Naruto: Takigakure no Shitou - Ore ga Eiyuu Dattebayo!

Naruto: The Lost Story - Mission: Protect the Waterfall Village

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English: Naruto: The Lost Story - Mission: Protect the Waterfall Village
Synonyms: Battle at Hidden Falls. I am the Hero!, Naruto OVA 2, Naruto: Jump Festa 2004
Japanese: 滝隠れの死闘 オレが英雄だってばよ!


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 20, 2003
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, ShounenShounen, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 40 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.761 (scored by 4424444,244 users)
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Ranked: #46982
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Popularity: #1856
Members: 78,133
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A routine rank-C mission turned into a full-blown battle as the Hidden Fall village is attacked by enemy ninjas. Now Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura must help the leader of the Hidden Fall, Shibuki, protect his village and show him what being a hero is all about.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Date, Hayato
Murata, Masahiko
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kishimoto, Masashi
Original Creator
McGlynn, Mary Elizabeth
ADR Director


Opening Theme

"Rise" by Jeremy Sweet & Ian Nickus (English Version)

Ending Theme

"Naruto Main Theme" by Toshiro Masuda

Sep 27, 2011
Alpharon (All reviews)
Esta review también está en español.

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Naruto: Battle at the Hidden Falls is the second special of this series (the first one was Find the Crimson Four-leaf Clover!), showed in the Shōnen Jump Jump Festa 2004.

Story: Team 7 must escort Shibuki, leader of the Hidden Fall village, back to home... and they succeed without any problems, although, they note that their protegee is a big time wuss. But, when they reach the place, a group of missing nins led by Suien (former Hidden Fall ninja), take every civilian as a hostage (yes... the twenty of them), and demand read more
May 12, 2020
miposky (All reviews)
This actually has potential. Unfortunately, they squander it. This could have been an opportunity to introduce the life and culture of a different village. But while there is an attempt to do so, it fails to hit the mark. We are not told much about the Hidden Waterfall Village aside from the fact that it has something called the “Hero’s Water,” then the story proceeds to focus on the village leader, Shibuki, who is paper-thin in terms of characterization. He is beloved by the villagers and they hail him as some kind of hero, yet we are never shown why this is so. For this read more
Jun 18, 2021
PrashastSingh (All reviews)
This Naruto special was immensely enjoyable, thanks to its treatment akin to the original show. Although 40 minutes long, which makes it the longest Naruto special feature, it was pretty fast-paced and action-packed to make the time fly by very quick. Also, while the animation is clearly dated at times by today's standards, it never becomes an issue since this is the style we've come to associate with Naruto. There are even a few moments where you might end up shedding a tear. I almost did.

It did have another simple fighting plot, but it was done with finesse and enough surprises on the way. Most read more

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