut down mercilessly. Deidara, however is able to use a sword as a makeshift ground rod is able to channel the electricity from his body and escape. As he and several White Zetsu flee, Deidara notes that he needed to get his hands on some exploding clay. As they escape White Zetsu clones continue to dwindle until Kabuto Yakushi sends Chūkichi to aid them. Finally reaching a small amount of clay Deidara is able to fight and later self-destruct using the sword once again as a ground rod when a Konoha-nin from the Communications Team tries to incapacitate him with lightning. Shocked to see himself reforming, once the Summoning: Impure World Reincarnation is explained to him Deidara concludes that his art and the technique were incompatible since his art was supposed to be for a solitary moment and not immortal like Sasori. Eventually, Deidara is recaptured within Black Ant after falling prey to Kurotsuchi's Sasuke Uchiha transformation, Mifune's clever use of a battery to imitate the effects of Lightning Release and being lured to an area where he could not use the sword to siphon off the charge. While trapped inside the Black Ant once again Deidara states that he has found his super ultimate art and looks up at the moon.

  • White Zetsu's Trap

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    Season 13, Episode 19 - Aired 09/13/2012

    Filler: Kiba, Shino, and Hinata are sent to investigate an area where the Akatsuki are supposedly getting through. There, the three are ambushed by a White Zetsu and get separated.

  • Medic Ninja in Danger

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    Season 13, Episode 18 - Aired 09/06/2012

    As night falls in the Ninja War, Madara's next phase with White Zetsu begins.

  • Unison Sign

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    Season 13, Episode 17 - Aired 08/30/2012

    Naruto and Nine Tails engage in a heated conversation. Nine Tails continues to berate Naruto about hatred and Sasuke's hatred. They recall Naruto's first spar with Sasuke which Naruto didn't do anything but to continue raise Sasuke's anger in Nine Tails' opinion. Naruto fully confronts Nine Tails telling him that he will manage to do something about the ensuing war, Sasuke's hatred and even Nine Tails' hatred.

  • Attack of the Gedo Statue

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    Season 13, Episode 16 - Aired 08/23/2012

    Black Zetsu finally locates the Feudal Lords' mansion and commences his attack. However, he is stopped by the Fifth Mizukage Mei Terumi and her squad. During the scuffle, Black Zetsu senses Naruto and Bee which he quickly conveys to Madara. At the coastline, Madara appears and summons the Gedo Statue to hold off his enemies while he goes after the Kohaku no Johei and the Benihisago to obtain Kinkaku and Ginkaku's Nine Tails chakra. As the Gedo Statue overwhlems the shinobi forces as their attempts to attack it are unsuccessful, Madara successfully obtains the relics and leaves the coastline. As night falls with Kabuto calling back his reanimated ninja army, the shinobi forces recuperate from the first day of the conflict while evaluating their counterattck.

  • A Message from the Heart

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    Season 13, Episode 15 - Aired 08/16/2012

    Naruto leaves his training hall but being blocked by shinobi guards. Aburame Shibi insists Naruto to go back but Iruka arrives and attempts to fool Naruto. However, Naruto didn't believe on Iruka and using his Sage Mode he manages to leave the cave. Naruto was restrained via a shadow jutsu and Iruka continues to convince Naruto. Iruka gives Naruto's headband which he is about to restrain Naruto, but Naruto overpowers the group and leaves. On his headband, Naruto reads the letter from Iruka telling that he should come back alive. Iruka asks Bee a favor to protect him. Bee follows Naruto and they destroy the invisible blockade created by the Barrier Corps.

  • The Complete Ino-Shika-Cho Formation

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    Season 13, Episode 14 - Aired 08/09/2012

    The reunion of Ino-Shika-Cho to their sensei Asuma continues as Choji somewhat loses his will to fight. Ino manages to enter Choji's mind and tells that the meaning of their earrings that Asuma gave to them years ago. After Shikamaru recalling Asuma's last words, he scolded Choji and telling that they're not the ones to be protected but to stand up and protect others. Choji continues to recollect his past, about his kindness and the oath of being the next head of the Akamichi clan, and the butterfly who started as a simple yet kind caterpillar. Filled by his resolve, Choji becomes slim and a blue wing-like aura appears on his back. the trio start their attack to Asuma and they were successful. As Asuma is about to be sealed, he tells the trio that their formation is successful and complete.

