Naruto takes up his classmates’ dare to venture into the forest and retrieve an item from dead enemy ninja, unaware that the forest is dangerous.
Naruto spends his days competing with Sasuke, the academy’s star student, only to screw up and be the laughingstock of the class.
Naruto comes face to face with Nagato and Konan. Naruto, wanting to confront the problem of their hate-filled ninja world, asks to hear Nagato’s side of the story before coming up with an answer.
The story goes back to right before the start of the final rounds of the Chunin Exam. As Naruto trains in preparation for his upcoming match, he hears Jiraiya speak of “the Fourth Hokage’s legacy.”
To break the cycle of hate, Naruto heads to where the real Pain is hiding.
To celebrate the new Kakashi arc, TVTokyo sat down with the Naruto Shippuden Japanese voice cast for these exclusive interviews.
Twelve years ago the Village Hidden in the Leaves was terrorized by a spirit before it was subdued and sealed in the body of a baby boy. Now that boy has grown up to become a hyperactive ninja-in-training.
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