Out Now Horror Special 2023: Japanese Horror

The Out Now with Aaron and Abe horror specials for 2023’s international edition continue, and this time the gang is off to the Land of the Rising Sun! Aaron and Abe are joined by The Brandon Peters Show’s Brandon Peters and Professor Mike Dillon to talk all about Japanese horror. Hear about how the country’s history, environment, and its relationship to the West have affected what sorts of themes, concepts, and other elements are common within their horror movies. Each group member has also picked out several films to dig into the topic more specifically, as well as to see what connections these films have to each other and the horror found in other countries. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill…

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Show Notes:

[The purpose of this section is to highlight areas mentioned or referenced during the show.]

Every film mentioned: Akira, Audition, Cowboy Bebop – Pierrot le Fou, Godzilla, Gozu, The H Man, House, I Am A Hero, Ju-On: The Grudge, Kwaidan, Onibaba, A Page of Madness, Perfect Blue, Pulse, Ringu, Suicide Club, Tetsuo: The Iron Man, Tokyo Gore Police, Wild Zero


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