This is the article on chapter 416 of the manga. For the novel written by Jiraiya, head to The Tale of the Utterly Gutsy Shinobi.

"The Tale of the Utterly Gutsy Shinobi" (ド根性忍伝, Dokonjō Ninden, Viz: Tales of a Gutsy Shinobi) is chapter 416 of the original Naruto manga.


Naruto reads The Tale of the Utterly Gutsy Shinobi, a story about a ninja named Naruto that vows to free the world from a cycle of hatred. Naruto is brought to tears by memories of the book's author and his teacher: Jiraiya. Elsewhere, Taka delivers Killer B to Tobi before setting off for Konoha. Tobi remembers a conversation he had with Sasuke, during which Sasuke explained his intention to kill every Konoha villager, not just those involved in the Uchiha clan's assassination. In Kumogakure, the Fourth Raikage learns of B's capture and vows to make Akatsuki pay for kidnapping his brother.

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