edit"Dancing Leaf, Squirming Sand"
Gaara vs Sasuke
(激突!木ノ葉舞い砂うごめく瞬間, Gekitotsu! Konoha Mai Suna Ugomeku Toki)
Episode data
Previous "Zero Motivation: The Guy with Cloud Envy!"
Episode Naruto #65
Next "Bushy Brow's Jutsu: Sasuke Style!"
Arc Chūnin Exams (Arc)
Manga Naruto Chapter #109, Naruto Chapter #110
Japanese December 31, 2003
English December 9, 2006
"Dancing Leaf, Squirming Sand" (激突!木ノ葉舞い砂うごめく瞬間, Gekitotsu! Konoha Mai Suna Ugomeku Toki) is episode 65 of the original Naruto anime.


As Shikamaru and Temari's match has come to an end, people comment on Shikamaru's strategy and skill. With Sasuke and Gaara's match needing to start, the Third Hokage sets a time limit for Sasuke to arrive. Sasuke arrives at the last second with Kakashi Hatake. Gaara kills a pair of ninja who are attempting to fix the match on his way to enter the arena. The match commences.