Japan is known for its countless ghost stories and terrifying yōkai spirits, but how many horror anime draw inspiration from this rich cultural history? Check out these series and learn something new about what Japan's traditional folklore and myths have to offer!
Telling ghost stories is a summertime tradition in Japan, and now it has been revealed that a new season of Seiyuu ga Kataru Kowai Hanashi ("Scary Stories Spoken by Voice Actors") will broadcast on Mainichi Broadcasting System and will stream on Youtube beginning in July of 2021. Hit the jump to learn more.
Mainichi Broadcast System is getting into the ghostly spirit of things with a new live-action TV show entitled Seiyuu ga Kataru Kowai Hanashi ("Scary Stories Spoken by Voice Actors") which features a group of famous male voice actors recounting blood-curdling tales of the supernatural. Hit the jump to learn more.
Anime dubs have changed a lot, but what makes the "bad" ones "good" and how can we love them so much? Ever since the 90s, weird, funny, and downright crude anime dubs have existed. But although they may be different, they bring a whole new perspective to some of our favorite shows. Hit the jump to find out how!
Telling spine-tingling tales of horror and the macabre is a summertime tradition in Japan, and now the NHK network is enlisting a group of veteran voice actors to perform spooky stories for a special, two-night TV program entitled "Seiyuu x Kaidan" ("Voice Actors x Ghost Stories") that will broadcast on August 14 & 15, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Crunchyroll is proud to announce the addition of another future classic anime series in Ghost Stories to its streaming catalog. Hit the jump for the details.
Ghost Stories, a supernatural TV anime from 2000 with animation by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex, is getting a new lease on life with a rebroadcast on Japanese satellite network Animax beginning in September. Hit the jump to learn more.
Discotek Media has announced that they have picked up the license for the 2000 anime series Ghost Stories, with plans to release a full collection in 2014. This will include both the Japanese audio and the What's Up, Tiger Lily? style ADV Films dub, in which the English voice actors went off script for their own jokes. More after the jump.