The Great Horror Family (2004–2005)
"Kaiki daikazoku" (original title)

TV Series  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Horror
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Kiyoshi Imawano and his family move into a haunted house. The entire family, except the occult-obsessed father, gains the power to see ghosts and spirits. An undead monk, secret government ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Shunji Fujimura ...
 Fuchio Imawano (13 episodes, 2004)
Tomiko Ishii ...
 Kiwa Imawano (13 episodes, 2004)
Shôichirô Masumoto
(13 episodes, 2004)
Shigeru Muroi ...
 Yuko Imawano (13 episodes, 2004)
Shôko Nakahara
(13 episodes, 2004)
Asuka Shibuya ...
 Kyoko Imawano (13 episodes, 2004)
Issei Takahashi ...
 Kiyoshi Imawano (13 episodes, 2004)
Kyôko Tôyama
(13 episodes, 2004)
Hiroshi Yamamoto
(13 episodes, 2004)
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 Tonaka Kyoojoorou (5 episodes, 2004)
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Kiyoshi Imawano and his family move into a haunted house. The entire family, except the occult-obsessed father, gains the power to see ghosts and spirits. An undead monk, secret government agents, even UFOs start showing up. It's up to Kiyoshi to find out why the house is troubled by all these strange occurrences and save his family, and possibly the world, from inter-dimensional terrors. Written by Richard Noboru Kekahuna (LordRichard@LordRichard.com)

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From acclaimed director Takashi Shimizu comes a new Japanese horror comedy series!

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Comedy | Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Greatest comedic horror since the Addam's Family
11 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the most entertaining show i have EVER seen. i watched it with some friends, and we were instantly hooked. We couldn't help but watch all 13 episodes all at once. It was such a great series, almost all of us bought it soon after we watched it. The "making of" episodes are highly entertaining as well.

This show is very creative, it took many traditional Japanese themes and was able to blend them into a comedic modern setting seamlessly. The actors were all phenomenal in this show, and there was a huge array of personalities.

I would recommend this to any fan of the Addam's Family, or anyone looking for a laugh with an occult twist.


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