Two of Gato’s underlings attack Tazuna’s house, planning to kidnap his daughter, Tsunami, to force Tazuna to stop building the bridge. They prepare to kill Inari, but Tsunami promises to commit suicide if they try to harm him. Touched by the bravery of his mother, grandfather, and Team 7, Inari stands up for himself and tries to stop the kidnappers. Before they can kill them, Naruto suddenly appears to rescue Inari and defeats them both. He congratulates Inari for his courage in his willingness to risk his life to save his mother, and then leaves them to join the rest of his team.