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Curse Mandala
Kanji 呪縛曼荼羅
Rōmaji Jubaku Mandara
English anime Fuma Ninja Art: Spell of the Mandala
English games Fuma Ninja Art: Binding Mandala[1]
Anime Naruto Episode #141
Appears in Anime, Game
Classification Hiden, Ninjutsu, Kinjutsu

After performing various hand seals, the user is able to perform an ancient ninja art that is only known to a few generations of the Fūma clan. The technique traps the victim in a pyramid-like chakra cage which will slowly constrict as the user moves his hands closer together. Anyone caught in the Mandala as it constricts will be crushed.

The user of this technique must maintain a triangle-shaped hand seal at all times to maintain the cage. Should the user's will falter or the entrapped opponent happen to be strong enough, the cage can be broken. When the cage breaks, a massive explosion of energy follows, destroying a wide area and harming the user. The prisoner however, remains safe at the centre of the blast.


  • This technique is somewhat similar in appearance and mechanics to Dust Release techniques, as both allow users to manipulate the size of a geometric 3-dimensional shape composed of energy/chakra by altering the distance between their palms. However, while this technique is decreased in size to compress the target's container, the Dust Release techniques are usually increased in size to increase the range of the attack.


  1. Naruto Collectible Card Game