|This is the article on the chapter. For the volume, head to Shikamaru's Battle!!.|
|(シカマルの戦い!!, Shikamaru no Tatakai!!)|
|Volume||Shikamaru's Battle!! (#37)|
|Previous||"Team 10 Sets Out…!!"|
|Arc||Akatsuki Suppression Mission|
|Japanese||Weekly Shōnen Jump #52, 2006 (: December 11, 2006)|
Shikamaru tells Kakashi, Ino, and Chōji the plan he has come up with. After the Akatsuki finishes extracting the Two-Tails from Yugito, Hidan and Kakuzu begin heading to Konoha. Team Asuma intercepts them and Shikamaru, using Asuma's Chakra Blades, immobilses them both.