cognitivedissonance They also made a remake that was aimed at Western audiences, which wasn't ever released here and therefore died. The Japanese found it to be a Bowdlerization and the Americans it was meant for never saw it.
kingarthur Wasn't that Takashi Miike's "The Great Yokai War"? Because that made it to my video store and I live in Assfuck, Mississippi.
poorwill Is it good? Sounds like it could be a fun night.
kingarthur It's fun, but it's basically Miike doing a film for kids. If you know that going in, it's a good time.
ASubmarineSandwich I'm not certain how I know this, but the monster in this clip is a Kasa-obake, a type of possessed umbrella spirit from Japanese folklore. It was believed that any object kept in family for over a century would become possessed by an impish demon and bring mischief to the household.