10 Sep. 2005He Appears! Naruto Uzumaki
Welcome to Konoha, where deadly ninja roam the land and the mischievous Naruto Uzumaki causes trouble everywhere he goes. But when he steals the ancient scroll of sealing, he unleashes a rare power rarely seen in a 12-year-old boy.
10 Sep. 2005Konohamaru da kore!
Naruto finally graduates from the Ninja Academy and claims to know it all. Well, at least that's what he tells Konohamaru, Konoha's Hokage grandson.
17 Sep. 2005Shukuteki!? Sasuke to Sakura
On the way to becoming a ninja, Naruto must team up with his classmates, the pretty Sakura and the pretty serious Sasuke, whose common bond is that they both hate Naruto. So Naruto will try a different approach.
24 Sep. 2005Shiren! Sabaibaru enshû
The recently formed Team 7 (Naruto, Sakura and Sasuke) meet their instructor, Hatake Kakashi, and begin training to see if they pass to the next stage of ninja training. Kakashi tells them to engage in the following exercise: try and take two bells away from him using their ninja knowledge.
1 Oct. 2005Shikkaku? Kakashi no ketsuron
With the threat of failure hanging over their heads, Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura try everything they know to pass the grueling survival test. But it will take some wise advice from Kakashi to teach these selfish ninja a thing or two about teamwork.
8 Oct. 2005Jûyô ninmu! Nami no kuni e chô shuppatsu!
Naruto and his squad start their first ninja missions with boring and menial tasks. Weary and angry, Naruto vents his frustration at the Hokage. Amused by Naruto's excitement, he gives them a new mission, to protect a grumpy old man named Tazuna as he returns to his home!
15 Oct. 2005Kiri no asashin!
Naruto and his squad arrive in the Land of the Waves and learn that an evil businessman named Gato has taken over the land. Zabuza Momochi appears, hired by Gato to kill Tazuna. Excited and ready to attack, Naruto can't wait to take on this powerful ninja assassin. Will he be up to the challenge?!
22 Oct. 2005Itami ni chikau ketsui
Kakashi has the upper hand in his battle with Zabuza. But the tide turns when Kakashi is trapped inside Zabuza's Water Prison! Kakashi urges the squad to flee, but Naruto remembers the pledge he made--to never run away again--and holds his ground!!
5 Jan. 2005Shikai 360 do Byakugan no shikaku
Neji takes on Kidômaru while the others continue their pursuit of Sasuke and the remaining Sound ninja.
5 Jan. 2005Makerarenai riyuu
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 blind-spot dead on?
12 Jan. 2005Dakkan: Ma ni awanakatta utsuwa
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.
19 Jan. 2005Shissaku! Aratanaru teki
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 well.
2 Feb. 2005Unare! Hoero! Kyuukyoku no taggu
Faced against the vicious twin duo of Sakon and Ukon, Kiba and Akamaru team up to take them out, using their most powerful jutsu.
9 Feb. 2005Sorezore no tatakai
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's more to their opponents than their basic techniques.
16 Feb. 2005Feiku! Otoko Shikamaru Kishi kaisei no kake
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?
23 Feb. 2005Konoha no aoki yajuu kenzan!
Naruto's Shadow Clones are no match for Kimimaro's attacks. But when an old bushy-brow-ed buddy from the Leaf Village shows up, all bets are off.
2 Mar. 2005Yajuu sakuretsu! Hajikero futtobe tsukinukero!
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?
9 Mar. 2005Konoha doumeikoku Suna no shinobi
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.
16 Mar. 2005Saikyou taiketsu! Gaara vs Kimimaro!!
Itching to fight and with 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 runaway Sasuke.
30 Mar. 2005Shuunen no ichigeki! Sawarabi no mai
As Gaara demonstrates he has more than enough backbone to take on Kimimaro, Orochimaru recollects on how he brought him as a young man into the Sound Village.
30 Mar. 2005Todokanai sakebi
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?
6 Apr. 2005Itachi to Sasuke Toosugiru sonzai
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 began to take a turn for the worst.
13 Apr. 2005Chichi to ko Hibiwareta kamon
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.
