Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales

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Original run: 13 Jan 2006 – 24 Mar 2006

Country of origin: Japan

Genre: Anime, Drama, Horror/Supernatural

Network: Fuji TV JP

Watched by: 1 134 of 676 971 0.17%

Total running time: 4 hours 35 minutes

Episode duration: 25 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.5 of 10 481

kinopoisk.ru rating: 7.405 of 10 687

MyShows rating: 4.15 of 5 478


Based on the kabuki classic "Toukaidou Yotsuya Kaidan" (1826) written by TsuruyaNanboku, one of the most famous ghost stories in Japan. A collection of three classic Japanese horror stories: "Yotsuya Kaidan," the story of a wife betrayed by her husband who seeks vengeance even in death, "Tenshu Monogatari," the story of forbidden love between a goddess and a human, and "Bakeneko," the story of a mysterious cat monster with a vendetta against a certain family. The third installment in Fuji Television`s "NOITAMINA" late-night anime time slot. Previously shown shows were Honey&Clover and Paradise Kiss.The designs of the anime, which is based on the classic Japanese horror tales Yotsuyakaidan, Ten Shu Monogatari and Bakeneko, will be done by Yoshitaka Amano.

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