Kakashi becomes part of the ANBU Black Ops, an elite team of shinobi who are under the direct command of the Fourth Hokage, Minato Namikaze.
At the Foundation, Kakashi meets a boy who uses Wood Style, a jutsu that only the First Hokage Hashirama was capable of using.
Danzo orders Tenzo to kill Kakashi and take his Sharingan. Reluctant at first, Tenzo decides to carry out his orders.
No longer wishing to kill Kakashi, Tenzo abandons the mission and returns to the Leaf Village, fully aware that his actions will stir up Danzo's anger.
Following the aftermath of the Nine-Tails incident, many on the Leaf Council voice suspicions that the Uchiha Clan were behind this tragedy.
The barrier is shattered, and Ten Tails appears! With unfathomable power in its attack, it sends shock waves through the air.
Shikaku outlines his final strategy, in which Nine Tails will send its chakra to increase everyone's strength. United in their cause, Naruto and the Allied Shinobi set out to take on Ten Tails.
As children in a strife-filled time, Hashirama meets Madara Uchiha and the two talk about their hopes for the future.
As the fighting rages on between the Senju and Uchiha, Hashirama approaches Madara about an alliance. But Madara refuses to listen and releases Susano'o instead!
Standing on the cliff where they first confided their hopes to each other, Hashirama and Madara gaze at their burgeoning village.
After listening to what Hashirama and the rest of the former Hokage have to say, Sasuke decides on the path he will ultimately take.
Ten Tails is on the brink of its final transformation and begins to form a massive Tailed Beast Bomb.
Team 7 is finally reunited when Naruto, Sakura and Sasuke join forces. Then the reanimated former Hokage arrive to add their strength to the counteroffensive.
Kakashi holds on to the hope that Obito can return to being the young man that he remembers. But Obito has abandoned the present as well as the memories of his friends and will not try to stop the Infinite Tsukuyomi.
Part 2 of a special two-part extra edition! Lee and company rush over and encounter a strange man who is so strong that even Neji can't defeat him.
Obito completely absorbs the giant Ten Tails, undergoes a transformation and becomes the Ten Tails' Jinchuriki.
Hashirama and Madara continue their old grudge match and fiercely battle while the other shinobi are unable to do anything but watch helplessly from the sidelines.
Naruto and Minato combine their powers to perform a Sage Jutsu attack on Obito. Obito decides to speed up his plan to perform the Infinite Tsukuyomi and summons the Divine Tree.
The Divine Tree is close to blossoming, and Madara declares that there is only 15 minutes left before everything comes to an end.
Hashirama, Tobirama, Hiruzen, the Five Kage, Orochimaru and every shinobi on the battlefield join together to cut down the Divine Tree!
Working in sync, Naruto and Sasuke prepare to attack in the same way Madara once did, cloaking Kurama in Susano'o's robes.
Obito's turned every shinobi against him and intends on ending the world. Naruto then asserts that Obito is merely abandoning everything and running away.
Pressed by Naruto, Obito remembers the time he, Kakashi, and Rin teamed up for the Chunin Exam and when he promised Rin that he would become Hokage.
Naruto's power of persuasion moves Obito's heart. Due to the influence of the Ten Tails, visions of himself and Rin from the past appear in the inner realm and play havoc with Obito's emotions.
The Tailed Beasts and the Allied Shinobi Forces shift their focus onto their greatest foe, Madara Uchiha.
Hanabi adores her sister Hinata, who struggles to become a worthy successor to the Hyuga Clan.
When Hinata is labeled unfit as a successor, Hanabi's heart becomes bound to her destiny.
Naruto and the Allied Shinobi Forces successfully extract the Tailed Beasts from Obito. Only Madara remains, and Naruto heads out to tackle this foe.
With the return of his Rinnegan, Madara summons the Gedo Statue, ensnares all the beasts instantly and goes on a mad rampage.
Despite all efforts, Kurama is extracted from Naruto, and ultimately, all the Tailed Beasts are imprisoned inside the Gedo Statue.
Naruto loses Kurama during his battle against Madara and is near death. As Tsunade and the other Leaf Village shinobi watch in fear, they are reminded that Naruto has always been their symbol of hope, even when he was not with them…
The Hidden Leaf begin preparing for the Chunin Exams. Tsunade orders Kakashi to personally deliver an invitation to the Hidden Rain Village and, at the same time, gather intel.
The Chunin Exams finally begin and the proctor for Round One is none other than Shikamaru!
Shikamaru introduces another question to be answered within three minutes. Will Neji and his team be able to pass this round?
Kankuro tries in vain to stop Gaara from supervising the exams due to the lack of security and the threats against his life.
The Allied Forces receive a report that Omoi has deserted his post, much to the Raikage's shock.
The reanimated shinobi appearing before Gaara and Ohnoki is revealed to be none other than Madara Uchiha himself.
The power of the reanimated Madara Uchiha far exceeds what the Allied Forces expected. The remaining Kage arrive for support, and for the first time in all of shinobi history, the five Kage are united to face their greatest foe.
Naruto and Killer Bee face off against the masked man originally thought to be Madara Uchiha.
Naruto and Killer Bee take on the six Reanimated Jinchuriki, who've been equipped with the Rinnegan.
Naruto uses up the last of his chakra trying to free the Tailed Beasts from Madara's control.
The tide of battle is slowly shifting in the Allied Forces' favor, but many are uncertain that they really stand a chance against Madara Uchiha.
Just when the Third Tsuchikage is about to give up, he remembers the words of the previous Tsuchikage. Realizing their true meaning, he regains the will to fight.
Kabuto attempts to bring Sasuke over to his side by pointing out that they both are fighting for the same goal: to bring down the Leaf Village.
Itachi declares that Kabuto's actions will not lead to what he truly desires and prepares the Uchiha's Ultimate Visual Jutsu that determines an adversary's fate!
The Five Kage watch helplessly as Madara activates his Perfect Susano'o to destroy them.
Thanks to Itachi, the Reanimation Jutsu is released, and all the Reanimated Shinobi are returned to their resting places. But to everyone's surprise, the real Madara still remains!
In order to learn the truth behind the Leaf's actions, Sasuke decides to resurrect the one man who can help him find the answer—Orochimaru.
Kakashi is disturbed to discover a strange connection between the masked man's Transportation Technique and his own Kamui Jutsu.
Obito works to rehabilitate his injured body in the hopes of being reunited with Kakashi and Rin.
Obito decides to carry out Madara's dream so that he can create an ideal world where Rin still exists.