About the film
The Tale of Oiwa's Ghost
Release Date: January 01, 1961
|Production Companies||:||Toei Company|
|Writers||:||Tai Katô, Nanboku Tsuruya|
Yotsuya Kaidan, the story of Oiwa and Tamiya Iemon, is a tale of betrayal, murder and ghostly revenge. Arguably the most famous Japanese ghost story of all time, it has been adapted for film over 30 times, and continues to be an influence on Japanese horror today.Written in 1825 by Tsuruya Nanboku IV as a kabuki play, the original title was Tōkaidō Yotsuya Kaidan.