On the 2nd Monday of January each year, Japan celebrates Coming of Age Day, a holiday that recognizes that all of the young people who are turning 20 years old are now considered fully realized adults in Japanese society. However, when Chofu City held a public ceremony for Coming of Age Day on January 08, 2018, they received a surprise appearance from someone who is also turning 20 years old: Sadako, the malevolent spirit from the Ringu and The Ring horror films. Hit the jump to learn more.
Providing further evidence that Japanese monster movie mash-up Sadako vs. Kayako has the greatest promotional campaign in film history, the ghostly villains of the Ringu / The Ring and Ju-On / The Grudge films recently turned up for photoshoots at a pair of Japanese fashion magazines. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sadako vs. Kayako, a cross-over horror movie that pits the ghostly antagonists of the Ringu / The Ring and Ju-On / The Grudge films against one another in mortal combat, is now playing in Japanese theaters, but no villain face-off would be complete without a popcorn flavor battle. Hit the jump to learn more.
Not content to contain their ghostly rivalry to the silver screen, the titular characters of Sadako vs. Kayako showed up at a recent baseball match between the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows at the Sapporo Dome on June 01, 2016. Hit the jump to see vengeful yurei taking over the ceremonial opening pitch.
Upcoming horror movie Sadako vs. Kayako, a monster mash-up that pits the antagonists of the Ju-on / The Grudge and Ringu / The Ring films against one another, is running a "spooky general election" promotional campaign that encourages fans to vote for their favorite villain. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new trailer is now available online for the upcoming horror movie mash-up Sadako vs Kayako, which pits the murderous, ghostly antagonists from the Ringu and Ju-On series against one another. Hit the jump to check it out.
Announced last October, the Ringu franchise burns on in Japan with this year's sequel to Sadako 3D. Set several years after the last entry, Sadako 3D 2 brings director Tsutomu Hanabusa back to tell the tale of an outbreak of deaths and disappearances. Peep the teaser after the jump.
Remember when Sadako of the Ringu franchise threw out the opening pitch at a Pacific League pro baseball game in promotion of Sadako 3D? Now the Japanese horror icon is being honored with her very own baseball trading card… which she hopefully won't come climbing out of. Read on for more!
As if the hype machine for the Japanese theatrical release of Sadako 3D—which premiered on May 12—wasn't enough, Kadokawa is adding a whole new dimension to the experience. No, seriously, they're bumping this horror train up to 4D. See what that entails past the break!
An army of Sadako from Ringu (remade as The Ring in the states) appeared in Tokyo's Shibuya ward to promote the movie Sadako 3D. More pics after the break!
Did you think you would see the day? The long black of hair of Sadako Yamamura and the cute pink bow of Hello Kitty unite this May to commemorate the theatrical release in Japan of Sadako 3D. Hit the jump for more info!