The Three Questions


The Three Questions” (三つの問題, Mittsu no Mondai) is episode 396 of the Naruto: Shippūden anime.

Summary

All the arriving genin wait in line for the first part of the exams. Konohamaru, disappointed that Naruto would not be attending the latest Chūnin Exams and in fear this may result in him never becoming a chūnin, disguises himself as the latter to participate, but is exposed and consoled by Neji. All the participating genin are placed in three separate rooms to take the test, which was concocted by Shikamaru. The scores of the three members are added to make the score of the team. Should any of them get a score higher than 100 or lower than the average of all the teams, they fail the test.

The test reads,

Choose and answer any one of the following three questions.

(For 30 points)
While protecting a VIP, which position of the formation should the target to be protected generally be placed in?
Choose from the following.
A)The front B)The centre C)The tail end

(For 40 points)
While facing an opponent possessing change in nature of fire and lightning, choose the ninjutsu attribute one can expect the best effect from from the following options.
A)Wind style B)Earth style C)Water style

(For 50 points)
In a local battle, illustrate the merits and demerits in the case of attacking from high ground.

The genin of each room try to deduce Shikamaru’s test, and as they do, Sakura and Neji coming to the conclusion that all members of each team must equal the required score to pass. With that, Neji starts walking around the room, catching the others’ attention.

Credits

Role Seiyū English Voice Actor
English Japanese Rōmaji
Naruto Uzumaki Junko Takeuchi 竹内 順子 Takeuchi Junko Maile Flanagan
Konohamaru Ikue Otani 大谷 育江 Ōtani Ikue Colleen O’Shaughnessey
Moegi Noriko Shitaya 下屋 則子 Shitaya Noriko Wendee Lee
Udon Tomo Shigematsu 重松 朋 Shigematsu Tomo Kate Higgins
Shikamaru Nara Shotaro Morikubo 森久保 祥太郎 Morikubo Shōtarō Tom Gibis
Temari Romi Park 朴 璐美 Paku Romi Tara Platt
Ryoko Shiraishi 白石 涼子 Shiraishi Ryōko Kari Wahlgren
Kun Sho Okumura 奥村 翔 Okumura Shō Kirk Thornton
Kotetsu Hagane Tomoyuki Kono 河野 智之 Kōno Tomoyuki Liam O’Brien
Izumo Kamizuki Tomohiro Tsuboi 坪井 智浩 Tsuboi Tomohiro Richard Cansino
Sakura Haruno Chie Nakamura 中村 千絵 Nakamura Chie Kate Higgins
Ino Yamanaka Ryoka Yuzuki 柚木 涼香 Yuzuki Ryōka Colleen O’Shaughnessey
Hinata Hyūga Nana Mizuki 水樹 奈々 Mizuki Nana Stephanie Sheh
Tenten Yukari Tamura 田村 ゆかり Tamura Yukari Danielle Judovits
Neji Hyūga Koichi Tochika 遠近 孝一 Tōchika Kōichi Steve Staley
Chōji Akimichi Kentaro Ito 伊藤 健太郎 Itō Kentarō Robbie Rist
Kiba Inuzuka Kosuke Toriumi 鳥海 浩輔 Toriumi Kōsuke Kyle Hebert
Shino Aburame Shinji Kawada 川田 紳司 Kawada Shinji Derek Stephen Prince
Rock Lee Yoichi Masukawa 増川 洋一 Masukawa Yōichi Brian Donovan
Ajisai Shiho Hisajima 久嶋 志帆 Hisajima Shiho Stephanie Sheh
Matsuri Maya Sakamoto 坂本 真綾 Sakamoto Māya Laura Bailey
Suiren Eri Goda 合田 絵利 Gōda Eri Cristina Vee
Yukata Tomomi Nakatsuka 中塚 智実 Nakatsuka Tomomi Stephanie Sheh
Mikoshi Kengo Kawanishi 河西 健吾 Kawanishi Kengo Robbie Daymond
Shibire Daiki Hamano 濱野 大輝 Hamano Daiki Lex Lang
Minoji Ikuto Kanemasa 兼政 郁人 Kanemasa Ikuto Michael P. Greco
Tanzō Jun Inoue 井之上 潤 Inoue Jun Liam O’Brien
Sajin Ryuichi Kijima 木島 隆一 Kijima Ryūichi Grant George
Mujin Yo Tokinaga 時永 洋 Tokinaga Yō Keith Silverstein
Mijin Eiji Takeuchi 竹内 栄治 Takeuchi Eiji Peter Lurie
Shira Yuhei Takagi 高木 裕平 Takagi Yūhei Ray Chase
Komugi Minoru Kawai 河合 みのる Kawai Minoru Lucien Dodge
Gennai Shinobu Matsumoto 松本 忍 Matsumoto Shinobu Michael P. Greco
Inaho Sakura Ando あんどう さくら Andō Sakura Colleen O’Shaughnessey

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