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Yurei: The Japanese Ghost by Zack Davisson
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Yurei: The Japanese Ghost (2015)

by Zack Davisson

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The writing is flowing and personable but still well researched. About half way through I started having nightmares about Sadako. Good times. ( )
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Combining his lifelong interest in Japanese tradition and his personal experiences with these vengeful spirits, Davisson launches an investigation into the origin, popularization, and continued existence of y?urei, or ghosts, in Japan. Juxtaposing historical documents and legends against contemporary y?urei-based horror films such as The Ring, Davisson explores the persistence of this paranormal phenomenon in modern day Japan and its continued spread throughout the West.… (more)

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