A 1968 film that until recently was thought “lost,” CRUEL GHOST LEGEND is a most engaging combination of the ghost and samurai Japanese movie tropes
This 1992 Japanese production is that rarity of rarities: a successful attempt at reimagining a classic story.
I was predisposed to like this short novel, and like it I did–a lot.
This is the second of Kurodahan Press’ four volume LAIRS OF THE HIDDEN GODS anthology of Japanese Cthulhu Mythos, and, as with the first entry, it’s a first rate collection with excellent translations.
Here we have the first entry of a four volume English translation of this massive H.P. Lovecraft-inspired anthology, which initially appeared in Japan back in 2002.
This anthology, the first of three volumes, is a terrific collection of Japanese supernatural tales set during (though not always from) Japan’s Edo period of 1603-1868.
A very odd, and very culturally specific, look at Hell from a noted Japanese science fiction writer.
You’re likely familiar with the RING movies, but you may not know that, as with many successful films, they were books first
The horror movie genre, like any other, contains more than its share of overpraised clunkers