If you’ve ever dreamed of being a ninja, you now have a shot. Japan's Aichi region has placed an advertisement to hire six full-time ninjas as part of their efforts to attract more tourists. According to the Aichi Prefecture’s wanted ad, potential applicants need to have both fitness and acrobatic skills, an ability to dance and perform backward handsprings, and, of course, a mastery of throwing metal stars.
This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.
While traditional ninjas were required to stay out of the limelight and live a life of anonymity, this position presents a reversal, as those selected for the job must pose for photographs with tourists and “enjoy being under the spotlight even though he or she is a secretive ninja.”