Ninja Cadets

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Ninja Cadets
(Ninja Mono)
Genre Comedy, Action
Original video animation
Directed by Eiji Suganuma
Music by Takeo Miratsu
Studio AIC, Youmex
Licensed by
Released March 27, 1996June 12, 1996
Runtime 29 minutes per episode
Episodes 2
Light novel
Written by Daisuke Kawaguchi
Illustrated by Eiji Suganuma
Published by Fujimi Shobo
Demographic Male
Imprint Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
Published May 25, 1996
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Ninja Cadets, known in Japan as Ninja Mono (Ninja者?), is a two-episode original video animation (OVA) anime series produced by Anime International Company and Youmex and directed by Eiji Suganuma. It is a comedy about a group of ninja-in-training in feudal Japan.

Ninja Cadets was released in two episodes from March 27 to June 12, 1996.[1] It has the distinction of being the first anime DVD ever released.[2] The series is licensed in the United States by Media Blasters under its AnimeWorks label.[3] It is the first English dub by Bang Zoom! Entertainment.[4]




  1. ^ AIC staff. "Works: 1995~1999" (in Japanese). Anime International Company. Retrieved April 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ Mania staff. "Ninja Mono". Retrieved April 22, 2012. 
  3. ^ ANN staff (July 28, 1999). "Media Blasters announces new titles, DVDs". Anime News Network. Retrieved April 22, 2012. 
  4. ^ ANN staff. "Review: Ninja Cadets". Anime News Network. Retrieved April 22, 2012. 

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