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Kugutsu - Puppets
Sasori The art of using puppets in battle was developed in the Hidden Sand Village. Over time these skills were passed on to new ninja. The earliest known puppet master was Chikamatsu Monzaemon. The oldest living master was Chiyo, her grandson Sasori would pick up where she left off and take the art to new heights. When Sasori fled the village, Kankurou would use Sasori's puppets as his own and become renowned in his own right.

Smoke Grenade
The Puppet Masters
Chiyo
Chiyo
Suna  Personal Data
 Registration ID: 01-002
 Birthday: October 15th
 Blood Type: B
 Height: 149.1 cm
 Weight: 39.1 kg

First Manga Appearance: Chapter 252
First Anime Appearance: Shippuuden Episode 9
Name Meaning: "Thousand Years" or "Forever"
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Rank: Unknown (Potential Jounin)
Age: 73
Notable Features: Grandmother of Sasori, Retired at her old age but still spry, Former poison expert
Notable Quotes: I have been wanting to give my cute little grandson some love for quite some time now anyway...
See also: Sasori, Ebizou


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Advancement Data
Academy Grad Age: ?
Chuunin Exam Age: ?

Missions Completed
D-Rank: ?
C-Rank: ?
B-Rank: ?
A-Rank: ?
S-Rank: ?

"Chiyo-baasama" as she is affectionately known, is a retired Hidden Sand ninja. She and her brother Ebizou served as the legendary "sibling" ninjas of their village. In one of the previous Great Ninja wars, Chiyo used her poison skills to affect many enemy ninjas. When her grandson Sasori left the village twenty years previously, she longed to see him again.

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Kankurou [Click for Full Biography (Spoilers)]
Kankurou
Suna  Personal Data
 Registration ID: 51-002
 Birthday: May 15th
 Blood Type: B
 Height: 175 cm
 Weight: 61.2 kg

First Manga Appearance: Chapter 35
First Anime Appearance: Naruto Episode 20
Name Meaning: A famous kabuki player, kurou=crow
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Rank: Jounin
Age: 18
Jounin Master: Baki
Notable Features: Carries mysterious large package on his back
See also: Gaara, Temari, Baki, Kazekage, Karasu


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Academy Grad Age: 12
Chuunin Exam Age: 16

Missions Completed
D-Rank: 0
C-Rank: 9
B-Rank: 10
A-Rank: 23
S-Rank: 1

A Genin from the village of Sand, Kankurou is the brother of Gaara and Temari. All three siblings participate in the Chuunin Exam.

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Sasori
Sasori
Suna  Personal Data
 Registration ID: 33-001
 Birthday: November 8th
 Blood Type: AB
 Height: 164.1 cm
 Weight: 47.3 kg

First Manga Appearance: Chapter 247
First Anime Appearance: Shippuuden Episode 2
Name Meaning: Scorpion
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Rank: Unknown (Probably Jounin)
Age: 35
Notable Features: Puppet Master, Also known as "Akasuna no Sasori" (Sasori of the Red Sand)
Notable Quotes: "You insist on calling those fireworks of yours art? True art endures the ages... beauty everlasting."
See also: Deidara


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Academy Grad Age: 7
Chuunin Exam Age: 8

Missions Completed
D-Rank: 5
C-Rank: 12
B-Rank: 16
A-Rank: 29
S-Rank: 10

Sasori is a missing-nin from Hidden Sand Village who serves as a member of the Akatsuki Organization. He is very large in size, appearing to squat low to the ground when he slides across it.

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Ryuudouin Clan
Genshou
First Manga Appearance: NA
First Anime Appearance: Episode 195
Name Meaning: Ryuu=Dragon, Dou=Hall, In=Institution, School, Temple
Location: Fire Country

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The three Ryuudouin brothers Genshou, Rokkaku and Jakou are the sons of Ryuudouin Agira, who had fought Might Guy years before and lost. The Ryuudouin use wood training men in their attacks. Most of the men act on their own using simple kicks and strikes through a charm placed on their body. The clan members through can use Kugutsu to move certain men independently. The brothers believed their father took the loss to Guy as a disgrace. On his deathbed he commanded them to fight Guy. Since then the three patiently waited for their chance for revenge. When they confronted Guy he stated he remembered their father and he fought valiantly. The brothers tried to trap Guy and destroy him but he managed to escape with Rock Lee's help. Guy explained how he fought their father fairly, and that the man was eager for a rematch. The brothers then realized they probably misunderstood their father's final words.

