Mizura is still suffering from a mysterious illness caused by the star training. According to Hokuto, the star has power that is capable of raising ones chakra power. But the immense power of the star can harm those not powerful enough to handle it.
Meanwhile, it is revealed that Sumaru was kidnapped by none other than Akahoshi, the village's leader. His reason for doing this is to lure out the culprit who stole the star. Sure enough, the mysterious ninja, Natsuhi, appears in hopes of saving Sumaru from the kidnappers.