Shuriken was a robot from Team Katana that was named after the Shuriken (or Throwing Star)- a small, multi-bladed throwing weapon from Japan known for its association with ninjas.
Shuriken was an invertible two-wheeled robot with two horizontal cutting discs with a yin-yang symbol painted onto them. These weapons, however, were not very durable, as they broke off when Shuriken was placed on the floor flipper.
In the battle, Shuriken hit 6 Million Dollar Mouse, but stopped spinning, and Falcon became stuck on top of it. Shuriken had broken down as a result, and was placed on the floor flipper by Shunt, where its weapons came loose as the robot was tossed through the air. The Brute won the battle on a judges' decision. Shuriken was too badly damaged to continue competing, and the team drove The Green Mouse in the side events of the series.
|SHURIKEN - RESULTS|
|Round 1||vs. 6 Million Dollar Mouse, Falcon, Medusa Oblongata, Red Virus, The Brute||Eliminated|
- Wins: 0
- Losses: 1
|US Series||Shuriken Series Record|
|Season 1||Heat (Round 1)|
Robot Rebellion with The Green Mouse
|Season 2||Entered with Ninjitsu|
|Nickelodeon||Entered with Ninjitsu|
Outside Robot Wars
Shuriken also competed in BattleBots Season 3.0 as a middleweight called Musashi, based on the name of the legendary Japanese swordsman, Miyamoto Musashi. It won its first battle against Vortex, then lost its next one against Short Order Chef.
- Shuriken makes a cameo appearance in every episode of Robot Wars Extreme: Series 1, Robot Wars: The Fifth Wars, Dutch Robot Wars: Series 1 and German Robot Wars. It and Falcon are visible behind the battleboards showing the list of events/rounds in each episode of the aforementioned series.