J-Horror Movie Reviews

Looking for a new J-Horror movie to watch, but don't want to waste your time sitting through a movie you'll hate? You're in luck! We built AllHorror specifically to help you find the horror movies you're most likely to love. Check out our spoiler-free "Worth Watching" reviews below. All reviews are short and written to give you an idea of what kind of J-Horror movie it is and what other J-Horror movies it's similar to, just so you know what to expect. And nearly all J-Horror movie reviews include videos from other reviewers, so you get multiple opinions from the horror community.

Gappa, the Triphibian Monsters (1967) Review

It’s about a native monster disturbed by the organizers of a cultural appropriation scheme. Gappa the Triphibian Monsters was directed by Haruyasu Hoguchi (Cat Girl Gamblers, Cat Girl Gamblers: Abandoned Fangs of Triumph, and Cat Girl Gamblers: ...

January 19th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Varan the Unbelievable (1962) Review

It’s about an ambitious desalinization experiment that goes horribly wrong. Varan the Unbelievable was produced and directed by Jerry A. Baerwitz (Wild Harvest) plus Ishir Honda (Godzilla and Rodan) as to the monster segments. It stars Myron Hea...

December 09th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Gamera vs. Barugon (1966) Review

It’s about an enormous turtle biped on the rampage – for the second time! Gamera vs. Barugon (occasionally translated as Great Monster Duel and released on U.S. television as War of the Monsters) was directed by Shigeo Tanaka (who also directe...

November 19th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Ju-on: The Grudge 2 (2003) Review

It's about a Japanese actress who catches The Grudge curse after filming a show in the cursed Grudge house. Ju-on: The Grudge 2 was directed by Takashi Shimizu (who also directed Innocent Curse and Flight 7500) and stars Noriko Sakai (from Pre...

Ju-On: The Grudge (2002) Review

It’s about a cursed house that passes on its rage to any poor bastard that happens to stop by. Ju-On: The Grudge was directed by Takashi Shimizu (who also directed Innocent Curse and Flight 7500) and stars Megumi Okina (from Shutter and St. Joh...

Ringu 0 (2000) Review

It's the origin story of Sadako, the vengeful spirit who curses death upon anyone who watches her cryptic VHS tape. Ringu O was directed by Norio Tsuruta (who also directed Dream Cruise and Premonition) and stars Kumiko Asou (from Kaidan, Cass...

November 15th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Ringu 2 (1999) Review

It's about a woman whose boyfriend's death is linked to a cursed VHS tape that kills a week after you watch it. As she works to uncover the source of the curse, she catches the curse herself. Ringu 2 was directed by Hideo Nakata (who also ...

November 14th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Ringu (1998) Review

It's about a cursed VHS tape that results in the death of anyone who sees it and a young journalist on a mission to uncover its origins in time to save her own ass. Ringu was directed by Hideo Nakata (who also directed Ghost Theater and Chatro...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

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