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Naruto Shippuden

Naruto Shippuden Episode 500 – The Message

She Of The Beginning Iruka dreams back to when Naruto stole the Scroll of Seals. Konohamaru wants to record another message from Iruka, finding the previous one to be uninspired. Iruka still doesn’t know what to say. He scolds Tsukune, Mibuna, and Sansho for vandalising the Third Hokage’s statue again. Sadoru asks Iruka if he’ll…

Naruto Shippuden Episode 499 – The Whereabouts of the Secret Mission

Naruto and Hinata’s big day looms ever closer in Naruto Shippūden’s (likely) penultimate installment. Now that all the supporting players have procured suitable gifts for the happy couple, the focus shifts to determining which of the heroes made the cut. Unfortunately, there isn’t really enough story here to fill an entire episode, and as a…

Naruto Shippuden Episode 498 – The Last Mission

Shino has his kikaichū report to him about others buying Naruto and Hinata’s wedding gifts. He shows the insects to Academy students, one of them wanting to become Hokage, much like Naruto. Iruka watches them from afar. Shino encourages them to follow their dreams. Shino meets up with Kiba, who complains he’s late. Shino tells…

Naruto Shippuden Episode 497 – Hidden Leaf Story, The Perfect Day for a Wedding, Part 4: The Kazekage’s Wedding Gift

Gaara, Temari, and Kankurō arrive at Konoha, where they’re greeted by Kakashi and Shizune. Kakashi confirms the arrival of other Kage, with the Mizukage still to arrive due to bad weather. Ōnoki asks Kakashi about Naruto’s wedding, intending to give him a gift on Iwa’s behalf. A also intends to send a gift on Kumo’s…

Naruto Shippuden Episode 495 – Hidden Leaf Story, The Perfect Day for a Wedding, Part 2: A Full-Powered Wedding Gift

The Konoha 11 wonder what to gift Naruto and Hinata. Lee tries Naruto’s favourite ramen to get into his shoes and figure out something he’d like. He asks Iruka about Naruto, but Iruka barely sees Naruto nowadays. Lee leaves to find a gift. Konohamaru once again asks Iruka to record a message for Naruto, and…

Naruto Shippuden Episode 494 – Hidden Leaf Story, The Perfect Day for a Wedding, Part 1: Naruto’s Wedding

Konohamaru records a congratulatory message from Sakura for Naruto and Hinata’s wedding. Sai isn’t sure he can express himself in such a manner, but Sakura forces him to record a message as well. Sai struggles, coming off too stiff or too forced. Lee delivers a high-spirited message getting too close to the camera, Tenten finding…

Naruto Shippuden Episode 458

Summary: The Itachi arc comes to what feels like an abbreviated close with this episode as it dovetails into events in the present day. The narrative shift is hugely jarring, though I suspect most people will overlook it just to get back into the meat of the story and what it represents. It’s definitely interesting…

Naruto Shippuden Episode 245 – Naruto vs The Nine Tails

The Next Challenge! Naruto vs. The Nine-Tails!!” (さらなる試練! ナルトVS九尾!!, Saranaru Shiren! Naruto VS Kyūbi!!) is episode 245 of the Naruto: Shippūden anime. Summary Naruto, Killer B, Yamato, and Motoi head to the Falls of Truth, where Naruto decides to undergo the first test again. Once more, he encounters his dark self, but instead of attacking…