Iga city in Japan is suffering from a ninja shortage.

The city, which is about 280 miles from Tokyo in central Japan, claims to be the birthplace of the ninja.

The mayor is hoping to bolster tourism by drawing on the city's ninja heritage.

There's just one problem - there aren't enough ninjas.

Today on the show, Sally Herships goes to Iga to discuss the city's plan to use ninjas to fight depopulation.

"facing a serious problem that there aren't enough people training to be ninjas, not even for $85k a year."

According to information the Foreign Press Center of Japan obtained through its research, ninja performers can make between $23,000 and $85,000 a year.