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Naruto Vol. 27: Departure

Naruto Volume 27

Departure
Sakura, Sasuke and Naruto part ways to begin training with separate sensei. Plus, take a trip back in time to finally learn the true story of Kakashi's greatest secret!
Masashi Kishimoto
185 Pages
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Naruto Vol. 28: Homecoming

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Naruto Vol. 28

It's been two years since Naruto left to train with Jiraiya. Now he reunites with his old friends to find out he's still not the most accomplished of his former teammates. But when one of them is kidnapped, it's up to Naruto to prove he's got the stuff to save them!
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