Season 5 Episodes

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Heading Out

Season 5, Episode 41 - Air Date: 2/8/2007
The time has finally come! Now that Jiraiya's returned, Naruto says his goodbyes and prepares to leave Konoha to begin his training.
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The Resurrected Ultimate Weapon

Season 5, Episode 40 - Air Date: 2/1/2007
Even with his chakra so low, Gaara fights the Shitenshounin leader. When he fails and is trapped, Naruto arrives to try and rescue him.
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The Sealed Sand Water Tiger's Counterattack

Season 5, Episode 39 - Air Date: 1/25/2007
Shikamaru and Ino arrive to help to help out Temari against Kyaku, while Kiba and chouji are helping Konkuro fight against.
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The Sand's Allies - The Leaf's Shinobi

Season 5, Episode 38 - Air Date: 1/18/2007
The rogue ninjas continue running as Gaara, Temari, and Kankuro chase. At the same time, Shino, Hinata, and Neji are using their abilities to find the location of the Shitenshounnin.
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The Disappearing Craftsman, the Targeted Shukaku

Season 5, Episode 37 - Air Date: 1/11/2007
A Sand shinobi, Matsuri, has been abducted by a mysterious ninja. In order to bring them bring back, Gaara must accept the mystery ninja's challenge.
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Erasing the Past

Season 5, Episode 36 - Air Date: 12/21/2006
Ran wants to kill Menma, upon seeing the mark on his arm, but Neji stands in the way, saying it would be unfair to kill a criminal without any memories of his crimes.
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Take Back Reality

Season 5, Episode 35 - Air Date: 12/21/2006
Naruto and Menma manage to get Tsunade to let them go find Menma's memories. However, they are forced to go with Neji and Tenten guarding them.
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The Lost Memory

Season 5, Episode 34 - Air Date: 12/14/2006
Naruto rescues a kid who was injured but he is an outsider to Konoha. Tsunade assigns Naruto to take care of the kid until he gets his memory back.
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Everyone's Paths

Season 5, Episode 33 - Air Date: 12/7/2006
Naruto arrives to save Gantetsu and the kids but has trouble when Akio is kidnapped and Todoroki realizes his brother is alive.
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Memories of Fire

Season 5, Episode 32 - Air Date: 11/30/2006
Todoroki wants to avenge his family and kill Gantetsu. The only problem is Naruto will not allow this because it is their mission to get Gantetsu to the capital.
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Labyrinth Forest

Season 5, Episode 31 - Air Date: 11/16/2006
With the ship split in half, Naruto, Todoroki, and Gantetsu are seperated from Sakura, Lee, and the escort group.
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The Enemy

Season 5, Episode 30 - Air Date: 11/9/2006
Naruto, Sakura, and Lee are sent to escort a prisoner shinobazu named Gantetsu to the Forest Country capital.
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The Weight of the Prized Artifact!

Season 5, Episode 29 - Air Date: 11/2/2006
Naruto and Kiba are ordered to escort a man named Shinemon who is transporting a rare and valuable artifact.
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The Supposed Sealed Ability

Season 5, Episode 28 - Air Date: 10/26/2006
Naruto and the members of Team 8 head into Yakumo's house to find her with Kurenai, threatening to erase her former sensei from existence.
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Genjutsu or Reality?

Season 5, Episode 27 - Air Date: 10/19/2006
Naruto, Kurenai, Yakumo and Team 8 return to Konoha, which appears to have been destroyed in their absence.
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Kurenai's Top Secret Mission: The Promise with the Third Hokage

Season 5, Episode 26 - Air Date: 10/5/2006
As Kurenai attempts to escape with Yakumo, Naruto, Sakura, the members of Team 8 and Might Guy come to their assistance and defeat the enemy.
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Yakumo's Sealed Power

Season 5, Episode 25 - Air Date: 10/5/2006
Naruto sneaks into Yakumo's mansion in the night, and has a dream that Kurenai threatened to seal Yakumo's abilities.
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Kurenai's Decision: Squad 8 Left Behind

Season 5, Episode 24 - Air Date: 10/5/2006
Naruto encounters a girl named Yakumo, who, by drawing a picture of Konoha, causes lightning to strike Tsunade's mansion.
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The Top 5 Ninja Battles!

