|Hiruko the Goblin|
Theatrical poster to Hiruko the Goblin
|Directed by||Shinya Tsukamoto|
|Produced by||Shinya Tsukamoto|
|Written by||Shinya Tsukamoto|
|Music by||Tatsushi Umegaki|
|Released||May 11, 1991|
|Running time||88 min.|
Hiruko the Goblin (ヒルコ 妖怪ハンター Hiruko: Yokai Hanta, lit. Hiruko, ghost-hunter) is a 1991 Japanese film written and directed by Shinya Tsukamoto.
While investigating a mysterious site, archaeologist Professor Yabe vanishes soon after writing a letter to his Hieda, his colleague. When Hieda finally arrives he teams up with Yabe's son to figure out what happened to Yabe and a group of his son's friends from school. They eventually find the students decapitated and the two of them must confront a hideous monster.
- Kenji Sawada ... Hieda Reijirou
- Masaki Kudou ... Masao Yabe
- Hideo Murota ... Watanabe
- Naoto Takenaka ... Takashi Yabe
- Megumi Ueno ... Tsukishima Reiko