Naruto Shippuden: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Feb 15
2007

Homecoming

An older and stronger Naruto returns from his two and a half years of training with Jiraiya. When he gets back he finds that many things have changed since he left. From Konoha…

2 Feb 15
2007

Akatsuki, Makes A Move

As Naruto gets back into the swing of things and meets back up with what is left of Team 7, Kakashi and Sakura, Jiraiya has something important to tell them. It seems a shinobi…

3 Feb 22
2007

The results of training

The bell test begins again while Tsunade, Jiraiya, and Shizune watch, but this time Kakashi is taking things seriously. So serious that he is using his Sharingan. Can Naruto an…

4 Mar 01
2007

Jinchuuriki of the Sand

The bell test continues for Naruto and Sakura. Meanwhile Gaara discovers that the Akatsuki member, Deidara, has infiltrated the village. Now the battle begins between Gaara and…

5 Mar 15
2007

As the Kazekage...!

Gaara and Deidara continue their fight with Gaara gaining the upper hand. Deidara then begins to attack the village and Gaara, the Kazekage, must protect it. Can Gaara defeat D…

6 Mar 29
2007

Mission Cleared

Deidara launches an attack on the village and Gaara must do his duty as Kazekage and protect it. However, Gaara’s left himself wide open for an attack!

7 Mar 29
2007

Dash, Kankurou

With Gaara captured and abducted, Kankuro goes after Deidara to get him back. However, his path is soon blocked by Sasori, whom doesn’t plan on letting him pass.

8 Apr 12
2007

Action, Kakashi Team

With their leader abducted, the Hidden Sand Village requests assistance from Konoha. Tsunade sends Naruto, Sakura, and Kakashi out to help. Worried about her little brother, Te…

9 Apr 12
2007

Jinchuuriki Tears

As the group travels to Hidden Sand Village, Naruto realizes that Sakura doesn’t know why Akatsuki are after Gaara and himself. Has the time finally come to tell her the…

10 Apr 19
2007

Sealing Technique: Illusionary Dragon Nine Consuming Seals

With Kankuro injured, Chiyo and Ebizou make an appearance in order to save his life. They try everything, but it’s all in vain and Kankuro’s condition is progressiv…

11 Apr 26
2007

Apprentice of a Medical Ninja

Upon arriving at the Sand Village’s medical center, Kakashi is attacked by an elderly woman. Who is this woman and why is she attacking Kakashi? Meanwhile, Sakura does an…

12 May 03
2007

The Retired Old Woman's Determination

When Pakkun discovers the whereabouts of the Akatsuki’s hideout, Kakashi orders Pakkun to find Gai and his team and lead them to the position. Meanwhile, Kakashi and his…

13 May 10
2007

The Destined Meeting

While Gai’s group must fight against Kisame in order to proceed, Kakashi’s group is cut off by another familiar face…Itachi Uchiha! Kakashi and Naruto team up…

14 May 17
2007

Naruto's Growth

While Gai, Lee, Tenten and Neji continue their battle against Kisame, Naruto and Kakashi work together to fight Itachi. But when Itachi puts Naruto in a genjutsu spell, can Nar…

15 May 24
2007

Hidden Jade - With a Name...

The fights against Itachi and Kisame finally come to an end, but are these the real Itachi and Kisame?

16 May 31
2007

Secret of Jinchuuriki

As the group draws closer to Akatsuki’s hideout, Chiyo reveals some startling information about the Jinchuuriki. Naruto becomes more determined than ever to rescue Gaara,…

17 Jun 07
2007

Gaara Dies!

The group has finally arrived at the Akatsuki hideout, but is it already too late to save Gaara?

18 Jun 21
2007

Break in! Button Hook Entry

Knowing that Akatsuki’s lair is protected by a powerful barrier, Kakashi and Gai decide that the teams must work together to dismantle the barrier.

19 Jul 05
2007

Trap Operating! Enemy of Team Gai

As Gai’s team stays behind to fight a group of mysterious enemies, Kakashi’s team enters the Akatsuki hideout, where Naruto makes an unhappy discovery.

20 Jul 19
2007

Hiruko vs. Two Kunoichi

Chiyo and Sakura team up to fight Sasori, but soon realize that if they get something even as small as scratch, it’s all over. Can the two defeat this puppet master?

21 Jul 26
2007

Sasori's real face

With his puppet destroyed, Sasori reveals himself to Chiyo and Sakura, looking no older than when he left his village twenty years ago. As a further bit of nostalgia, he produc…

22 Aug 02
2007

Chiyo´s Inner Hand

Sakura manages to escape the poison gas cloud by using an explosive scroll on herself. Chiyo calls forth the “Mother” and “Father” puppets that Sasori c…

23 Aug 02
2007

Father and Mother

The Iron Sand stops both puppets from moving. Chiyo’s right arm (which she had turned into a puppet) gets clogged and broken as well. Chiyo thinks back to the past and re…

24 Aug 09
2007

The Third Kazekage

Chiyo and Sakura must try and defeat Sasori’s strongest puppet, the Third Kazekage.

25 Aug 16
2007

Between Life and Death in Three Minutes

Sakura has managed to destroy Sasori’s strongest puppet, but he still has a few tricks up sleeve. And although Sakura’s managed to avoid a fatal blow from the poiso…

26 Aug 23
2007

10 Puppets VS 100 Puppets

Chiyo uses her abilities as a master puppeteer to allow her to control ten puppets at once against Sasori. However, Sasori has gone a step ahead, and gained the ability to cont…

27 Aug 30
2007

The Dream That Couldn't Come True

It’s the final stand against Sasori, and Chiyo reveals the flaw in Sasori’s “immortality”. As Sasori breathes his last breaths, he rewards the two kunoi…

28 Sep 13
2007

The Resurrected Beasts

As Kakashi and Naruto chase after Deidara, and Sakura and Chiyo rest from their fight with Sasori, Gai and his team continue to fight their doppelgangers. Things aren’t l…

29 Sep 27
2007

Kakashi's Enlightenment!

Kakashi unleashes his new Mangekyo Sharingan against Deidara, turning the tide of the battle in their favor, but when Naruto begins to act strangely, Kakashi sees him as the bi…

30 Sep 27
2007

Instant Esthetics

Kakashi must act quickly to calm Naruto down before he releases too much of Kyubi’s power. Meanwhile, Deidara is cornered by Gai’s team, and when he realizes that h…

31 Oct 18
2007

The Next Generation

Gaara’s body has finally been recovered, and Chiyo determines that there is only one way to save him. It’s up to her and the entire village to prove to Gaara that h…

32 Oct 25
2007

The Kazekage's Return

Now that Gaara’s been revived, the Hidden Sand Village slowly begins to return to normal. It’s time for the ninja of Konoha to take their leave, and Naruto shows Ga…

About Naruto Shippuden

Naruto: Shippuden is an anime series adapted from Part II of the Naruto manga series by Masashi Kishimoto. The series is directed by Hayato Date and produced by Studio Pierrot and TV Tokyo. Naruto: Shippuden is a continuation of the Naruto manga, and continues the same storyline after the passing of two and a half years in the Naruto universe. It began broadcasting on TV Tokyo on February 15, 2007.

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