|Literal English||Yin Release|
|Viz manga||Dark Style, Shadow Style|
|Anime||Naruto Shippūden Episode #300|
|Appears in||Anime and Manga|
The Yin Release techniques, based on the spiritual energy that governs the imagination, can be used to create form out of nothingness. When combined with Yang Release, it allows the use of Yin–Yang Release.
- During the Nine-Tails' attack on Konoha, Minato Namikaze used the Dead Demon Consuming Seal to seal the Yin half of the fox's chakra within the Shinigami. After reviving by Orochimaru, Minato is able to use Nine-Tails Chakra Mode by using Yin chakra.
- According to the Second Mizukage, genjutsu fittingly falls under the broad category of Yin Release. He used a mirage-based genjutsu thanks to his summon clam by using Yin Release.