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Calling All Ninjas: There Are Still Jobs for You in Japan

by Alex Johnson


The Japanese prefecture of Aichi is looking for a few good ninjas.

Six of them, to be exact. Acrobats with media experience preferred. Ability to speak Japanese not required. Salary: $19,000 a year.

The unusual job was posted by the prefectural government in Nagoya earlier this month to kick-start what it’s calling “warlords tourism” in the lead-up to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, which is expected to bring millions of tourists to Japan.

The Ieyasu Tokugawa and Hanzo Hattori Ninja Team — named for the legendary 16th-century shogun […]

2017-08-23T04:50:30-05:00March 30th, 2016|What's Happening On Air|