  • True Kindness

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    Season 13, Episode 13 - Aired 08/09/2012

    Izumo and Kotetsu arrive and manage to bind Kakuzu. As they ask Ino-Shika-Cho to help seal the constrained Kakuzu, Shikaku interferes and tells them to handle Kakuzu with Darui whilst Ino-Shika-Cho confront their sensei Asuma Sarotobi. They recall their previous spar with Asuma when they're genin and Asuma lecturing Choji about his kindness. Shikamaru also recollects his past in protecting his comrades and Ino thinking about Asuma's last words which she should must guide Shikamaru and Choji. Other ninjas try to subdue Asuma but they were failed and the Ino-Shika-Cho arrives to face their sensei. They trade attacks but when Choji is about to punch Asuma, he suddenly stops and telling that he cannot hurt Asuma. After a flashback of Choji, Asuma begs the trio especially to Choji to stop him.

  • Mifune vs. Hanzo

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    Season 13, Episode 12 - Aired 08/02/2012

    As the Surprise Attack Division attempt to retreat the the rendezvous point, they are chased by Akatsuki's reinforcements. Summoning his salamander Ibuse, Hanzō orders it to attack. Unleashing a paralysing mist of poison, the division is rendered paralyzed and left at Hanzō's mercy. However Mifune and his division soon arrive and he deflects the would-be devastating blow. Conversing about the past and the paths they had chosen to walk, as the two trade blows, Mifune is able to break Hanzō's sickle and respirator. Finally remembering his encounter with Mifune in life, Hanzō moves towards his broken kusarigama and using the blade commits seppuku, telling Mifune that he entrusts him with his conviction. This act cuts the poisonous sac that had been in Hanzō's body since he was a child, and causes the poison to leak out and evaporate. Shocking Kabuto Yakushi, Hanzō's body ceases to respond to his orders and the legendary shinobi is soon bound and sealed.

  • Road to Sakura

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    Season 13, Episode 11 - Aired 07/26/2012

    As Ino strolls through the outlying forest of the village, she looks up and sees Sakura falling through the sky. Ino brings Sakura back to Konoha and has Tsunade check on her, who determines she has developed amnesia. As they go through the village, and encounter the other members of the Konoha 11, Sakura notes that they look vaguely familiar but not as how she remembered them. Later when Sakura realises that she had lost a necklace of a cherry blossom she had around her neck, she and Ino begin searching frantically for it. Her parents, Kizashi and Mebuki end up finding a dazed Sakura and her father returns the necklace to her. Remembering parts of her past, Sakura runs to embrace her parents, crying. Though this puzzles her parents greatly, they depart telling her to come home later. Sakura ends up telling Ino that it was likely that she was not the Sakura she knew before disappearing again in a bright light, leaving Ino severely confused.

  • Golden Bonds

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    Season 13, Episode 10 - Aired 07/19/2012

    Having transformed into a pseudo-Nine-Tails in response to his brother being sealed, Kinhaku starts his rampage with Darui's division unable to content with the stronger foe despite their attempts. At the headquarters, Mabui, A's handpicked secretary, uses her object teleportation jutsu to transfer the sealing pot known as the Kohaku no Johei to Darui. Still at the coastline, the Kohaku no Johei arrives and so is the half of the Fourth Division to assist Darui's division. Darui manages to seal Kinkaku with the help of Ino-Shika-Cho. But Kakuzu arrives to face Ino-Shika-Cho while telling them that they also had their gold and silver pieces, their revived mentor Asuma and Tsunade's reanimated lover Dan Kato, on their side.

