"Meeting" (出逢い, Deai) is episode 172 of the Naruto: Shippūden anime.
Meeting (出逢い, Deai) is episode 172 of the Naruto: Shippūden anime.
Naruto comes face to face with Nagato and Konan. Naruto, wanting to confront the problem of their hate-filled ninja world, asks to hear Nagato’s side of the story before coming up with an answer. Nagato then tells Naruto about how he met Yahiko and Konan, and how he later came to be Jiraiya's disciple.