Episode 2.08 : Akamaru Trembles: Gaara's Cruel Strength!

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TV Info

Episode Premiere

May 20, 2006


Cartoon Network, Viz Media


Animation, Action, Adventure

Show Period

2002 - 2008

Production Company

Studio Pierrot Co. Ltd.

Cast and Crew


Hayato Date

Main Cast

  • Steve Blum
  • Maile Flanagan
  • Steve Staley
  • Nana Mizuki
  • Kentaro Ito
  • Yasuyuki Kase
  • Koichi Tochika
  • Akiko Koike
  • Rumi Ochiai
  • Naoki Sakata
  • Nozomu Sasaki
  • Richard Cansino
  • Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
  • Liam O'Brien
  • Robbie Rist
  • Stephanie Sheh


The Sound ninja depart after witnessing Sasuke's intense power. Naruto's team finally gets a period of peace to recuperate from the battles. Meanwhile, as Kiba's team reaches the tower at the goal point, they remember what they witnessed from Gaara of the Sand ninja. Kiba, obtains the second scroll soon after the beginning of the exam and his team is heading toward the tower. On their way, Kiba's canine partner Akamaru senses something happening in front of their path and stops. Interested in what lies ahead, Kiba's team moves forward and discovers Sand Village's Gaara and Rain Village's Shigure facing off in a match. Gaara claims his sand "would kill anyone that lays eyes upon it" gives off a strong odor of blood that panics Akamaru...

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