NINJA TRUTH Episode 13: Ninja Mnemonics
The ninja are said to have been capable of remembering extensive details about the estates and castles they infiltrated. To learn how they were able to recall large amounts of information without taking notes, we take a look at some of the mnemonic devices mentioned in ninja documents. In the latter half of the program, we examine torches developed by the ninja. With the help of a pyrotechnician, we recreate a Mizukakyo, or water-resistant torch, using ingredients of the time. Join us to see the experiment results!
The ninja used a substitution technique to memorize multiple numbers.
An extreme memory technique used by the ninja is revealed!
A ninja document mentions water-resistant torches and we set out to recreate one.
An experiment is held with the Mizukakyo. Tune in to see the results!