Naruto: Season 3

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 May 19
2004

Roar, Chidori! Brother vs. Brother!

Sasuke remembers the day that Itachi single-handedly wiped out the entire Uchiha clan as he desperately searches for Naruto. However, Itachi and Kisame have already found him.<…

2 May 26
2004

Foolish Little Brother: Despise Me, Hate Me!

Jiraiya and Naruto look on as Sasuke takes on Itachi alone. However, when the young ninja is severely outclassed, Jiraiya is forced to step in. Itachi and Kisame try to flee, b…

3 Jun 02
2004

The Pursuit of Knowledge! I'll Definately Get Stronger!!!

Now that Sasuke is with safe hands, Naruto and Jiraiya can continue their search for Tsunade. Their trip ends when they arrive in a city where a festival is on its way. Jiraiya…

4 Jun 09
2004

Will Power! Break the Water Balloon!!!

Jiraiya gives Naruto the task of rotating the water in a balloon until it pops. Naruto is confident that he will accomplish this stage of the training by night, but soon learns…

5 Jun 16
2004

Focal Point: The Symbol of the Hidden Leaf

After passing stage one of the training, Naruto moves into stage two: power training. Jiraiya realizes that, like him, Naruto has a hard time concentrating, so he paints a spir…

6 Jun 23
2004

Impossible Choice: The Pain in Tsunade's Heart

Naruto continues his training of the Rasengan, having mastered the stages of spin and power. The final stage proves to be the most difficult: control. Meanwhile, Orochimaru and…

7 Jul 07
2004

Angry Explosion! I Won't Forgive You!

Jiraiya and Naruto catch up to Tsunade, whereupon she learns that Konoha wants her to be the 5th Hokage. She refuses the title, angering Naruto, who mistakes her for being a we…

8 Jul 14
2004

Inheritance: The Necklace of Death

Naruto makes a bet with Tsunade, that if he can master the Rasengan in one week, she’ll give him a necklace belonging the to the First Hokage. However, Shizune reveals so…

9 Jul 21
2004

Yes or No! Tsunade's Decision!

While Naruto continues to try and master the third step, Tsunade continues to think about Orochimaru’s offer. Jiraiya tries to convince her by taking her out for a drink,…

10 Jul 28
2004

Negotiations Breakdown

Because Orochimaru lied to her about not attacking Konoha, Tsunade begins her onslaught against Orochimaru and Kabuto. Orochimaru has Kabuto fight, but he cannot fight in such…

11 Aug 04
2004

Attack! Fury of the Rasengan!

With Tsunade still paralized with fear and Naruto being a low level ninja, it is up to Shizune and Jiraiya to defeat Kabuto and Orochimaru. Orochimaru and Kabuto summon two gia…

12 Aug 11
2004

The Fifth Hokage! Sacrificing Her Life to Fight!

Naruto finally lands a Rasengan into Kabuto’s stomach but not before Kabuto damages Naruto’s muscles and severs the chakra line to his heart, meaning Naruto’s…

13 Aug 11
2004

Three-way Battle! Tsunade and Jiraiya vs. Orochimaru!

With Tsunade in her current conidtion, and Jiraiya still under the effects of the drug, Tsunade and Jiraiya must work together to defeat Orochimaru. And with all three ninja ha…

14 Aug 18
2004

Naruto's Hot Springs Adventure

On their way back to Konoha, Naruto, Tsunade, Jiraiya, and Shizune stop at a town with hotsprings. Unknown to them they are being watched by two men looking for Tsunade. While…

15 Aug 25
2004

Tsunade's Warning: Ninja No More

Naruto, Tsunade, and Shizune finally return to Konoha so Tsunade can take over and become Hokage. Konohamaru finds out that Tsunade is the Fifth but refuses to believe it. Naru…

16 Sep 01
2004

The One Who Inherits the Will of Fire

Konohamaru locks himself in the office used by the 3rd to stop them from replacing his grandfather, the previous Hokage. Tsunade spends the day locked out of her office and re…

17 Sep 08
2004

Sensei and Student: The Bond of a Shinobi!

As Lee decides whether or not to go through with the operation, Gai decides to give him some motivation. Meanwhile, Tsunade frantically struggles to increase the operation̵…

18 Sep 15
2004

I Want to See it! Kakashi-sensei's True Face

After their mission, Naruto persuades Sakura and Sasuke to help him unmask their sensei, Kakashi. However, Squad 7 soon finds out that this is easier said than done…

19 Sep 22
2004

New Missions! Rescue the Tea Country!

Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke find out their newest mission will be without Kakashi, who has his own mission. The only problem is that they only know they are protecting someone a…

20 Sep 29
2004

The Race is On! Trouble on the High Seas!

Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke continue to follow Idate while fending off attacks by three shinobi sent by Wasaragi. They find out that if Idate does not win the race, Wasaragi wil…

21 Oct 13
2004

Run Idate, Run! Nagi Island Awaits!

While Aoi, the shinobi that is working for Wasarabi, begins to beat up Idate, Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura finally get to the island Idate is located on. As they are about to go…

22 Oct 20
2004

A Fierce Battle of Rolling Thunder!

With Naruto’s help, Idate reaches the Modoroki Shrine… But just as he’s about to cross the bridge, an old nemesis stands in his way.

23 Oct 27
2004

The Last Leg: A Final Act of Desperation

Now that Sasuke and Sakura are trapped at the bottom of a cliff, it’s up the Number One Knucklehead Ninja to defeat the malevolent Aoi and help Idate cross the finish lin…

24 Nov 03
2004

The Battle Begins: Naruto vs. Sasuke

Hospital bound and feeling his pride shattered, Sasuke finds there is only way to redeem himself: Battle Naruto! Meanwhile, the Ino-Shika-Cho Squad sit down for some barbeque t…

25 Nov 10
2004

Bitter Rivals and Broken Bonds

As their rivalry reaches a fever pitch, Kakashi-sensei breaks up the battle and send Naruto and Sasuke to their corners. Meanwhile, Four Sound ninja enter the Hidden Leaf Villa…

26 Nov 17
2004

An Invitation from the Sound

Sasuke takes on all four Sound Ninja, but soon learns it’s going to take more than Chidori to defeat them!

