Follows the adventures and ambitions of a ninja boy, armed with the ultimate secret, who’s determined to become the leader of the Hidden Leaf Village.
S01:E01 - Enter: Naruto Uzumaki
Welcome to the Hidden Leaf Village, where ninja roam the land and the mischievous Naruto Uzumaki causes trouble everywhere he goes.
S01:E02 - My Name is Konohamaru!
Naruto finally graduates from the Ninja Academy and claims to know it all.
S01:E03 - Sasuke and Sakura: Friends or Foes?
On the way to becoming a ninja, Naruto must team up with his classmates, the pretty Sakura and the pretty serious Sasuke...
S01:E04 - Pass or Fail: Survival Test
Now that Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura are a team, they meet with their sensei, the enigmatic and aloof Kakashi.
S01:E05 - You Failed! Kakashi’s Final Decision
With the threat of failure hanging over their heads, Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura try everything they know to pass the grueling survival test.
S01:E06 - A Dangerous Mission! Journey to the Land of Waves
Naruto and his squad start their first ninja missions with boring and menial tasks. Weary and angry, Naruto vents his frustration at the Hokage.
S01:E07 - The Assassin of the Mist!
Naruto and his squad arrive in the Land of the Waves and learn that an evil businessman named Gato has taken over the land.
S01:E08 - The Oath of Pain
Kakashi has the upper hand in his battle with Zabuza. But the tide turns when Kakashi is trapped inside Zabuza’s Water Prison!
S01:E09 - Kakashi: Sharingan Warrior
Thanks to Naruto’s ingenious plan, Kakashi is freed from the water prison.
S01:E10 - The Forest of Chakra
Recuperating at Tazuna’s house, Kakashi is dissatisfied with the outcome of the battle.
S01:E11 - The Land Where a Hero Once Lived
Sakura goes into town with Tazuna and sees the hardships that the people of the Land of Waves suffer under Gato’s rule.
S01:E12 - Battle on the Bridge! Zabuza Returns!
While Naruto concentrates on the training to control his chakra, a mysterious person suddenly appears before him.
S01:E13 - Haku’s Secret Jutsu: Crystal Ice Mirrors
Once again, the time has come to fight Zabuza, and this time he’s got company—the tracking ninja who supposedly killed him.
S01:E14 - The Number One Hyperactive, Knucklehead Ninja Joins the Fight!
Sasuke finds himself in a pinch inside of Haku’s Crystal Ice Mirrors, but Naruto comes to the rescue.
S01:E15 - Zero Visibility: The Sharingan Shatters
Realizing time is of the essence, Kakashi decides to use the Sharingan once again to defeat Zabuza.
S01:E16 - The Broken Seal
Naruto and Sasuke continue to receive punishing attacks from within Haku’s Crystal Ice Mirrors.
S01:E17 - White Past: Hidden Ambition
Naruto finally explodes! His anger against Haku, who defeated Sasuke, unleashes the power of the Nine-Tailed Fox.
S01:E18 - The Weapons Known as Shinobi
Naruto strongly questions Haku’s philosophy of existing only to fight and win. Meanwhile, the battle between Kakashi and Zabuza approaches its climax.
S01:E19 - The Demon in the Snow
Thinking of Haku, Naruto angrily confronts Zabuza, but he learns that cruel reality is the fate of a ninja.
S01:E20 - A New Chapter Begins: The Chunin Exam!
Naruto and his team return to the Village Hidden in the Leaves after their battle in Land of Waves.
S01:E21 - Identify Yourself: Powerful New Rivals
Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura are among those chosen to take the Chunin (middle rank ninja) Qualification Exam.
S01:E22 - Chunin Challenge: Rock Lee vs. Sasuke!
As Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura prepare for the exam, a ninja named Rock Lee appears and challenges Sasuke to a duel.
S01:E23 - Genin Takedown! All Nine Rookies Face Off!
Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura officially register for the Chunin Exam.
S01:E24 - Start Your Engines: The Chunin Exam Begins!
Naruto and his team begin the written test. The proctor is a jonin (upper rank ninja) named Ibiki Morino, who is an infamous expert in interrogation.
S01:E25 - The Tenth Question: All or Nothing!
Ibiki declares what seems like a harsh and unreasonable rule for the hardest part of the first exam...
S01:E26 - Special Report: Live From the Forest of Death!
Konohamaru, the grandson of the Leaf Village’s Third Hokage, shows up at the Chunin Exam site.
