Itachi Shinden: Book of Dark Night (イタチ真伝 暗夜篇, Itachi Shinden An'ya-hen, Viz: Naruto: Itachi's Story, Vol. 2: Midnight, Literally meaning: Itachi True Story: Book of Dark Night) is an original story written by Takashi Yano and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. It is the second instalment of the Naruto Shinden series.
Along with his sworn friend Shisui, Itachi undertakes an assassination mission to take out spies in order to join the Anbu. In addition, the rivalry between the Uchiha clan and the village becomes even more furious, and it finally causes the death of a friend. Having lost all hope in his clan and village, along with gaining a new eye and making a certain decision, Itachi walks into the night of tragedy. The kind yet cruel truth of the dream and hope he left to his brother... is revealed here.