In & Around Tokyo: Off the Beaten Track
A typical trip to Japan would likely include Kyoto, Osaka and Tokyo or a perhaps day trip to the countryside. However, from ancient treasures to modern marvels, there's richness and rewards for those, like André Mazzone, who take the road less traveled.
Learn Real Ninja Skills Fighting VR Monsters
Experience ninja training and use your skills on an immersive 3-D battleground.
'Sanada Juyushi' Appear in Ninja Gear
On March 17, a press conference was held to announce the crank-up of the movie 'Sanada Juyushi,' which is set to premiere on September 22, 2016. The Sanada Juyushi, or the Sanada Ten Braves, are legendary ninja from Japan's Warring States Period.
University Entrance Exam Adds Ninja Section
If you don’t know your 'mizugumo' from your 'kunai,' then I’m afraid you might not be Mie University material.
Tour Kyoto & Complete Ninja Missions
Interested in joining the mysterious, shadowy world of the shinobi? The Kyoto Ninja Run tour allows visitors to make their ninja dreams a reality while exploring the city!
Become a Ninja at Odawara Castle
The castle closest to Tokyo expands its English explanations and adds a Fuma ninja clan infilitration experience!
Become a True Ninja with Ninjacket!
Crowdfunding for the ninja-styled Ninjacket hoodie and pants runs from December 7, 2016 to January 31, 2017. Find out how to get your own ninja-style gear now!
Pulling Back the Curtain on the Ninja World
Discover the secrets of these shadow warriors and practice your ninja star throwing skills at 'The Ninja' exhibit at Tokyo's Miraikan.
10 Key Spots to See in the Ise Area
From famous shrines to ninja experiences and sweet-filled shopping streets, there's plenty to see and do in the Ise area of Mie Prefecture.
16 Authentic 'Japan' Experiences around Tokyo
How do you get an 'authentic Japan' experience in the Tokyo area? It depends on what you mean by 'authentic,' and what you mean by 'Japan!' Here are 16 'real Japan' options around Tokyo, running the gamut from the very old to the very new!
'Batman Ninja' Coming to DVD & Blu-ray in 2018
Produced by Warner Bros., Batman Ninja sees the Dark Knight transported to the Warring States Period to encounter Japanese versions of his most iconic allies and enemies—with character designs by Afro Samurai's Takashi Okazaki!
How to Ninja-Proof Your Castle
Ninja and other assassins were a serious problem for high-ranking officials and royalty back in the day. Here we take a look at how they managed to thwart these silent killers.
Iga Ninjas Clean Up the Town
The town of Iga in Mie Prefecture was home to a renowned clan of shadow warriors. In conjunction with their annual Ninja Festival, the garbage men donned shinobi garb to get in on the action!
Shinobi Wanted, Apply Within!
If you happen to reside in Aichi Prefecture and are needing some extra dough, why not audition to become a prefecture ninja?
Japan's Top 12 Amusement Parks
Looking for a thrill, but don't know where to start? Check out the 12 best amusement parks in Japan!
4 Shoes Your Inner Ninja Will be Dying to Get
The iconic split-toed 'tabi' boot steps out of the ninja scene and into the world of sneakers in this roundup of awesome footwear designed for the street.
Test Your Ninja Skills
For the first time ever, Koga City's ninja exam was held in Tokyo and test takers dressed in ninja cosplay to earn an extra 10 points on the exam.
Take a Peek Inside the Ninja Trick House
Use a Japanese sword and throw shuriken like a ninja for just ¥1,000 in the heart of Tokyo!
Kick Your Hunger with Ninja Nosh
A new ninja-themed restaurant is stepping out from the shadows, ready to dish out some cool tricks and tasty tidbits that are suitable for several types of dietary restrictions.
Ise Azuchi Momoyama Bunkamura
Check out this historical theme park that recreates the golden age of samurai!