2.792 out of 5 from 39 votes
There’s a legend of a person-shaped letter that, when opened, curses the reader unless they give two identical copies to friends within 24 hours. For Wakaba, Misato, Kouji and the rest of a school this legend becomes reality when a bully named Ninomiya receives one of these letters – and soon falls from the roof of the school after throwing the letter away. With more letters circulating, increased numbers of students are getting hurt or going insane, and there’s no end in sight. Can Wakaba and the rest stay safe and uncover a way to stop the curse?
Fifteen-year-old Tsubasa's parents divorced three years ago, separating her from her beloved twin sister Arisa. However, they've communicated secretly with letters and are now meeting with each other for the first time since the event. Arisa is everything Tsubasa is not - she's popular, gentle, has good grades and has a new boyfriend, while Tsubasa can't seem to find girl friends to be cutesy with and has earned a reputation of being a delinquent leader. The two decide to switch places for a day and Tsubasa is enamored with Arisa's school life. But beneath the surface of Arisa's life lies dark secrets, not only about her classmates, but also Arisa herself. Tsubasa must infiltrate her beloved sister's life in order to discover the truth behind shocking events taking place...
In the seemingly-normal small Japanese town of Kurozu-cho, odd events are beginning to take place. Residents are becoming obsessed with spiral - whirlwinds, snail shells, pottery, or anything with a spiral design. But when strange events start happening in the town, with spirals appearing in disturbing places, can anyone escape their horrible draw?
One night, Hiroshi is bothered by incessant knocking coming from the hall outside his door. He sees a large, stringy-haired woman pounding on his neighbor's apartment door, though she leaves soon after. However, the next day the woman returns, and this time she seems to have her cold, frightening sights set on Hiroshi...
Zashiki Onna is one of my personal favorites while Uroboros falls flat. Regardless, I think fans of one would likely appreciate the other, as both have creepy tales of horror that'll keep you engaged and wanting to solve the mystery.