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Kaidan Restaurant

Kaidan Restaurant

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Thriller Restaurant
Japanese: 怪談レストラン

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 23
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 13, 2009 to Jun 8, 2010
Producers: Toei Animation
Duration: 19 min. per episode
Rating: PG - Children
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.421 (scored by 2142 users)
Ranked: #16762
Popularity: #2194
Members: 7,016
Favorites: 31
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Synopsis

TV Asahi announced a new kids anime "Kaidan Restaurant (Thriller Restaurant)" based on a picture book. Each episode will consist of three stories or ''dishes'': the appetizer, the main dish, and dessert. The first two ''dishes'' will deal with an ordinary sixth-grade schoolgirl named Ako Ozara and the bizarre occurrences that befall her classmates. The third ''dish'' will be a standalone short ghost story told by Ako and her friends.

Characters & Voice Actors

Komoto, Shou
Komoto, Shou
Main
Yuuki, Hiro
Japanese
Yuuki, Hiro
Ozora, Ako
Ozora, Ako
Main
Shiraishi, Ryoko
Japanese
Shiraishi, Ryoko
Lee, Ji Yeong
Korean
Lee, Ji Yeong
Sakuma, Reiko
Sakuma, Reiko
Main
Asano, Masumi
Japanese
Asano, Masumi
Lee, Myeong seon
Korean
Lee, Myeong seon
Garcon, Ghastly
Garcon, Ghastly
Supporting
Hirata, Hiroaki
Japanese
Hirata, Hiroaki
Kim, Jang
Korean
Kim, Jang

Staff

Hatano, Morio
Episode Director
SEAMO
Theme Song Performance
Seki, Hiromi
Planning
Takahashi, Akira
Animation Director, Character Design, Chief Animation Director



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Mar 1, 2014
bordy
TL;DR
+ story variety
+ surprisingly enjoyable
- "is this really from 2009?" visuals
- some annoying stereotypic characters
- ass-pulls

Story
Story is about 3 middle schoolers telling or experiencing some classic japanese horror stories. Each episode is split in 3 parts, something that happens to them, something they tell and 1-2 minute short. When you see horror tag in anime, it usually means a lot of blood or human torture. Your classic horror movies often rely on on jump scares - woman walks down the dark halway of her house with only flashlight, nothing but her footsteps are heard, suddenly killer appears behind her with loud "bang" ambience and you read more
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Jan 25, 2010
arise_viento
The first episodes haven't impressed me much - they were nor annoying, nor special. But for some reason I continued watching and unexpectedly began to enjoy it. I can't say I've ever liked ghost stories and stuff and, fortunately, it didn't matter - 'cause the stories told in this anime aren't scary at all. In fact, it's not the storytelling which makes you watch this show. As for me, I was delighted by the number of various myths and legends collected in these episodes: I've even recognised 2 russian fairytales, which are very familiar to me 'cause I'm from Ukraine :) So it's one read more
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Recommendations

a group of kids involved with ghosts and spirits. both series only have a small amount of horror but still entertaining to watch
Both anime deals with ghost stories, they might be a little funny at times, but still scary.

Opening Theme

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Ending Theme

"Lost Boy" by SEAMO

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