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Kaidan-eiga

by Erdiawan
“Kaidan (怪談) (sometimes transliterated kwaidan) is a Japanese word consisting of two kanji: 怪 (kai) meaning ‘strange, mysterious, rare or bewitching apparition’ and 談 (dan) meaning ‘talk’ or ‘recited narrative.’ In its broadest sense, kaidan refers to any ghost or horror story, but it has an old-fashioned ring to it that carries the connotation of Edo period Japanese folktales.”—Wikipedia Some essential kaidan-eiga which are missing in mubi database: Bakeneko: A Vengeful Spirit (1967) The Demon of Mount Oe (1960) Ghost in the Well (1957) Ghost Stories of Wanderer at Honjo (1957) The Mother Tree (1958) Ghost Cat of the Cursed Wall (1958) Snow… Read more

“Kaidan (怪談) (sometimes transliterated kwaidan) is a Japanese word consisting of two kanji: 怪 (kai) meaning ‘strange, mysterious, rare or bewitching apparition’ and 談 (dan) meaning ‘talk’ or ‘recited narrative.’ In its broadest sense, kaidan refers to any ghost or horror story, but it has an old-fashioned ring to it that carries the connotation of Edo period Japanese folktales.”—Wikipedia

Some essential kaidan-eiga which are missing in mubi database:
Bakeneko: A Vengeful Spirit (1967)
The Demon of Mount Oe (1960)
Ghost in the Well (1957)
Ghost Stories of Wanderer at Honjo (1957)
The Mother Tree (1958)
Ghost Cat of the Cursed Wall (1958)
Snow Ghost (1968)
Ghost of Oiwa (1961)
The Ghost Cat of Otama Pond (1960)
The Dismembered Ghost (1968)
Haunted Castle (1969)
Peony Lantern Ghost Story (1968)
Yotsuya Kaidan (Shiro Toyoda, 1966)
Yotsuya Kaidan (Kenji Misumi, 1959)
Yotsuya Kaidan (Keisuke Kinoshita, 1949)

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