The Puppets
Akagahara Puppet Ninja Squad
Akagahara
Konoha
First Manga Appearance: NA
First Anime Appearance: OVA 1
Hidden Village: Leaf Village
Master: None
Type: Attack
Primary Weapons Bladed arms, Mouth kunai shooter
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In the exam area Akagahara, one of the traps surrounding the statue above the red four-leaf clover, was an army of puppets. These puppets were left over from their days as obstacles in the exam area. Basic in type and severly aged, these puppets seemed to move under some hidden means, as there was no puppet master around.

Hiruko
Hiruko
Suna
First Manga Appearance: Chapter 247
First Anime Appearance: Shippuuden Ep. 2
Name Meaning: Mythological Japanese god
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Master: Sasori
Type: Attack, Defense
Primary Weapons Large poisoning "tongue" tail, Fireable needle launching arm, Mouth needle launcher
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Hiruko has been in Sasori's arsenal for many years, and he has made modifications to it over time. These include putting more armor on a weakspot on the back, and supplementing it with a "tongue" tail. The tip of the tail drips with a deadly poison which can kill any opponent who gets hit by it.

Hyakki no Souen
Hiruko
Suna
First Manga Appearance: Chapter 272
First Anime Appearance: Shippuuden 26
Name Meaning: Performance of the Hundred Puppets
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Master: Sasori
Type: Attack, Defense
Primary Weapons Varied poison bladed weapons, Chakra-like blade weapons
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These hundred puppets are said to be Sasori's last and ultimate puppets, his "Red Secret Technique". Made using his hitokugutsu technique, the puppets were once human who fell in battle to Sasori. Sasori would take their forms and turn them into puppets, allowing him to use their skills and abilities as their own. Many of the puppets appear to carry the weapons they once used in life. With these puppets at his side, Sasori claims to have been able to bring down a country.

Jikki Chikamatsu no Shuu
Chikamatsu
Suna
First Manga Appearance: Chapter 272
First Anime Appearance: Shippuuden 26
Name Meaning: Ten Puppet Collection of Chikamatsu
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Master: Chiyo
Type: Attack, Defense
Primary Weapons Head-cleaving swords, piercing cables, chakra seal maw
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These puppets were made by the first Kugutsu no Jutsu user, Chikamatsu Monzaemon. The puppets were passed on to the hands of Hidden Sand user Chiyo. She uses the puppets as her ultimate technique, her "White Secret Technique". The puppets are stored in a summoning scroll, when summoned each individual puppet is manipulated by one finger on each of her hands.

Below are the ten puppets and their revealed abilities. It is unknown if they possess other weapons and attacks.
The Ten Chikamatsu Puppets
Puppet One: This puppet does not appear to have any hidden weapons, instead relying on its brute strength and power to knock away attackers.
Puppet Two: This puppet does not appear to have any hidden weapons, instead it used its body in defensive maneuvers.
Puppet Three: This puppet holds a chakra sealing orb in its mouth. The mouth will open, releasing the fist-size orb. When thrown the orb increased in size to reveal that it is actually a gaping maw. This large head can bite and pin opponents to a wall, sealing their ability to use chakra.
Puppet Four ("Buddha"): This puppet bears the mark of "Buddha" in its mouth. It forms the top portion of the Sanbou Kyuukai technique. It works along side puppet six ("Acts") and eight ("Priest").
Puppet Five: This puppet utilizes some form of chakra-like blade. The top portion of its head will lift, to reveal a round sub-face. This face will extend four blades, which will begin to spin. This puppet works in conjunction with puppet nine.
Puppet Six: ("Dharma/Acts") This puppet bears the mark of "Acts" in its mouth. It forms the lower left portion of the Sanbou Kyuukai technique. It works along side puppet four ("Buddha") and eight ("Priest").
Puppet Seven: This puppet wields large head-cleaving swords, which it can use to split enemies in twain.
Puppet Eight ("Sangha/Priest"): This puppet bears the mark of "Priest" in its mouth. It forms the lower right portion of the Sanbou Kyuukai technique. It works along side puppet four ("Buddha") and six ("Acts").
Puppet Nine: This puppet works in conjunction with puppet five. It can extend its right hand on a chain, to interlock with puppet fives left hand. It can then hurls puppet five and its spinning sub-face at its opponents.
Puppet Ten: This puppet holds extending cords in its skull. It can extend these piercing wires into its opponents.
Karasu
Karasu
Suna
First Manga Appearance: Chapter 70
First Anime Appearance: Episode 41
Name Meaning: "Crow"
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Master: Kankurou
Type: Attack
Primary Weapons Detatchable limbs, Extendable poisoned blades from limbs, Firing poison gas, Razor blade ribs, Mouth kunai launcher
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Karasu was originally built by Sasori. Karasu is the primary puppet of Kankurou, as his skills developed, he used Kuroari and Sanshouou in conjunction with it. Karasu is a puppet loaded with weapons, each limb has multiple weapons installed and ready for use.

