The user has a large amount of their kikaichū spread out over a wide area around themselves, having them emit a small amount of the chakra they usually feed on to confuse sensor-type shinobi. As the insects' irregular distribution and grouping together result in the creation of numerous chakra signals, it makes it more difficult to distinguish the user's actual location.


  • The name of this technique is another case of an English word being given kanji, similar to many techniques used by Kumogakure shinobi.
  • "Mingu" (民具, Literally meaning: folk tools) — as used in the name of this technique — are common, everyday items that have become so symbolic of the traditional Japanese way of life, that they are now regarded as a kind of folk art.


  1. Fourth Databook, page 326
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