13 Apr. 2005Kaigen Mangekyou sharingan no himitsu
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. Now, in order to gain the same power as his brother, he must kill his closest friend...Naruto.
27 Apr. 2005Tomoyo!
Kakashi learns the truth about the chase after Sasuke, and orders his dogs, including Pakkun, to go find Naruto and Sasuke. However, things are looking grim as the clash between the Chindori and the Rasengan ensues. The attacks are even, causing Naruto and Sasuke to both fly back. Naruto finally realizes how serious Sasuke is, and gets the snot beat out of him while he remembers how he always wanted to be friends with Sasuke.
4 May 2005Namida no houkou! Omae wa ore no tomodachi da
Naruto proves to be too much for Sasuke to handle as Naruto fights back with renewed vigor. Finally acknowledging Naruto's strength, Sasuke puts on his forehead protector, symbolizing both as equals. But when Sasuke's Sharingan is upgraded to level 3, the tables turn on Naruto. Just when all hope seems lost for Naruto, he undergoes a startling transformation, but will it be enough?
11 May 2005Namidaame no ketsumatsu
The battle between Naruto and Sasuke comes to a close, as One-Tailed Naruto takes on Cursed Seal Level 2 Sasuke in one final Rasengan vs. Chidori clash. And this time...only one person will emerge victorious. Will Kakashi and Pakkun make it in time? And who is this mysterious ninja watching everything?
18 May 2005Mamorenakatta yakusoku
Shikamaru's group is brought back to Konoha with many injuries. Neji and Chouji could possibly die, Kiba has a deep wound but nothing too serious, and Naruto and Shimakamru have a few injuries. When Sakura finds out they are back ,she goes immediately to see Sasuke and Naruto but finds out Sasuke got away. Can Naruto keep his promise to Sakura? And what news does the Jiraiya have for Naruto?
25 May 2005Sennyuu sousa!? Tsu ni kita kita chou S kyuu ninmu
Jiraiya begins to worry about Naruto and Sakura's well-being. He then requests that Tsunade send them on a mission with him. He finds Naruto telling Sakura he is not going to stop her from going after Sasuke, but he is going with her, and tells them about the mission. They head off to Rice Country to find the Hidden Sound Village, and hopefully Sasuke as well.
1 Jun. 2005Bugaisha no machi Fuuma ichizoku no kage
Naruto, Sakura and Jiraiya end up in a town that is even worse than the one they were chased out of. Jiraiya heads off and leaves Naruto and Sakura to get some food. Along the way they find the ninja that attacked them before, but things are not as clear-cut as they might seem.
8 Jun. 2005Kiyoki uragiri Hakanaki negai
When Sasame drugs the gang, she prepares to hand them over to Orochimaru. But, when she discovers that they are to be killed, she has a change of heart.
15 Jun. 2005Kyoufu! Orochimaru no yakata
Sasame leads Naruto, Jiraiya, and Sakura to Orochimaru's hideout. They send Sasame back to the village because of the danger level. Jiraiya summons Gamakichi to go in first and investigate. The four come to three tunnels. Jiraiya goes off to the right, Naruto and Sakura down the middle and Gamakichi down the left. Will the four of them make it past the traps?
22 Jun. 2005Futatsu no kodou Kabuto no wana
Naruto arrives in the nick of time to save Sakura, but not before Kabuto tells her that Sasuke is dead. Naruto attacks but ends up tangled in a deadly trap of Kabuto's. Is it all over for our hero and will they find Arashi?
29 Jun. 2005Sakura no ketsui
The battle between Naruto and Arashi continues, but Naruto's injury is making it difficult for him to succeed. Sasame jumps in to try to save Naruto but will it be enough?
13 Jul. 2005Hashire Tonton! Omae no hana ga tayori dattebayo
Shizune pursues Mizuki who has escaped from the Maximum Security Prison, but is overcome by him and the brothers Raijin and Fujin. - This Episode is part of Season 3, Volume 3
20 Jul. 2005Shinsei sanningumi Futari to ippiki!
Naruto is having trouble with the two brothers and Iruka is having his share of difficulties with Mizuki. Iruka struggles to try and get the old Mizuki back but he doesn't have much success. - Meanwhile, when things are looking bleak for Naruto, can 3 friendly Ninja save the day?