Kuroari
Kuroari
Suna
First Manga Appearance: Chapter 213
First Anime Appearance: Episode 125
Name Meaning: "Black Ant"
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Master: Kankurou
Type: Defense
Primary Weapons Saw blades on arms, Large expanding chest cavity for capture
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Kuroari was Kankurou's second puppet. This puppet was originally built to capture the opponent. Together with Karasu it makes a set, with Karasu leading the attacks to lead the enemy into the trap that is Kuroari. Once trapped inside Kuroari, Karasu will disassemble to extend poison blades. These blades will then by sunk into Kuroari's holes, sending a poison death strike into the enemy trapped within.

Mokujin
Mokujin
First Manga Appearance: NA
First Anime Appearance: Episode 195
Name Meaning: "Wood Man"
Hidden Village: -
Master: Ryuudouin Clan
Type: Attack, Defense, Supplementary
Primary Weapons Ability to strike, spin and attach multiple sections together
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The Ryuudouin clan can manipulate their wooden men using Ninpou: Mokujin Soujutsu. Their vast army of wooden training men move independently through the usage of charms placed on their heads. Because these men are "dumb" and only attack randomly, a target can easily defeat them with time. By using Mokujin Soujutsu, they can control specific puppets. This allows the puppets to better attack and defend themselves against their targets.

Sandaime Kazekage
Sandaime Kazekage
Suna
First Manga Appearance: Chapter 266
First Anime Appearance: Shippuuden Ep. 21
Name Meaning: Third Wind Shadow
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Master: Sasori
Type: Attack, Defense
Primary Weapons Hitokugtsu retaining Satetsu abilties, Massive summoning arms, Many hidden bladed weapons, Poison Gas
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The legendary puppet master of Hidden Sand Sasori had killed Sandaime Kazekage and then turned him into a puppet using his hitokugutsu process. Sasori kept Sandaime as his favorite and best puppet.

Sasori
Sasori
Suna
First Manga Appearance: Chapter 266
First Anime Appearance: Shippuuden Ep. 21
Name Meaning: Scorpion
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Master: Sasori
Type: Attack, Defense
Primary Weapons Large poisoning stomach cable, Bladed shoulder blades, Flamethrower scroll, Waterjet scroll
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Sasori used his hitokugutsu to transfer his consciousness into a chest casket. This casket was then implanted into a puppetized version of his body. This body retained all his original techniques and abilities and also allowed him to bolster new offensive measure like blades and flame throwers. Sasori can open a chest compartment on his upper right torso to extend a multitude of chakra strings. He can use these strings to manipulate approximately a hundred puppets.

After Sasori's death at the hands of his grandmother Chiyo, his puppet body was left behind in the destroyed Akatsuki base. Kankurou found the puppet and removed the chest casket containing Sasori's organic parts. He then repaired the puppet and added it to his arsenal.

Sasori's Father
Father
Suna
First Manga Appearance: Chapter 267
First Anime Appearance: Shippuuden Ep. 22
Name Meaning: -
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Master: Chiyo
Type: Attack, Defense
Primary Weapons Arm fan for chakra shield, Cutting wires, Hidden bladed weapons
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A young Sasori made his dead parents into puppets as a measure of comfort. These puppets would be modified over time by his grandmother Chiyo, who would add more weapons and abilities to her puppet-form son and wife.