S01:E27 - The Chunin Exam Stage 2: The Forest of Death
Naruto and his fellow participants arrive at the Forest of Death, the site of the second part of the Chunin Exam.
S01:E28 - Eat or Be Eaten: Panic in the Forest
The second exam starts in the Forest of Death. Sasuke notices that an enemy has disguised himself as Naruto.
S01:E29 - Naruto’s Counterattack: Never Give In!
The Grass ninja that attacks Sasuke and Sakura has more power than the two can handle.
S01:E30 - The Sharingan Revived: Dragon-Flame Jutsu!
Seeing Naruto furiously fight back against the Grass ninja, Sasuke realizes that he was wrong to think about fleeing the scene of a battle.
S01:E31 - Bushy Brow’s Pledge: Undying Love and Protection!
After receiving the report from her staff, Anko senses that Orochimaru has snuck into the examination.
S01:E32 - Sakura Blossoms!
Protecting Sakura, who can no longer move, Lee battles the three Sound ninja himself.
S01:E33 - Battle Formation: Ino-Shika-Cho!
While Sakura fends off the Sound ninja attack by herself, the rival Ino team appears!
S01:E34 - Akamaru Trembles: Gaara’s Cruel Strength!
The Sound ninja depart after witnessing Sasuke’s intense power. Naruto’s team finally gets a moment of peace to recuperate.
S01:E35 - The Scroll’s Secret: No Peeking Allowed
To heal their wounds, Naruto and his team take a much-needed rest after their battle against the Sound ninja.
S01:E36 - Clone vs. Clone: Mine Are Better Than Yours!
Naruto’s team joins Kabuto on their journey to the tower...
S01:E37 - Surviving the Cut! the Rookie Nine Together Again!
When Naruto and his team open the two scrolls after reaching the tower, Iruka suddenly appears.
S01:E38 - Narrowing the Field: Sudden Death Elimination!
The 21 ninjas that passed the second exam assemble for their next challenge.
S01:E39 - Bushy Brow’s Jealousy – Barrage of Lions Unleashed!
The preliminaries of the third exam consist of one-on-one combat, and the first match is between Sasuke and Orochimaru’s minion Yoroi.
S01:E40 - Kakashi and Orochimaru: Face-to-Face!
As Kakashi safely releases Sasuke from the spell, Orochimaru suddenly shows up.
S01:E41 - Kunoichi Rumble: The Rivals Get Serious!
The preliminaries continue as the next match pits Sand ninja Gaara’s teammate Kankuro against Orochimaru’s minion Misumi.
S01:E42 - The Ultimate Battle: Cha!
The fourth match is between Sakura and Ino, who are childhood friends and competitors for the affection of Sasuke.
S01:E43 - Killer Kunoichi and a Shaky Shikamaru
Tenten and Temari face off in the fifth match. The sixth match is Shikamaru versus Kin.
S01:E44 - Akamaru Unleashed! Who’s Top Dog Now?
In the seventh match, Naruto clashes against Kiba, who brings along his dog Akamaru.
S01:E45 - Surprise Attack! Naruto’s Secret Weapon!
By consuming Food Pills, Kiba and Akamaru increase their chakra levels and start their counterattack on Naruto.
S01:E46 - Byakugan Battle: Hinata Grows Bold!
Cousins Hinata and Neji of the Hyuga clan confront each other in the eighth match.
S01:E47 - A Failure Stands Tall!
Neji stops Hinata's flow of chakra, but Hinata finds courage by remembering Naruto's resilience in the face of adversity.
S01:E48 - Gaara vs. Rock Lee: The Power of Youth Explodes!
Gaara finally appears in the ninth match, and his opponent is taijutsu (physical technique) specialist Lee.
S01:E49 - Lee’s Hidden Strength: Forbidden Secret Jutsu!
Lee uses the banned technique Primary Lotus to attack Gaara.
S01:E50 - The Fifth Gate: A Splendid Ninja is Born
Lee decides to use the forbidden move, Hidden Lotus, as a last resort.
S01:E51 - A Shadow in Darkness: Danger Approaches Sasuke
In the final match of the preliminaries, Choji fights against Orochimaru’s minion Dosu.
S01:E52 - Ebisu Returns: Naruto’s Toughest Training Yet!
In preparation for the third exam that starts in a month, Naruto’s former mentor, Kakashi, chooses Ebisu to train the young ninja.