|Earth Release Barrier: Earth Prison Dome of Magnificent Nothingness |
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|Rōmaji||Doton Kekkai: Dorō Dōmu|
|Literal English||Earth Release Barrier: Earth Prison of Magnificent Nothingness|
|English TV||Earth Style Barrier: Earth Dome Prison|
|Anime||Naruto Episode #112|
|Game||Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3|
|Appears in||Anime, Manga, Game|
|Classification||Ninjutsu, Chakra Absorption Techniques, Barrier Ninjutsu|
|Range||Short to Mid range|
|Hand seals||Slam hands on ground|
This technique traps the victims inside a self-repairing dome of earth which is almost instantaneously able to reform, even after Kiba hit it with his Passing Fang. Jirōbō was able to absorb the chakra of anyone trapped inside, something he enjoyed greatly. However, Jirōbō's chakra was not evenly distributed throughout the dome. Near the back, relative to him, his chakra was much weaker, making the dome weaker in that spot.
- The name of this technique shows a clever use of language. Dorō (土牢) means "Earth Prison." However, the usual pronunciation of these kanji is "tsuchirō," meaning "dungeon." Likewise, dōmu (堂無) is written with the kanji for "Magnificent Nothingness," but, when written in katakana (ドーム), it means "dome."
- ↑ Second Databook, page 262