Naruto is determined to avenge Jiraiya's death and Fukasaku makes an unexpected offer.
Surpassing the Master
Naruto becomes motivated when he learns that Jiraiya went through the same harsh training in his younger days, but will he really be able to achieve Sage Mode like his master?
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.
Explosion! Sage Mode
Sensing danger, Naruto, along with Fukasaku, rushes back to the Leaf Village.
Danger! Sage Mode Limit Reached
Naruto hits Pain with his Sage Jutsu-honed Wind Style Rasen Shuriken. Gamabunta, Gamahiro, and Gamaken take on the Summoning Creatures while Fukasaku and Shima prepare to break the Rinnegan's link.
Nine Tails, Captured!
Shikamaru and the other Leaf Ninja vow to find the real Pain. As they prepare to gather further information, Inoichi Yamanaka comes to an important realization…