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Yôkai hyaku monogatari (1968)

 |  Horror  |  20 March 1968 (Japan)
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Credited cast:
Shinobu Araki ...
Old Priest
Jun Fujimaki ...
Yasutaro
Ryûtarô Gomi ...
Hotta-Buzennokami
Jun Hamamura ...
Gohei
Tatsuo Hanabu ...
Jinbee
Shozo Hayashiya ...
Storyteller
Masaru Hiraizumi ...
Takichi
Takashi Kanda ...
Reimon Tajimaya
Hajime Koshikawa
Keiko Koyanagi ...
Ôkubi
Ikuko Môri ...
Ronin's Wife
Shôzô Nanbu ...
Old Town Counselor
Koichi Ogura ...
Tobee
Teruko Oumi ...
Otora
Saburo ...
First Ronin
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The first movie in the Yokai Monsters Troika
6 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the three great Japanese Yokai movies that ADV has released. All the monsters in it are based on Japanese folklore and traditional art. It isn't as silly as "Spook Warfare" (Yôkai daisensô), which was more of a kids comedy, but it is still a lot of fun and has some genuinely creepy moments. The plot is about a wicked developer who is brutally trying to drive people out of an apartment building and destroy a nearby shrine. Of course this makes the the Yokai monsters angry and they retaliate. Movies like this are almost as much about the monsters though as the plot. Yokai Monsters: 100 Monsters has some funny monsters and great costumes for a 60's Japanese monster flick. I recommend it.


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