Minato battles Madara as the nine-tails attacks Konoha.
That's a dangerous game of tag these two are playing.
In different parts of Konoha, Itachi, Kakashi, and the 3rd Hokage all suddenly have bad feelings. Near the edge of the village, Madara summons the nine-tails, and the demon fox starts destroying nearby buildings. The 3rd Hokage is alerted to the attack and leads a band of shinobis to take on the fox.
After destroying nearby buildings, the demon fox notices Minato standing upon his own head in the Hokage Monument. The nine-tails fires a chakra blast at Minato, but Minato transports the blast away with his Water Gate technique. Minato is about to go on the attack, but he suddenly notices Madara behind him. Minato tries to stab Madara, but his blade passes through Madara's body and Madara grabs his hand. Madara tries to suck Minato into his eye hole, but Minato escapes by teleporting to the outskirts of the village. Madara quickly follows with his own teleportation and Minato starts asking questions. Minato figures that his opponent must be Madara given all the abilities the intruder has shown, but the masked man doesn't confirm nor deny this identity. Madara and Minato then charge at each other, and just like the previous exchange Minato is unable to land a blow and has to teleport to avoid getting hurt himself. Minato realizes that Madara is only "solid" when he is trying to land a hit, and therefore the winner will be determined by who is faster.
The two combatants charge at each other yet again. Minato tosses his kunai which goes through Madara. Minato then goes for a Rasengan, but Madara touches Minato just before the Rasengan can make contact. Madara thinks that he has won, but he doesn't realize that Minato's marked kunai is on his back, and Minato uses the Flying Thunder God teleportation to nail Madara from behind with the Rasengan.
Pretty solid action chapter. Minato actually ends up fighting Madara first, leaving the 3rd to hold off the demon fox. It's the pretty good battle between the two elite ninjas. While Madara's teleportation seem to be at will, Minato's technique has a mechanism to it. You'd think that would be a disadvantage, but Minato took advantage of the mechanism to land the blow on Madara at the end. Minato has the advantage so far, and perhaps he will force Madara to retreat and then go deal with the demon fox. I hope Madara isn't finished though. Since this was an action chapter, there wasn't too much on storyline developments, so we'll just have wait to see how Naruto and Kushina will come into the fight again.
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