TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Five for Co., Ltd., announced today that it will debut its new VR Ninja Dojo at the IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida, beginning November 13, 2018, in advance of its February 10, 2019 launch in Kanda, Tokyo. It has also launched its first promotional video for VR Ninja Dojo on the official website (https://vr-ninja.jp)
Five for will provide visitors to Japan with a unique cultural experience and an unforgettable ninja adventure.
As ninja from a hidden village, visitors will practice the ninja arts
ight to earn their ninja license – this is the path of the ninja, VR Ninja Dojo
VR Ninja Dojo is a totally new entertainment institution, combining training, performances by ninja masters, and a final test in battle to provide an unparalleled, immersive ninja experience. Visitors will dress in ninja costumes, and then begin their experience with VR training under a ninja master, learning swordplay, shuriken (ninja stars), martial arts techniques, and ninjutsu (mystical ninja techniques). Then, visitors face a test to earn their status as full ninja, using VR technology to enter a digital world, and skillfully employing their weapons and techniques to defeat enemies one after another in an exciting ninja battle experience. Friends and family can also enjoy watching both the training and the battle on outside monitors, without wearing VR headsets, through mixed reality technology. The audience will also be mesmerized by the beautiful battles of high level players and ninja masters.
The world of ninja fascinates people around the globe
The first VR Ninja Dojo location will open in Kanda, Tokyo, as a dojo aimed at foreign visitors to Japan
Ninja are worldwide representatives of Japan’s cultural cachet. Outside Japan, the word “ninja” has generated countless fans. As a dojo where people can enjoy this popular Japanese subject, VR Ninja Dojo tirelessly pursues ninja authenticity. The interior and exterior of the dojo have been created with a ninja motif, and professional ninjas will serve as the instructors. The enemies participants will face in the VR world are newly designed based on traditional Japanese monsters and zombies, creating an engaging ninja world with no consequences. The first location will open in Kanda, Tokyo, on February 10, 2019, in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics. VR Ninja Dojo will provide an unforgettable ninja experience to visitors to Japan.
Reservations scheduled to be accepted beginning December 5, 2018!
Please sign up via the reservation website
Easy reservations are available via PC or smartphone, both inside and outside Japan, on the official website, https://vr-ninja.jp
VR Ninja Dojo Overview
- VR experience using MR-BOX technology
- The experience should take a little over an hour
- Ninja masters will provide training and demonstrations
- Participants will be presented with a commemorative photo and a QR code to download a video of their experience
- Participants will receive a scroll of ninja certification
MR-BOX, Five for Co., Ltd.’s proprietary mixed reality technology, solves a problem with VR by enabling the audience to see the player interacting with the VR world through a display, without wearing headsets themselves.
Exhibit at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018
VR Ninja Dojo will debut at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018, the world’s largest attraction trade show, which will be held in the US beginning November 13, 2018. The debut will generate a “ninja wave” in advance of the opening in Japan.
Prior to opening the dojo in February, Five for will offer the experience at the Chubu Centrair International Airport from November 22 through December 14, 2018.