This is a supplementary manoeuvre used by Kakashi's ninken which involves the hounds standing in a circle. They can also leave one dog in the middle to be the focus of the opponent's attack while allowing them to perform other techniques such as the Ninken Ninja Art: Dance of the Dust Cloud.

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Defensive +  and Supplementary +
方円の陣 +
方円の陣 +  and Hōen no Jin +
Hōen no Jin +
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