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10 Stealthy Ninja Tools You Haven't Heard Of

Other than the classic ninja star, or shuriken as it's known in Japan, there were many tools ninja kept on-hand to thwart their enemies—and some of them will surprise you!

Beware of Ninja Shark!

Just off the coast of Central America, a terrifying creature lurks in the shadows waiting for its next victim...

Get Comfy in Hakama Pants

Whether you're lounging around at home or heading out for a night out on the town, these samurai-inspired pants are the perfect addition to your closet.

Kanazawa's 'Ninja Temple'

Myoryu-ji Temple is not just your ordinary run-of-the-mill Buddhist sanctuary. Full of secrets and surprises, adults and children alike are sure to enjoy what this special place has to offer.

Hang Onto Your Turtle Shell!

The coolest Teenage Muntant Ninja Turtles game yet will have fans shouting 'Cowabunga!'

Smartphone Samurai Get Picked Off by Ninja

NTT Docomo's smartphone safety video warns that texting while walking may make you vulnerable to ambush.

Sporting Nation

The October 2015 issue of Highlighting Japan examines the history and evolution of sports in Japan, running the gamut from Paralympians and FIFA soccer referees to sumo wrestlers and modern practitioners of ninjutsu.

The Top 10 Ninja Video Games

Ninja have been a staple of video games since the 8-bit NES era, and we've highlighted some of our favorites. See if you agree!

Feel Like a Ninja on This Rope Obstacle Course

Head out to central Saitama to test your fake ninja skills!

Japanese Schoolgirl Ninja Parkour

Urban parkour videos are nothing new, but this one took us by surprise with its kickass/kawaii protagonists and nod to the ancient martial art of ninjutsu!

Unleash Your Inner Ninja in Nara!

Believe it! You too can live out your fantasy of becoming trained in the deadly weapons ninja once used.

Ninja for a Day: Koka Ninja Village

Is it possible to really become a ninja when traveling around Japan? Go to Shiga to find out—but you might be a little surprised by the reality!

4 Essential Pieces of Ninja Gear

In the world of fiction, ninja climb like Spider-man and toss out weapons like they've got bottomless Bat-utility belts. But how much was real, and how much is modern embellishment? A look at their gear will help us find out!

Explore This Tiny Ninja House

Sometimes hamster wheels aren't enough for our tiny rodent pets, so one YouTuber created a ninja house for hamsters, filled with escape panels and hidden floors.

Japan’s Best-Known Ninja Lives in Chiba

Masaaki Hatsumi teaches the ways of the samurai and the art of ninjutsu to aspiring shadow warriors and law enforcement personnel from all over the world.

Make Your Own Ninja Stars

You too can master the art of throwing ninja stars by practicing with homemade paper shuriken.

Samurai & Ninja Take Center Stage in Asakusa

Always wanted to train under the guidance of famed general Oda Nobunaga? Unless you have a time machine, this traveling performance group may be the next best thing!

Dinner & A Show—Ninja Style

Where else but Ninja Kyoto Restaurant & Labyrinth can you watch a performer juggle with actual knives?

Watch the Fail Ninja in Full Action!

If you haven't seen the Fail Ninja yet, not to worry—he's probably got his eye on you!

Happy Ninja Day!

So what’s so special about February 22 in Japan? And what's the connection with Ninja?

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