Jet Black and the Ninja Wind is one of the best novels where the action is based in Japan I’ve ever read. It is a young Adult novel about the last living female ninja and her quest to save her tribe and her own life.
Action, Japanese culture and history (learning a lot about Japanese indigenous people), great and deep characters, intrigue, mythology and ninja are all present in a plot that will keep you reading from the very beginning bring your imagination to travel to Japan through beautiful descriptions. After finishing reading the book I decided that I have to visit Osore-san (Sacred Mt. Osore in the novel), a remote mountain at the north of Honshu.
The protagonist, Jet Black, travels to Japan after her mother dies. Upon her arrival to Japan she travels to Kanabe, a remote village where she meets her grandfather for the first time. She soon commits to protect her family treasure…
Also, the book has an official trailer. Yes, a novel with a trailer!
And also the trailer, behind the Scenes. Skydancing aerial artist, sword-slayer, dancer, yogini and kunoichi Angelica Kushi spins her ninja tricks in this behind-the-scenes reel from the making of the book trailer for “Jet Black and the Ninja Wind”
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