Kaidan Hebi Onna – Snake Woman’s Curse (Nakagawa Nobuo 1968)

Genre: Kaidan Social Commentary review in one breath When young Asa loses the lives of her father, mother and even herself at the hands of a cruel land owner, the cry for justice is loud enough to literally wake the dead. This relatively “modern” ghost tale is as much a warning against rousing angry spirits […]

Mansion of the Ghost Cat – Borei Kaibyo Yashiki (Nakagawa Nobuo 1958)

Genre: Classic Japanese Horror review in one breath When Dr. Kuzumi moves his practice to the countryside in order to allow his wife to regain her health, little does he realize that the old mansion they have rented “possesses” a notorious history of its own. When a mysterious old woman repeatedly appears, apparently with the […]