horror

Are You Brave Enough? The Top 10 Scariest Japanese Films You Shouldn’t Watch Alone

With tons of unique and astounding movies produced each year, it can be difficult to choose which ones to add to your personal “top list.” But if you’re looking for some real-deal horror, then a number of Japanese picks are there to impress. Over the years, the Japanese entertainment industry has evolved, especially in terms…

Is Capcom’s ‘Resident Evil’ the Forerunner of the Zombie Apocalypse?

Zombies are everywhere!!! No, really, I mean it. You can’t throw a dead voodoo cat without hitting some kind of zombie media – The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, The Last of Us, Warm Bodies, and many more. One of South Korea’s biggest hits this 2016 was a zombie movie. Arnold Schwarzenegger even made…

Attack on Titan, A Silent Voice and More in This Week’s Hot 10 Articles!

Hi, readers! This is the Japan Info staff. We wanted to say thank you for always reading our articles and we’ve got a way for you to enjoy them more! Out of all the posts that have been published over the last week (September 19th to 25th) on Japan Info and/or on Facebook, we are…

Get Thrilled this Summer as Zombie Museum Opens Up for a Limited Time in Osaka!

Zombies do not only show up during Halloween in Japan. They can be found in some theme parks across the country, too. And now, a Zombie Museum is opening in Osaka this coming summer to double up the thrill for those wanting to enjoy the zombie culture. Let’s check out the place! Establishment of the…

The Freaky Characters from Japan’s Famous Horror Movie Ju-On Have Gone Viral!

If you’re a huge horror movie fan, you may have heard of the upcoming movie, “Sadako (貞子) vs. Kayako (伽椰子)” that involves Ju-on’s, Kayako and The Ring’s, Sadako. However, it seems as though the scare tactic promos have now moved to social media! So, if you’ve ever wondered what Kayako and her son (in the…

Scary Japanese Monsters: The Demon Hag

It is safe to say that every culture has its own scary monsters. The stories and legends revolving around these beings can tell you a lot about the culture and the people of the place where the story is based. The list of scary monsters from Japanese folklore – so-called “yokai” – is long and…

Scary Japanese Monsters: The Snow Woman

It is safe to say that every culture has its own scary monsters. The stories and legends revolving around these beings can tell you a lot about the culture and the people of the place where the story is based. The list of scary monsters from Japanese folklore – so-called “yōkai” – is long and…

Japanese Horror: Spend a Night with Bone Woman

Let’s Get into Japanese Horror… If you are not the type to get a fright easily, you might like this scary ghost story. Basically, we are telling you now to be aware of who you might meet in the darkest of nights… This is the story of The Bone Woman (Hone-Onna). The Legend ts95studios.deviantart.com/ One…

Battle Royale, The Controversial Japanese Horror Flick

Fans of Japanese cinema will probably already know the controversial horror flick – Battle Royale. The film was met with very mixed reviews when it was released in Japan, and recent news stories meant it was really poking an area that was very tender for Japan at the time. Storyline The storyline for the 2000…
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