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Channel your inner samurai or ninja and delve into the world of Japanese martial arts in the cultural capital. Watch a samurai theater sword performance, learn the basics of kembu (sword dance) or be like Naruto and master throwing shuriken (ninja stars). Family and beginner-friendly plans make it easy for everyone to experience the discipline of bushido (the way of the warrior) and the elegance of Japanese martial arts.
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  1. No.1
    Check out this showcase of the samurai art of kembu. The powerful sword dance will have you marvelling at the skill of the masters as they perform this unique Japanese art.
    English Available


    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  2. No.2
    Led by a genuine ninja who trained in Iga, the homeland of ninjas. Learn the tricks and stealthy moves of these iconic spies. Participants will receive a Ninja License after the course!
    English Available

    From USD82.84

    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. No.3
    Discover the techniques of the samurai and learn the basics of kembu, a refined style of sword dancing that passes down the samurai spirit and methods.
    English Available

    From USD38.98

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)

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