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"Shikamaru's Battle!!" (シカマルの戦い!!, Shikamaru no Tatakai!!) is chapter 332 of the original Naruto manga.
Shikamaru tells Kakashi, Ino, and Chōji the plan he has come up with. After the Akatsuki finishes extracting the Two-Tails from Yugito, Hidan and Kakuzu begin heading to Konoha. Team Asuma intercepts them and Shikamaru, using Asuma's Chakra Blades, immobilses them both.