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-Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association

  • Become a ninja/samurai and take pictures.
  • Become a ninja/samurai and learn how to use a sword.
  • Become a ninja/samurai and combat enemies with your sword.
  • You can learn about the Japanese spirit.
  • As an option, you can also practice throwing shuriken (ninja stars).
HostJapan Tatedo Association
DaysEveryday
Time10:00am~5:00pm
Duration1 Hour

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Samurai and Ninja Experience

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Address

1-chome−1−27, Kitahorie, Nishi-ku, Osaka, 550-0014, Japan

Access

1 min. from Yotsubashi Station exit 3 by foot (Osaka Metro Yotsubashi Line)
7 mins. from Shinsaibashi Station exit 7/8 by foot (Osaka Metro Midosuji Line)

Activity Information

A one minute walk from Yotsubashi Station! A hideout-like dojo.

Leave Yotsubashi Station from exit 3 and turn left. You should then see a samurai flag to your right. Opposite that is Imai building, where Japan Tatedo Association's main dojo is located.
Alternatively, you can also get there in 7 minutes from Shinsaibashi Station exit 7 or 8. The dojo is like a secret hideout, hidden on the third floor of an office building in the middle of the city.
-Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association -Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association

Transform into a Samurai or Ninja!

With a change of clothes, you'll transform into a samurai or ninja. The staff will help you put them on.
With over 800 possible combinations, choose your favorite hakata, kimono, and haori.
-Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association -Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association

Let's learn proper sword form!

When samurai and ninja fight, they handle their swords using something called "kata." First, you will practice this kata.
You will practice sword techniques including the fundamental "seigan," the chest! "hassou," the slice a monk's robe "kesagiri," the one to use with concealed weapons "wakigamae," the most difficult among these "nukidou," the can you split an apple? "makkougiri," and basic sword forms like "battou" and "noutou."
-Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association -Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association

Now, for real!

Split into two groups and practice swordfighting together. Afterwards, it's time for the real performance!
With the lights and sounds, will you feel like an action star?
-Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association -Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association

As an option, practice throwing shuriken*

For those who are interested, you can throw shuriken* (plastic).

*ninja stars
-Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association -Samurai, Ninja Experience- Brought to You by Japan Tatedo Association

Important Notes

・Please understand that in the event the activity is canceled due to unpreventable circumstances, you will not receive compensation for travel expenses (train fare, etc).
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