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4 Things to Know Before Streaming “House of Ninjas”

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At Black Belt, we love ninjutsu, which is why we are excited for this newest edition to ninja canon coming straight to streaming next month. Let’s get into the details!


When and where to watch: House of Ninjas is a Japanese TV thriller that airs on Netflix February 15th. 


Synopsis: “Years after retiring from their formidable ninja lives, a dysfunctional family must return to shadowy missions to counteract a string of looming threats.” The series stars Kento Kaku, Yosuke Eguchi, Tae Kimura


The Star: Kento Kaku doesn’t just star in this series, he also serves as co-writer and co-executive producer.  While a well-known actor in Japan, his most notable international credits come from Disney+’s “The Family, “Tokyo MER.”

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What it’s really about: Ninjas, the famed heroes of Japanese lore, are renowned for their stealthy tactics and fierce combat techniques. However, they are often viewed as mythical or belonging to a bygone era. In the contemporary setting of "House of Ninjas," the narrative unfolds around the Tawara family, the final surviving ninja clan. Despite distancing themselves from their traditional origins due to a past event, the family is compelled to confront a significant crisis in modern Japanese history—one that poses a profound threat to the nation.

Find out more about House of Ninjas here!

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