Ninja-seeking Japanese region inundated with overseas applications

Mar 25, 2016

Ninja-seeking Japanese region inundated with overseas applications

Hundreds of aspiring ninjas from abroad have overwhelmed tourism officials in Japan looking to hire six full-time secret assassins, massively outnumbering local applicants. Aichi Prefecture is hiring a troupe of ninjas — the martial-arts masters and stealth assassins of feudal times immortalized in history ...

Aichi advertising for full-time ninjas in tourism push

Mar 13, 2016

Aichi advertising for full-time ninjas in tourism push

Wanted: six full-time ninjas who have a way with words and can do backward handsprings. Pay: about ¥180,000 a month. Aichi Prefecture said it is hiring full-time ninjas — the martial-arts masters and stealth assassins of feudal times — to promote tourism in an ...

Jan 4, 2016

Aichi governor announces bid for 2026 Asian Games

Aichi Prefecture will bid to host the 2026 Asian Games, with Nagoya expected to be the main venue, Gov. Hideaki Omura said Monday. If Aichi lands the 20th edition of the event known as Asiad, it will be the third time Japan will play ...