- From Japanese 手裏剣 (しゅりけん, shuriken). (Wiktionary)
“It does look ominously like some kind of shuriken: "Shuriken 手裏剣; lit: "hand hidden blade" is a traditional Japanese concealed weapon that was used for throwing, and sometimes stabbing or slashing an opponents arteries.”
“Most likely, they were interested in the stuff that was being sold as shuriken (which would likely be the star-shaped things, probably of stamped metal or something equally cheap).”
“Similarly, the statute refers to “knuckles of any substance” that can be “put to the same use with the same or similar effect” as metallic knuckles; nunchaku, zoobow “or any similar weapon” configured with two sticks connected by rope, chain, or wire; and shuriken or “any similar pointed starlike object intended to injure a person when thrown.””
“Also, is it just me or do the framers of that statute clearly have no idea what a real shuriken is?”
“Chris Travers: Also, is it just me or do the framers of that statute clearly have no idea what a real shuriken is?”
“It is sort of like having 'ninjas' in the Old West attacking a wagon train, or aboard the Pequod hunting the Great White Whale with shuriken and kusarigama.”
“Along with being packed full of high-flying, shuriken-tossing ninja action, "American Ninja" arrived at the height of ninja movie madness and had the somewhat unique distinction of featuring an American actor in the lead role.”
“In my interactions I can flip, throw verbal shuriken and vanish in a puff of smoke.”
“Not quite the slit your throat and gouge your eyes out with shuriken type of ninjas, but cute and cuddly ninjas.”
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