All About Japan

Iga Ninjas Clean Up the Town

| Ninja , Mie
Iga Ninjas Clean Up the Town

These ninja may not be very stealthy, but they are fleet of foot. They work in Mie Prefecture’s town of Iga, which is famous in Japan as a home to ninja.

The costumes coincided with the Iga Ueno Ninja Festa, an annual ninja-themed event that attracts visitors to the region. Although it was only a limited-time event, the initiative got rave reviews from locals. These ninja disappeared as suddenly as they appeared… but one day they may be back!