Gaara's death after extracion of the Shukaku

Kazekage Rescue Arc.

Gaara is taken by the Akatsuki so that the Shukaku could be reserected, and it took his life. Naruto, Sakura, Kakashi, Chiyo and Team Guy all go to save your mom.

Sasuke and Sai Arc.Edit

Sasuke makes a apperence, and Sai and Yamato(replacement for Kakashi) do too. But, obsticals get into Naruto's way, and when he finds Sasuke they fight once again.

12 Gardian Shinobi Arc.(Trash Filler Arc.1)Edit

Asuma is one of the 12 Shinobi. Shippuden's first trash arc.