|"Forecast: Death! Cloudy with Chance of Sun!"|
|(死の宣告“くもり時々晴れ”, Shi no Senkoku "Kumori Tokidoki Hare")|
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|Arc||Peddlers Escort Mission|
|Japanese||June 28, 2006|
|English||August 23, 2008|
Naruto learns that his companions have been kidnapped by Renga's men and will only be released if he turns over Haruna. During this confrontation, it is revealed that the princess' father, shortly before his death, had confessed his regret of turning over the princess for the sake of his people and wished for the good of the people regardless of what happens to him. Haruna, having been influenced by Naruto and this revelation, offers to sacrifice herself to protect Naruto. Naruto defeats Renga by reflecting sunlight off his forehead protector, and learns that Shizune, Shikamaru and several Konoha ninja have rescued Hinata, Chōji and Yurinojō. Haruna then succeeds her father as ruler of the Land of Vegetables, and Naruto and his companions return home.