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The Ninja Dojo sub-game is now available! Can you hit all of the targets?
— Description • Kirby's Return to Dream Land

Ninja Dojo is a 4-Player sub-game in Kirby's Return to Dream Land. The player can play as Kirby, Bandana Waddle Dee, Meta Knight, King Dedede, Yellow Kirby, Blue Kirby, or Green Kirby. This sub-game can be unlocked by collecting at least 15 Energy Spheres.


The player holds the Wii Remote vertically. In order to land a hit, the player must swing his or her arm towards the screen (or in any other direction that triggers the accelerometer) when a target appears to throw a shuriken at it. Missing the target forces the player to start again. The player accumulates points depending on how close his or her shuriken gets to the bull's eye. In multiplayer mode, whoever gets the most points wins. The game ends if all players miss the target. If only one player hits the target, he or she will be awarded 50 extra points for being the "lone hit." There are three levels of difficulty. Shuriken are color-coded to the color of the player that throws them.

The sub-game features unique Ninja costumes for King Dedede, Meta Knight, and Bandana Waddle Dee.