Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories

TV (13 eps x 5 min)
3.032 out of 5 from 563 votes
Rank #2,746

Step right up and gaze upon tales of horror and wonder, of urban legends and terrifying mysteries alike. From a man who suffers a mysterious accident on a business trip, to a boy who witnesses a horrifying family secret, to even a man who’s certain he’s being watched by a long-haired, creepy woman, there’s plenty of harrowing stories to be told.

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Juura99's avatar by Juura99 on Jan 22, 2014
Score: 8/10

In my personal opinion, Yami Shibai is fantastic. It's simple and straight to the point; it's Japanese Ghost Stories. Being a fan of horror, supernatural and generally most eerie things myself, I was delighted with Yami Shibai. It's true that, upon first glance at both the animation and the short episode length, you wouldn't expect much from it. But I was pleasantly surprised. The animation was wonderful, I... read more

Kari5's avatar by Kari5 on Oct 4, 2013
Score: 7/10

Yamishibai, in theory, is the perfect show for me. Currently, I'm going through a horror phase and I can't get enough of creepy movies and shows. However, I also don't have a lot of time to sit though long series, so the short episodes are perfect for me. As soon as I found out about this show, I was pretty excited! Story/Characters Yamishibai is episodical; each episode is a stand-alone story based on... read more

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