Yotsuya Kaidan facts for kids

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Yotsuya Kaidan, also known as Tōkaidō yotsuya kaidan, is one of the most famous Japanese ghost stories of all time. It was written as a play in 1825 by Tsuruya Nanboku.

The tale takes place in the Tōkaidō region.


The story is a tale of murder and ghostly revenge. It continues to be an influence on Japanese horror today.

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