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Explore the history, culture and folklore of warriors like the ninja and samurai.

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Ishikawa Goemon, The Ninja Thief

November 13, 2009 Anonymous Writers

No ninjitsu school in Japan would openly acknowledge Ishikawa Goemon as one of their students. This is because, Ishikawa Goemon is considered to be the greatest thief in Japanese history. Goemon was probably a Ninja, since many sources claim […]

Kato Danzo, The Ninja Illusionist

October 27, 2009 Anonymous Writers

All Ninjas of the olden days were attributed supernatural powers, sometimes greatly exaggerated. Many were associated with witchcraft or black magic even. The illustrious Kato Danzo was also well-known for his capabilities as an illusionist. Who else can boast […]

How Have The Ninja Evolved?

September 16, 2008 Anonymous Writers

Many of you out there were introduced to ninjas when watching popular TV shows like “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. They often represent the ninjas as the brave warriors who are strictly against the evil and wrongful affairs. They are […]

Documentary About Ninja Warriors

September 9, 2008 Logen Lanka

Enjoy this 25 minute documentary about the history of ninja. Despite certain inaccuracies, this is a good video to watch. Part One: Ancient Warriors – The Ninja Part Two: Ancient Warriors – The Ninja Part Three: Ancient Warriors – […]

The Ninja Hierachy and Roles

September 7, 2008 Logen Lanka

Ninjas were sometimes the opposing force of the samurai. And while some samurai were also ninja, the code that governed ninjas was ninjutsu, not bushido. Yet, this didn’t mean that a ninja organisation lacked order. Hierachy of a Ninja […]

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