throwing stars

Move over, dartboards – Japan now has shuriken machines for ninja fun!

Ninja Trainer Arcade earns Japan Ninja Council’s blessing.

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Ninja-star throwing contest now accepting applicants, grand champion gets a golden shuriken

Have you got what it takes to be the deadliest shuriken slinger?

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Man arrested in Japan for stockpiling throwing stars and knives because he “likes ninja”

He had the arsenal of Japan’s shadow warriors, but not their stealth.

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Japan Ninja Council fulfills wealthy shadow warriors’ wishes by selling solid gold throwing stars

Stylish shinobi seeking silver shuriken similarly supplied.

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Now you can be the coolest ninja on the block with these awesome origami shuriken

Origami is known worldwide as the art of paper-folding, and while most people associate it with Japanese culture, it also has history in China and Europe as well. We’re not sure what it is, but there is something strangely satisfying about turning a flat piece of paper into a three-dimensional model resembling anything from flowers to animals to vehicles.

One particularly fun shape to make are ninja throwing-stars, like the ones you see above. If you’re in the mood for some crafts and would like to give it a try, follow us after the jump to get started!

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