This is the article on episode 198 of Naruto: Shippūden. For chapter 453 of the manga, head to The Eve of the Five Kage Summit…!!.

"Five Kage Summit's Eve" (五影会談前夜, Gokage Kaidan Zenya) is episode 198 of the Naruto: Shippūden anime.


Zetsu tells Tobi and Taka that Naruto defeated Pain. Sasuke sets out to kill Danzō in the Kage Summit, following White Zetsu. Naruto is beaten up by Karui when he refuses to tell her about Sasuke. Samui hears villages talking about Naruto. Sai stops Karui, Naruto tells him to stay out of it. Karui tries to continue, but Omoi tells her she won't accomplish anything. Samui arrives and they leave to gather Konoha's intel on Sasuke. Danzō orders Root members to find Kabuto before Anko does. He prepares to leave to the Kage Summit, selects two Root members to accompany him, and leaves instructions that Naruto shouldn't be allowed to leave the village. Naruto, however, is determined to convince the Fourth Raikage that Sasuke can be redeemed, and Kakashi and Yamato agree after Naruto reveals his encounter with Minato as well as their relationship.

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