The BEST episodes of Naruto Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals

Every episode of Naruto Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Naruto Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals!

Small stories starring the characters of Naruto, mainly Rock Lee, with a super deformed version of humor.

Last Updated: 1/26/2023Network:TV Tokyo
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A Field Trip to the Old Capital! / Girls' Rooms and Candy Boxes
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8.34
65 votes

#1 - A Field Trip to the Old Capital! / Girls' Rooms and Candy Boxes

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/12/2012

Lee and Naruto are both vying to be on Sakura's team for a research trip to the old capitol city. But when they're stuck with Neji, they settle for tailing her instead... Evening falls and Lee wants to slip away from the Sensei's to go hang out with the girls. He sends Konohamaru in to do some recon, While the young ninja is caught, he manages to leave behind a single scrap of paper...

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A Hot Night for a Chilling Tale / The Hokage Tears aren't for Decoration
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8.32
65 votes

#2 - A Hot Night for a Chilling Tale / The Hokage Tears aren't for Decoration

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 8/21/2012

How to give yourself goose bumps when it's hot? Tell some ghost stories of course. Real ghost stories. Something which explanation is not Lee. But when Konohamaru has to face Orochimaru, things definitely get scary.

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I'll Restore the Reputation of Ninjas! / Death!
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7.91
65 votes

#3 - I'll Restore the Reputation of Ninjas! / Death!

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 7/3/2012

Fewer children in the Hidden Leaf Village are choosing to become ninjas. Lee goes to talk to Guy-sensei about the issue, only to overhear his idol say "Ninjutsu is the most important part of being a ninja!... On his way to visit a hospitalized Guy-sensei, Lee hears Tsunade say he "doesn't have much time left." Can Lee whip up a curry dish that's spicy enough to save his teacher's life?

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Infiltrate Akatsuki's Hideout! / Cleanup is a Chance to Wash Away the Past!
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6.92
38 votes

#4 - Infiltrate Akatsuki's Hideout! / Cleanup is a Chance to Wash Away the Past!

Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired 12/18/2012

Lee's team stumbles upon Akatsuki's hidden base, and Deidara is determined to chase them out before the rest of his teammates learn about his history with the hard-working ninja and his pals.

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A Competition with the Genius Ninja, Neji / Tenten's Must-Win Battle
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6.90
40 votes

#5 - A Competition with the Genius Ninja, Neji / Tenten's Must-Win Battle

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/17/2012

One of Lee's teammates is Hyuuga Neji, a talented ninja who many refer to as a genius. So talented in fact, that he took out an enemy boss from the Hidden Grass Village in one strike! Frustrated, Lee challenges Neji, hoping to prove that with enough hard work, a genius can be defeated! There's one thing Tenten can't stand, and that's her teammates Lee and Neji not treating her like a woman. Just as she's getting mad, they encounter a female bandit and her gang and the two of them attempt to protect the leader from her underlings. All Tenten wants is for her teammates to notice that she's a girl, too.

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Naruto is Lee, Lee is Naruto! / I Dream of Taking the Nine-Tails for a Walk!
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6.84
38 votes

#6 - Naruto is Lee, Lee is Naruto! / I Dream of Taking the Nine-Tails for a Walk!

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/4/2012

Ino catches Naruto and Lee trying to peep on Sakura while she's in the bath, but when she misfires with her Mind-Body Switch jutsu, Lee and Naruto end up swapping bodies!

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Always Do Your Homework at the Last Minute! / Class 3-Lee! We Are Team Guy!
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6.84
37 votes

#7 - Always Do Your Homework at the Last Minute! / Class 3-Lee! We Are Team Guy!

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 8/28/2012

Lee and Naruto seek help from their friends the day before their summer homework is due. Unfortunately for them, they also seem to have forgotten all the craziness that happened over the summer... Lee's team visits the Academy, only to find a class of lazy kids who mock Lee for working so hard. Can Lee teach them the joys of diligence?

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Teamwork Symbolizes Youth / The Culprit is Among Us!
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6.81
36 votes

#8 - Teamwork Symbolizes Youth / The Culprit is Among Us!

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/5/2012

After seeing Shikamaru and Choji in action, Lee attempts to strengthen his friendship with Neji and perfect their own combo moves. The Leaf ninja are scheduled to take an IQ test, but on the way to the exam, Lee's team discovers Guy-sensei collapsed on the ground! They'll have to push their brains to the limit to solve this mystery.

