Nobunaga no Shinobi

Ninja Girl & Samurai Master

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Japanese: 信長の忍び
English: Ninja Girl & Samurai Master
German: Ninja Girl & Samurai Master
French: Ninja Girl & Samurai Master
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2016 to Mar 28, 2017
Premiered: Fall 2016
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 21:55 (JST)
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Licensors: None found, add some
Source: 4-koma manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 3 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.061 (scored by 87808,780 users)
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Ranked: #36332
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4095
Members: 21,285
Favorites: 21

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Rescued from nearly drowning in a river, a young Chidori yearns to pay back her savior's kindness. Though her cute and innocent appearance might not show it, she is actually a highly skilled ninja, so years later, Chidori and her friend Sukezou come to serve under the man who saved her—the ambitious warlord, Nobunaga Oda.

As Nobunaga fights off invading forces and sets his sights upon neighboring lands, Chidori is assigned vital tasks to assure victory, such as gathering information or assassinating key figures. Between taking on these important missions and dealing with the colorful cast of Nobunaga's family and servants, the young ninja is always ready to do her best to lead her master toward greatness.

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Daichi, Akitarou
Tanaka, Kazuya
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1: "Adazakura (徒桜)" by Renka (蓮花)

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Mar 28, 2017
LegendAqua (All reviews)
So what happens when a cute ninja helped with Oda Nobunaga's conquest?...

Hilarity Ensues.

Nobunaga no Shinobi is one of LA's favorite anime shorts of Fall 2016 and with a 26 episode run spanning 3 minutes each, LA enjoyed this little gem all the way through.

Nobunaga no Shinobi comedy core element is the use of "defying expectations" mainly in the case of punchlines. Be it from a cute girl who happens to be an excellent ninja who can kick ass, to Hideyoshi Kinoshita being a bumbling errand boy turned commander of an army for Oda Nobunaga, to the most unpredictable character of all, Kichou, Oda Nobunaga's wife read more
Jan 3, 2018
Anime-General (All reviews)
This is a simple comedy anime with some historical facts based on the warlord Oda Nobunaga with some obviously historical inaccuracy throughout it as it's clearly made for young children to watch and enjoy.

Since this a comedy show the animation style is done with chibi style for all the characters, its simple and while I am not a particular fan of it, its fine for the run time of the anime being only three minutes long. And it works well for the show for the characters show off their more comedic expressions or tell the fast paced jokes in each of the episodes, but read more
Dec 15, 2017
dv8zen (All reviews)
Started off pretty slow and had a lot of fictional ass-pull to get the story kick started. Towards the end, it actually became more historical (Sengoku era), enough to actually get me to try to verify some of it.

I expecting to learn something about Nobunaga and shinobi. Instead, I found a show that followed a ridiculously OP "ninja" who tried to be cute. I decided to watch the 2nd season hoping they'd show the invasion of the Iga territory...

Regarding the story, art, sound, character, enjoyment, etc. I may have confused Nobunaga for being a ventriloquist. It was refreshing to see anyone who wasn't a samurai, read more
Oct 31, 2016
TheSmilingShoujo (All reviews)
Nobunaga no Shinobi tells about the exploits of a shinobi called Chidori who works for Oda Nobunaga, a prominent (or rather, the most popular) warlord in Sengoku era (16th century). Basically it revolves around the things Chidori do as summoned by her lord.

The episodes are short yet sweet. Characters are in chibi style and as such, it is comedic in nature and viewers should not expect serious historical accuracy in the series. However, those who appreciate Sengoku era history will probably enjoy this series better because they are familiar with the names and the character traits.

The humor is lighthearted and it's rather manzai styled in read more

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