The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films

The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films
Author : Salvador Jimenez Murguía
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages : 422
Release : 2016-07-29
ISBN 10 : 9781442261679
ISBN 13 : 1442261676
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films Book Description:

The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films covers virtually every horror film made in Japan from the past century to date. In addition to entries on productions, both major and modest, this encyclopedia also includes entries for notable directors, producers, and actors. Each film entry includes comprehensive details, situates the film in the context and history of Japanese horror cinema, and includes brief suggestions for further reading. Although emphasizing horror as a general theme, this encyclopedia also encompasses other genres that are associated with this theme, including Comedy Horror, Science Fiction Horror, Cyber-punk Horror, Ero Guru (Erotic Grotesque), and Anime Horror. The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films is a comprehensive reference volume that will appeal to both cinema scholars as well as to the many fans of this popular genre.


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