A new ninja causes trouble among the ranks of Team Kakashi when they return from the battle against Sasori. The secrets this stranger hides could be disastrous for Naruto. Meanwhile, Naruto's nemesis Orochimaru has troubles of his own--his stronghold may be infiltrated by a spy!
- Chapter 281. The Road to Sasuke!!
- Chapter 282. Team Kakashi's Return
- Chapter 283. Searching for Members!!
- Chapter 284. A New Teammate...!!
- Chapter 285. One From "Root"!!
- Chapter 286. Naruto and Sasuke and Sai
- Chapter 287. Untitled
- Chapter 288. Incomprehensible Feelings
- Chapter 289. "Akatsuki" Spy!!