The Tale of Jiraiya the Gallant

The Tale of Jiraiya the Gallant is an anime episode of Naruto Shippuden that was released on 10/29/2009
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Itachi Pursuit Arc

The Tale of Jiraiya the Gallant - 自来也豪傑物語 (Jiraiya gōketsu monogatari)

Having lost his arm, Jiraiya is outmatched by the six Pains now appearing before him. Of the six, the one called Tendo is revealed to be Jiraiya’s former student Yahiko. Jiraiya is still puzzled by the Rinnegan’s true powers, but before he can gather his thoughts, he is forced back into battle.

Summary

Opening Theme-

"Sign" by FLOW

Ending Theme-

"It was you" by Kishidan

Points of Interest

  • The opening song actually opens this episode. In previous episodes, the opening theme hasn't appears until nearly a third way into the story.
  • Tsunade says she's betting Jiraiya wont return. She is infamous for losing any bet she makes. The only time she wins a bet, a great tragedy follows in her life. She's hoping by betting against him that he'll return.
  • Though the actual Pain (Nagato) does not appear in any of these battles, he is controlling the bodies that are seen. All are dead and have been reanimated by his powers.
  • When Jiraiya sees the scar on the Animal Path's forehead, he recognizes him as a ninja from the Fuma Clan that he fought many years ago. This event was shown in Naruto Shippuden - Episode 129.
  • Konan only appears in this episode in flashback.
  • The scenes of Jiraiya telling Orochimaru that a ninja's best skill is the will to never give up is from Naruto - Episode 94.Many of the other scenes are from the Search for Tsunade arc.

Moves This Episode

CharacterTechnique Name
JiraiyaSage Mode
Barrier: Toad Gourd Prison (Kekkai: Gama Hyōrō)
Ragensgan
Finger Engraving Seal
FukasakuSage Art: Amphibian Jutsu
Giant Shuriken Apparition
ShimaSage Art: Amphibian Jutsu
Fighting Tongue Bind
Pain (Deva Path)Rinnegan
Universal Pull (Banshō Ten'in)
Pain (Animal Path)Rinnegan
Pain (Asura Path)Rinnegan
Flaming Missile Barrage
Arm Missile Launcher

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Characters & Voice Actors

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Nagato ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kenyuu Horiuchi ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Jiraiya ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Houchu Ohtsuka ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Minato Namikaze ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Toshiyuki Morikawa ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Naruto Uzumaki ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Junko Takeuchi ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Shizune ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Keiko Nemoto ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Tsunade ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Masako Katsuki ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Yahiko ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kenyuu Horiuchi ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Fukasaku ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Ikuo Nishikawa ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Shima ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Hikari Yono ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Animal Path (male) ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kenyuu Horiuchi ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Human Path ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Preta Path ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Asura Path ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Naraka Path ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Ryusui ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Great Toad Sage ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Mitsuo Senda ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Konan ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Orochimaru ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Hiruzen Sarutobi ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kushina Uzumaki ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Emi Shinohara ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Kabuto Yakushi ( x ) ( x ) ( x )

Credits

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Masashi Kishimoto Concept Artist He is the creator, writer, and artist, of the successfully popular manga and anime series: NARUTO
Hayato Date Director Hayato Date is the famed anime director who has directed the entire Naruto and Naruto Shippuden anime series.
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