Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories (TV)

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Alternative title:
Yami Shibai (Japanese)
闇芝居 (Japanese)
Genres: horror, supernatural
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: A series of short horror stories based around Japanese myths and urban legends. The series is framed around an old man telling these tales to schoolchildren on a playground using kamishibai, a traditional Japanese storytelling method using paper scrolls.
User Ratings: 115 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Excellent: 11 votes (sub:10, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Very good: 20 votes (sub:18, others:2
1 Italian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 36 votes (sub:32, raw:1, others:3
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Decent: 32 votes (sub:32)
 So-so: 8 votes (sub:7, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
 Not really good: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 199 users, rank: #3036 (of 6966)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.939 (Good), std. dev.: 1.3403, rank: #2931 (of 6978)
Weighted mean: 6.920 (Good), rank: #2829 (of 6978) (seen all: 6.93 / seen some: 7.34 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.981 (Good), rank: #2400 (of 5276)
Running time: 5 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 13
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage: 2013-07-14
Official website:
闇芝居 (Japanese)
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories - Complete Collection Seasons One & Two (Sub.Blu-Ray) 2016-04-19 (from $29.48)
DVD (Region 1)
    Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories - Complete Collection Seasons One & Two (Sub.DVD) 2016-04-19 (from $23.31)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Tomoya Takashima
Script: Hiromu Kumamoto (eps 1-7)
Episode Director:
Hirosuke Yanagisawa (ep 3)
Manabu Nakamura (ep 2)
Takuto Aoki (ep 6)
Tomoya Takashima (eps 1, 4-5, 7)
Naoko Kunisada
Nobuyuki Hosoya (TV Tokyo)

Animation producer: Midori Iwashita
App Producer: Yuichi Ueda
Assistant producer: Kunpei Yanagikawa
Associate producer:
Aiko Okamoto
Takahisa Kubota
Logo Design: Midori Iwashita
Opening Music: nico
Norio Yamakawa (TV Tokyo)
Takuya Iwasaki
Production producer: Toshio Akashi
Program Publicity: Kazumi Noguchi (TV Tokyo)
SD Character Design: Chihiro Sai
Theme Song Arrangement: AVTechNO! (ED)
Theme Song Composition: Teniwowa (ED)
Theme Song Lyrics: Teniwowa (ED)
Kanji Tsuda as Story teller

Homare Hukami (Aizenn)
Keisuke Ueda (eps 1, 6)
Risa Aizawa (Denpagumi.inc; ep 7)
Ryō Hirano (ep 7)
Ryota Murai (eps 1-3, 5-6)
Sara (eps 1, 3-7)
Sawaki Akimoto (eps 1, 5-6)
Shoichiro Masumoto (eps 2-3, 6)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: ILCA
AT-X (2013-08-04)
TV Tokyo (2013-07-14)
Sound Effects: Sōon
English staff
English companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks
English cast

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