Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura officially register for the Chunin Exam. In this examination, three ninja form a team and in order to pass, not a single member is allowed to fail. Teamwork becomes absolutely vital for success in this test. When they enter the exam room, there are already many others waiting to take the test. Naruto and his team are almost overwhelmed by the atmosphere, as they encounter many others who are chasing a similar dream. In the room, Naruto meets one of the participants, a ninja named Kabuto Yakushi. He has taken the test many times and even though he kept on failing it, he has collected an expansive record on those who are taking the exam. Naruto's team takes a look at Kabuto's information and discovers that those who are taking the test have considerable skills and are elite ninja who carry the honor of their villages.