Ninja

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Drawin o the airchetypical ninja, frae a series o sketches (Hokusai manga) bi Hokusai. Widblock print on paper. Volume six, 1817.

A ninja (忍者?) or shinobi (忍び?) wis a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan. The functions o the ninja includit espionage, sabotage, infiltration, an assassination, an open combat in certain situations.[1] Their covert methods o wagin war contrasted the ninja wi the samurai, who observed strict rules aboot honor an combat.[2]

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