This technique is an advanced version of the Shadow Imitation Technique, where the user expands their shadow to cover a wide range, thereby reducing the chance of escape. Due to the technique's concept, multiple targets can be captured simultaneously.
- Shikamaru Nara gives Temari credit for making this advancement to his clan's ability.
- In Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4, this technique is referred to as the "Shadow Bind Technique" (影縛りの術, Kageshibari no Jutsu), despite it being stated to be a separate, advanced version of said technique in other forms of media.
- In the novelisation Naruto Uzumaki refers to this technique as Shikamaru's.
- ↑ Boruto: Naruto the Movie light novel