Naruto returns to the Hidden Leaf staggering. Upon his arrival, he is greeted by the entire village. He is greeted as a hero, fulfilling his dream of being recognized by all the people of Leaf. While the village celebrates, other things are happening somewhere. Taka prepares to go to the village. Zetsu, who watched Naruto fight, informs the remaining Akatsuki members of Paine’s fate. Tobi sends Kisame after Eight-Tailed while he deals with other matters himself. Tsunade falls into a coma as a result of overexertion from defending the village, forcing the Fire Daimyo to choose a new Hokage. Kakashi, one of the Hokage’s most trusted confidants who was trained by another Hokage, is also considered. Danzo states that Kakashi and all previous Hokage have not been tough enough to deal with other nations, leading to the destruction of the Village of the Hidden Leaf. The Daimyo accepts his arguments and appoints Danzo as the Sixth Hokage.