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shuriken

(ˈʃuːrɪken)
n
(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) a martial-arts weapon usually in the shape of a star or cross with sharp protruding edges, thrown with a spin towards the target
[from Japanese, shu hand + ri inside + ken blade]
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Once you've done that, you'll get the Shuriken ability.
The title, Shuriken and Pleats, refers to her being a ninja and also being a student, wearing a high school uniform with its pleated skirt.
Advice Ninjas reaches them with the accuracy of a shuriken and precision of a katana blade.
In Angel mode Dante is faster and more capable of crowd control using an embedded scythe and giant shuriken which deal heavy damage to multiple enemies.
For example, California bans an extensive list of weapons and ammunition including: cane guns, wallet guns, undetectable firearms or firearms not immediately recognizable as a firearm, any ammunition which contains or consists of any flechette dart, any bullet containing or carrying an explosive agent, ballistic knives, nunchaku, short-barreled shotguns or rifles, metal, wood, or hard plastic composite knuckles, belt buckle knives, leaded canes, zip guns, shuriken, lipstick case knives, cane swords, shobi-zue, writing pen knives, and weapons colloquially known as a blackjack, slungshot, billy, sandclub, sap, or sandbag.
5) Another example, Vincent O'Sullivan's play, Shuriken (1985), provides the first literary illustration of Japanese and New Zealand military personnel coming face-to-face, though the story unfolds after the capture of Japanese by American soldiers and is thus at the tail end of a larger (northward) narrative.
Asuro threw the shuriken back with deadly speed but Helena slipped out of the way just in time.
POP3: Outlook Express, Outlook, Eudora, Netscape, IncrediMail y Thunderbird; solo en japones: Shuriken, Becky y PostPet
There was an axe - of the ornate type picked up in souvenir shops - knives, daggers, stilettos, retractable steel police nightsticks, brass knuckle dusters, knuckle dusters with blades, Ninja Shuriken, and a whole range of oriental-looking blades and weapons - many of them with at least one razor-sharp edge.
Also on the bill are local bands The Capulets, First Kill, The Ambush, Purple Shuriken and The Caution.
They also found a double-edged hunting knife, metal knuckles, nunchaku - two hard plastic sticks held together by a chain - and a shuriken, a star-shaped set of blades designed to be thrown, police said.
Others consider his drama (David Carnegie on the political and social circumstances surrounding the non-performance in 1984 of Lysistrata, one of O'Sullivan's classical adaptations for the stage; Philip Mann on the casting and rehearsal for the opening performance of Shuriken, O'Sullivan's best known play, at Downstage Theatre in 1983, testifying to a challenging, productive collaboration; Sebastian Black providing an overview of all the drama, but focusing on Billy (1989), a play set in Sydney in the 1820s).