Kakashi assigns Sai to take over for the Sealing Corps, but he isn't sure if he can handle the responsibility.
Pakura wants revenge against those responsible for her death, and is determined to kill anyone who stands in her way, including Maki.
To cope with the loss of her loved ones, Tsunade indulges in gambling and drinking, while the Raikage and his men are on a mission to steal a scroll.
The Raikage and his team suffer critical injuries during an enemy attack. Unwilling to sacrifice any more of his men, Ay seeks medical help from Tsunade.
Kakashi races to the scene where the Seven Ninja Swordsmen Kushimaru Kuriarare and Jinpachi Munashi were last sighted.
Omoi’s unit is attacked by Ameyuri Ringo of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen and Omoi loses one of his men.
Naruto and his team are assigned a mission to identify and hunt down the perpetrator of the Tonika Village massacre.
An epic battle erupts as Kabuto uses the forbidden Reanimation Jutsu against Naruto.
Naruto and Sakura decide to stay at Shiseru's house overnight to help watch over the survivors.
A clone possessing the Nine Tails' chakra emerges from Naruto's body. Seeking more power, the clone goes on a rampage, destroying everything in its path.
After their defeat by the Nine Tails' clone, Naruto and Dokku are taken captive by Kabuto.
Naruto is overcome by the Ama no Hoko's power and lies unconscious, when the real Nine Tails offers to lend him strength.
Naruto makes his entrance onto the battlefield and uses his sensory powers to detect and destroy the transformed White Zetsu clones.
Gaara leads the Fourth Company into battle against the previous Kage, including his father, the late Fourth Kazekage.
Naruto and Killer Bee engage in battle against the reanimated Itachi Uchiha and Nagato. Seeing Naruto's growth as a shinobi, Itachi reaffirms his decision to entrust his brother's fate to Naruto.
Itachi uses the ultimate genjutsu technique Koto Amatsukami to free himself from the Reanimation Jutsu. Itachi then joins Naruto and Killer Bee to fight Nagato.
The Fourth Company continue their fight against the reanimated Kage. Gaara and Ohnoki team up to hold off Second Tsuchikage Mu, while the remaining shinobi take on the Second Mizukage.
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.
Having taken an interest in Gaara, the Second Mizukage decides to further test the young Kage's skills.
A look back into the early years when Naruto and Sasuke first met and got to know each other.
During the Chunin Exam, Sasuke witnesses Naruto's growth as a shinobi and comes to acknowledge his teammate as a rival.
Sasuke's defeat to Gaara, and later Itachi, forces him to realize that he is not strong enough to get revenge against his older brother.
Naruto is determined to save Sasuke, who has deserted the Hidden Leaf to join Orochimaru.
The Allied Shinobi Forces are on standby, ready to confront Madara's army of reanimated shinobi and 100,000 White Zetsu.
Kankuro's commando unit is immediately ambushed by the Akatsuki's own unit comprised of the reanimated Deidara and Sasori.
Sai is reunited with his brother Shin who has been reanimated and is now under the Akatsuki's control.
Under the guidance of Killer Bee, Naruto enters the final stage of training to master the Tailed Beast Bomb, a Jinchuriki's most powerful technique.
The commando unit is in hot water as they engage the reanimated Kekkei Genkai shinobi, which include Zabuza Momochi and Haku.
Kabuto uses the Reanimation Jutsu to summon the most powerful members of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist.
The Akatsuki dispatch an army of powerful reanimated shinobi and White Zetsu across the war zone, causing chaos within the Allied Shinobi Forces' chain of command.
As Darui and his First Company engage an army of White Zetsu, the remaining forces must deal with reanimated shinobi comprised of their late friends—and their worst enemies.
Atsui, Samui, and Darui face off against Kinkaku and Ginkaku, the legendary brothers from the Hidden Cloud.
Darui manages to seal away Ginkaku. Fueled by the rage of losing his brother, Kinkaku transforms into a monster that resembles a Jinchuriki's Tailed Beast State.
Ino sees Sakura falling from the sky. Although she manages to save her, the shock of the fall has left Sakura with amnesia.
Kankuro's Commando Unit is cornered by Hanzo's poison attack. Fortunately, Mifune and his Fifth Company arrive in time to provide assistance.
The Ino-Shika-Cho trio is ordered by Shikaku to take down the reanimated Asuma.
Choji is unable to attack Asuma and loses his will to fight.
While training in Chakra Mode, Naruto senses the presence of the Nine Tails' chakra seeping from Kinkaku outside.
Madara summons the giant Gedo Statue and unleashes its devastating power upon the Shinobi Forces.
Naruto and Killer Bee rush to the battlefield when Nine Tails suddenly speaks to Naruto.
Over at the Medical Unit camp, Sakura and the other medic ninja work nonstop to treat the wounded.
Shino suspects that a White Zetsu may be posing as one of them, creating distrust amongst the team.
Back at the Fifth Company's camp, Kurotsuchi attempts to negotiate with the captive Deidara to find out Kabuto's location.
Konohamaru is eager to guard the village but is quickly discouraged by the adults who tell him to just go about his day as usual, but Konohamaru suspects that an enemy might be planning to attack the village.
Tsunade and the Raikage arrive to prevent Naruto and Killer Bee from joining the battle, but they fail to convince the Jinchuriki to turn back.
The Fourth Raikage is unwilling to listen to either Tsunade or Killer Bee’s pleas to change his mind.