Hidan releases a baffling jutsu, and Asuma bears the brunt of the attack. The jutsu is a special trick which links Hidan with Asuma’s body. In that instant, Shikamaru uses his Shadow Strangle Jutsu to stop Hidan’s movements, but this jutsu does not last long. The battle rages on with little hope for reinforcements. Will Shikamaru be able to analyze Hidan’s jutsu and learn its secret in time…?