  • Forbidden Words

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    Season 13, Episode 9 - Aired 07/05/2012

    The Raikage talks to Tsunade about the brothers, and tells her how they were two of the most feared criminals in the Hidden Cloud and how they left the Second Hokage on the verge of death. He tells her that Kinkaku and Ginkaku use the weapons used by Sage of the Six Paths and that they are filled with the Nine tailed Fox's Chakra. Meanwhile on the coastline, Samui and the Atsui come to Darui to help him fight the brothers. Kinkaku and Ginkaku use their ninja tools: the Kokinjo (which draws the spirit word out), the Shichiseiken (which curses the spirit word), the Benihisago (which records the spirit word and seals the speaker within), and the Bashosen (which conjures chakra of all 5 natures). They succeed in capturing and sealing Atsui and Samui within the Benihisago. Darui then is almost drawn into the Benihisago, but before he is his spirit word changes. Then he takes the ninja tools from them and uses the tools to trap Ginkaku inside the Benihisago. Kinkaku gets angry and lets the chakra of the Nine tails out, turning him into the Nine-Tails.

  • Battleground

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    Season 13, Episode 8 - Aired 06/28/2012

    The Feudal Lords gather at a fortified palace, and Black Zetsu arrives at the outside. Black Zetsu infiltrates the fortress but the Lords were fake and forces himself to escape from the premises and maintains his surveillance on the ground. Meanwhile at the coastline, White Zetsus and the undead ninjas start their assault. Hyuga Hizashi confronts his brother Hiashi and reiterates that his death is for the sake of the entire Hyuga clan. At the desert, orders from headquarters telling Shikamaru to assist Darui's division and Temari becomes worried as they're facing a powerful Kekkei Tota shinobi. Onoki arrives to Gaara to assist the Fourth Division. Still at the coastline, Darui now faces the Gold and Silver brothers, Kinkaku and Ginkaku.

  • The Brilliant Military Advisor of the Hidden Leaf

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    Season 13, Episode 7 - Aired 06/21/2012

    The Second Tsuchikage Mu, under Kabuto's control, summons the previous Kages. As Mu and the Second Mizukage argue about their previous duel, Gaara surveys them and surprised as he sees his father, the Fourth Kazekage. Meanwhile at the coastline, Darui's division anticipates the arrival of White Zetsu troops as well as resurrected ninjas such as Kakuzu, Hyuga Hizashi which brings Hiashi to a shock, and the Gold and Silver Brothers Kinkaku and Ginkaku. At the headquarters, Nara Shikaku discusses his strategy in outgunning the White Zetsu troops and the Undead ninjas. As the current Kages became impressed on Shikaku's plan, they also warn about Mu being a Kekkei Tota or Bloodline Selection user that utilizes three chakra natures at the same time. Onoki decides to join Gaara's division to counter Mu.

  • The First and Last Opponent

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    Season 13, Episode 6 - Aired 06/07/2012

    Kakashi and his division continue their fight against the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist. Suigetsu reveals to Jugo that he wants to reform his own Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist and describes its former members including his brother Mangetsu with their corresponding blades they wield. As the mist gets thicker, Kakashi strategizes with a plan to bind Zabuza. Kakashi makes his attack against Zabuza but Haku blocks the attack. Kakashi recalls Naruto on their first mission as Naruto liked Haku and Zabuza because of their unique bond. Zabuza attacks Kakashi with his Executioner's blade and Kakashi evades even with Haku on his arm and having a sliced wound in his belly. Kakashi retaliates and successfully binds Zabuza. Meanwhile, the second division faces the white Zetsus and at the desert, the second Tsuchikage Mu appears and Gaara on a top of a rock anticipates the arrival of the enemy.

