New body launched in Japan to promote ninja culture

A group set up to promote knowledge of the history and culture of the ninja has officially launched in Japan.

Ninja culture group launched in Japan.

Ninja culture group launched in Japan. Image by scion_cho / CC BY 2.0

The organisation will target foreign tourists in the lead up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and provide information in both English and Japanese online. Promotional events are also planned around 22 February, which was recently declared ‘Ninja Day’. Read more: japantimes.co.jp 

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