The Land of Forests (森の国, Mori no Kuni) is a country full of forests, which makes the river the only crossing access. The criminal group Shinobazu was acting around in this country. Gantetsu, who was a member of Shinobazu was captured in Ogi Pass and was supposed to be brought to the country's capital for trial. He never made it however, as the ship was attacked by the Shinobazu. He "escaped" and, along with Naruto Uzumaki and another they managed to defeat the Shinobazu. In the end, Gantetsu's name was cleared.