Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories (TV)

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Alternative title:
Yami Shibai (Japanese) 
闇芝居 (Japanese) 
Genres: horror , supernatural 
Themes: folklore , ghosts , monsters 
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: 98 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Excellent: 10 votes (sub:9, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Very good: 17 votes (sub:15, others:2
1 Italian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 31 votes (sub:28, raw:1, others:2
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Decent: 27 votes (sub:27)
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:6, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 165 users, rank: #3155 (of 6577)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.949 (Good), std. dev.: 1.3277, rank: #2707 (of 6580)
Weighted mean: 6.923 (Good), rank: #2663 (of 6580) (seen all: 6.93 / seen some: 7.54 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.988 (Good), rank: #2226 (of 5027)
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 $19.93)
DVD (Region 1)
    Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories - Complete Collection Seasons One & Two (Sub.DVD) 2016-04-19 (from $14.99)

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) 
MA: e-na Studio 
Sound Effects: Sōon 
English staff
English companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll 
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks 
English cast

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