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SHADOW in Japanese Kanji Symbol & Free Download!

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What is a kanji letter for SHADOW?

kage written in japanese kanji symbol, meaning shadow in english

Shadow says KAGE in Japanese.

If you like it, you can download free PNG data at the end of this page. I'm a native Japanese and I guarantee you that every kanji letter is 100% accurate.

Hope it helps for your tattoo ideas and designs!

How to read



shadow, illusion, shape


It gives dark and cool impressions.


You can find this symbol in many manga and anime!

For example?


5 Kages in NARUTO, Hiei in Yu Yu Hakusho (Ghost Fighter) Kageyama Tobio in Haikyuu!! They all have the “shadow” kanji!

In manga and anime, the Shadow symbol is frequently used for someone with high combat ability who fights behind the scenes like ninja and assassins.


The left part of the character pictures sunshine and a tall building. The right one stands for the boundary between light and dark.

These make the whole symbol mean “shadow”!

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