Kazekage Rescue Arc.Edit
Gaara is taken by the Akatsuki so that the Shukaku could be reserected, and it took his life. Naruto, Sakura, Kakashi, Chiyo and Team Guy all go to save your mom.
Sasuke and Sai Arc.Edit
Sasuke makes a apperence, and Sai and Yamato(replacement for Kakashi) do too. But, obsticals get into Naruto's way, and when he finds Sasuke they fight once again.
12 Gardian Shinobi Arc.(Filler Arc.1)Edit
Asuma is one of the 12 Shinobi. Shippuden's first filler arc.