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 […]