The character's television debut will occur in Arrow's 14th episode, titled 'The Odyssey', which will air in early 2013, according to Zap2it.
The female archer - the daughter of a Yakuza agent - first appeared in 1987 mini-series Arrow: The Longbow Hunters.
In the three-part comic storyline, Shado was charged with killing those who dishonoured both her father and the crime syndicate he serves.
Casting for the role is currently ongoing - recent guest star signings for Arrow including Manu Bennett (Spartacus), David Anders (Once Upon a Time) and Seth Gabel (Fringe).
The series continues on Wednesdays at 8/7c on The CW and airs on Mondays at 8pm on Sky1 in the UK.
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