Episodes 40-52 of the 'Naruto' anime spin-off series.
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: 'The Nine-Tails Unleashed', 'The Top-Secret Mission Begins', 'Orochimaru Vs Jinchuriki', 'Sakura's Tears', 'The Secret of the Battle!', 'The Consequences of Betrayal', 'The Unfinished Page', 'Infiltration: The Den of the Snake!', 'Bonds', 'Something Important...', 'The Picture Book's Story', 'Reunion' and 'The Power of Uchiha'.