Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories

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4.4
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  • Superb, stylish storytime
    Great little ghost stories to watch before bed. The best episodes manage to flesh out a story in around 5 mins and the forgettable ones are at least short; it's more fun to watch in small sessions as opposed to week to week but still great either way.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Whoever is watching this is going to need jesus!
    My God what a terrifying anime! I love horror and enjoy a very unique horror story any day... but man was this anime something else. they did a very good job on being consistent and providing unique and a non cliché horror story and being able to give you a really good creepy and absolutely terrifying vibe without the pop up scares through out the story. as a fan of the horror genre its very hard ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Very Enjoyable To Watch
    These short stories provide just the right amount of sinister plot devices and scares to appeal to fans of horror, whilst still maintaining a comedic element in certain places, "Farewell Confessional" being a noted example. This series is reminiscent of classic television shows such as "Tales of The Crypt Keeper", "The Twilight Zone", "Ray Bradbury Theatre" and "Roald Dahl's Tales of The ...
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  • Awesome!!! you need to watch this!

    Creepy as hell!, short histories that will give you a very nice and scary moment!!! just great, one of the animes best you must watch this, the histories are from the Japanese folklore very very interesting
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  • 2 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover!
    I Was about to click off on the first episode because of the art style, but i saw how short the episodes were and that it looked kind of creepy so i stuck with it for 4 episodes and now me, my mom, and my brother are in love with this short anime.

    Don't judge a book by its cover...
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