J-Horror Theater

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J-Horror Theater is a Japanese horror series of films. With the success of Ring, a group of six directors were asked by producer Takashige Ichise to create a film, each to be released under the umbrella of J-Horror Theater.

  • Infection by Masayuki Ochiai released: 2 October 2004. (Officially released in theaters and on DVD as part of J-Horror Theater)
  • Premonition by Tsuruta Norio released: 2 October 2004. (Officially released in theaters and on DVD as part of J-Horror Theater)
  • Reincarnation by Takashi Shimizu released: 7 January 2006. (Officially released in Japanese theaters as part of J-Horror Theater, on DVD and in US theaters as part of the Horrorfest 8 films to Die For 2006 series)
  • Retribution by Kiyoshi Kurosawa released: 24 February 2007. (Not officially released as a J-Horror Theater entry.)
  • Kaidan by Hideo Nakata Released: 4 August 2007 (Not officially released as a J-Horror Theater entry.)
  • Kyōfu by Hiroshi Takahashi Released: 10 July 2010. Final film made by the original duo responsible for the film that started it all, Ring, Director Hiroshi Takahashi and Producer Takashige Ichise. Officially part of the J-Horror Theater series. Official Kyōfu trailer also indicates that Kaidan and Sakebi were part of the series, as at the beginning it shows clips from all 5 films with their release dates, 2004-2007, followed by the Kyôfu preview. It marks the end of the 6 films making up the J-Horror Theater.

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