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I'm Going to Teach Konohamaru Kempo / I Save my Lucky Undies for Physicals
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6.78
37 votes

#9 - I'm Going to Teach Konohamaru Kempo / I Save my Lucky Undies for Physicals

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/1/2012

Konohamaru usually practices ninjutsu with Naruto. But now he's sought out Rock Lee to learn better hand-to-hand combat skills. Lee prepares to teach Konohamaru his best moves, but notices something...odd about him? Lee and the others are ordered to appear for a routine physical exam. But with all the various personalities from the Hidden Leaf Village converging in one spot, it's one incident after another. Will Lee's group survive their physical?

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Even Hokages Wear Out / Orochimaru is Persistent
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6.77
35 votes

#10 - Even Hokages Wear Out / Orochimaru is Persistent

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/22/2012

Lee and his team are on bodyguard duty for the Fifth Hokage, Tsunade, while she's off on a gambling binge... and Tenten can only seem to screw up in front of her heroine. Orochimaru summons Manda to swallow Tsunade, Naruto, and even Guy-sensei whole! Can Lee's team come up with a plan and rescue them?

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I'm Sai's new Agent / Win Lady Tsunade's Heart!
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6.76
37 votes

#11 - I'm Sai's new Agent / Win Lady Tsunade's Heart!

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 9/11/2012

It's the Leaf Village culture festival, and Lee is convinced Sai wants to stand out more. Poor Sai... The “Mr. Leaf Village” contest is just around the corner – Can Lee win a pair of ticket's to the village's swankiest restaurant

The new Naruto Movie Premiere! / Please go see the new Naruto Movie!
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6.75
36 votes

#12 - The new Naruto Movie Premiere! / Please go see the new Naruto Movie!

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 7/24/2012

Lee and Tenten grab the latest issue of Jump to get the scoop on the new Naruto movie! But the moment they get it, a bright light blinds them, and when it fades, everyone's personality is totally different! The new Naruto movie is almost here and Tsunade's worried it's lacking something to make it a must-see. Tenten overhears the Hokage's concerns and works with Lee and Neji to figure out what it is missing...

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Hunting for Matsutake Mushrooms! / Lee and Neji Part Ways!
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6.75
36 votes

#13 - Hunting for Matsutake Mushrooms! / Lee and Neji Part Ways!

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 10/9/2012

Naruto, Lee and the others go out hunting for matsutake mushrooms, but there are none to be found after the abnormally hot summer. Or are there? Neji's finally had enough of being forced to cross-dress for Lee's skits and turns his back on Lee...

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The Green Flame, Dodge Lee! / The Yes-Man says No!
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6.75
36 votes

#14 - The Green Flame, Dodge Lee! / The Yes-Man says No!

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 9/25/2012

Lee's convinced the upcoming dodgeball tournament is going to be a silly game for kids, until a few choice words from Guy-sensei light a fire in his soul. After a fight with Orochimaru, Kabuto sets out to prove he's better than his former boss by joining Lee's group. Can he pass their tests?

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The Warring Chef Triad! / Time to Tone Down Guy-Sensei!
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6.75
36 votes

#15 - The Warring Chef Triad! / Time to Tone Down Guy-Sensei!

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 7/17/2012

Lee and the gang are out camping, but it's not easy to cook in the great outdoors. When Shikamaru comes up with a plan to pit the girls against each other in a cook-off, Tenten, Sakura and Ino put their pride as women on the line and charge into battle! This year Guy-sensei is in charge of running morning exercises, but he's a lot to deal with first thing in the morning. Lee and the team set out to drum up attendence...

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Student vs. Master! Rock Lee vs. Might Guy! / I will Surpass Guy Sensei
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6.75
36 votes

#16 - Student vs. Master! Rock Lee vs. Might Guy! / I will Surpass Guy Sensei

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/26/2012

In this two-parter Lee must prove he can compete with his master already, like all the other characters in the main show. To prove himself he even develops a new move.

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Hinata is Neji's Cousin / Hinata's Weak Point is Naruto
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6.75
36 votes

#17 - Hinata is Neji's Cousin / Hinata's Weak Point is Naruto

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/29/2012

Neji's cousin Hinata is trying to get some training in, but it's not easy with Lee getting in the way. And Guy, Kiba, Akamaru, Shino... Hinata's one weak point is her tendency to faint around her beloved Naruto, so Lee and several others don some familiar orange outfits to help her fix the problem.

