Japanese title: Shinobiyoru kyōi (忍び寄る脅威)
Work continues in Hidden Leaf Village to erase the scars of battle. As he watches Konohamaru and the others helping with the reconstruction, Iruka sees how his students have matured. Kakashi, who has returned from investigating the situation with Jiraiya, reports to Tsunade that the Akatsuki have begun to move. Tsunade worries about Naruto, whose training for a new jutsu has been interrupted.