Even the Japan Ninja Council, an organization dedicated to the spread of ninja culture, admits that the shortage is a serious problem.
With the 2020 Olympics likely to create an even bigger spike in the demand for ninja, the Japan Ninja Council stresses the necessity of developing employment opportunities for would-be shinobi.
In fact, the demand for ninja entertainers so far outstrips the supply that currently Japan faces a bona fide shinobu shortage.
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