Ninja works it
|Ninja works it|
|October 23, 2004|
The song "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" is a single released by the French group Daft Punk. The main verse from the song was used in one of the most popular sites on ytmnd.
The original site was created late in October by thenixfactor called "Ninja Works It". The site showed a ninja from the computer game Karateka breakdancing. The site became an instant success and ushered in the first dancing fad on ytmnd. Various fad sites were created, showing other people dancing. The song was also featured in the moderator's favorite "".
"Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" was included on Volume 2 of the YTMND Soundtrack. The original image will be used as the cover for Volume 13.
Origins of image
The actual ninja in this animation is taken from a 1984 Atari, Apple II/e game called Karateka designed by Jordan Mechner of Prince of Persia fame. The title is derived from a Japanese word meaning 'practitioner of karate'.