Naruto Shippuden: Season 8

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Mar 25
2010

Somber News

Team Kakashi returns to the Hidden Leaf Village after completing their mission. As Naruto thinks back to the talk he had with Itachi, he’s summoned by Tsunade, where he d…

2 Mar 25
2010

Following the Master's Shadow

Shikamaru tries to decipher the dying message Jiraiya left before his death but cannot figure out what it says. Shikamaru asks for Naruto’s help, thinking he might know t…

3 Apr 08
2010

Decryption

The code Jiraiya left behind is finally deciphered, but what exactly does it mean? Meanwhile, Naruto continues his training.

4 Apr 08
2010

The First Challenge

After reading Jiraiya’s first book, Naruto becomes more determined than ever to complete his training. Elsewhere, the angered Raikage plans to call all of the kage togeth…

5 Apr 15
2010

Surpassing the Master

Naruto succeeds in mastering his Sage Mode, taking it farther than even Jiraiya could. Things aren’t looking so great for Konoha, however, as Pain prepares to make his mo…

6 Apr 22
2010

Assault on the Leaf Village!

The Akatsuki Leader, Pain, begins his invasion of the Hidden Leaf Village. The Leaf ninja assemble to protect Naruto’s whereabouts, but when Pain targets Iruka, Kakashi m…

7 Apr 29
2010

Power to Believe

Tsunade issues an order to call Naruto back to the village, but the elders do not trust her judgment on this issue. While Tsunade tries to convince them and prepares to join th…

8 May 06
2010

Pain vs. Kakashi

Kakashi continues to fight against Pain. With the arrival of Chouji and Chouza, things start looking up, but Pain’s not out of tricks just yet.

9 May 13
2010

Mystery of Pain

When Kakashi falls against Pain, the situation only grows worse for Konoha. Shizune and Inoichi are close to unraveling the mystery of Pain, but when the Animal and Human paths…

10 May 20
2010

Surname Is Sarutobi! Given Name, Konohamaru!

Ebisu protects Konohamaru from Pain and refuses to divulge any information about Naruto. Ebisu is willing to give up his life in order to protect both Naruto and Konohamaru. Ko…

11 May 27
2010

The World Shall Know Pain

Pain confronts Tsunade and questions her about Naruto’s whereabouts. Tsunade argues with Pain about his motives, but Pain soon gets the info he needs from another source.…

12 Jun 03
2010

Explode! Sage Mode

Naruto returns and discovers that the village has been devastated by Pain’s Shinra Tensei attack. Naruto requests that everyone stays back as he prepares to take on all s…

13 Jun 10
2010

Crisis! Sage Mode Disappears

Naruto successfully begins taking out Pain’s bodies one after another, but when his Sage Mode reaches its limit, Pain attempts to take control of the battle. Is the momen…

14 Jun 17
2010

Nine-Tails Capture Complete

Pain’s God Realm finally enters the battle. As Naruto’s toad allies fall one by one, the situation begins to look grim. Can Naruto defeat Pain?

15 Jun 24
2010

Confession

As Pain tells Naruto about why he does what he does, Hinata appears on the scene and confesses her feelings to Naruto. In order to save him, she attacks Pain… Things are…

16 Jul 01
2010

Planetary Devastation!

Naruto’s rage pushes him to unleash six of the Kyubi’s tails against Pain. In order to combat this menace, Pain is forced to rely upon his most powerful technique t…

17 Jul 15
2010

The Fourth Hokage

The Fourth Hokage appears in Naruto’s mind and prevents him from foolishly setting the Kyubi free. Will this confrontation between father and son give Naruto the confiden…

18 Jul 22
2010

The Two Disciples

Naruto confronts Nagato and tells him that he’ll give him the answer to the question Pain asked him earlier after he hears about what made Nagato turn to his evil ways. W…

19 Jul 29
2010

Search for the Fourth Hokage's Legacy - Part 1

The Fourth Hokage, Minato Namikaze, left behind his legacy before he passed away. Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke attempt to find Minato’s legacy before the other shinobi team…

20 Jul 29
2010

Search for the Fourth Hokage's Legacy - Part 2

Naruto, Sakura, Shikamaru, Ino, and Choji continue to search for the Fourth Hokage’s Legacy while chasing off some unexpected visitors.

21 Aug 05
2010

Meeting

Nagato tells Naruto about how he met Yahiko and Konan and later came to be Jiraiya’s disciple.

22 Aug 12
2010

Origin of Pain

Nagato reveals the truth about what happened to Yahiko and what made him disregard Jiraiya’s ideals. With his story done, he demands to hear Naruto’s answers. Will…

23 Aug 19
2010

The Tale of Naruto Uzumaki

With Nagato’s story done, Naruto tells him his answer, declaring that he won’t abandon the legacy of his master, and he’ll keep striving for peace no matter w…

24 Aug 26
2010

The Hero of the Leaf Village

Deciding to believe in Naruto, Nagato uses the Gedo Art: Rinne Rebirth jutsu, expending the last of his chakra, and thus giving his life, to revive every person in the village…

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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