Sound Four: Summoning: Four Beasts Encirclement Formation
|Rōmaji||Otogakure Yoninshū: Kuchiyose: Shijū Hōi no Jin|
|Literal English||Sound Four: Summoning: Four Beasts Encirclement Formation|
|English TV||Sound Ninja Four: Summoning Jutsu: Four Corner Beast Formation|
|Anime||Naruto Shippūden Episode #304|
|Appears in||Anime only|
|Classification||Space–Time Ninjutsu, Ninjutsu, Collaboration Technique|
|Class||Offensive, Defensive, Supplementary|
The Sound Four summons each of their respective summons to barricade their opponents. While the Triple Rashōmon makes escape difficult, the Doki and Earth Golem attack from the front, while Kyodaigumo attacks from above.
- Shijū (四獣) refers to the four beasts of Chinese mythology. It may also be a reference to the four gods who rule over the four cardinal directions, similar to how each of the Sound Four members is associated with a cardinal direction.