Sasori's Mother
Mother
Suna
First Manga Appearance: Chapter 267
First Anime Appearance: Shippuuden Ep. 22
Name Meaning: -
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Master: Chiyo
Type: Attack, Defense
Primary Weapons Arm fan for chakra shield, Cutting wires, Hidden bladed weapons
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A young Sasori made his dead parents into puppets as a measure of comfort. These puppets would be modified over time by his grandmother Chiyo, who would add more weapons and abilities to her puppet-form son and wife.

Sanshouuo
Sanshouuo
Suna
First Manga Appearance: Chapter 250
First Anime Appearance: Shippuuden Ep. 7
Name Meaning: "Salamander"
Hidden Village: Sand Village
Master: Kankurou
Type: Unknown
Primary Weapons Unknown
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Sanshouuo was Kankurou's third puppet. This puppet was in the form of a large lizard.

The Jutsu
Kugutsu no Jutsu - Puppetry Technique
Kugutsu no Jutsu Character Use: Kankurou, Sasori, Chiyo
See also: Karasu, Kuroari
Rank: C
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Attack, Defense, Supplementary

Kugutsu no Jutsu
Kugutsu no Jutsu is a Ninjutsu technique that allows a ninja to use a puppet to attack from afar. Using their body's chakra, the ninja emits strings of chakra that run from their fingers to the puppet. The puppet itself can be loaded with many weapons and tools, allowing the puppet master to remain hidden while the puppet moves and attacks the target.






Hitokugutsu - Human Puppet
Hitokugutsu Character Use: Sasori
Rank: -
Range: -
Type: Supplementary

Hitokugutsu
Hitokugutsu is a Ninjutsu technique used by puppet master Sasori. This technique allows Sasori to make a puppet which can contain and use chakra. Sasori does this by making a living human into a puppet. This puppet will maintain the same chakra its original body held when alive. If the original ninja was highly skilled, its puppet can retain these abilities as well. Even the ninja unique body traits will be passed on to its puppet form. Thus Sasori can still use all the original jutsu the ninja once utilized.






Shirahigi • Jikki Chikamatsu no Shuu - White Secret Technique • Ten Puppet Collection of Chikamatsu
Jikki Chikamatsu no Shuu Character Use: Chiyo
Rank: S
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m), Far (10m+)
Type: Attack, Defense, Supplementary
Fun Fact: Chikamatsu Monzaemon was a legendary Japanese puppet dramatist.
Jikki Chikamatsu no Shuu
Shirahigi • Jikki Chikamatsu no Shuu is a Ninjutsu technique used by puppet master Chiyo that is said to have leveled a fortress. It is said to be her ultimate technique. With this technique, Chiyo will summon ten puppets. She will manipulate one puppet with one of her fingers, so ten fingers allow her to maneuver ten puppets. These puppets were made by the first Kugutsu no Jutsu user, Chikamatsu Monzaemon. These puppets can be used to initiate techniques in their own right, such as the Sanbou Kyuukai combination, chain attack combos and hidden weapon emplacements.






Akahigi • Hyakki no Souen - Red Secret Technique • Performance of the Hundred Puppets
Hyakki no Souen Character Use: Sasori
Rank: S
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m), Far (10m+)
Type: Attack, Defense
Hyakki no Souen
Akahigi • Hyakki no Souen is a Ninjutsu technique used by puppet master Sasori that is said to have brought down a whole country. The skill of a puppet master is said to be proportional to the number of puppets they can manipulate at one time. In his puppet form, Sasori has been able to greatly increase the number of chakra strings he can emit from his body at one time. A normal puppet master like Chiyo limits herself to ten strings and puppets, focusing on quality over quantity. For Sasori, this technique goes for the brute force approach, seeking to overwhelm his opponent.

To start the technique, Sasori will remove the summoning scroll from his back. Opening his right chest compartment, he will emit approximately a hundred chakra strings to reach into the scroll and control the puppets. These puppets are former opponents of Sasori's who he has made into hitokugutsu puppets. This allows the puppets to retain the skills and abilities they used in life. For that reason many of the puppets will retain the weapons they once used.