27 Jul. 2005Sakuretsu! Nyû fômêshon inoshikachou
Naruto's backup has arrived and they are Shikamaru, Ino, and Chouji. They tell Naruto that they will take care of the brothers. Naruto leaves to catch up to Iruka, who is fighting Mizuki. Can Naruto arrive before Mizuki kills Iruka? And can Shikamaru, Ino, and Chouji hold off the brothers?
10 Aug. 2005Nokosareta yabou Orochimaru no kage
Naruto and his squad start their first ninja missions with boring and menial tasks. Weary and angry, Naruto vents his frustration at the Hokage. - This Episode is part of Season 1, Volume 1
17 Aug. 2005Innen no taiketsu! Omae ni ore wa taosanee
Mizuki is determined to make Naruto and Iruka suffer and it appears that he has the upper edge with his improved strength and speed. Shikamaru, Ino and Chouji are also at their limits and now Fuujin and Raijin are free. Can Tsunade arrive in time to help?
21 Sep. 2005Sei aru mono e no sousoukyoku
When Naruto rescues three strangers he finds himself dragged into yet another mission. However, this time he doesn't want to partake in it. That is until he hears that there might be a connection to Akatsuki. With Neji, Lee and Tenten as his teammates, will he find the information he is looking for?
28 Sep. 2005Kokoro ni todoke! Ai no tekken
Out to try and save Rourusuke, Naruto and the others ambush members of the Kurosuke Family and save an old man. They soon hear the funeral bell and go and save Rourusuke. However, Rock lee meets an old friend among the group, and Lee must now convince Kurashi to return his his old way of life. Their time together is cut short, as Raiga watches from the sidelines. Can Naruto, Neji, Rock Lee, and Tenten defeat an enemy that not even Neji's Byakugan can see?
5 Oct. 2005Byakugan no tenteki
Naruto, Tenten, Neji and Lee continue their mission to stop Raiga and save the Rourusuke Family. They try to work out a plan but the thick fog makes it difficult for them to see. Even Neji's Byakugan doesn't seem to help. Lee fights Raiga and manages to knock a bag off his back. What is this bag and what is inside it that seems so important? Meanwhile Naruto steps up to battle Raiga. Will he be able to defeat him?
29 Sep. 2005Shinobi yoru an'un
Naruto, Neji, Rock Lee, and Tenten continue their fight against Raiga
5 Nov. 2005Gyakushuu no raiga
The group discovers that Ranmaru and Karashi are missing from the curry shop.
26 Oct. 2005Hashire!!! Seimei no karê
Lee is left facing Raiga alone while Tenten and the others hurry to bring them the curry of life. Ranmaru is reunited with Raiga, but are things the same as they were before?
16 Nov. 2005Eru ka erareru ka!? Okkêdera no kettou
Turns out Sazanami is really a wanted criminal named Toukichi who is wanted for the murder of a family of three. Truth is however, he's innocent, and wants to capture the man responsible to prove it. Sazanami teams up with the Konoha group to stop Gosunki once and for all..
23 Nov. 2005Sankyaku kenzan Ao no Yajuu? Moujuu? ...Chinjuu?
As Gai and Lee leave Konoha on a mission, two strangers disguise themselves as them and sneak into the village to learn its secrets. Tsunade, Sakura and Tenten have big plans in store for these impostors, plans that'll make their lives miserable.
30 Nov. 2005Shiroki noroi no musha
Naruto, Tenten, and Neji travel to the Bird Country to exterminate a ghost named Noroimusha.
7 Dec. 2005Sakushi Koumei no omowaku
Naruto and the others attempt to prove that Kouhmei is the one responsible for the ghost. However, what Naruto and the gang discover leaves even more mysteries unsolved.
14 Dec. 2005Ososugita suketto
Naruto decides to do some investigating on his own over the matter of the ghost, while Neji and Tenten try a different approach. With the help of two frogs, Naruto begins to learn more and more about the truth of the matter....but will what he discovers, cost him his life?