Dark Tales of Japan
Dark tales of japan dvd
US DVD cover
Directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura
Masayuki Ochiai
Takashi Shimizu
Koji Shiraishi
Norio Tsuruta
Produced by Takashige Ichise
Takeshi Moriya
Toshinori Nishimae
Jeremy Alter
Written by Yoshihiro Nakamura
Masayuki Ochiai
Toshiya Ono
Takashi Shimizu
Koji Shiraishi
Katsuhide Suzuki
Naoya Takayama
Naoyuki Yokota
Music by Henning Lohner
Cinematography David Doyle
Distributed by TBS
Released September 2004
Running time 93 min.
IMDb profile

Dark Tales of Japan (日本のこわい夜 Nippon no kowai yoru) was a Japanese horror program which aired on TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) in September of 2004. It featured five segments by different directors.


  1. The Spiderwoman (Kumo Onna) Directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura
  2. Crevices (Sukima) Directed by Norio Tsuruta
  3. The Sacrifice (Onamakubi) Directed by Koji Shiraishi
  4. Blonde Kwaiden (Kinpatsu Kaiden) Directed by Takashi Shimizu
  5. Presentiment (Yokan) Directed by Masayuki Ochiai

DVD ReleasesEdit

On April 1, 2005 Geneon released Dark Tales of Japan on DVD in Japan. Wellspring followed that with a US release on October 25, 2005.


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