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.
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.