Shuriken School

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Shuriken School
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From left to right: Okuni, Eizan, Jimmy.
Created by Emilio Gallego
Jesùs Gallego
Developed by Pascal Morelli
Directed by Pascal Morelli
Starring Kimberly Brooks
Charlie Adler
Nathan Kress
Jessica DiCicco
Maurice LaMarche
Music by Hervé Lavandier
Country of origin Spain
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Marc du Pontavice
Producer(s) Marc du Pontavice
José Maria Castillejo
Running time 23 minutes
Production company(s) Xilam
Zinkia Entertainment
Original network CITV
Original release August 20, 2006 – June 13, 2008

Shuriken School is a French-Spanish animated series that first aired on August 20, 2006. It has also been airing on Jetix in the UK since February 2006, as well as on CITV. In Latin America it used to air on Jetix.


  • Eizan Kaburagi is an only child, 10 years old, raised in an oriental working-class family from Tokirohama. Eizan is intelligent, hardworking, and eager to learn. His sole aim since childhood has been to become a ninja and to avoid selling rice balls. His signature weapon is a green plastic ruler. He is clumsy, as shown in the episode "Phantom of the Kabuki".
  • Jimmy B. comes from a comfortable New York family, but pretends to be much more streetwise than his true origins. He spent all his time with his rap gang, developing a real talent for break-dancing. His parents, perplexed and fed up with their neighbors' comments, sent him to Tokirohama to stay with his aunt and uncle. Before coming to Shuriken, he went to Katana school, Shuriken's rival school, but was kicked out after a week. His weapon is a skateboard.
  • Okuni Dohan is the sole female member of the main group, and the most well-studied of them. She frequently cites examples from important lessons, and possesses great deductive skills and origami talent. There is also hinted rivalry between Okuni and Ami. Her primary weapon of choice is a jumprope.

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Season 1[edit]

# Episode Title Air Date Plot
1 The Winning Ninja August 20, 2006
2 Catnap Burglar August 28, 2006
3 Eizan's Shadow September 3, 2006
4 Vlad's Past September 10, 2006
5 Flip Flop of Fury September 17, 2006
6 Lousy Labyrinth September 24, 2006
7 An XXL Lie October 1, 2006
8 Kubo's Mystery October 8, 2006
9 The Demon and Mrs. Clean October 15, 2006
10 Cherry on the Cake October 22, 2006
11 Super Ninja October 29, 2006
12 Old School Ninjitsu November 5, 2006
13 Class Photo November 12, 2006
14 The Old Master November 19, 2006
15 Okuni for President November 26, 2006
16 Funny Chick Unknown
17 The Lost Treasure Unknown
18 Phantom of the Kabuki Unknown
19 The Saber and Its Shadow Unknown
20 Shuriken School Secrets Unknown
21 The Big Illusion Unknown
22 Pop Star for a Day Unknown
23 The Master of Darkness Unknown
24 Detective Mania Unknown
25 Eyes Wide Shut Unknown
26 Dirty Rice Balls Unknown


An animated film, entitled Shuriken School: The Ninja's Secret (also known as The Ninja's Secret: A Shuriken School Adventure), has been produced by Xilam. It aired 22 December 2007 on Disney Channel Asia. In the US, it was released onto DVD on April 15, 2014 from Cinedigm.


"The plot of Shuriken: the Movie follows lead protagonists Eizan, Jimmy and Okuni during the summer holidays. The three friends soon engage an interesting albeit dangerous struggle for reputation, family, and a whole lot more when Eizan's dad is kidnapped by professional ninjas. Upon setting out to find and rescue Eizan's father, the kids must employ the skills and techniques they studied so fervently during their first year of ninja training. Things are difficult however, when they learn that the Jade Shuriken, an ancient symbol of extreme ninja power, threatens Eizan's dreams and potential to become a true ninja. A series of events unravel as Eizan strives to clear his name, realize his dreams and secure his place at Shuriken School."[1]

Voice cast[edit]

Zig & Sharko[edit]

Home Video[edit]

In the US, the entire series was released onto DVD on August 12, 2014 from Cinedigm.


Australia Disney XD (Autumn 2006–2010)

Canada YTV

United Kingdom CITV (2006–2009), Jetix (2006–2009), Kix! (TBA)

France France 3 (April 2006 – Present), Jetix, Gulli

Italy Mediaset (Autumn 2006 – Present)

Mexico Once TV (October 2007 – August 2008)

Netherlands Disney XD (Autumn 2006 – Present)

Hong Kong Indonesia Singapore Malaysia Thailand Vietnam South Korea Philippines Disney Channel Asia (October 5, 2006 – Present) [2]

India Jetix (March 2007 – 2009)

Malaysia TV3 (March 2007 – Present)

Poland Jetix (September 4, 2006 – 2007)

Germany Jetix (February 1, 2007 – 2009), Nickelodeon (February 2007 – Present)

Denmark TV2

Hungary Jetix (September 4, 2006 – 2009)

Greece Jetix (September 2006 – 2009)

Czech Republic Jetix (September 4, 2006 – 2009)

BrazilMexicoArgentinaJetix (October 2006 – July 2009 (until the Disney XD take on))

DubaiMBC 3

Japan Jetix (in Disney XD) (September 2006 – 2009)

Belgium Ketnet (soon – Present)

Belgium ClubRTL (July 2009 – Present)

Romania Jetix (October 2008 – 2009)

Russia Jetix (2007–2008)

Norway NRK Super (April 2009 – Present)

Turkey Smart Çocuk

Turkey Cine5

Turkey Kanal 7

Turkey Kidz TV (February 2012 – July 2012)

China Disney XD

Syria Space Toon (January 2016 – present)


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