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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.
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User Ratings: 137 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Excellent: 14 votes (sub:13, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Very good: 24 votes (sub:20, dub:2, others:2
1 Italian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 42 votes (sub:37, raw:1, dub:1, others:3
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Decent: 36 votes (sub:35, raw:1)
 So-so: 11 votes (sub:9, others:2
1 Russian dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 240 users, rank: #3462 (of 9685)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.905 (Good), std. dev.: 1.3663, rank: #4328 (of 9811)
Weighted mean: 6.893 (Good), rank: #4193 (of 9811) (seen all: 6.90 / seen some: 7.52 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.944 (Good), rank: #3662 (of 7427)
Running time: 5 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 13
Episode titles: We have 13
2017-07-08 (Mexico)
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 $50.10)
DVD (Region 1)
    Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories - Complete Collection Seasons One & Two (Sub.DVD) 2016-04-19 (from $40.50)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Tomoya Takashima
Script: Hiromu Kumamoto (eps 1-7)
Episode Director:
Hirosuke Yanagisawa (ep 3)
Manabu Nakamura (ep 2)
Tact 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 Yanagawa
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)
Shōichirō 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 cast
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi
John Ledford
Producer: John Ledford

Menu Design: Larry Koteff
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff
Production Coordination: Janice Williams
Production manager: Luke Patterson
English companies
Internet Streaming:
HIDIVE (Subtitled)
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks
Spanish companies
Spanish staff
Broadcaster: Pánico (Mexico)
Internet Streaming:
AnimeOnegai (Latin America)
Licensed by:
Artworks Entertainment (expired)
REMOW (2022)
Subtitles: Bond Productions Mexico (Pánico)
Spanish cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Internet Streaming:
AnimeOnegai (Brazil)
Licensed by: REMOW
Portuguese cast

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