Japan has built a solid reputation for producing some of the most iconic, spine-chilling horror flicks out there – and it’s no wonder why. Rather than relying on the latest CG technology to conjure up different monsters to fuel viewers’ nightmares, Japanese filmmakers take their sweet time to build suspense for long-lasting scares and more terrifying tales.
Hollywood has tried to remake most of these films featuring ghosts in long white gowns with curtains of black hair, but of course, the remakes never quite live up to the original material. Want to know what makes J-horror movies some of the best? Just watch these classics – we’d recommend sticking to one per night and keeping the lights on, though.
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