|Manga||Volume #52, Naruto Chapter #490|
|Anime||Naruto Shippūden Episode #222|
|Appears in||Anime, Manga|
This council is an assembly presided over by the Raikage, consisting of Kumogakure's highest ranking and most prominent shinobi which gather to discuss strategy and tactics regarding the village.
The Council convened prior to the start of the Fourth Shinobi World War in order to discuss further tactics and the general cooperation within the Allied Shinobi Forces. Unbeknown to the council, this meeting was spied upon by Kisame Hoshigaki, who proceeded to leak vital information regarding Kumogakure's military strength back to Tobi.