The video is a compilation of six short stories based on Japanese folklore legends. Each story is approximately 15 minutes long and are briefly introduced by a host. “Peony Lamp” is a story of love, death and ghosts. “She Bear” tells the story of a monster lady who terrorizes passers of a city tunnel. “Yamamba” is a spirit living in the depths of the forests waiting to feed on anyone who ventures there. “Nurarihyon” tells us of a playful spirit visiting a family’s restaurant. “Heartbroken trip”, a young woman visits a spa not knowing what awaits her. “Lost Souls” a stop during a long car ride turns into a nightmare.
J-Horror Anthology: Legends
2003 62 min
Director: Hiroaki HirakataHiroshi IkezoeNaoto YamakawaTadafumi Tomioka
Actors: Junji InagawaKaori ManabeYouko AkitaniYuko Yamazaki