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The encyclopedia of Japanese horror films

Salvador Murguia

The encyclopedia of Japanese horror films

by Salvador Murguia

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror films,
  • Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Salvador Murguia
    SeriesNational cinemas series, National cinemas series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H6 E53 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 408 pages
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27215868M
    ISBN 101442261668
    ISBN 109781442261662
    LC Control Number2016010203
    OCLC/WorldCa945028485

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Author: Nobuhiro Ogata Jr. The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films covers virtually every horror film made in Japan from the past century to date. In addition to major and modest productions, this encyclopedia also features entries on notable directors, producers, and actors. Each film entry includes comprehensive details, situates the film in the The encyclopedia of Japanese horror films book and history /5(3).

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This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). Japanese horror (also known as J-horror) is horror fiction arising from popular culture in Japan, generally noted for its unique thematic and conventional treatment of the horror genre differing from the traditional Western representation of horror.

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The Ring (リング) is a film that was directed by Hideo Nakata and based on a novel by Koji film was released in America under the terrible name Ringu because some marketing executive decided that the remake-starring-white-people took precedence over the Ring name.

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Akutakawa's "The H4ll Screen" is the strongest tale of Japanese horror available in English. Inthe American version of the psychological horror film was directed by Gore Verbinski and starred Naomi Watts and Martin Henderson.

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It is a unique look at Asian horror folklore, literature and comics. Lovecraftian horror is a subgenre of horror fiction that emphasizes the cosmic horror of the unknown (or unknowable) more than gore or other elements of shock.

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