  • An Old Nemesis Returns

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    Season 13, Episode 5 - Aired 05/31/2012

    Zaji, Omoi and Sai attacks Zabuza and Haku from midair yet Haku's ice shield nullifies their attack. Haku counterattacks Sai's group and brings them to the ground. As Zabuza, Haku, Pakura and Gari make their attack, Kakashi's division arrives and saves them. Zabuza and Haku, whose looking for Naruto, recall their first encounter at the bridge. Kabuto becomes irratated on Zabuza and Haku's defiant emotions so he turns them into killing machines. Kakashi explains to Haku about what Zabuza did on the bridge when he died, as Naruto lectured Zabuza that ninjas are not tools and had emotions as well. Zabuza slaughtered Gato's men and succumbs to his wounds near Haku, giving value to Haku's dedication towards him. Zabuza, Haku, Pakura and Gari start their attacks against Kakashi's division. To reinforce Zabuza's group, Kabuto summons the former members of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist.

  • Secrets of the Reanimation Jutsu

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    Season 13, Episode 4 - Aired 05/24/2012

    Eight Tails tells Naruto about the limits of Tailed Beast chakra mode and Bee wants to train Naruto in how to use the Tailed Beast Bomb. At the outskirts of Mountain Graveyard, Kabuto demonstrates the Reanimation Jutsu and Tobi releases Fu and Torune as demonstration subjects. Tobi kills Torune and Kabuto extracts Torune's blood which serves as a personal identification and soul retrieval. Kabuto links the jutsu on the incapacitated Fu and transforms into an undead Torune. Kabuto also explains that he cannot summon the previous Hokages because their souls were now sealed by the Reaper Death Seal. Meanwhile, Ao detects a large number of White Zetsus moving underground. Kitsuchi and Kurotsuchi use the Erupt jutsu to spit the White Zetsus out from the ground.

  • Sai and Shin

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    Season 13, Episode 3 - Aired 05/17/2012

    As the battle between the two divisions gets under-way, Shin is sent in to battle Kankuro's Sasori puppet, and the clay Deidara set in Shin's stomach explodes. The explosion is stifled by Kankuro's puppet which encased Shin. Enraged by Deidara's reference to his brother as a bomb, Sai knocks Deidara and Sasori out of the air and into Kankuro's awaiting puppets. Shin sees the drawing of both him and Sai holding hands which frees his soul. Moved by Kankuro's speech, Sasori entrusts Kankuro with his Mother and Father puppets, and asks him to pass them down to the generations to come before his soul is also freed.

  • War Begins

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    Season 13, Episode 2 - Aired 05/10/2012

    The Allied Shinobi Forces' Commando Unit, led by Kankuro, enters the enemy territory. The Undead Commando Unit captures Tokuma, Ranka and Muta. Kankuro and his men deploy a small trenched outpost to survey the environment until Muta appears in front of them, who happens to be attached to Sasori's chakra strings and planted with Deidara's bomb. Taji attempts to save Muta but Deidara detonates Muta and in a split second Ittan sinks their outpost with his Earth style jutsu to avoid the explosion. Tokuma and Ranka descend to attack Kankuro's unit but Omoi manages to cut Sasori's chakra strings, saving Tokuma and Ranka. Kankuro tugs Sasori down and Ittan raises their outpost. Kankuro tells Sasori that it is the first time he see Sasori's real form and recalls their previous clash which he was poisoned. Kankuro summons his puppet Sasori to prepare their grudge match.

  • For My Friend

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    Season 13, Episode 1 - Aired 05/03/2012

    Kabuto mobilizes his undead army and Tobi mobilizes his 100,000 White Zetsus underground. Anko Mitarashi tells her teammates to leave her and relay the intel to the Allied Shinobi Forces. However, she is attacked by Kabuto who manages to incapacitate her. Meanwhile at the Hidden Cloud Village, ninjas from different villages started arguing each other. Gaara starts his speech, telling that despite the pain and hatred he had it was Naruto who changed him and accepted him as a friend. He also states that they will stand as one shinobi, protecting Naruto from Akatsuki. The argument stops, ninjas start forgiving each other and everyone praise Gaara. After the speech, the Allied Shinobi Forces now mobilize towards the enemy.