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Love is a part of the Springtime of Youth / Love makes both sides Crazy
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6.74
39 votes

#18 - Love is a part of the Springtime of Youth / Love makes both sides Crazy

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/10/2012

Rock Lee has a crush on Haruno Sakura. He mounts numerous "love offenses" on the target of his affections, but Sakura easily brushes them off. He recruits Tenten, hoping to show Sakura how cool he can be, but... Hoping to get closer to Sakura, Lee slips a love letter into her handbag without her knowing or catching him. Later, when he sees her happily carrying a love letter envelope from someone else, he becomes depressed! Naruto hatches a plan to cheer Lee up by stealing the other letter before Sakura can read it.

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The No-Ninjutsu Lifestyle! / I Want to Share an Umbrella with Sakura
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6.73
37 votes

#19 - The No-Ninjutsu Lifestyle! / I Want to Share an Umbrella with Sakura

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/19/2012

Fed up with their pupils using their ninja skills for the simplest of tasks, Guy and Kakashi set out to teach them some appreciation. Lee is training in the rain without an umbrella, when he sees Sakura getting soaked as well. Naruto appears with an umbrella to save the day, and a jealous Lee has to choose between training and love...

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Gaara's First Crush! / A Gift From Orochimaru!
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6.73
37 votes

#20 - Gaara's First Crush! / A Gift From Orochimaru!

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 9/18/2012

When Lee notices the middle character on Gaara's forehead has changed from “Love” to “Romance,” he's convinced the Kazekage's got a crush on someone and sets out to learn their identity. Lee gets a booby-trapped watch from Orochimaru that will explode if he stops training. Or if Neji cross-dresses. Or Tenten overreacts. How will Lee survive?!

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The Pool's Finally Open! / The Super Happy Orochi-Pool Park!
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6.72
36 votes

#21 - The Pool's Finally Open! / The Super Happy Orochi-Pool Park!

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/10/2012

It's summer in the Leaf Village, but the pool's empty! Lee and the gang set out to fill it, but are they playing into Orochimaru's hands?! Lee wants to take Sakura on a date, so he, Neji and Tenten go to check out the newly-opened "Super Happy Orochi-Pool Park." And of course, lying in wait is..

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My First Five-Star Sushi! / Friendship, Effort, and Victory!
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6.72
36 votes

#22 - My First Five-Star Sushi! / Friendship, Effort, and Victory!

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 10/2/2012

Lady Tsunade hits a lottery jackpot and promises to take Lee and the gang out for five-star sushi, but needs Kakashi and Guy's help to get out of it when she notices her ticket was off by one number. Iruka-sensei's had enough with his disobedient students, so Lee and the gang come to the Academy to put on a show.

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Tenten vs. Temari! / Orochimaru's Search for Love!
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6.72
36 votes

#23 - Tenten vs. Temari! / Orochimaru's Search for Love!

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired 12/4/2012

An encounter with the Sand siblings turns ugly when Temari insults Tenten, igniting the Leaf ninja's desire for a Chuunin Exam rematch. Orochimaru begins to long for a normal life after being barred from entering a family-oriented shopping market.

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Guy-sensei is the New Hokage! / IQ: 200. Status: Troublesome.
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6.72
36 votes

#24 - Guy-sensei is the New Hokage! / IQ: 200. Status: Troublesome.

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 12/11/2012

When Tsunade leaves on a diplomatic mission to a neighboring village, she leaves the only shinobi who wasn't busy in charge - Guy. Team Guy is assigned to go on patrol with Shikamaru's team, and the genius ninja hopes to pick the lease troublesome route.

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The Leaf Village Sports Meet / Calvary Battles are part of the Thrill of Youth
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6.69
36 votes

#25 - The Leaf Village Sports Meet / Calvary Battles are part of the Thrill of Youth

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/8/2012

The Hidden Leaf Village is holding a sports meet! Lee is called upon to read the Athlete's Pledge of Fair Play, but screws up in front of the entire stadium. Hoping to save face, he swears to outperform everyone at every event. Will Guy-sensei's advice of "be confident and you'll win every time" awaken a well-intentioned demon within Lee?

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