It's shades of the influence of Orochimaru when Sasuke names his new ninja cell The Hebi. While Naruto and the others try to keep tabs on Sasuke, their long-lost pal ends up in fierce battle with an old enemy. The outcome could bring the ninja world as Naruto knows it to an end faster than he ever imagined!
- Number 350: News of the Clash...!!
- Number 351: The Man-To-Man Talk!!
- Number 352: His Plan...!!
- Number 353: The Akatsuki Assembles...!!
- Number 354: On the Move
- Number 355: Where To...?!
- Number 356: Collision...!!
- Number 357: Deidara vs. Sasuke!!
- Number 358: Chasing C2!!
- Number 359: Those Eyes...!!