Yami Shibai 8

Theatre of Darkness: Yamishibai 8

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Synonyms: Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories Eighth Season, Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories 8
Japanese: 闇芝居 8期
English: Theatre of Darkness: Yamishibai 8
German: Theatre of Darkness: Yamishibai 8
Spanish: Theatre of Darkness: Yamishibai 8
French: Theatre of Darkness: Yamishibai 8
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 11, 2021 to Apr 5, 2021
Premiered: Winter 2021
Broadcast: Mondays at 03:05 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: Avant GardeAvant Garde, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 4 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.781 (scored by 53105,310 users)
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Ranked: #103022
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Popularity: #5150
Members: 13,407
Favorites: 23

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Once again, the mysterious storyteller draws in the ears of any willing to listen to his macabre tales of madness—ones that could happen to anyone, no matter who they might be.

The ghastly stories delve into the cases of teenagers testing their courage at an abandoned home; children navigating nefarious family traditions; malicious apparitions haunting the lives of innocent people; individuals helplessly watching their loved ones slowly go insane; a woman growing increasingly concerned when her husband's behavior changes after eating something odd; and an evil snowman or two. These chilling tales promise to leave no soul unstirred in the most disturbing way yet.

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Apr 4, 2021
Yami Shibai wanted to be a show with legends, but today it is nothing more than a myth forgotten by its quality that falls more than long American series.

It is already the third attempt of union between the new studio Drawiz and the ILCA. Since then, Yami Shibai 7 and Ninja Collection have been produced, but they have not yielded good reviews, especially when it comes to what is the biggest problem with horror stories: textual quality. Yami Shibai was never a franchise that honored the suspense and horror genre, because no matter what season, something always prevented the anime from really being a good ...
Apr 7, 2021
Oh where, oh where do I begin with Yami Shibai season 8. I've been following this anime since I found it during season 6 and I've binged through it quite a few times and I'm just so disappointed.

The first 3 seasons are astounding, truly something that made me shiver and look over my shoulder and now.... Season 8 is the weak, heat tinted wind that blows through the garden on an extremely hot day and merely taunts you with the expectation of coolness whilst slowly cooking you faster.

I didn't expect too much from this season — since season 4, Yami Shibai has been slowly declining ...

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