Kazekage Rescue Arc
Team Kakashi Deployed - 出撃, カカシ班 (Shutsugeki, Kakashi-han)
On her way to the Sand Village, Temari encounters Kakashi and his team. Kakashi admonishes Naruto when he tries to rush ahead…
"Hero's Come Back!!" by nobodyknows
"Nagare Boshi ~Shooting Star~" by: HOME MADE Kazoku
Points of Interest
- The kanji on the messenger scroll is 伝 (den).It's a kanji that is often used in words relating to a report or message.
- The kanji on the back of the Yurika's robe is 号(gou). It means "number" or "edition". It's also the second kanji in the word 暗号(angou), which means "code" or "cipher".
- The kanji written on the ceiling in the mission assignment room is 忍 (nin), which means "endurance". It's also the first kanji in the word "ninja" 忍者.
- This episode has one of the first canon-appearances of the Inner Sakura since the Chunin Exams.
- Itachi and Kisame appear in this episode as Naruto's only image of the Akatsuki members. It's one of the very few times Kisame is seen without his Samehada sword.
- The poison mist has no effect on Sasori because that isn't his actual body but a puppet he's riding within as a suit of armor. What is thought to be his body is later revealed to only be a puppet called Hiruko.
- Classic tea cups were formed out of clay. It's considered a bad omen for a cup to suddenly break.
- Each of Kankuro's puppets are marked with Sasori's symbol. Sasori 蠍 translates to "scorpion" in Japanese.
- The power Jiraiya tells Naruto not to use is the Nine-Tails Ckahra Cloak. It's later unleashed in the 4 Tails form in Naruto Shippuden Episode 40 and Episode 41.
ANBU Report Omake:
- In an omake after the credits, Tsunade reads a report from the ANBU about the relations between the Leaf and Sand Villages.The kanji she stamps on the scrool at the finale is 了(ryou), which means to "complete" or "finish".
Moves This Episode
|Deidara||Detonating Clay - C2: Owl|
|Kankuro||Puppet Master Jutsu|
Puppet Show - Secret Black Move Iron Madien
Crow: Poison Mist Inferno
Crow & Black Ant: Consecutive Needle Combo
|Sasori||Puppet Master Jutsu|
Sand Clone Jutsu