Zaku and Dosu are brought back from the dead..meanwhile Anji, Honzo and Sojiro are being hunted by Various Sand, Cloud and Leaf Black ops/Anbu...alot of new Hunter-nin, Blackops and Anbu characters are introduced. Sasuke nearly gets killed by Anji, leading to Anji fighting Itachi, however the fight is postponed with a draw due to Madara's interference.