A/N: Whoa… I'm in the three-digits-of-review zone… Thanks guys…

"Are you talking to me?" Gai appears out of nowhere.

"I said 'guys', not 'Gai'." AzureStrike sighed.

"That's sad!" Gai covered his face and cried, "…no one appreciates me and Lee! We never appeared in this story!"

"Now, Now… calm down, Gai-sensei…" Lee comforted his sensei.

"L…Lee?" Gai sniffed as his watery eyes looked at Lee.

"Gai-sensei…" Lee had tears coming from his eyes.




"Gai-sensei!" And… you know the drill.

Anyway, here's chapter 20! Yipee! And since someone informed me that Shizune is called Shizune-nee-chan by Naruto… well, Shizune was surprised when she was called with "-chan" instead of "-nee-chan"…. Gee, that was a long break... more than a month of no updates… whoa…

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"Well… Hizachi's quite worn-out… I think you should stay with him for a while, Anko." Yondaime said as he dusted his cloak.

"Right… Yondaime-sama…" Anko nodded.

"Anko…" Yondaime put on his scary face, "…cut the formalities…"

"Uhhh… Ok…" Anko's eyebrows twitched and a giant drop of sweat appeared on her head.

"Good." The not-so-nice Yondaime returned to nice mode, "…Naruto? Shall we go?"

"Oh…I forgot… we were supposed to go to the tower…" Naruto crossed his arms.

"Then let's go." Yondaime turned around and started walking.

"Right, right… persistent arrogant father…" Naruto whispered as he put his hands behind his head and walked. Yondaime's eyebrow twitched while he walked.

"Wait! I'm coming with you!" Ino stood up and ran towards Yondaime and Naruto.

"Don't forget me!" Shizune hurried towards the trio.

"Well there they go…" Kurenai sighed as she looked down at Kakashi.

"Eh? Is there something on my face?" Kakashi asked 'innocently'.

"No… there's nothing on your face…"

"Oh… then why are you looking?" Kakashi asked again.

"Ummm… it's nothing…" Kurenai turned away to hide her blush.

A few meters away, Hizachi was slowly waking up when he noticed something oddly familiar.

"Where am I?" Hizachi blinked a couple of times.

"Can't you make a guess?" Anko said with her seductive tone.

"Don't tell me that… I'm…" Hizachi said as he raised his hands and touched a pair of something soft and round.

"Hizachi…" Anko moaned a bit, "…don't you think it's a bit too early for that?"

"Eh?" Hizachi blinked again, then after he realized what he just did, he fall back with a massive nosebleed.

"Hizachi!" Anko immediately went to Hizachi's side, whose hands were currently twitching, "Are you alright?"

"I'm… fine…heh…" Hizachi said before blacking out.

"Oh boy…" Anko sighed.

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At the Hokage tower…

"I see something… Yellow and fast…" Gaara said as he stared on the streets.

"I guess I know who it is…" Tsunade fixed the piles of papers on her desk and squeezed them into a 5 inch drawer. After closing the drawer, the office door fell and smoke filled the area. A few seconds later, the smoke cleared and revealed a panting Yondaime carrying Naruto and Ino on his arms and Shizune on his back.

"The three of you should definitely try to lose weight... especially you, Ino." Yondaime weakly looked at Ino.

"Are you implying that I'm fat?" Ino raised an eyebrow.

"No, he's just saying that you're overweight." Naruto quickly added.

"What did you say?" Ino shouted at Naruto.

"Now, now… stop fighting… you're not even married yet…" Tsunade looked at the two Gennins with narrowed eyes.

"Though I'd like to defend you in a sticky situation such as this, I'm afraid I'll have to agree with her." Yondaime messed up Naruto's already messy hair.

"Stop chatting. Aren't you here on official business?" Gaara interrupted, staring at Naruto.

"Oh, right." Naruto looked around the Hokage's office, "That's weird… I haven't seen any of the council members yet."

