Yamishibai: Theater of Darkness, also called Japanese Ghost stories, is a must-see series for thriller and anime lovers, specifically those familiar with Japanese folk tales and morbid tales. Each episode of this show is beautifully presented and focuses on one particular ghost narrative. Some ideas are based on Japanese folklore and others on horrific urban stories set in the modern world these days.
Each season is divided into around thirteen episodes, each consisting of six to five-minute episodes, with every storyline presented by an elderly gentleman in a yellowish disguise. Every day around 5 p.m., the elderly man appears at a kids’ playground and tells horror stories. He employs kamishibai, a Japanese Culture print theatre that was once a famous source of entertainment throughout Japan. Let’s have a look at the upcoming season of this anime.
Will there be Season 10 of the Anime Show?
TV Tokyo has confirmed that Yamishibai would be continued for a tenth season, owing to the show’s success and short yet thrilling episodes. The animated series is based on manga, and it’s a unique horror masterpiece in the television world.
The show was originally adapted in 2013, and the only item that has remained the same over the duration of the program’s 8-year run is the elderly man Storyteller and the sensations we get from the beautifully recounted horrific stories.
Season 10 Release Date
Well, after successfully completing nine seasons, the makers of this anime are heading to the 10th season on the demand of fans and viewers. Season 10 of this popular horror anime was officially announced to be released on December 17 Friday last week. The 10th season of the anime is set to be premiered on January 2022, but the exact premiere date is not scheduled yet.
Where can You Watch Season 10 of this Show?
All the previous seasons and episodes of this anime series are available on Crunchyroll for streaming. If you haven’t seen the series or read the manga yet, you still have a lot of series to see until the tenth season is broadcast.
Even though you have watched all the seasons of this anime, we recommend you rewatch and refresh your memory from the fourth season’s amazing episodes. At the same time, you wait for season 10 to premiere. You can watch the first episodes of season 10 on Crunchyroll for free.
More About the Anime Show
The first season of this anime was aired in Tokyo in July 2013. So far, the amine has completed over more than 90 episodes. The horror animation was also adapted into a live-action film, which premiered in Tokyo in October 2020. The live-action adaptation stayed loyal to the original Yamishibai anime concept by using still pictures of landscapes and art rather than just visuals.
The live-action adaptations reproduced classic animated ghost stories and also developed a few unique items. The plot revolves around a mysterious man wearing a mask who joins the playground where kids play and read terrifying Japanese ghost stories.