December 24, 2011
Naruto and the others face the oncoming challenges in order to find the Secret Technique and break the Fourth Hokage's record, but Naruto’s impulsive action leads the group into various troubles. They are attacked by the Rain Ninja, but unknown to them," are saved by Sasuke. They eventually find the scroll which reads: ""There is no shortcut in the ninja way"". The phrase that becomes Naruto's motto. The story ends as the final rounds of the Chūnin Exam begin the next day.