Akahigi • Kiki Sankaku - Red Secret Technique • Machine Triangles
Kiki Sankaku Character Use: Kankurou
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m), Far (10m+)
Type: Attack
Kiki Sankaku
Akahigi • Kiki Sankaku is a Ninjutsu technique utilized by the Sand ninja Kankurou. After bringing his Sasori puppet before him, Kankurou will remove Sasori's head and open his palm compartments to unleash a torrent of triangular blades. These blades will have explosive bombs attached, so upon reaching their designated target, they will explode.

Kikou Junpuu - Light Shield Seal Mechanism
Chakra no Tate Character Use: Chiyo
Rank: B
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Defense

Chakra no Tate
Kikou Junpuu is a Ninjutsu technique used by puppet masters. This shield is created when chakra is emited in the form of a disk from panels which fan out from the puppet arms. This chakra can block many deadly attacks but some attacks, such as Satetsu can gum up the puppet joints and render the arms useless.





Doku Kiri Jigoku • Baribari Hyaku Renpatsu - Poison Mist Hell • Hundred Continous Tears
Doku Kiri Jigoku Character Use: Kankurou
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Attack
Special Note: Anime Only

Doku Kiri Jigoku
Doku Kiri Jigoku • Baribari Hyaku Renpatsu is a Ninjutsu technique utilized by the Sand ninja Kankurou. Kankurou will use this technique while doing his Kugutsu no Jutsu. This technique involves Kankurou using both Karasu and Kuroari. Kankurou will maneuver the two puppets around his target. He will then use Karasu to launch poison mist bombs at his target, enveloping them in the gas. Karasu and Kuroari will then launch a multitude of needles at the target.






Kuro Higi Kiki Ippatsu - Black Secret Technique Mechanism One Shot
Kuro Higikiki Ippatsu Character Use: Kankurou
See also: Karasu, Kuroari
Rank: B
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack
Details: Kankurou referred to this jutsu as his "Kairai Engeki" or Puppet Theater.
Kuro Higikiki Ippatsu
Kuro Higi Kiki Ippatsu is a Ninjutsu technique utilized by the Sand ninja Kankurou. Kankurou will use this technique while doing his Kugutsu no Jutsu. This technique involves Kankurou's second puppet Kuroari acting in conjunction with Karasu. Kuroari acts as a defensive puppet, capturing Kankurou's opponents. Kankurou will use Karasu to manuever his target unknowingly into Kuroari's opened chest. Once inside it will immediately close to prevent their escape. Acting quickly, Kankurou will break apart the limbs of Karasu, with each limb popping out a deadly poisoned knife point. These limbs will then jab into the slots of Kuroari, puncturing and killing the opponent trapped inside.






Kuro Higi Kiki Ni Hatsu - Black Secret Technique Crisis of Two Début
Kuro Higi Kiki Ni Hatsu Character Use: Kankurou
Rank: Unknown
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack
Special note: Movie Two Only

Kuro Higi Kiki Ni Hatsu
Kuro Higi Kiki Ni Hatsu is a Ninjutsu technique utilized by the Sand ninja Kankurou. Using his Kuroari puppet, Kankurou will distract his opponent in some way, either by another ninja or possibly using Karasu. With the opponent distracted, Kuroari will move into position behind them. Kankurou will open the chest cavity and emit wire to ensnare his target. They will then be pulled into the chest cavity. Blades will then run through the chest cavity carving the unfortunate soul inside to pieces.





Kuro Higi Kiki Sanpatsu - Black Secret Technique Mechanism Triple Shot
Kuro Higi Kiki Sanpatsu Character Use: Kankurou
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack

Kuro Higi Kiki Sanpatsu
Kuro Higi Kiki Sanpatsu is a Ninjutsu technique utilized by the Sand ninja Kankurou. This jutsu is a larger scale version of Kuro Higi Kiki Ippatsu, as it makes use of a second Kuroari puppet. With the chest cavities of his two Kuroari puppets open, Kankurou or his comrades will maneuver his targets into his puppets through force or distraction. Once inside, the targets will be impaled by the limbs of Karasu or by the blades of Kankurou's comrades.






