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Posted 7/14/13 , edited 7/6/14
Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories



About the Show:

Available on Crunchyroll
http://www.crunchyroll.com/yamishibai-japanese-ghost-stories


Simulcast on Sundays 1:45pm EDT
Yamishibai is a picture-story style of animation whose motif is surrounded and based off the rumors, and urban legends throughout the history of Japan.


WHAT DO YOU think about this series? WHAT DO YOU think of SEASON 2?


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Posted 7/14/13 , edited 7/14/13
Holy crap it looks so scary! This was the first time I jumped in an anime ina while.. Looks promising.. Omg


Not sure if its because im not premium anymore, but is it really 4 mins long?
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Posted 7/14/13 , edited 7/14/13
Yeah it's really short, but it honestly doesn't need to be any longer.
I knew going in that it would be creepy, but I didn't expect it to be that scary. Partly because of the tension, partly because I just know something is going to happen, and mostly because of the animation style.
It's really good and it's a nice breather from all the other animes.
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Posted 7/14/13
It was good, it was creepy, it was... watched with no sound because I something was going to jump out and scream, and I didn't need a heartattack. xD
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It was just enough creepiness for my day! Four minutes a week, I think that's good for my system. I think their anime art style is awesome for the horror. I wonder what's gonna be next :O
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43 / M / Canada
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Posted 7/14/13
Hand drawn cutout style, very retro, quite spooky, looks good!
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Posted 7/14/13 , edited 7/15/13
I think it's really interesting, but not really scary just pretty creepy.
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Posted 7/14/13
I hadn't really paid attention until I watched the first episode. Like the animation style! I've always like ghost stories, so I can't wait to see what's up next.!
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Posted 7/14/13 , edited 7/14/13
This was cool. I think the audio could've been much creepier though.

But it's neat seeing something short enough that it has to concentrate on its core element to the point of being like a case study. Nothing is buried under miscellaneous or overlapping events; it's all contextualized in one direction.
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Posted 7/14/13
I heard about this series before when CR added it. However, I'll probably marathon it after I read a good review after series has finished airing.
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Posted 7/14/13 , edited 7/14/13
Art style was different, but just fine for this 1st ep; thought it wasn't too creepy or scary until...


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Posted 7/14/13
4 mins of creepiness.. I just love it..
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24 / F / New Zealand
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Posted 7/14/13
I didn't really like the way it ended >_<
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17 / M / Long Beach
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Posted 7/14/13
I really can't wait for the new episodes, this is new and exciting... Love it even though I get scared.
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20 / M / 米国 ☃
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Posted 7/14/13
This series is really creepy my sundays will be very scary with this series (>.<) I can't wait for next episode
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