Japan Is Running Out Of Ninjas

May 30, 2017 in Daily Bulletin

Caroline Mortimer wrote about ninjas:

  • Tourism to Japan is increasing, and with it demand for ninja shows.
  • But performance squads are reporting difficulties in finding ninja candidates.
  • Instructors say that there are too many other career tracks for potential recruits. Japan’s ageing society also constricts supply.
  • To be a good ninja one must be proficient in combat, stealth, acrobats, and, of course, skilled with throwing stars and swords.

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Via: Marginal Revolution