Naruto Shippuden » The Complete Ino-Shika-Cho Formation

The reunion of Ino-Shika-Cho to their sensei Asuma continues as Choji somewhat loses his will to fight. Ino manages to enter Choji's mind and tells that the meaning of their earrings that Asuma gave to them years ago. After Shikamaru recalling Asuma's last words, he scolded Choji and telling that they're not the ones to be protected but to stand up and protect others. Choji continues to recollect his past, about his kindness and the oath of being the next head of the Akamichi clan, and the butterfly who started as a simple yet kind caterpillar. Filled by his resolve, Choji becomes slim and a blue wing-like aura appears on his back. the trio start their attack to Asuma and they were successful. As Asuma is about to be sealed, he tells the trio that their formation is successful and complete.

First Aired: 09 Aug 2012

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