The Young Man and the Sea
(青年と海, Seinen to Umi)
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|Episode||Naruto: Shippūden #223 (Watch Online)|
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|Arc||Adventures at Sea Arc|
|Japanese||August 4, 2011|
The Young Man and the Sea (青年と海, Seinen to Umi) is episode 223 of the Naruto: Shippūden anime.
Tsunade sends out Naruto under the guise of a top-secret mission to the Land of Lightning to keep him hidden away from the Akatsuki. Naruto leaves Konoha with Aoba, Yamato, Guy along with three other unknown shinobi. They are however, held up at the port due to a report of a monster attacking ships making people afraid to set sail. When Guy and Aoba go out to see if they can solve the problem, they encounter an aggressive giant marlin and a fisherman named Yūsuke who lost his father to the marlin and wanted to avenge him. On the next day, the ninjas give Yūsuke a boat and a fishing pole and Guy rowing the boat. After much struggle, Yūsuke finally catches the marlin with his own strength. After that Naruto and the others are finally able to set sail for the Land of Lightning.