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Kwaidan: A Filmic Venture into Uncanny Japan

Eerie and beautiful, Kwaidan is the perfect introduction to the classic ghost stories of Japan. Further revelations await those who look deeper into its dark mirror.

Unseen Japan

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Day 12: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark? – Anime Ghost Stories that are Actually Frightening

Hello and welcome back to 13 Days of Otakutober! Can. You. Believe. That we have made it this far? Like gosh darn we are already on day twelve…

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Real Japanese Ghost Stories: The Shriekquel

Time to cozy up and scare yourself with more spooky tales submitted by Savvy readers.

Savvy Tokyo

A Scare for the Kids – Ghost Stories Spoiler Review

I don’t tend to review a lot of anime made primarily for the younger bracket. Most of what I look at is at least targeted towards teens, if…

Harper Anime Reviews

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Just Be Cool GUYS! – First Impressions: Mieruko-chan

Hello and welcome back to Otaku Thursday! So, it’s spooky season–well into it–and Star and I have decked out our living spaces with Halloween things. We absolutely love…

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Yami Shibai 2: There are still a million more series of this

Yami Shibai is a pretty decently sized horror franchise with nine series and a special. All from ILCA, the studio behind the unimpressive Kowabon. I have reviewed the…

Anime Reviews

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4 Spooky Anime to prepare you for the Halloween season

In this post, I recommend 4 vaguely horror themed anime that I think are perfect to watch during the Halloween season.

Gusty's Corner

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Ghost Stories: The Funniest Dub You’ll Ever See

Greetings, fabulous people of the Internet! Hanime on Anime here, and do you believe in Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior? Okay, I’m just kidding there, but hopefully,…

Hanime on Anime

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Top 5 Ghost Anime – These Spooks Aren’t All Scary But They Sure Are Entertaining

I've always been a big fan of ghost stories so it is no surprise that once I started watching anime I would naturally gravitate to ghost anime. While…

100 Word Anime

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Over Your Dead Body (2014) by Takashi Miike

Dreams and reality begin to merge during preparations for a stage production of a popular ghost story. Miyuki (Ko Shibasaki) and Kosuke (Ebizo Ichikawa) are playing the lead…

Japanese Film Reviews

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Ghost Stories (English Dub)

The heckling humor of MST3K meets Abridged Series humor in this hilarious and crass parody of itself where Voice Actors were given free reign.

At a Glance Anime

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Ghost Hunt(Anime Review)

Synopsis: While at school, Taniyama Mai and her friends like to exchange ghost stories. Apparently, there is an abandoned school building on their campus that is the center…

Just Another Anime Blog

Yuri and LGBTQ+ Manga, Anime, and Games to Enjoy this Pride Month

Manga and Comics I’m in Love with the Villainess Ordinary office worker Oohashi Rei wakes up in the body of the protagonist of her favorite otome game, Revolution. To her…

The Holy Mother of Yuri

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Where the Wild Ladies Are

Author: Aoko Matsuda (松田 青子)Japanese Title: おばちゃんたちのいるところ (Obachan-tachi no iru tokoro)Translator: Polly BartonPublication Year: 2016 (Japan); 2020 (United States)Publisher: Soft Skull PressPages: …

Contemporary Japanese Literature

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Ghost Stories – Anime Review

Japanese Title: Gakkou no Kaidan   Similar: Ghost Hunt Pop Team Epic Cromartie High School   Watched in: Japanese & English Genre: [Comedy] Horror Mystery Length: 19 episodes…

Nefarious Reviews

Seasonal Anime Impressions - Winter 2021 - Part 1

Seasonal Anime ImpressionsWinter 2021Part 1Hi and welcome to "this thing with the title above", the only series of blog posts where I give my impressions of the first…

Slug Gardens

Anime Dubs that NEED to be Fixed

We’re back with 5 more English dubbed anime we reckon could be fixed! As usual this is all just fun wishful thinking, not intended to be a prediction…

The Cartoon Cipher

Crunchyroll Announces Its Winter 2021 Lineup

Crunchyroll has announced the anime titles the site will be streaming during the Winter 2021 anime season. Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2 will be available…

Lesley's Anime and Manga Corner

11 Anime Series The Blend Horror and Comedy

While Pikotaro can take a pineapple and a pen, smash them together, and make a pineapple pen, other things don’t smush that easily. Two of those things are…

Recommend Me Anime

There's a Kickstarter to Give The Island of Giant Insects The Dub It Deserves

As good as most anime dubs are nowadays, there is something weirdly depressing in how over the past decade, we’ve lost a kind of dubbing that was synonymous…

AniTAY

What I Learned from Watching the Ghost Stories Dub

Do you guys know about the hilarious and sorted history of the Ghost Stories dub? I feel like a lot of people have at least heard of it…

I drink and watch anime

Cardcaptor Sakura – 17 – ERASED (Temporarily)

It’s CCS’ first beach episode! That means ample chances for Sakura to show off her talent for swimming as well as potato peeling during dinner prep. Turns out…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Woodpecker Detective’s Office Ep.4 – The Ghost in the Moonlight

I like ghost stories. I like the a lot. But being a total coward, I prefer ghost stories where it turns out the ghost wasn’t really a ghost…

I drink and watch anime

Sub vs. Dub: Ghost Stories

There’s an old logical fallacy called “special pleading,” that basically says if you look around long enough you can find one example of your case, whatever it is,…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

First Impressions: Winter 2016 – Part 4

Alright! Final post of first impressions~!  Was waiting for decent Ajin subs, but they never materialised, so just watched the terrible engrish subbed version so I could get…

Caraniel's Ramblings

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OtakuGeneration (Show #459) Wings of Honneamise

  Shownotes :: (show 459) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Wings of Honneamise, recorded live March 23rd, 2014. This week we talked about , opened…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #458) Kenyan Boy

  Shownotes :: (show 458) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Kenyan Boy, recorded live March 16th, 2014. This we week watched…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #457) Yozakura Quartet

  Shownotes :: (show 457) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Yozakura Quartet, recorded live March 9th, 2014. This we watched and compared the anime series…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #456) The Wind Rises

  Shownotes :: (show 456) :: () :: () :: () :: () With The Wind Rises, recorded live March 2nd, 2014. This we week saw the latest Ghibli…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Single of the Week: "Lilium" by Kumiko Noma (Elfen Lied OST)

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! It's that time again for trick-or-treating and telling ghost stories, so in commemoration for this scary holiday, I'...

Cely_belly nonsense | Anime blog

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Single of the Week: "Lilium" by Kumiko Noma (Elfen Lied OST)

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! It’s that time again for trick-or-treating and telling ghost stories, so in commemoration of this scary holiday, I’d like to recommend my favorite horror series, Ellf…

Cely Belly Nonsense | Anime Blog . . . not completely rubbish.

OtakuGeneration (Show #134) AlanCON

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 134) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) LIVE from AlanCON,…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #133) The Holiday XTRAvaganza

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 133) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With the Holiday…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #132) Fansubing

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 132) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Fansubbing, recorded…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #21) the Halloween Show

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 021) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With the Halloween…

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