|This is the article on episode 450 of Naruto: Shippūden. For episode 258 of Naruto: Shippūden, head to Rivals.|
"Rival" (好敵手, Raibaru) is episode 450 of the Naruto: Shippūden anime.
Sasuke agrees to return to Konoha, but denies being comrades with the others again, intent on changing how the village works. Naruto and Sasuke fight on Orochimaru's old hideout, arguing about the past, Sasuke accusing Naruto of advancing too fast, leaving him behind. After fighting it out, Naruto and Sasuke make up, and return to Konoha. Tsunade wakes up from having fallen asleep after reading Jiraiya's novel when Dan calls her. In the real world, Tsunade mumbles in her sleep, as she and countless others are trapped in the Infinite Tsukuyomi.
- Sasuke is shown using his Eternal Mangekyō Sharingan version Susanoo, despite possessing the regular Mangekyō Sharingan.
- The moment where Sasuke tries to save Shiro, he is stopped by a ninja that resembles Obito Uchiha in both appearance and voice.
|Role||Seiyū||English Voice Actor|
|Fifth Hokage: Tsunade||Masako Katsuki||勝生 真沙子||Katsuki Masako||Debi Mae West|
|Jiraiya||Hochu Otsuka||大塚 芳忠||Ōtsuka Hōchū||David Lodge|
|Dan Katō||Takuma Suzuki||鈴木 琢磨||Suzuki Takuma||Roger Craig Smith|
|Naruto Uzumaki||Junko Takeuchi||竹内 順子||Takeuchi Junko||Maile Flanagan|
|Sasuke Uchiha||Noriaki Sugiyama||杉山 紀彰||Sugiyama Noriaki||Yuri Lowenthal|
|Kurama||Tessho Genda||玄田 哲章||Genda Tesshō||Paul St. Peter|
|Minato Namikaze||Toshiyuki Morikawa||森川 智之||Morikawa Toshiyuki||Tony Oliver|
|Fugaku Uchiha||Kenji Hamada||浜田 賢二||Hamada Kenji||Doug Stone|
|Uchiha shinobi||Kosuke Goto||後藤 光祐||Gotō Kōsuke||JB Blanc|