Naruto Anime Filler List
Anime is an adaptation of a written work called Manga. When the anime airing outpaces the Manga, filler episodes are inserted by the production team. These Fillers are not a part of the Manga and do not add to the storyline.
Naruto has a very high percentage of 41% in fillers. With total fillers crossing over 90.
The filler episodes are 26,97,101-106,136-140, 143-219.
There is always a tendency to know what all these fillers talk about. To make it easy for you, here are the details of all these fillers.
Also, Check Naruto Shippuden’s Fillers: https://animeloved.com/blog/naruto-shippuden-anime-filler-list/
26 [ Special Report: Live from the Forest of Death]
It gives a recap of all the major events that happened before in the anime.
97 [Kidnapped! Naruto’s Hot Spring Adventure]
In this episode, Naruto joins hands with two other Ninjas in an attempt to clear Tsunade’s debt.
101 [Gotta See! Gotta Know! Kakashi Sensei’s True Face!]
Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura try to uncover Kakashi’s Face.
102 [Mission: Help an Old Friend in the Land of Tea]
103 [The Race is on! Trouble on the High Seas!]
104 [Run date Run! Nagi Island Awaits]
105 [A Fierce Battle of Rolling Thunder!]
106 [The Last Leg: A Final Act of Desperation]
It is the first full-filler arc in the anime. This arc follows team 7 in The Land of Tea Escort Mission.
136 [Deep Cover!? A Super S-Ranked Mission!]
137 [A Town of Outlaws, the Shadow of the Fuma Clan]
138 [Pure Betrayal, and a Fleeting Plea!]
139 [Pure Terror! The House of Orochimaru]
140 [Two Heartbeats: Kabuto’s Trap]
In this filler arc, Sakura and Naruto take major decisions in their lives. Naruto is offered by Jariya to train him.
143 [Tonton! I’m Counting on You!]
144 [A New Squad! Two People and a Dog?!]
145 [A New Formation: Ino-Shika-Cho!]
146 [Orachimaru’s Shadow]
147 [A Clash of Fate: You Can’t Bring Me Down]
This arc explains the decision of Jiraiya to train Naruto for three years. The arc mainly follows Mizuki. Mizuki has been imprisoned at the Konoha correctional facility and given prisoner no. 99. He tries to escape jail by using a potion to increase his powers and get revenge on Naruto.
He takes a tiger-like form and fights Naruto. Naruto with the help of Rasengan defeats Mizuki. His life is saved by Tsunade and then send back to prison.
148 [Search for the Rare Bikochu Beetle]
149 [What’s the Difference? Don’t All Insects Look Alike?]
150 [A Battle of Bugs: The Deceivers and the Deceived]
151 [Blaze Away Byakugan: This is My Ninja Way]
It follows Team 8 consisting of Kiba, Hinata, and Shino as they are trying to track the Bikochu beetle. Bikochu was used by the Aburame clan in the Great Ninja War.
Bikochu is a special bug that can track any person by smell. This filler arc is hilarious but not important to watch.
Hinata reveals a new Jutsu in this arc, which has not been shown elsewhere in the entire series.
152 [Funeral March for the Living]
153 [A Lesson Learned: The Iron Fist of Love]
154 [The Enemy of the Byakugan]
155 [The Dark Creeping Clouds]
156 [Raiga’s Counterattack]
157 [Run! The Curry of Life]
With no idea when Jiraya will return, Naruto decides to train by himself. While training in the woods he comes across three injured men from the village of Katabami Goldmine.
Naruto with Team Guy is sent to the village. The team was horrified to discover that the gang traumatized the people and Raiga found joy in watching funerals and burning people alive.
In a tough fight, Naruto uses the Rasengan and defeats Raiga.
158 [Follow My Lead! The Great Survival Challenge]
Naruto leads Konohamaru. Moegi and Udon in a survival exercise.
159 [Bounty Hunter from the Wilderness]
160 [Hunt or Be Hunted?! Showdown at the O.K. Temple]
The notorious thief known as Gosunkugi of the Land of Stone was making his way toward the Land of Fire. Naruto Kiba and Hinata were assigned to capture him.
Along the way, they meet a bounty hunter named Sazanami. Sazanami is accused of a crime Gosunkugi committed.
(161) The Appearance of Strange Visitors
Naruto asks Guy and Rock Lee to train him in Taijutsu.
162 [ The Cursed Warrior]
163 [The Tactician’s Intent]
164 [Too Late for Help]
165 [The Death of Naruto]
166 [When Time Stands Still]
167 [When Egrets Flap Their Wings]
Naruto meets a young man named Chishima. He is told about the troubles that are going around in the land of Birds and wishes to help. He then joins Neji and Tenten in solving the mystery of the Cursed Warrior’s ghost.
168 [Mix It, Stretch It, Boil it Up! Burn, Copper Pot, Burn!]
Naruto, Choji, and Sakura help Teuchi with cooking.
