A series of Naruto novels. Naruto's allies and enemies take center stage in these fast-paced adventures, which each volume focusing on a particular clanmate, ally, team...or villain. 1. Kakashi Hiden: Hyouten no Ikazuchi Higashiyama Akira The story revolves around Kakashi Hatake, who is melancholy despite his new position as the Sixth Hogake. 2. Shikamaru Hiden: Yami no Shijima ni Ukabu Kumo Yano Takashi A battle between Shikamaru and the "strongest genjutsu-user." 3. Sakura Hiden: Shiren, Harukaze ni Nosete Hinata Shou The result of Sakura's feelings will be revealed. 4. Konohagakure Hiden: Shuugen Biyori Oosaki Tomohito The other ninja in Konoha and what happened to them "after the original manga." 5. Gaara Hiden: Sajin Gensou Ukyo Kodachi A story of love—something the Kazekage does not know very well. 6. Akatsuki Hiden: Sakimidareru Aku no Hana Shin Towada A story revealing the "truth of the Akatsuki."