Ninja student gets top marks for writing essay in invisible ink
Eimi Haga handed in what looked like a blank sheet of paper - but left her professor a crucial clue.
Eimi Haga became interested in ninjas by watching TV shows
The words appeared when her professor heated the paper over his gas stove.
After enrolling at Mie University in Japan, the first-year student took a class in ninja history, and was asked to write about a visit to the Ninja Museum of Igaryu.
She then mixed the soybean extract with water - spending two hours to get the concentration right - before writing her essay with a fine brush on"washi" (thin Japanese paper).
A person who uses ninjutsu - an independent type of warfare - is a ninja
"To tell the truth, I had a little doubt that the words would come out clearly. But when I actually heated the paper over the gas stove in my house, the words appeared very clearly and I thought 'Well done!'
"I was confident that the professor would at least recognise my efforts to make a creative essay," she said.Read more: BBC News (UK)
Clever, but the world is obsessed with style over substance. We still need good quality writing, especially from University students and graduates. Read the headline and honestly thought for a split second there that Japan had ninja schools. 😂 That was a great idea for her essay, especially all the work she put into making the ink.
I wanted to go to ninja school but failed the first test. I could not find one. Made me think of this Is this the best news story bloody BBC can come up with If I was grading ninjas, everyone would get an A**+ She should have just got a invisible ink pen from Amazon 🤓 Shut The Front Door..... , !. (Ninja tweet)
Reminds me... A ninja, a priest and a rabbi walk into a bar. The bartender says, 'Good to see you two. That was a very smart idea!
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