Naruto finds that his new jutsu is harder to handle than he thought. Meanwhile, Sasuke seems to be falling even more under Orochimaru's spell. Despite all Naruto's efforts, he may have finally lost his best friend forever. But he'll use all his skills as a ninja to keep that from happening!
- Number 340: The Perilous Bridge
- Number 341: Practice Makes Perfect...!!
- Number 342: The Black King...!!
- Number 343: Merciless...
- Number 344: The Snake...
- Number 345: The Ritual...!!
- Number 346: The Secret of the New Jutsu!!
- Number 347: A Detour!!
- Number 348: And One Makes Three!!
- Number 349: The Northern Hideout