Tarou has dreams - distressing dreams, related to the trauma he suffered as a child. His dreams and visions disturb his ease of mind, constantly reminding him of the darkness of his fear at the time he lost his sister all those years ago. He relives the fear, but can't recall any of the details of the time. Now, a new transfer student, Masayuki, takes an interest in Tarou's troubled past, as well as their school mate Makoto's connection to the dark incident. Under his persistence, the three boys end up visiting the site where Tarou was held hostage as a child: a decrepit hospital beyond the dam. The three venture forward to face their pasts and fears, unsuspecting of the bizarre world they are about to enter...
Ghost hound is a 22 episode psychological, supernatural mystery horror anime. Less emphasis on the horror, it has a significant amount of supernatural elements and actual science, particularly psychology and neurology. It may be off-putting to younger viewers, but only because of the sophisticated and slowish-paced plot. There’s a lot less actual action than other ‘horror’ anime. I’m... read more
Demograph: 18+ Story 8/10 Only on the penultimate episode did I discover that the original suppose for this series was penned by Masamune Shirow. It doesn't really show, although as that was in 1987 it isn't so surprising. Why it took 20 years to make it to screen is anyone's guess. Anyway, the story is very good. A dark and moody tale at heart, this anime mulls through the lives of its protagonists and... read more
|Ghost Hound: Another Side||2007|