This week, we’re going to discuss the ninja, or at least what we can discern about them from the limited information that’s out there. We’ll discuss their origins, historic exploits, and the mythologization that turned them into the pop culture warriors we know and love today.
Listen to the episode here.
Sansom, George. A History of Japan, Vol II: 1334-1615
Turnbull, Stephen.Ninja: The True Story of Japan’s Secret Warriors.
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