The first 13 episodes of the third season of the popular anime series adapted from the best-selling manga created by Masashi Kishimoto. To prepare for the final rounds of the Chunin exams, Naruto receives some special training from Jiraiya, the Toad Mountain Sage. Meanwhile, Sakura and Ino go to pay Sasuke a visit in the hospital, only to find he's disappeared. And in the shadows a sinister plan is being hatched that could affect the entire Hidden Leaf Village forever. Episodes comprise: 'Long Time No See: Jiraiya Returns!', 'Summoning Jutsu: Wisdom of the Toad Sage!', 'A Feeling of Yearning, a Flower Full of Hope', 'Live or Die! Risk It All to Win It All!', 'He Flies! He Jumps! He Lurks! Chief Toad Appears!', 'Hospital Besieged: The Evil Hand Revealed!', 'The Final Rounds: Rush to the Battle Arena!', 'Byakugan vs. Shadow Clone Jutsu!', 'Ultimate Defense: Zero Blind Spot!', 'A Failure's True Power', 'Hit It or Quit It: The Final Rounds Get Complicated!', 'Zero Motivation: The Guy with Cloud Envy!' and 'Dancing Leaf, Squirming Sand'.