The Forbidden Jutsu Released
Despite their efforts to stop Shiranami, Naruto and Utakata are caught by the Wordbind Jutsu.
Master and Student
Hotaru breaks away from Shiranami's control and allows the Forbidden Jutsu to go out of control.
Naruto is summoned to the Hokage's Quarters, where he receives shocking news. Meanwhile, Sasuke hands over the captured Eight Tails to Tobi.
Following the Master's Shadow
Naruto wanders the streets of the Leaf Village, grief-stricken over the death of Jiraiya. Unable to overcome his feelings of loss, Naruto relives his memories of Jiraiya.
Naruto is determined to avenge Jiraiya's death and Fukasaku makes an unexpected offer.
Assault on the Leaf Village!
The Hidden Leaf is still analyzing data when disaster strikes the village—the Six Paths of Pain have broken through the Leaf's defensive barrier and begun their assault in broad daylight.
Power to Believe
The Leaf Village is under heavy attack from Pain and Konan. Upon hearing of the Akatsuki's attack, Tsunade attempts to contact Fukasaku.
Pain vs Kakashi
Kakashi enters into a battle against Tendo Pain, but can't keep up with Tendo's mysterious attacks. He teams up with Choza and his son Choji to carry out a plan to defeat the two Pains.
Surname is Sarutobi! Given Name, Konohamaru!
Ebisu arrives just in time to help Konohamaru escape Pain's attacks. Seeing his Sensei's resolve, Konohamaru recalls the promise he made with Naruto.
Pain to the World
Pain demands that the Nine Tails be handed over to him, but Tsunade refuses. Pain then uses his power to find out Naruto's location.