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Kinkaku Force (金角部隊, Kinkaku Butai; Literally meaning "Golden Horn Force")
|Manga||Chapter #481 (Mentioned)|
|Anime||Naruto Shippūden Episode #211 (Mentioned)|
|Appears in||Anime and Manga|
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".
- It is possible that the team was named from Kinkaku, who along side with his brother Ginaku were known as infamous Gold and Silver Brothers, that staged a coup d'état against Second Raikage and Second Hokage, which left them both to verge of death.
- Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist — a similar group of shinobi from Kirigakure.
- Twelve Guardian Ninja — a similar group of shinobi from the Land of Fire.