Historic 'ninja house' in northern Japan dodges demolition

National Oct 13, 2020

Historic 'ninja house' in northern Japan dodges demolition

A historic house in Aomori Prefecture supposedly used as a ninja base hundreds of years ago has avoided demolition after its new owner vowed to preserve the property, a university professor said Tuesday. The wooden one-story house, which sits in a narrow alley in the ...

Japan university awards first-ever ninja studies degree

National Jun 27, 2020

Japan university awards first-ever ninja studies degree

Japan has produced its first ninja studies graduate after Genichi Mitsuhashi spent two years honing his martial arts skills and absorbing the finer traditions of the feudal martial arts agents. The 45-year-old completed the master's course at Mie University in central Japan, the region considered ...