"Well… sensei's teammates are at the lower floors. The rest of the council… well, just ask Gaara." Tsunade pointed her finger at Gaara.

"So… where are they?" Naruto asked Gaara.

"Half of them were crushed to death, a quarter of them drowned in sand and the rest were shredded to bits." Gaara kept on staring at Naruto.

"Good one!" Naruto laughed, "You finally learned how to make jokes! But seriously, where are they?"

"I'm not joking." Gaara's stare turned into a glare.

"Oh… right." Naruto immediately paced himself backwards.

"In short, you no longer have any problems. You're legally back in Konoha and…" Gaara said, but got interrupted by Naruto.

"Legally? How's that legal?"

"If there's no one or nothing left to say that it's illegal, what happens?" Gaara answered the question with another question.

"Umm…" Naruto cupped his chin and sat on the floor. After 3 minutes, Yondaime let out a loud sigh and hit Naruto on the head.

"Stupid fishcake! It becomes legal!" Yondaime crossed his arms and sat on the floor.

"Unfaithful sea-urchin father! How dare you hit your own son?" Naruto jumped up and yelled at Yondaime's ears.

"Hit my own son? You should be thankful I only hit you! You're the one that used the Rasengan on me!" Yondaime stood up and yelled at Naruto's ear. The great argument fired off and continued for a few minutes until a wall of sand appeared between them.

"Shut up, Naruto." Gaara glared at Naruto.

"Alright! Fine!" Naruto crossed his arms and pouted.

"Naruto-kun… please stop acting like that." Ino moved her face closer and smiled at Naruto.

"Oh alright." Naruto smiled back at Ino, whose face was only centimeters away from his. They smiled at each other for a while until Yondaime decided to intervene.

"Oops." Yondaime mockingly said as he slightly pushed Naruto, causing Naruto to fall and kiss Ino… again. Ino and Naruto melted into the kiss for a few seconds, until they realized that everyone was staring at them. This caused Ino to punch Naruto in the face, sending him to meet Mr. Office Wall.

"Ouch…" Naruto barely managed to say before falling to the ground.

"All that aside, Naruto is now legally back in Konoha… well, illegally done, but legally certified…" Tsunade scratched her cheek with a finger as a giant sweat-drop appeared on her head, "…All that's left is to do what Godaime Kazekage requested."

"Kazekage?" Naruto stood up, as if nothing happened.

"Yes, Naruto. Gaara is the Fifth Kazekage… to be more precise, probational Kazekage."

"So, you're Sunagakure's new Kazekage?" Naruto turned to face Gaara.

"Yes." Gaara simply nodded. Naruto looked down in despair. Yondaime noticed this and softly hit Naruto at the back of the head. Naruto looked up at Yondaime with teary eyes.

"Don't worry, Naruto." Yondaime looked at Naruto with a smiling face, "I'll personally train you… I'll train you to become the Rokudaime Hokage."

"Rokudaime… Hokage?" Naruto's flow of tears stopped.

"Yeah… I'll train you myself. After all, when you're trained by a Hokage, it's not hard to become a Hokage yourself." Yondaime messed up Naruto's hair. Naruto just smiled and tears of joy suddenly started flowing. He gave Yondaime a hug, making Yondaime return the hug. All of a sudden, 20 sentimentally dramatic Narutos appeared and hugged Yondaime at the same time.

"Wait! Don't do that! I can only handle one Naruto at a time!" Yondaime shouted.

"But… I didn't do anything…" Naruto whispered, keeping his face buried in his father's vest.

"You didn't?" Yondaime blinked a couple of times while drops of sweat rolled down his face, "I didn't feel his hands move… that means he made Kage Bunshins without hand seals…" Yondaime thought as a smile of pride appeared on his face.

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A/N: Well, there's Chapter 20! I think I'll make a one or two filler chapters after this. After I'm done with the fillers, I don't think I'll be able to update until they show the post-filler Naruto episodes, so please tell me when they show those episodes! Until that time, please review!