Episode 1: Transmitted Directly From Pervert Sennin. It's The Summoning No Jutsu!!
Air Date: Oct 15, 2003
Naruto convinces Jiraiya, his new sensei, to teach him a summoning technique, Summon no Jutsu. However, the results aren't exactly what Naruto expected. It is revealed that the Hidden Village of Sound and the Hidden Village of Sand are planning a joint attack to the village of Konoha.
Episode 2: Painful Feeling - A Single Flower With A Wish
Air Date: Oct 22, 2003
Hokage and all the higher class ninjas have gathered to discuss the possible upcoming war. Meanwhile, Sakura is visiting his friends in the hospital. To her disappointment, Ino had had the same idea. When they are about to go and see how Sasuke is doing, a nurse informs them that both Sasuke and Rock Lee have vanished from the hospital.
Episode 4: Fly! Jump! Dive! Gama Oyabun Appears!
Air Date: Nov 5, 2003
In order to prove that he is worthy of summoning the frog boss, Gamabunta, Naruto uses all of his strength to stay on back of the huge frog. More light is shed on Sand and Sound villages plans to attack Konoha village.
Episode 5: The Evil Hand Sneaks Near! The Targeted Hospital Room
Air Date: Nov 12, 2003
After sustaining injuries while fighting to stay on Gamabunta’s back, Naruto was sent to the hospital. Gaara is determined to finish the job he started at the Chuunin exam. He is going to kill Lee, who is still being treated at the hospital. Parts of Gaara’s tough childhood are revealed.
Episode 9: The Strength Of A Dropout
Air Date: Dec 10, 2003
Naruto is determined to prove Neji that faith doesn’t control people’s lives. To beat him, Naruto must wake the demon sealed inside him and harness its powers.
Episode 10: Disqualified!? Danger! Ahead Of Schedule! Trouble In The Main Tournament!
Air Date: Dec 17, 2003
The battle is over. Naruto is in jubilant mood. He is being recognized for the first time in his life. Neji is consoled by his uncle, who explains him the real events that led to his fathers dead. The battle between Sasuke and Gaara is supposed to start, but Sasuke hasn’t arrived to the arena yet.
Episode 12: Clash! The Moment Konoha Dances And The Sand Wriggles!
Air Date: Jan 7, 2007
After a rather surprising ending in the battle between Shikamaru and Temari, it’s finally time for the battle between Sasuke and Gaara to begin. Fortunately, Sasuke arrives to the arena just in time. The battle that everyone’s been waiting for can begin.
Episode 15: Destruction Of Konoha Commenced!
Air Date: Jan 28, 2004
The attack on Konoha has started. Orochimaru’s target is the 3rd Hokage. Naruto is sent to go after Sasuke, who himself is chasing Gaara.
Episode 17: Coward No. 1 It's Troublesome, But I've Got To Do It!!
Air Date: Feb 11, 2004
3rd Hokage's and Orochimaru's battle continues. We get to learn about Orochimaru's time as a ninja in the Konoha village. Meanwhile, the group going after Sasuke notices that they're being followed. Shikamaru leaves behind in hopes of slowing down their pursuers.
Episode 18: Absolutely Incomparable! A Hokage-level Battle!
Air Date: Feb 18, 2004
Orochimaru uses forbidden technique to summon the 1st and the 2nd Hokage to his aid. 3rd Hokage is having hard time surviving the attacks of these both, extremely powerful Hokage’s. Thankfully, he’s still got a trump card up his sleeve.
Episode 19: Hokage's Mistake - The True Face Under The Mask
Air Date: Feb 25, 2004
Orochimaru reveals the secret behind his ever-changing appearances. After realizing what terrible, forbidden technique Orochimaru has used, the 3rd Hokage decides that, no matter what the cost, Orochimaru must be stopped.
Episode 20: Forbidden Secret Jutsu! Shiki-fujin
Air Date: Mar 3, 2004
By using a forbidden technique Demon Soul Seal, 3rd Hokage manages to stop the 1st and the 2nd Hokage. The Death God also manages to grab Orochimaru, but he’s not going to give up that easily. Meanwhile, Sasuke catches up with Kankurou. Temari, carrying Gaara, decides to keep on running while Kankurou tries to stop Sasuke.
Episode 21: Astonishment! Gaara's True Identity!
Air Date: Mar 10, 2004
Shino arrives to help Sasuke. While Shino is keeping Kankurou busy, Sasuke starts to chase Gaara and Temari again.
When he finally catches up to them, he confronts Gaara. Seeing Sasuke awakens Gaara's inner demon. What has Sasuke gotten himself into?
Episode 22: Over His Limits! Sasuke's Choice
Air Date: Mar 17, 2004
The demon inside Gaara is taking over. Sasuke uses his newly learned technique, Chidori, on Gaara. He can only use it two times or he might die. Can he defeat Gaara with one blow? Hokage is having tough time trying to feed Orochimaru to the Death God.
Episode 23: An Assassin In The Moonlight!
Air Date: Mar 24, 2004
Naruto arrived just in time to save Sasuke and Sakura from Gaara's wrath. Sasuke is out of the battle after using his Chidori one time too many. Hokage's struggle to seal Orochimaru continues.
Episode 24: Light And Shadow: The Name Of Gaara!
Air Date: Mar 31, 2004
Flashbacks show us what has made Gaara the tormented boy that he is now. Gaara's transformation to demon Shukaku is nearly complete. It seems Naruto can't harm Gaara at all with his attacks.