Fillers - Part IEdit
Pre-Shippūden Filler ArcsEdit
In episode 192, Tsunade assigned Ino and Naruto on a mission togheter, where Ino had to be the body double of a certain princess called Fuku. At first, Ino was very disappointed for getting teamed up with Naruto, but she later conforms. On their way to the princess' house, Ino tells Naruto that he always has a gift for screwing things up but Naruto assures her that everything will be a piece of cake.
When they met the princess, they were both shocked because she was overweight. Despite this, she still beared a striking resemblence to Ino. Fuku tells them that until she can lose some weight, she can't shown up like that in front of her fiance Chikara, therefore Ino will have to temporarily take her place. The later tried to behave and act like the princess in front of Fuku's fiance, but she finds his flamboyant displays of affection unbearable. Naruto mocked him because of his looks, which resulted in Ino pinching him in order to shut up. Frustrated that the mission was progressing too slow, Naruto decided to take her appearance and act like the princess in front of Chikara. When Ino discovered what Naruto was doing, she tied him up to a tree in order to prevent him jeopardizing the mission. However, Naruto escaped and tried to act like the princess but ended up divulging their plan instead. It was revealed that the prince indeed liked chubby women, therefore their mission was completed and they could return back in the village.
Fillers - Part IIEdit
Invasion of Pain ArcEdit
An extra scene is added in episode 175. Celebrating with the villagers on Naruto's victory, Ino commented that she could almost fall for Naruto.
Adventures at Sea ArcEdit
During episode 224, Naruto, Yamato, Guy and the rest stopped at an island to recover from sea sickness. There, he unexpectedly meets up with Sakura, Ino and Chouji who were sent by Tsunade to gather herbs for the upcoming war. On a hill, Naruto and Ino were shown searching together for a rare medicinal plant. He almost gave up when he didn't figured out which one he needs to harvest, but Ino offered him a sample of the specific plant. She also reminded him that after the war a lot of people will be injured so their search is absolutely neccesary.
In the omake after episode 117, Naruto can be seen walking down the streets with a couple of raffle tickets in his hands. He finds the lottery and is greeted by Ino. He spins the wheel; hoping to win the grand prize ramen, but he fails each time. Ino then gives him a candy. After the third attempt, Naruto scores, but ends up winning the Icha Icha series, signed by Jiraiya. Naruto throws the books away and walks away disappointed.