Shinobi Girl

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 5.3  (52)

"Shinobi Girl" is an action-adventure series from Fever Dreams that debuted in 2012. It mixes the modern and traditional in a captivating manner. This intricate blend makes the series simultaneously unique and familiar, providing the viewer with a completely new perspective on ninjas, their skills, and their roles in contemporary society.

"Shinobi Girl" is centered around the initially mysterious protagonist, Noriko, who emerges within the bustling city of New York. The series draws heavily from the covert world of ninjas, creating a gripping storyline featuring the age-old art and discipline of ninjutsu. Noriko, a dedicated practitioner of this art form, is attempting to navigate modern life while maintaining her commitment to her craft, and this forms the crux of the story.

Much more than an average woman, Noriko is, in fact, a descendant of an ancient line of female ninjas. The series acquaints the viewer with Noriko’s world, where she is busy defending the innocent and fighting corruption. Today's metropolis becomes an ever-changing battlefield where Noriko strives to maintain balance and justice while dealing with the twists and turns thrown her way.

As Noriko navigates her double life, "Shinobi Girl" provides a comprehensive understanding of her background, reasons for being in New York, and the secrets she carries. From this perspective, the series underlines crucial elements of identity and duty, and how they interact in a tangle of mystery, suspense and intrigue. An important underlying theme is Noriko's sense of duty and commitment to her ancient lineage, despite the incongruencies that her modern surroundings present.

"Shinobi Girl" is further characterized by its blend of genres. While at its core it remains an action-packed series, elements of drama, suspense and emotional depth add more dimensions to the storyline, making it appealing to a broad audience. As the series unfolds, viewers are presented with an increasingly intricate plot featuring complex characters, each with their distinctive backgrounds and motivations.

The series is also known for its high-octane action sequences. The fight scenes, in particular, showcase an array of dazzling choreography that breathes new life into the conventional understanding of ninja combat. The spectacle of Noriko using her shinobi skills to vanquish enemies is thoroughly thrilling and visually impressive.

At the same time, "Shinobi Girl" makes a conscious effort to highlight the human side of Noriko. Despite her martial prowess, she is as susceptible to the trials, tribulations, and emotions faced by any ordinary person. This emphasis on character development gives the series depth and makes it much more than just an adrenaline-filled action ride.

Drawing upon themes of modernity colliding with tradition, identity, duty and the balance between good and evil, "Shinobi Girl" successfully constructs a project marked by its distinct approach to a set of age-old themes. The series distinguishes itself on the basis of its protagonist, a female ninja who commands respect and admiration from the viewer. The edge-of-your-seat action, with its impressive choreography, ensures the viewer's unwavering attention, while the more contemplative moments offer a satisfying narrative depth.

In summary, "Shinobi Girl" is an engrossing action-adventure series that expertly intertwines the traditional concept of ninjas with the fast-paced buzz of modern city life, offering the viewer a unique and exhilarating viewing experience. From gritty fight scenes to high-stakes drama, this series offers some of the best action storytelling around, all wrapped up in a captivating storyline that keeps the viewers coming back for more.

Shinobi Girl is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on August 15, 2012.

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Free the People Part 2
9. Free the People Part 2
December 28, 2012
Video evidence reveals the true identity of Ronald Brooks' killer. Will Shinobi Girl be cleared at last? SEASON ONE FINALE!
Free the People, Part 2
9. Free the People, Part 2
December 27, 2012
Video evidence reveals the true identity of Ronald Brooks' killer. Will Shinobi Girl be cleared at last? SEASON ONE FINALE!
Free the People
8. Free the People
December 6, 2012
The corporation finds itself under fire as people and events plot to bring it down. Can Shinobi Girl clear her name?
Free the People, Part 1
8. Free the People, Part 1
December 7, 2012
Shinobi Girl duels with Fake Shinobi Girl and pleads with reporter Rachel Rafterson to go live on the air with an exclusive interview. Shinobi Girl pleads her case directly to the public and is arrested during the broadcast! Noriko makes a deal with Detective D'Amato and is temporarily freed. Meanwhile, Tiffany Brooks quells a corporate uprising with brute firepower as Shinobi Girl and her team of Raven and Christina plot to raid Brooks' office. Raven provides reporter Rachel Rafterson with the key evidence that may or may not clear Noriko and potentially destroy Brooks.
Lollipop for a Dead Man
7. Lollipop for a Dead Man
November 16, 2012
Shinobi Girl must track down and stop a psycho copycat killer hired to destroy her public support.
Quoth the Raven
6. Quoth the Raven
October 26, 2012
Detective D'Amato becomes suspicious of Ms. Brooks' refusal to cooperate in the murder investigation of her husband.
A Time to Feast
5. A Time to Feast
October 11, 2012
Ms. Brooks hosts an extreme corporate event, while Noriko returns to the City to capture a vile international war criminal on the run.
We Could Have Been Friends
4. We Could Have Been Friends
September 27, 2012
Noriko escapes her abductees and faces a grueling training session at A.J.'s boot camp.  Her fighting skills improve immensely after a ghostly visit from her past.
Do Me a Favore  Die
3. Do Me a Favore Die
September 14, 2012
A trap is set for Shinobi Girl in an abandoned warehouse where she confronts her two arch-enemies at the same time.
Do Me a Favore & Die
3. Do Me a Favore & Die
September 13, 2012
A trap is set for Shinobi Girl in an abandoned warehouse where she confronts her two arch-enemies at the same time.
Don't Call Me Shinobi Girl
2. Don't Call Me Shinobi Girl
August 30, 2012
Grueling training may be forgotten as a trap is set.
Some Kind of Superhero
1. Some Kind of Superhero
August 15, 2012
The legend of Shinobi Girl takes root as an avenging angel comes to the aid of the less fortunate.
Where to Watch Shinobi Girl
Shinobi Girl is available for streaming on the Fever Dreams website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Shinobi Girl on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Apple TV and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 15, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    5.3  (52)