Ron is selected for a student exchange program to Japan, but there may be something more sinister afoot. Kim and Monique's friendship is tested when they start crushing on the same boy.



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Episode cast overview:
Kim Possible (voice)
Ron Stoppable (voice)
Rufus (voice)
Wade Load (voice)
Yori (voice)
Brick Flagg (voice)
Fukushima (voice)
Monique (voice) (as Raven)
Sensei (voice)


Ron participates in an exchange program with the Yamanouchi school in Japan, which turns out to be a secret ninja school. In his place is Hirotaka, whom all the girls immediately crush on. That is, all the girls except Kim and Monique. Kim begins to crush on him after she sees him exhaust Brick Flagg by dodging his punches, then tip him over with his index finger. Monique begins to crush on him too, creating a conflict between the two. Meanwhile, Ron is still trying to adjust to the Yamanaouchi school, which seems to be easier for Rufus than him, but the stress is lessened by fellow student Yori, who appears to be developing a crush of her own. Ron is called to action when Monkeyfist invades the school and steals the Lotus Blade, which the founder of the school used to carve the school out of the mountain. Master Sensei, the school's leader, reveals to Ron the true reason why he was chosen to come to Yamanouchi: the Lotus Blade is a magical shape-shifting weapon activated by mystical ... Written by beeftony

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7 November 2003 (USA)  »

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This is show director, Steve Loter's favorite episode. It is also the only episode where Kim has no effect on the plot of the episode. See more »


[Ron's failing ninja training]
Yori: You must not give up. Even a mighty river was once a stream.
Ron: But I'm a trickle.
Yori: I believe in you, Stoppable-san.
[kisses Ron on the cheek]
Yori: Good night.
Ron: [sighs] Call me Ron-san.
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