Shuriken Ninja Throwing Star

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The Japanese name is Shuriken (剣 剣) and in Greek it is pronounced Suriken, also known as Star Ninjas. According to historical sources, the Shuriken (剣 剣) were not intended as the main lethal weapons, but as secondary ones, to either cause annoyance - injury or distract the opponent. The targets were the eyes, face, hands or feet, areas that were exposed to the armor brought by the Samurai. Sometimes it played a role as the main weapon, such as the sword or spear only that those Shuriken (剣 剣) were made with a different method of armor penetration.Shuriken (剣 剣), also used in other ways, were u..

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The Japanese name is Shuriken (剣 剣) and in Greek it is pronounced Suriken, also known as Star Ninjas. According to historical sources, the Shuriken (剣 剣) were not intended as the main lethal weapons, but as secondary ones, to either cause annoyance - injury or distract the opponent. The targets were the eyes, face, hands or feet, areas that were exposed to the armor brought by the Samurai. Sometimes it played a role as the main weapon, such as the sword or spear only that those Shuriken (剣 剣) were made with a different method of armor penetration.


Shuriken (剣 剣), also used in other ways, were usually poisoned and only to scratch the opponent had lethal effects; , another way was to wrap a coarse rope impregnated with flammable liquid which they lit and threw at various targets to cause a fire or wrapped a poison-infused cloth. weight on the part of opponents to cover an area with a poisonous cloud of smoke. It was also used as a weapon for body-to-body combat when conditions did not allow its normal use (such as very small spaces).


During the Meiji period, Japan sought to modernize, many classical martial arts such as Ninjutsu falling sharply, with some virtually disappearing. So many forms of Shurikenjutsu (手裏 剣 術) were lost.


This Shuriken has a diameter of 12cm.

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