A full trailer for the second live action ninja kids film Nintama Rantaro: Natsu Yasumi Shukudai Daisakusen! no Dan was posted in the web. Following the part 1's Takashi Miike, a veteran tokusatsu director Ryuta Tasaki (Super Sentai, Heisei Kamen Rider) helms the sequel. Check this summer's ninja film after the jump!
Naruto Shippuden is an incredible mix of ninja tradition, based on both classic fictional characters and a few real-life ninja as well. Read on for a run-down of the stories behind some of your favorite characters as told by author Matt Alt!
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has a brand new song and music video in the form of “Ninja ri Bang Bang”, a colorful eye candy love letter to Japanese culture complete with ninja dance moves, laser battles, and a catchy techno hook. Watch it after the jump!
Masakazu Ishiguro, best known in English-speaking world for his Sore demo Machi ga Mawatteiru (aka Sore-Machi, And Yet the Town Moves) manga, has designed a new ninja-girl T-shirt to be sold through an independent manufacturer. Photos after the jump!
Mie University, a national university in Tsu-city, Mie, announced that Jinichi Kawakami, the 21st head of the Koga Ninjutsu, has become a specially appointed professor since last December. The 62 year old martial artist has been known as "Last Ninja" in Japan. He works on "Ninjutsu Study" to research Ninja's special knowledge and skills. More details after the jump.
The international trailer for a new live-action Ninja movie "忍道-SHINOBIDO-" has posted on YouTube. The movie is scheduled to be released in Japanese theaters in 2012. Watch the trailer after the jump!