The truth of Ninja -Ninja Encyclopedia-

What is Ninja?   Entry List

The Activities of Ninjas

Ninjas (E) refers to the group of professional spies who flourished in the pre modern age in Japan. What kind of activities did ninjas perform? Firstly, as ninjas are spies, ninjas entered into enemy territories in secret and they ran away with top secrets of their enemies. There were various ways they went about their activities. Primarily, the methods centred about not being seen by anyone. For instance, a ninja would creep into a residence where lords of his enemies lived and eavesdropped on...

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The Abilities of Ninjas

One of the reasons why ninja (E) are loved all over the world today may be in the "mystique of ninja ". A ninja has a perfect command of eccentric and mysterious abilities in his mission. These skills are called " ninjutsu (Ep) " in Japanese. The characteristics of ninjutsu is close to conjuring tricks. A ninja has the ability to make an illusion for his enemies by the playing on the imagination of human psychology and make it seem like supernatural phenomena. A lot of ninjutsu was something ad...

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The Martial Arts of Ninjas

Ninjas (E) were spies, they had lots of opportunities to come across their various enemies and fight with them. So, of course ninjas acquired many martial arts. Ninjas were generally after one thing, information. The mission of a ninja was to steal information from their enemies. If there were cases where ninjas fought with their enemies, the ninja's purpose for fighting was almost always to escape from enemy's land or to kill important people. This was the biggest difference between ninjas and...

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How Ninjas Trained Themselves

As previously mentioned, ninjas (E) were people that carried out espionage and guerrilla warfare with methods superior to ordinary people. Ninjas accumulated specific training from their infancy, letfs have a look at some of the training they received.

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Ninja and Ninjutsu Today

The Edo Shogunate (]˖{) which produced 260 years of peace in Japan ended in 1868 and a new modern regime, the " Meiji () " period began.With this change, the role of the ninja was needed less. The final official position which ninjas took were the classes in the Army Nakano school but in 1945, Japan was defeated by the Allied Forces so Ninjas (E) and Ninjutsu (Ep) completely became relics in history.Nevertheless, ninjas and Ninjutsu have left their mark not only in Japan but all over the wor...

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Ninjas and Japanese History

Sun-TzuThe age when ninjas (E) flourished in Japanese history was the Warring States period between the 15th and 16th centuries. In the first place, when were the groups of ninjas born? I am going to expand on the history of ninjas, but I forewarn you that the the stories I will talk about are not necessarily believed by everybody, many of them are hypotheses. As the history of ninjas is so long, it is hard to find conclusive evidence throughout the historical documents available today.Firstly,...

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