We made a list of the best Japanese horror books. If you are searching for the best horror books, you must check out this list below. I hope these books are listed based on your choice. There are lots of horror fiction writers and their many great works in Japanese literature. But here we are sharing some all the best book’s name. These books are also translated into English. Now let’s go to check out the books’ synopsis if you are also interested in it.
Parasite Eve is a Japanese science fiction horror novel. Japanese author Hideaki Sena wrote the novel. Kadokawa first published this book in 1995. The novel was also translated into English. Tyran Grillo translated this book into English. The English translated book was first published in 2007. The Cover artist of the book is Chip Kidd. The Publisher of the book is Vertical, Inc. (New York). The Japanese version of the book has 320 pages, and the English version has 490 pages.
It is a frightening novel, though pretty glacial, and in my opinion, more of a thriller. The story begins as the funeral story of a pharmaceutical empiric who cultures his wife’s liver cells after she dies in a car accident. The novel was adapted into a film and manga series. Then later, it was elongated into almost three video games. Two that distribute sequels to the novel, among with a revolve-off third game. By the end, the book is fascinating and enjoyable.
Battle Royale is the first novel by Japanese author Koushun Takami. It is a Dystopian Horror book. The book was completed in 1996 and first published in 1999. Yuji Oniki translated this book into English. The English Translated book was first published on February 26, 2003, by Viz MediaKazuo. The Japanese version of the book has 366 pages, and the English version of the book has 632 pages. Kiriyama, Mitsuko Souma, Shuya Nanahara are the central character of this novel.
In the story, there is described of junior high school students who are raped to fight each other to the death in a program run by a mythological authoritarian Japanese government known as the Republic of Greater East Asia. This book is considered one of the best horror genre novels. The novel was adapted into a manga series which is written by Takami himself and a feature film in the age of 2000. Above all, the book is fascinating and enjoyable.
Goth is a famous Japanese horror novel. Otsuichi wrote this book. The story of this book is about two high school students murder. In 2003, this novel won the Honkaku Mystery Award. The book was first published in 2003 by Kadokawa Shoten. In October 2008, the book in English was published by Tokyopop. Kendi Oiwa illustrated the book. An obsession links the story of two teenagers with death and torture, which explores humanity’s dark side’s recesses.
The book is divided into six shorten story series. The novel was adapted into a film whose name is the same title as the novel, which Gen Takahashi directed. The novel is included in a series of connected stories focused on Morino, the strangest girl in school, and her classmates, both of whom have an attraction to killers. But they don’t want to pull up these series killers; instead, they want to understand them. The book is fascinating, and I hope you will enjoy this book.
Another is a famous Japanese mystery horror series novel. Eminent Japanese author Yukito Ayatsuji wrote this novel, and this novel was first published in 2009 by Kadokawa Shoten. The novel is also translated into English, which was published in 2013 by Yen Press. There is an animated horror television series based on this novel.
The main characters of the novel are Koichi Sakakibara and Mei Misaki. Koichi Sakakibara is a 15 years young boy who shifted to Yomiyama North Middle’s class from Tokyo at the age of 1998. The other character Mei Misaki who wears a white eyepatch over her left eye. Her classmate entirely ignores her. The novel was still very satisfying and well written, and I hope you will enjoy the book interestingly.
Japanese Tales Of Mystery & Imagination
Japanese tales of mystery & fantasy is a famous horror genre novel written by Edogawa Rampo, who is regarded as the father of Japanese mystery writing. James B. Harris translated this book into English. The English version of the book was published by Tuttle publishing. It has almost 224 pages in the book. The story of this book is narrated based on a horror fiction story. The book is delightful.
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