Slit-Mouthed Worms from the Lost Decade

Slit-Mouthed Worms from the Lost Decade

CW: some discussion of suicide and abortion

Jackal joins Josiah to discuss J-Horror. Specifically Noroi: The Curse (2005) and Senritsu Kaiki File Kowasugi! File 01 - Operation Capture the Slit-Mouthed Woman (2012), as well as The Worst of All Possible World’s fantastic video essay on Pulse (2001). They discuss the impact of the Lost Decade on the development of J Horror and the similarities that era in Japan has with the present United States, as well as J Horror's long term impact on horror.

For more Jackal, check out Mammonburg and The Good Apples.

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Noroi: The Curse (2005) is on Shudder
You can find Senritsu File 01 on YouTube at this link:
The Worst of All Possible World's video on Pulse:

Bloomberg clip about the Lost Decade:
Yesterday – bloom.
In My Dreams – bloom.