Madara of the Akatsuki joins the fray on the battlefield. His powerful attacks, and a secret plan, take their toll on the Allied Shinobi Forces. Naruto and Bee rush to help their friends, but the leader of the Cloud Village will do anything to stop Naruto from risking his life—even if he has to fight Naruto to do it!
- Chapter 535: Iruka's Impact
- Chapter 536: Battle...!!
- Chapter 537: Toward Nightfall...!!
- Chapter 538: Cross-Examination
- Chapter 539: Blood Night...!!
- Chapter 540: Madara's Scheme!!
- Chapter 541: Raikage vs. Naruto?!
- Chapter 542: The Secret Origin of the Ultimate Tag Team!!
- Chapter 543: Truer Words
- Chapter 544: Two Suns!!