School Ghost Stories 3

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School Ghost Stories 3
Japanese film poster
Directed by Shūsuke Kaneko
Produced by
  • Yoshinori Fujita
  • Kazuhiko Seda
  • Norio Kimura[1]
Screenplay by
Music by Kow Otani[1]
Cinematography Kozo Shibazaki[1]
Toho Co., Ltd.
  • Sundance Company[1]
Distributed by Toho
Release date
  • July 19, 1997 (1997-07-19)
Running time
96 minutes[1]
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Box office ¥1.150 billion

School Ghost Stories 3 (学校の怪談3, Gakkō no Kaidan 3) is a 1997 Japanese film directed by Shūsuke Kaneko.[1] The film is about elementary school children who are taken to an alternate universe through a school mirror.[1]

The film was one of the higher grossing Japanese films in 1997, grossing as much Rebirth of Mothra and Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth.[2] The film won Naomi Nishida the award for Best Newcomer at the 21st Japan Academy Prize.




School Ghost Stories 3 was released in Japan on July 19, 1997 where it was distributed by Toho.[1] The film grossed a total of 1.150 billion yen on its theatrical release in Japan.[2]


Naomi Nishida won the Award for Best Newcomer at the 21st Japan Academy Prize.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Galbraith IV 2008, p. 400.
  2. ^ a b "1997年(1月~12月)" (in Japanese). Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan, Inc. Retrieved October 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ 第21回日本アカデミー賞優秀作品 (in Japanese). Japan Academy Prize. Retrieved October 13, 2015. 


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