Episodes 473-486. A trio of young ninjas, Naruto (voice of Junko Takeuchi), Sasuke (Noriaki Sugiyama) and Sakura (Chie Nakamura), are schooled together in the village hidden in the leaves. Each desires to become a ninja for different reasons and will face his or her own personal battles along the way. The episodes are: 'Sharingan Again', 'Congratulations', 'The Final Valley', 'The Final Battle', 'Naruto and Sasuke', 'The Unison Sign', 'Naruto Uzumaki!', 'Naruto and Hinata', 'Sasuke and Sakura', 'Gaara and Shikamaru', 'Jiraiya and Kakashi', 'The Exploding Human', 'Coliseum' and 'Fushin'.