World Japan awards first-ever ninja studies degree

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    A Japanese university has awarded the first-ever degree in ninja studies.

    Masters student Genichi Mitsuhashi, 45, spent two years examining historical documents on the true nature of the stealth fighters while perfecting his martial arts skills.

    He also bought a wooden two-storey house in Iga province, the birthplace of the ninja, and cultivated rice and vegetables on the land.

    “I read that ninjas worked as farmers in the morning and trained in martial arts in the afternoon,” he told AFP.

    “With this combination, I thought I could learn about the real ninja.”

    Read more here. (Independent UK)

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