Kabuto demonstrates the Impure World Resurrection technique to Madara.
Oh... who are these two again?
While Naruto is still struggling to perfect his fox chakra Rasengan/Tailed Beast Bomb, Madara and Kabuto are having a bit of disagreement in front of their hideout. Madara wants Anko dead since she knows where the hideout is, but Kabuto wants to extract Orochimaru's curse seal chakra from Anko and needs her alive. Madara demands that either Kabuto kill Anko or tell him the secrets to the zombie technique, and an answer of no to both will bring down Madara's wrath. Kabuto doesn't want to battle Madara at this point so he agrees to demo the technique, and Madara provides Fu and Torune (Danzo's cronies whom Madara vacuumed up) as the material. Madara kills Torune and tells Kabuto to sacrifice Fu to resurrect Torune, and Kabuto does exactly that while explaining that he has complete control of the zombies and zombies have all access to their special techniques. Madara wonders if there is a weakness to the technique, but Kabuto states that there is no risk to the user at all.
Meanwhile, the joint army ambush squad attack a group of zombies including Zabuza and Haku, while the main shinobi army now know that Madara's forces are moving underground.
So the zombie technique poses no risk to the user eh? Well that's certainly convenient, but I'm not too sure if Kabuto is telling the truth or not. Madara probably can't tell if Kabuto is lying unless he starts using his eyes techniques, but the two evil masterminds probably won't come to blows just yet. Hopefully the real backstabbing will start soon though. The series finally remembered that Torune and Fu were still inside Madara's eye hole, and given that Danzo is long dead turning one of the two cronies into a zombie was probably the best thing (in terms of contributing to the plot) for those two.
It doesn't look Naruto is going to see action any time soon, but the next round of battles is right around the corner. Lets see if the next round can improve upon the somewhat weak battle between the two ambush squads.
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