169 [Remenberance: The Lost Page]
170 [The Closed Door]
171 [Infiltration: The Set-Up!]
172 [Despair: A Fractured Heart]
173 [The Battle at Sea: The Power Unleashed!]
Mitarashi was assigned Naruto, Shino, and Ino to escort a delivery ship. There was a sea monster that kept attacking and disrupting trade.
Naruto meets a young girl named Isaribi, she had a similar case to Garra and Naruto. She was feared by society and discriminated against.
It is later revealed that Isaribiis the sea monster.
174 [Impossible! Celebrity Ninja Art- Money Style Jutsu]
Naruto is assigned to babysit, Kunihisa, a relative of Tsunade.
175 [The Treasure Hunt is On!]
176 [Run,Dodge,Zigzag! Chase or Be Chased!]
Noticing that lately Naruto, Hinata, and Kibe have been a low success rate in their ninja missions. Tsunade gives them a chance to prove themselves. Their mission was to retrieve a hidden treasure.
The team was captured by some members of the Kedoin clan. Kiba and Naruto manage to free Hinata. And the team captures the ninjas.
177 [Please, Mr. Postman!]
Jiraiya and Naruto meet in this episode. Naruto by mistake sends a manuscript to the Land of Fang. The mailman has to be stopped.
178 [Encounter! The Boy with a Star’s Name]
179 [The Remembered Lullaby]
180 [Hidden Jutsu: The Price of The Ninja Art: Kujaku]
181 [Hoshikage, The Buried Truth]
182 [Reunion, The Remaining time]
183 [The Star’s Radiance]
Naruto learns that Neji, Lee, and Tenten were sent on a mission to aid Hoshigakure to protect their precious Chakra-emitting star. Naruto also joins the team.
It is later revealed that the training to get powers from that star is very tough. Most people die undergoing this process.
Akahoshi, the head of Hoshigakure was using the star for his personal gains. After the people of the village understand the damage the star causes, they turn against Akahoshi.
184 [Kiba’s Long Day!]
Akamaru starts undergoing some mysterious transformation. The leaf village tries to capture Akamaru but in the way is Kiba to protect it.
185 [A Legend from the Hidden Leaf: The Onbaa!]
A creature named Onbaa gets attached to the back of Naruto.
186 [Laughing Shino]
Naruto and Shino provide security to the Kagetsu family during a funeral.
187 [Open for Business! The Leaf Moving Service]
188 [Mystery of the Targeted Merchants]
189 [A Limitless Supply of Ninja Tools]
190 [The Byakugan Sees the Blind Spot]
191 [Forecast: Death! Cloudy with Chance of Sun]
Naruto, Hinata and Choji are assigned to escort some peddlers to the Land of Vegetables.
192 [Ino Screams! Chubby Paradise!]
A Princess wants Ino to go instead of her to meet a Prince she has a crush on.
193 [Viva Dojo Challenge!]
Lee opens a Doja and searches for a challenger. Someone takes the form of Gai and challenges Lee.
194 [The Mysterious Curse of the Haunted Castle]
Naruto, Kiba, and Hinata are assigned to go to the Land of Honey in search of a missing person.
195 [The Third Super Beast!]
196 [Hot Blooded Confrontation: Student vs Sensei]
To test Rock Lee, he is put in a fight against Yagura. This arc adds more depth to the character of Guy.
197 [Crisis! The Hidden Leaf 11 Gather]
198 [The ANBU Gives up? Naruto’s Recollection]
199 [The Missed Target]
200 [The Powerful Helper]
201 [Multiple Traps! Countdown to Destruction]
This arc follows the rebuild of Konoha. It adds another layer to many underappreciated characters.
202 [The Top 5 Ninja Battles]
It is a recap episode hosted by Naruto and Sakura.
203 [Kurenal’s Decision, Squad 8 Left Behind]
204 [Yakumo’s Sealed Ability]
205 [Kurenai’a Top Secret Mission: The Promise With the Third Hokage]
206 [Genjutsu or Reality?]
207 [The Supposed Sealed Ability]
The main focus in this arc is on Kurenai. Kurenai, Guy, and Naruto face a threat from Kurenai’s former student who is attacking Konoha.
208 [The Weight of the Prized Artifact!]
Naruto and Kiba guard a very valuable tea bowl.
209 [The Enemy: Ninja Dropouts]
210 [The Bewildering Forest]
211 [Memory of Flames]
212 [To Each His Own Path]
Naruto, Sakura, and Lee are sent as an escort by Gantetsu. Gantetsu was a wanted criminal and has to undergo a trial in the Land of Forests.
213 [Vanished Memories]
214 [Bringing Back Reality]
215 [A Past to Be Erased]
Naruto, Neji, and Tenten try to help Menma, who has lost his memory.
216 [The Targeted Shukakau]
217 [Sand Alliance with the Leaf Shinobi]
218 [The Counterattack!]
219 [The Ultimate Weapon Reborn]
Almost all the members of Konoha 11 go to aid Garra against Seimei.
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