Naruto enters the mist to seek out Yukimaru. Guren stays alert to protect Yukimaru, whose current situation prevents him from moving. When both sides meet, their emotion over Yukimaru sparks. But the volatile tension is disrupted by—? Meanwhile the Leaf ninja search for the missing Naruto. After going over Naruto’s report and the enemy’s method of capturing the Tailed Beast, Kakashi comes to a certain conclusion.