The beginning episodes was centered around the Ninjai’s solo journey through the dark jungles and most of the time talking to himself. He was mostly thinking about life’s question, who was he and what is the purpose of life?
Suddenly, he meets few unnamed thieves and rogues who confront him and threatened to harm him, but Ninjai was unshaken.
Ninjai – Great Flash Animation Series | About the Initial Episodes
Shuriken was a popular and portable weapon used by Ninjas, these are a kind of smart weapon, lets dive into some cool facts about this cute yet dangerous weapon.
It is also seen in the Ninjai movie that the lead character Ninjai uses this kind of Ninja star against enemies…
Only a few ninjas have served as assassins. Instead, they were commoners who were most often employed to spy and sabotage one’s enemies, blending in with the common people. However, they did engage in secret warfare from time to time.
Because they were primarily commoners, their weapons are mostly derived from farm tools. But they also used the swords and bows familiar as weapons of war in their day.
Some ninja weapons are only from the movies, while others were used in real life. Let us explore a few of the more popular ones from the movies to see how they measure up.
Shuriken (Throwing Star)
The shuriken is a legendary ninja weapon from the movies, with many historical examples. You might not know that shurikens were thought to be made originally from modified farm equipment bent into the shape of the star. But they were not just used by ninjas but were a common weapon of war. They were highly effective, so why not?
They are iron throwing blades covered in charcoal to prevent rust, giving them their infamous black color. Often, poison was adhered to it through the charcoal. They worked great as distractions, were easy to hide, and could kill through the poison.
The history of the ninja has been a subject of fascination for centuries. Tales of their battlefield accomplishments, undented loyalty, and exceptional combat skills are highlighted. They facilitate these warriors to be the center of fictional stories in the cinema. Some of these films are nothing short of beautifully made. However, getting an audience to understand the nuances behind ninja-based movies is a challenge. The untrained eye could easily argue that these action-based films are much the same. It’s the trailer that defines why these ninja-based movies will capture eyes, hearts, and minds. Here are 3 of the most beautifully crafted ninja-based movie trailers that achieve that goal.
Duel to the Death was released in 1983 to much critical acclaim, being hailed as the ‘best swordplay movie ever’ even today. This ninja-based movie arguably served as the starting point for Hong Kong cinemas ‘golden age.’ The trailer for the film showcases why Duel to the Death is so highly regarded. It catches attention through the extraordinary fight choreography and unique aesthetic combat style.
The trailer is well-constructed by not only offering viewers high-octane action thrills but redefining how ninja movies are presented. The scenery, cinematography, action, and narrative all seamlessly intertwine within the trailer to back the combat scenes with a compelling story of facing up to inner demons. Duel to the Death set the standards for ninja movies to come, and it’s instantly recognizable in the trailer.