Best Naruto Episodes


The Top Ten

1 Gaara vs. Rock Lee: The Power of Youth Explodes! Gaara vs. Rock Lee: The Power of Youth Explodes!

This is a great episode and is my favorite fight throughout the chunin exams. Both Gaara and Rock Lee show what they've got in order to beat each other. With Lee only relying on Taijutsu and Gaara slowly losing control over his tailed-beast. It was a tense fight with great pay off. - RoseRedFlower

I loved it! One of the best fights. And Rock Lee was fast as hell! - TriggerTrashKid

I have no other words but watch this episode

2 The Tale of Jiraiya the Gallant The Tale of Jiraiya the Gallant

I still want him to be ressurected. - TriggerTrashKid

Jiraiya's final battle against the Six Paths of Pain. Sadly, he dies during this battle but not before leaving a code on Lord Fukasaku's back. Jiraiya's death was honestly one of the saddest deaths in Naruto. It even surpasses Itachi in my opinion. Especially at the end when we see Naruto and feel upset that he's lost his master. - RoseRedFlower

3 The End The End

The final fight against Sasuke and Itachi. Both brothers go all out against one another until Itachi dies and Sasuke collapses. It really shocked me when at the end of all of this Itachi poked Sasuke's forehead like he used to when when he was a kid. Later on though we see why which makes this fight even more devastating. - RoseRedFlower

Most emotional scene in Naruto, ever. - TriggerTrashKid

4 Thank You Thank You

This was my favorite flashback episode of Naruto Shippuden. Where we see Minato and Kushina's death at the hands of the Ninetails and Tobi. It was a very emotional episode that showed Iruka losing his parents and Naruto losing his parents. It gets even worse when Kushina fades away after thanking Naruto for letting her be a parent. - RoseRedFlower

Kushina's the best mother in the series. - TriggerTrashKid

5 Madara Uchiha Madara Uchiha

Madara is just cold at everything!

Stone cold no mercy kinda guy - TriggerTrashKid

Madara is badass

Madara goes up against an entire squad of shinobi (Naruto, Gaara, Ōnoki, Temari etc.) and pretty much outmatches them all. He's able to use Susanoo with ease, make a giant fireball attack and even kills most of the shinobi's with one meteor. Even when he doesn't use his ninjutsu or genjutsu, he can take out multiple shinobi just by his combat skills alone. Which made him a fearsome foe to reckon with. - RoseRedFlower

6 Enter: Naruto Uzumaki! Enter: Naruto Uzumaki!

Oh the first episode of Naruto will always be one that sticks in my mind. This is how you make a good first episode and keep the viewers around for more. Naruto's upbringing, Iruka's acknowledgment of Naruto and the fact that our main character does have an ultimate goal he keeps to. - RoseRedFlower

I laughed so much! - TriggerTrashKid

7 The End of Tears The End of Tears

Naruto and Sasuke go head to head in this last episode. Naruto actually loses the fight, Sasuke abandons the Hidden Leaf Village and the mission fails. The battle between the two rivals was great and will be my favorite fight between them because of what they were fighting for. - RoseRedFlower

I loved when the Ninetails' real power came out. - TriggerTrashKid

Its one of the best fight ever!

8 A Failure's True Power A Failure's True Power

Naruto and Neji's fight continues and you feel relieved when Naruto finally unlocks the Ninetails chakra. And it was nice seeing that brute strength didn't help Naruto win the fight but outsmarting Neji did. He used the same technique that he struggled with and was his worst technique to do so. - RoseRedFlower

I loved this Awesome fight! - TriggerTrashKid

This one was my favourite.-LitSavage

9 Truth Truth

Sasuke and Itachi's father, Fugaku, was the mastermind behind the coup d'état that would have had the Uchiha clan overthrow the Senju government. It was a good twist and probably the best twist within Naruto Shippuden for me. - RoseRedFlower

10 Planetary Devastation Planetary Devastation

The climax of not only the most intense and emotional fight of the series, but also the original Naruto storyline: once upon a time there was a child who dreamed of being the strongest ninja in his village.

Well, there he has achieved it, except his village is destroyed, his mentors are dead, and his enemy beat him in 2 moves. The build-up for Pain is amazing, he's the first Naruto character to be portrayed strong like a god, wielding city-razing techniques and killing major characters left and right due to his deterrence peace beliefs. And after the end of the previous episode, we don't care if the world burns if it's what necessary for Naruto to demolish Pain in the most brutal fashion. And hooo boy, he does. No strategy, no tricks, just unleashing everything he's got in one of the most satisfying beatings ever... we think until Pain responds with one of the most powerful and important techniques in all of the Naruto universe. Trapped in Chibaku Tensei, Naruto decides to ...more - Acallabeth

I'll tell the story of this episode to my grandchildren. - TriggerTrashKid

The Contenders

11 Two-Man Team

When Kurama and Naruto reamed up I was gonna cry.

12 Explode! Sage Mode Explode! Sage Mode

The first fight with Naruto VS Pain. Where Naruto witnesses the devastation of the Hidden Leaf Village and challenges the leader of the Akatsuki. - RoseRedFlower

Naruto is awesome! - TriggerTrashKid

13 Hero of the Hidden Leaf

This episode was the last one of pain's arc.
And this Episode shows that the dream of Naruto to be acknowledged by all is fulfilled.
And when I saw all those people who were cheering for Naruto that gave me goosebumps.
And when ebisu talk about the past of Naruto that was the one of the best moment in that episode.
This episode is full of goosebumps.
I watched it more than 10 times.

14 Sage of the Six Paths

I think this is a very interesting episode because it throws another twist in the story where Hagoromo tells Naruto that he is the reincarnation of his son, Asura. And that Sasuke is the reincarnation of Indra. The fates that Asura and Indra shares are similar to of Madara and Hashirama Senju. Hopefully Naruto and Sasuke can have a different ending and finally end the cycle of hatred and war.

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Top Remixes

1. The Tale of Jiraiya the Gallant
2. Gaara vs. Rock Lee: The Power of Youth Explodes!
3. The End
1. Gaara vs. Rock Lee: The Power of Youth Explodes!
2. Enter: Naruto Uzumaki!
3. A Failure's True Power


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