Originally Posted by Shino'sDad
So I just thought of something.
Why is it that the regular Tailed Beasts were able to be placed in Reanimated bodies, thus remaking the original Jinchuriki, but Madara Has to be alive for him to be the Ten Tails' Jinchuriki? Is it just because the Ten Tails is so powerful?
Probably has something to do with the other beasts' chakra all being stuck in the statue, too. They're effectively "dead".
Remember during the Minato flashback? They said they COULD "kill" Kurama, he'd just resurface a few years later anyway.