Kuro Higi Sanshouuo - Black Secret Technique Salamander
Sanshouuo Character Use: Kankurou
Rank: Unknown
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Defense, Supplementary

Sanshouuo
Kuro Higi Sanshouuo is a Ninjutsu technique utilized by the Sand ninja Kankurou. Using his Sasori puppet, Kankurou will go on the offense against his target, leading them to a spot above where his Sanshouuo puppet is hidden below ground. Sanshouuo will then burst from the ground with the hatch on its back open. The hatch will then quickly close to capture the target. In addition to capturing a target, the puppet can act to contain and dampen the blast from an explosion detonated inside.

Mokujin Hitsugi - Wooden Men Coffin
Mokujin Hitsugi Character Use: Ryuudouin Clan
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Supplementary

Mokujin Hitsugi
Ninpou: Mokujin Hitsugi is a Ninjutsu technique used by the Ryuudouin clan. Using their vast army of wooden training men, the three brothers will place charms on the heads of the dummies to attack their target. When the target is sufficiently surrounded, the clan members will break the wooden men down into their base parts and then combine them into long rows. These rows will stack and combine to surround their target and isolate them from the outside world. The wooden parts will be imbued with the clan member's chakra and be greatly strengthened as a result. If enough power is placed against the structure however, it can come crashing apart.






Mokujin Soujutsu - Wooden Men Manipulation Technique
Mokujin Soujutsu Character Use: Ryuudouin Clan
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Supplementary, Attack, Defend

Mokujin Soujutsu
Ninpou: Mokujin Soujutsu is a Ninjutsu technique used by the Ryuudouin clan. Using their vast army of wooden training men, the three brothers will place charms on the heads of the dummies. Because these men are "dumb" and only attack randomly, a target can easily defeat them with time. This technique allows specific men to become puppets to the clan members, and obey their will. This allows the puppets to better attack and defend themselves against their target.






Sanbou Kyuukai - Three Buddhist Treasures Vacuum Destruction
Sanbou Kyuukai Character Use: Chiyo (Chikamatsu Puppets)
Rank: B
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Attack
Details: The three treasures are the Buddha, priesthood and spirtual acts, the very kanji marking the mouths of these three puppets.
Sanbou Kyuukai
Sanbou Kyuukai is a Fuuinjutsu technique used by three of puppet master Chiyo's Chikamatsu puppets. The puppets come together to form a pyramid. After forming a hand seal, a great suction will draw in all the surrounding targets to the area between their bodies. Once the sucked in materials reach this area they are broken down into nothingness in the swirling vortex.






Shintenkugutsu Juin no Jutsu - Mind Puppet Change Curse Seal Technique
Shintenkugutsu Juin Character Use: Yamanaka "Fuu"
Rank: Unknown
Note: Secret Clan Technique
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Supplementary
Shintenkugutsu Juin
Shintenkugutsu Juin no Jutsu is a Ninjutsu technique that allows the Yamanaka clan member to place the mind of the victim into a puppet rather than their own body. After transferring his body into that of a puppet, Fuu's body will become defenseless. Fuu will manipulate it to throw a weapon at the victim ninja. Should the ninja catch the weapon and launch it back into the puppet, the curse tag on the puppet will activate and the victim will find their mind in that of the puppet. Because of the curse seal, the victim will be unable to manipulate the puppet's body.

Fuu himself will change places with the victim and take control of their body. Like normal Shintenshin, Fuu will be unable to inflict injury on the victim's body without also being injured himself. For this reason, Fuu can create a situation where his victim's body is hurt but he is not. He can do this by binding the victim's body so they have no chance of escape and then putting them in a situation where harm cannot be avoided after he leaves their body moments before. A skilled enough ninja can detect Fuu's presence in their comrade's body and end the jutsu before Fuu can complete his goals.






Shishi Heikou - Lion Closing Roar
hishi Heikou Character Use: Chiyo
Rank: A
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Supplementary

hishi Heikou
Fuuinjutsu • Shishi Heikou is created by one of the ten Chikamatsu puppets. This seal prevents the one sealed from manipulating chakra. There are two methods for this seal.

In the first, the puppet will expel a hazy orb from its mouth which can be thrown. While flying through the air, the orb will lose it's haze and grow in size to a huge gaping beast-like head. The large teeth can grab ahold of the person it hits and pin them to a wall. Once the it impacts the wall, it will immediately release the seal onto the surface.

In the second form, the main puppet will expel the seal from its mouth onto a surface it is touching.