The TV anime “Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories” will be made into a live-action drama “Yamishibai (Iki)” (“Yamishibai (Live)”) to be broadcast on TV Tokyo every Wednesday starting 9th September 2020. Based on the anime that ran for seven seasons starting in 2013, the drama consists of three short stories per episode.

“Yamishibai” is a popular horror anime with each episode was animated a unique way to mimic the Japanese “kamishibai” method of story-telling. Each episode features a number of shorts each a different tale based on ancient ghost stories and as well as more modern urban legends.