27 Nov 24
2004

Formation! The Sasuke Retrieval Squad

Now that word of Sasuke’s departure has spread to the Fifth Hokage, she calls upon the newest Chunin, Shikamaru, to put together a squad to bring Sasuke back to the villa…

28 Nov 24
2004

Sound vs. Leaf

The Sound Ninja have Sasuke in their clutches and it’s up to the Hidden Leaf Village’s top Shinobi to stop them.

29 Dec 01
2004

Squad Mutiny: Everything Falls Apart!

As Shikamaru and the rest of the squad move in, Jirobo, one of the Sound Ninja, traps them within an Earth Dome Prison and sucks up their chakra!

30 Dec 08
2004

Full Throttle Power! Choji, Ablaze!

Upon breaking free from the Earth Dome Prison, The Sasuke Retrieval Squad realize they don’t have enough chakra to take on Jirobo… but Choji’s got another ide…

31 Dec 15
2004

Good-bye Old Friend...! I'll Always Believe in You!

With his life on the line against the Sound Ninja Jirobo, Choji looks back on seeds of his friendship with Shikamaru. Can he defeat his fearsome opponent without any Chakra?

32 Dec 22
2004

Your Opponent Is Me!

Hot on Sasuke’s trail, Shikamaru and his squad get caught up in a web of unparalled chakra when they tangle with the six-armed Kidomaru!

33 Jan 05
2005

360 Degrees of Vision: The Byakugan's Blind Spot

While Naruto and the others go after Sasuke and the other Sound Ninja, Neji is locked in a desperate no-holds-barred battle with Kidomaru.

34 Jan 05
2005

Losing is Not an Option!

Neji’s on the run from Kidomaru’s bow and arrow attacks. Will Neji make it out alive or will his new-found enemy hit his blindspot dead on?

35 Jan 12
2005

The Vessel Arrives Too Late

In pursuit of the Sound Ninja, Naruto, Kiba and Shikamaru strike at dawn to retrieve Sasuke and bring him back to the Hidden Leaf Village.

36 Jan 19
2005

Miscalculation: A New Enemy Appears!

Naruto, Kiba and Shikamaru intercept Sasuke from the Sound Ninja Four, but little do they know that another ninja from the Sound Village has been dispatched to grab Sasuke as w…

37 Feb 02
2005

Roar and Howl! The Ultimate Tag-Team!

Faced against the vicious twin duo of Sakon and Ukon, Kiba and Akamaru team up to take them out, using their most powerful jutsu.

38 Feb 09
2005

To Each His Own Battle

With the Sasuke retrieval squad now split into individual battles, it’s up to Naruto, Kiba and Shikamaru to stop the sound ninja. But little do they realize that there…

39 Feb 16
2005

Fakeout: Shikamaru's Comeback!

Shikamaru’s got his hands full with Tayuya and her melodic attacks. Can he stop her and put an end to her malevolent flute playing?

40 Feb 23
2005

The Leaf's Handsome Devil!

Naruto’s Shadow Clones are no match for Kimimaro’s attacks. But when an old bushy-browed buddy from the Leaf Village shows up, all bets are off!

41 Mar 02
2005

The Beast Within

Rock Lee’s back and he’s full of a special medicine that has Kimimaro on the run! Can he take out the fifth Sound Ninja?

42 Mar 09
2005

The Sand Shinobi: Allies of the Leaf

Down for the count and at the mercy of the Sound Ninja, Kiba, Shikamaru and Rock Lee get help from an unlikely bunch of new allies.

43 Mar 16
2005

Showdown: Gaara vs. Kimimaro

Itching to fight and a sense of guilt from the past, Gaara tells Rock Lee to stand down and let him take on Kimimaro. Meanwhile, Naruto continues on his quest to catch the runa…

44 Mar 30
2005

Vengeful Strike! The Bracken Dance!

As Gaara demonstrates he has more than enough backbone to take on Kimimaro, Orochimaru recollects on how brought him as a young man into the Sound Village.

45 Mar 30
2005

A Cry on Deaf Ears

Finally catching up to Sasuke, Naruto does all he can to keep him from going to Orochimaru. Does he have enough strength to stop him or is Sasuke gone for good?

46 Apr 06
2005

Brothers: Distance Among the Uchihas

Naruto and Sasuke face off in battle as we get a glimpse into Sasuke’s past where his achievements were ignored by his father and his brother Itachi’s behavior bega…

47 Apr 13
2005

Father and Son, the Broken Crest

As Sasuke squares off against Naruto, he reflects on his past when he was neglected by both his stern father and Itachi, his brooding older brother.

48 Apr 20
2005

The Secrets of the Mangeky? Sharingan

While Naruto is busy underwater, Sasuke remembers the fateful day in which his clan was killed. He remembers why Itachi spared his life, and why Itachi did what what he did. No…

About Naruto

In another world, ninja are the ultimate power, and in the Village Hidden in the Leaves live the stealthiest ninja in the land. Twelve years earlier, the fearsome Nine-Tailed Fox terrorized the village and claimed many lives before it was subdued and its spirit sealed within the body of a baby boy. That boy, Naruto Uzumaki, has grown up to become a ninja-in-training who’s more interested in pranks than in studying ninjutsu.. but Naruto is determined to become the greatest ninja ever!

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