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It was with some trepidation that I picked up this novelisation of the movie, as it doesn’t really seem like a plot that could j from screen to book well.

I cannot wait when the second book will be translated into English. No trivia or quizzes yet. All 3 of the movies this is adapting were already out, it wan’t written j they were being made like most novelizations, where the author doesn’t know what will be left in the cutting floor, and was using a script as inspiration.

It gave insights into the characters that weren’t shown in the movies. I bought it from Amazon and you can get it quite cheap.

Ju-on Volume 1

You get a far better idea of the power of her obsession and how angry she really became. Jul 12, Danielle rated it it was amazing Shelves: They are my favorite horror movies. The immutable proof of this can be seen in the millennia-old hatred between the jews and the palestians, serbians and muslins, the hutu and tutsi and other parties Hey any book that kills five people in a gruesome way in the first two chapters has got my favorite vote!

Just insert all the new characters into the framework and bam. Apr 30, Jay rated it really liked ohiahi Shelves: In short, this Ju-On: Really felt sorry for poor Kayako.


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One particular thing that happens I didn’t really like – it wasn’t exactly out of character, I guess, but felt unnecessary. Overall, you are better off just watching the movie. But there were some changes, specially to one character – changing the gender and most of the back story ouishi and the ending.

The epilogue was very sweet aswell.

But like I said, once the story starts repeating itself, it starts to get boring although the segment involving the two detectives who plan on burning the house down ji promise and was the most interesting jk of the latter half of the book.

Sep 05, Nikkie rated it did not like it Shelves: Preview — Ju-on Volume 1 by Kei Ohishi. Return to Book Page. But the writing is straight to the point enough that you get the idea and you can buzz over some parts. See also WorldCat this item. Unfortunately this is not as scary as the movies.

Anyone who comes in contact with this curse dies, and the curse is recreated anew. The format is also interesting. Sep ohisyi, P. In case you don’t know his name, it is Toshio from the the movie Ju-on Ju-on literally means the curse or the grudge. I guess I’d recomment this for anyone who’s a fan of this franchise, or a casual horror reader. If dead people can take revenge for real, my soul after death will do the same as Kayako did.

I had spent years jei The Grudgewhere just a single still image of Kayako would give me nightmares throughout my later childhood I think I first learned of its existence when I was six or seven.


Ju-on Volume 1 (呪怨, #1) by Kei Ohishi

As the strange events get more and more ominous, she discovers that some acts of violence can attach themselves to a house and that some evils can reach out and touch you-even after death. There are a series of characters. Overall it was okay I suppose.

That’s normal, the story really relies on visual cues, that sometime get lost in the translations, with the author being forced to describe somethings and then explicitly say that the characters aren’t noticing it. I love the horror genre and this does it for me. But in the book I lhishi out more facts about Kayako’s life, more details, so of course a book is much better. Lists with This Book. I know I do. So in any cases this book touched my heart. View all 3 comments. Ohsihi of the most graphic pieces of horror you’ll ever read.

Having seen all the Ju-On films and American remakesI know the stories pretty well, and it was great to see that the book wasn’t exactly the same, so it was like a whole new story. Jan 06, Dorian de Ohishhi rated it it was amazing Shelves: If you like the movies, read it – you won’t be disappointed. Quotes from Ju-on Volume 1. This is an adult book. So if you like horror, I recommend this book completely.

I’m not a fan of the movie at all but I had some good feeling about ohisui book. Really I think the author has a Grudge against women and it really shows.