Season 5, Episode 23 - Air Date: 9/27/2006
Naruto and Sakura host a special recap episode. The episode features highlights of five battles from the Sasuke Retrieval arc: the battle between Naruto and Sasuke on the hospital roof, the battle between Choji and Jirobo, the battle between Kiba and Sakon, the battle between Neji and Kidomaru, and the last battle between Naruto and Sasuke.
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Multiple Traps! Countdown to Destruction

Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 9/20/2006
While Shikamaru tries to figure out what Gennou is planning next, Naruto is fighting Gennou in the Great Stone faces.
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The Powerful Helper

Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 9/13/2006
With the city of Konoha mapped in explosive tags a decision must be made on whether or not to remove them or evacuate the citizens of Konoha.
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The Missed Target

Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 8/30/2006
Naruto and the others continue their search for any clues leading to Gennou or his plan. During an investigation of the Ninja Academy, they discover a suspicious training post which leads to an even scarier discovery.
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The Anbu Gives Up? Naruto's Recollection

Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 8/23/2006
In order to get the information they need about Gennou, the ANBU put Naruto in a trance, hoping to prong the information they need from Naruto's memory.
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Crisis: The Hidden Leaf 11 Gather!

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 8/16/2006
Naruto meets an old man, a construction worker named Gennou. However, when Gennou steals plans for some of the building in Konoha, he is pursued by the ANBU.
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Hot-Blooded Confrontation: Student vs. Sensei

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 8/9/2006
Gai is trapped in fortress made by the practice posts. Yagura appears on the outside and reveals that he is not the real Yagura.
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The Third Super-Beast!

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 7/26/2006
When Lee misses his check-up, Naruto is sent to find him. With the help of Tenten he finds Lee in his dojo.
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The Mysterious Curse of the Haunted Castle

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 7/19/2006
Naruto, Hinata, and Kiba are sent to the Land of Honey to search for the Daimyo's wife. There, they find an eerie castle, and journey inside to search for clues.
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Viva Dojo Challenge! Youth is All About Passion!

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 7/12/2006
When Naruto gets back from a mission he finds out that Lee has set up a dojo. After being attacked by Lee, Naruto runs away.
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Ino Screams! Chubby Paradise!

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 7/5/2006
When the daughter of a Feudal Lord calls for a double Ino is brought in to take her place. The only problem is they look nothing alike, the princess has become big boned because she had a lot of stress and ate a lot.
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Forecast: Death! Cloudy with Chance of Sun!

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 6/28/2006
The battle with the third and final evil ninja is on. He has only one desire and that is to kill Princess Haruna.
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The Byakugan Sees the Blind Spot!

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 6/21/2006
With Naruto defeated, Hinata decides to join the fight. Will she be able to defeat the second evil ninja?
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A Limitless Supply of Ninja Tools

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 6/14/2006
Naruto, Chouji, and Yurinojou take on Ruiga, who uses water as a weapon. Ruiga has the power to draw out water from the Earth, giving him and unlimited supply of ninja weapons.
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The Mystery of the Targeted Merchants

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 6/7/2006
The group splits off off into two, with Naruto and Chouji guarding the slower one and Hinata the faster one.
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Open for Business! The Leaf Moving Service

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 5/31/2006
Naruto, Hinata, and Chouji are chosen on a mission to protect some peddlers running away from a war at the Greenery Country.
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Laughing Shino

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 5/24/2006
Naruto and Shino go on a mission together to Motoyoshi Village where a man named Fuuta has a strange request.
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A Legend from the Hidden Leaf: The Onbaa!

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 5/17/2006
While Naruto trains in the forest, a mysterious creature latches onto his back. This legendary creature can't be removed until it becomes an adult, but that's only the beginning of Naruto's problems.
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Kiba's Long Day

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 5/10/2006
When Akamaru begins acting strangely, it is decided that he is too dangerous and needs to put down. How far will Kiba go to protect his best buddy, even when Akamaru is willing to harm even him?
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The Star's Radiance

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 5/3/2006
After Akahoshi tries to execute Sumaru, Hakuto and the rest of the children stand up to protect their village.
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Reunion: The Remaining Time

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 4/26/2006
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Hoshikage: The Buried Truth

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 4/19/2006
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Hidden Jutsu! The Price of the Ninja Art: Kujaku

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 4/12/2006