K-Horror

ASIA EXTREME: Scary Cell Phones, Computers, Trees, Apartments, etc.

Article: ASIA EXTREME: Scary Cell Phones, Computers, Trees, Apartments, etc.

Of the many popular genres in contemporary Asian cinema, none has experienced the kind of growth and success like horror, and over the last decade or so it’s grown into an impressive phenomenon that has racked up dedicated and loyal followers worldwide. Yet even outside of the fanboy crowd, the Japanese horror film, or J-Horror (and its Korean equivalent K-Horror), has become the subject of serious critical study, and multiple volumes have been written on the subject.