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The Kinkaku Force (金角部隊, Kinkaku Butai) was a special team of at least twenty highly skilled shinobi from Kumogakure that was active during the First Shinobi World War.
On one occasion, they tracked down Team Tobirama, Danzō Shimura, Torifu Akimichi and Kagami Uchiha, surrounding them on the battlefield. The Second Hokage ultimately sacrificed himself to allow his comrades to escape.
- Kinkaku (金角) means "Golden Horn". It is the name of a character from the famous story Journey to the West.
- A Kumogakure ninja named Kinkaku was alive around the same time as this team. It is not known what, if any, connection the two had.
- ↑ Chapter 481, pages 4-10