Requiem from the Darkness



Alternative title: Kyougoku Natsuhiko: Kousetsu Hyaku Monogatari   Hundred Stories   100 Stories   Natsuhiko Kyougoku's Worldly Horror Stories   京極夏彦 巷説百物語  

Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Year: 2003   Status: Completed

Genres:  Fantasy   Historical   Horror   Mystery   Psychological   Supernatural  

Description:
Tired of writing riddles for children, Yamaoka Momosuke plans on gathering spooky and gruesome stories and publishing them in an anthology called Hyakumonogatari ("One Hundred Tales"). While researching these old myths and legends he comes across a mysterious trio who call themselves the Ongyou. They are detectives who are investigating the legends to reveal their truths...and bring those in the wrong to justice. Each time Momosuke meets the Ongyou he must face horrible truths and battle with his morals, but he's seeing things he shouldn't be seeing...



Description:
Tired of writing riddles for children, Yamaoka Momosuke plans on gathering spooky and gruesome stories and publishing them in an anthology called Hyakumonogatari ("One Hundred Tales"). While researching these old myths and legends he comes across a mysterious trio who call themselves the Ongyou. They are detectives who are investigating the legends to reveal their truths...and bring those in the wrong to justice. Each time Momosuke meets the Ongyou he must face horrible truths and battle with his morals, but he's seeing things he shouldn't be seeing...